Toronto, Ontario - St. Joseph Communications is pleased to announce a multi-year agreement with Canadian Geographic – a magazine dedicated to telling stories of Canada's people and places, natural and cultural heritage and environmental, social and economic issues.
"We are thrilled to have the opportunity to work with Canadian Geographic," says Tony Gagliano, Executive Chairman and CEO of St. Joseph Communications. "Bringing together capabilities from our media and print platforms, we are providing a unique publishing solution to one of Canada's most iconic brands."
Effective October 1, 2011, St. Joseph Media's Toronto office will oversee production, circulation and consumer marketing of both Canadian Geographic and Canadian Geographic Travel, in conjunction with Canadian Geographic Enterprises' Ottawa team. The editorial and art teams of both publications will continue to work from Ottawa-based Canadian Geographic Enterprises.
Beginning with the November 2011 issue of Canadian Geographic Travel, St. Joseph Print will oversee printing, bindery and distribution of Canadian Geographic, Canadian Geographic Travel, Géographica, and various Canadian Geographic special interest publications.
"We are looking forward to working with St. Joseph Communications' team of seasoned professionals in the years to come as we continue to expand our publishing activities," says André Préfontaine, Executive Director of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society and President and Publisher of Canadian Geographic Enterprises.
Canadian Geographic is the flagship publication of The Royal Canadian Geographical Society. Founded in 1929, the Society's mission is to make Canada better known to Canadians and its goal is to make Canadians more geographically-literate. The magazines – Canadian Geographic, Canadian Geographic Travel and Géographica – are the Society's foremost means of fulfilling its mission. For more than 80 years, Canadian Geographic has been telling stories, explaining issues and making the country more accessible through words, pictures and maps.