Canadian Online Publishing Awards
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Recognizing Digital Excellence in the Canadian publishing industry.
The COPA 2014 Winners.

The best in the Canadian publishing industry was together in one room on November 20 at the historic Phoenix Concert Theatre, in Toronto, at the 2014 Canadian Online Publishing Awards (COPAs). The COPAs bring together all the media brands and companies that are producing content online in Canada, be it a media publisher, corporation or marketer. It is a place to showcase the talent that Canada has to offer.

The big winner this year was St. Joseph Media who hauled in 11 medals (6 gold and 5 silver). In second was IT World Canada with 7 medals (5 Gold and 2 Silver) and a tie for third with 5 was Rogers Media  and TC Media  (2 Gold and 3 Silver each). The Best of Canada Digital Solution award went to Cottage Life for their “How to buy a Cottage” Apple app. The Best of Canada Digital Content of the year went to the Globe and Mail for their interactive story “No Safe Use” on the hazards of asbestos. The Best Online Ad Campaign of the year in Canada went to Toronto Life for their sponsored content program for Evolve Fitness.

COPA 2014 Medal Count

St. Joseph Media 6 5 11 Fashion (2S), Torontoist (G), Toronto Life (4G, S), Canadian Family (2S), Wedding Bells (G)
IT World Canada 5 2 7 IT Business (G,S), Computer Dealer News (G), CanadianCIO (S), Computing Canada (G), C4 (G), CIO Census (G)
TC Media 2 3 5 Canadian Living (2S), Style at Home (2G), The Hockey News (S)
Rogers Media 2 3 5 Monsey Sense (G), Maclean's (G,3S)
The Globe & Mail 3 1 4 The Globe & Mail (3G, S)
Toronto Star 3 1 4 Toronto Star (3G, S)
University Affairs 1 3 4 University Affairs (G,3S)
Spafax 3   3 Sparkstreet (3G)
Postmedia Network 2 1 3 National Post (G,S), Gastropost (G)
InfoMine 1 2 3 (G, 2S)
Cottage Life Media 2   2 Cottage Life (2G)
Blue Ant Media 2   2 AUX (2G)
AOL Canada 1 2 2 Parentdish (S), The Huffington Post Canada Living (G), AOL Canada (S)
The Walrus Foundation 1 1 2 The Walrus (G,S)
Farm Business Communications 1 1 2 Alberta Farmer Express (G), Weatherfarm (S)
JuneWarren-Nickle's Energy Group 1 1 2 Oilweek (S), Alberta Construction Magazine (G)
UBC Graduate School of Journalism 1 1 2 IPR (S), UBC (G)
National Gallery of Canada 1   1 NGC Magazine (G)
YummyMummyClub 1   1 YummyMummyClub (G)
Yahoo Canada 1   1 Yahoo Canada News (G)
Newcom Media 1   1 Today's Trucking (G)
Tuja Wellness   1 1 Tuja Wellness (S)
Ideon Media   1 1 29 Secrets (S)
Metro Canada   1 1 Metro English Canada (S)
Edmonton Journal   1 1 Edmonton Journal (S)
La Presse   1 1 La Press+(S)
Bell Media   1 1 CTV News(S)
Salon Communications   1 1 Salon Magazine (S)
Registered Nurses of Ontario   1 1 In the Loop (S)
Important Dates
April 6, 2015
— Call for Judges
May 4, 2015
— Call for Entries
July 6, 2015
— Entry deadline
Sept 14, 2015
— Finalist Announcement
Nov 19, 2015
— Awards Event
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