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
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]


  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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