It’s not always good news when you receive a flurry of group text messages from the office late in the evening. But for the team at Vancouver magazine, for which I’m associate art director, it was all positive. We had just discovered that Vancouver won Magazine of the Year, Small Circulation at the 2017 Editor’s Choice Awards from the Canadian Society of Magazine Editors. In a year that we completed a redesign, and which is our 50th anniversary, it simply couldn’t be any sweeter. I suspect everyone at the office will be using our June issue’s “Good Times Guide” shortly 🙂

Read the full list of award winners at