The 41st National Magazine Awards
The mandate of the National Magazine Awards is to recognize and promote excellence in content creation of Canadian print and digital publications through an annual program of awards and national publicity efforts.  Throughout the year, the program also undertakes various group marketing initiatives and professional development events.

May 1: Nominations Announcement

May 29: Winners' Circle

June 1: Awards Gala

We're Hiring

The NMAF is seeking applications for an Indigenous Community Outreach Intern.  The contract duration is from May 2018 to May 2019; 10 hrs/week on average.  There is no in-office time required; the work can be done remotely, and the hours are flexible.  For more information and application requirements, please see HERE

Save the Date

The nominees for 2018 will be announced on Tuesday, May 1, 2018, at 10 AM EST. Follow us on Twitter @magawards or at for the most up-to-date news. 


The 41st Annual National Magazine Awards gala is set for June 1, 2018 at the Arcadian Court in Toronto. Join us to Celebrate Canadian Creators. Details to follow. 



Judging Process

The judging process is well underway and we're gearing up for the nominee announcement on May 1st, we again want to thank you for your continued support of the NMAF, and we look forward to another exciting year of Celebrating Canadian Creators. Interested in learning more about the NMA judging process? Read all about the robust criteria and scoring procedures.


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