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Alberta Magazine of Interest: New Tribe Magazine

New Tribe Magazine CalgaryNew Tribe is a monthly magazine published in Calgary since February 2010 by the Urban Society for Aboriginal Youth and distributed throughout the city and surrounding communities. The goal of New Tribe is to be the voice of urban Aboriginal youth from twelve to twenty nine and beyond. Their mission is to promote a positive outlook on Aboriginal living in an urban setting by promoting and sharing information within the community. New Tribe aims to provide Aboriginal youth with stories of inspiration, and invite them to share their own stories and get involved in the community. Youth are encouraged to contribute to the magazine, whether it be artwork, fiction, poetry or journalism. Each month they profile a youth who has made a difference and is taking steps towards achieving their goals. They also regularly feature “Cool Jobs” and profile people in different industries with interesting careers to give youth a closer look at opportunities available to them.

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Art Director, Avenue Magazine Edmonton, Odvod Publishing Inc.

Avenue Edmonton, an award winning city lifestyle magazine, requires an Art Director with a proven track record in producing innovative magazine pages. Avenue Edmonton is published by Odvod Publishing Inc.; a partnership between Odvod Media Corp. and RedPoint Media Group Inc., one of Western Canada’s largest independent publishers. The company offers you an exciting, educational and ultimately rewarding experience in the Canadian magazine industry. We provide a fun and creative work environment with a vibrant atmosphere. Please submit your resume and salary expectations by Friday, June 17th 2011 to: careers@odvodpublishing.com.

MergeMag is back in business!

Merge MagazineWith the relaunch of the May 2011 issue, mergemag.ca is back in business. This time, under the auspices of Sherwood Park Toyota. Focusing on networking and relationships, MergeMag resumes its mission “to grow Edmonton’s business, cultural and social communities through its role as the Network Hub of Edmonton.” Editor Sherree Elm is back in the saddle and their website has a new look and features, including their latest issue posted online.  In addition to startup support by Sherwood Park Toyota, the magazine will be sponsored by forward thinking companies, including Coventry Homes, the first of 10 more sponsors for which Sherree is on the lookout. She’s also on the lookout for interesting articles. If you want more information about sponsoring or submitting articles to MergeMag, call Sherree Elm at 78-410-4464.

Alberta Magazine Profile: Canada’s New World

Canada's New World MagazineCanada’s New World (formerly Slick Magazine) is a 9×12, perfect-bound, beautifully-laid out collector’s style magazine that follows Canada’s fearless buccaneers into new frontiers around the world, bringing you the best of Canadian innovation and entrepreneurial excellence on a global stage. Canada’s New World is the only Canadian journalistic team devoted to raising awareness of Canadian international entrepreneurialism in an undeniably globalized world economy through countless on-location interviews and photos with Canada’s most solution-orientated and forward-thinking global minds around the world.

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Marilyn Jones, Edmonton, Alberta ABOUT ME
I am Marilyn Jones, a news junkie with a penchant for publishing, politics, communications, gardening, hiking, reading, the arts and training nonprofit organizations in media relations and social media communications in Alberta (BA in English with Honours, U of A; Master of Publishing, SFU)

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