Vancouver Magazine

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Vancouver Magazine
Editorial Director Anicka Quin
Categories Lifestyle magazine
Frequency 10 yearly
Circulation 50,280
Year founded 1967
Company Yellow Pages Limited
Country Canada
Based in Vancouver
Language English
Website www.vanmag.com
ISSN 0380-9552

Vancouver Magazine is an English-language lifestyle magazine focused on Vancouver, British Columbia and the Lower Mainland. Vancouver Magazine describes its mission as informing, guiding and entertaining residents of a "dynamic, international city." The main areas of coverage are city issues, culture, restaurants, drinking, fashion and travel.

History and profile[edit]

Founded in 1967, the magazine started its life as Dick McLean's Greater Vancouver Greeter Guide.[1] In 1973 it became known as Vancouver's Leisure Magazine, when editor Mac Parry took over, though over the course of a few months it was retitled as simply Vancouver..[2] Parry would go on to be editor for 16 years.

Vancouver Magazine published 10 times a year and is owned by the Yellow Pages, and shares an office and editorial staff with sister publication Western Living[3] It also currently publishes the special interest annual magazine Best of the City and Neighbourhood Guide. Yellow Pages acquired Vancouver Magazine and Western Living from Transcontinental in 2015.[3]

In 2012, it won Magazine of the Year - Western Canada at the Western Magazine Awards.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "A Year in 5 Minutes". Spacing. 21 June 2010. Retrieved 21 February 2017. 
  2. ^ "A rouge's life: Mac Parry spills the beans". Vancouver Sun. 19 June 2013. Retrieved 21 February 2017. 
  3. ^ a b "Why Yellow Pages bought Vancouver and Western Living magazines". BC Business. 2 June 2015. Retrieved 12 September 2016. 
  4. ^ "Winners of 2012 Western Magazine Awards announced". J-Source. 19 June 2012. Retrieved 12 September 2016. 

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