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Downhome, formerly The Downhomer, is a magazine published by a company with the same name[1] monthly in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.[2]

History and profile[edit]

The magazine was started in 1988 with the name Downhomer Newspaper.[3] It focuses on lifestyle in Newfoundland and Labrador, with columns like Notes From Home, Family & Friends, Discovery, Healthy Living, Food & Leisure and features submissions by its reader in the forms of stories, poems, photos or letters. It is the largest paid circulation magazine in Atlantic Canada[2] and is #31 among all paid circulation magazines in Canada. More than 50,000 copies of the magazine are published each month and are distributed worldwide.[4] The magazine started as a tabloid publication in the Greater Toronto Area.[5]

To complement the magazine, there are also two Downhome stores, one located in St. John's and the other in Twillingate.[6] The company also sells items worldwide via its website and runs fundraisers for organizations and schools selling subscriptions and goods.[7]


  1. ^ "Downhome magazine". Downhome Media. Retrieved 11 November 2015. 
  2. ^ a b Heidi Waechtler (29 January 2013). The Canadian Writer's Market, 19th Edition: The Essential Guide for Freelance Writers. McClelland & Stewart. p. 70. ISBN 978-0-7710-4623-0. Retrieved 11 November 2015. 
  3. ^ Grant Young. "Down home life is better". Maclean's. Retrieved 11 November 2015. 
  4. ^ "Downhome Magazine - About US". 
  5. ^ "Getting the Message Out - Downhomer". 
  6. ^ "ShopDownhome - Store Location". 
  7. ^ "Downhome Magazine - Fundraising". 

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