Canadian Online Publishing Awards
Masthead Online
Readers Digest
Digital Reno
Digital Reno
Newspapers Canada
Universities Canada


The evolution of this event that past five years has attracted the whole media industry in Canada in our pursuit of digital excellence. The industry support from this initiative has been great and we thank the following organizations for their support this year...more to come


Readers Digest
Reader’s Digest Magazines Ltd. publishes five magazines, including Reader’s Digest and Sélection, Canada's most-read magazines; Best Health, a healthy lifestyle magazine for Canadian women, and More of Our Canada, a companion magazine to the very popular Our Canada magazine. Reader’s Digest operates a network of branded websites in Canada, including,, and



Business Wire
IBusiness Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the global leader in news release distribution and regulatory disclosure. Investor relations, public relations, public policy and marketing professionals rely on Business Wire for secure and accurate distribution of market-moving news and multimedia. Founded in 1961, Business Wire is a trusted source for news organizations, journalists, investment professionals, and regulatory authorities, delivering news directly into editorial systems and leading online news sources via its multi-patented NX Network. Business Wire has 18 newsrooms worldwide to meet the needs of communications professionals and news media.


Masthead is the hub of the publishing industry in Canada offering a websites and events for the publishing community. The website is the leading source of industry news and job opportunities for the over 2,000 brands in the magazine and news media for print and digital. Masthead produces the Canadian Online Publishing Award (COPAs) to create face to face opportunities for the industry and bring recognition to publishing excellence.

Masthead Job Board gives exposure to more than 4,600 magazine professionals on our Express e-mail , in addition to thousands of visitors to the web pages and RSS feeds.
PressReader is the global leader in multi-channel, cross-platform content distribution and monetization, and the chosen partner of more than 3,500 publishers from over 100 countries. PressReader connects local, national and international newspaper and magazine publishers with readers around the globe and across all platforms including web, iOS, Android, Android for Amazon, Windows 8 and BlackBerry 10. It offers the world’s most engaging reading experience to millions of readers and can be found in over 15,000 libraries, hotels, airlines, corporate and government offices, and aboard cruise ships worldwide, providing publishers with new revenue opportunities and increased global circulation.


Promethean is a global education company that improves learning productivity by developing, integrating, and implementing innovative 21st century learning environments that help make everyone more engaged, empowered, and successful. Each year Promethean’s interactive technology touches the lives of more than 2 million teachers and 20 million students around the world. ClassFlow is the all-in-one teaching platform for synchronizing classroom devices and orchestrating lessons across a connected learning environment. For more information visit and


Sharp Electronics of Canada Ltd is direct subsidiary of Osaka-based Sharp Corporation, a company known worldwide for its unique one-of-a-kind electronic products and solutions. Dedicated to improving people’s lives through the use of advanced technology, Sharp Canada is committed to innovation, quality, value and design. We strive to create a balance between work and personal time, offering products that benefit people's lives at work, at home, and everywhere in between. When it comes to big screen viewing, Sharp Canada offers the largest LED TVs with cutting-edge technologies for amazing detail and gorgeous, consistent colour for captivating detail. Learn more about Sharp Canada by browsing our For more information about our products, please visit


Toshiba of Canada Limited is a subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation, one of the world's leading diversified electric/electronic manufacturers, providing customers worldwide with innovative technologies. Headquartered in Markham, Ontario, Toshiba of Canada is a digital technology leader with a wide range of products and solutions for consumers and business including: All-In-Ones, Laptops, Tablets, LED Televisions, Docking Stations, Hard Drives, Multi-Functional Printers, Document Solutions, Telecommunications, POS Systems, Medical Imaging equipment and more. Throughout its history, Toshiba’s commitment to technological and environmental innovations has distinguished the corporation from its competitors. For more information, visit Toshiba on Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter.


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Winnipeg Free Press
The Winnipeg Free Press is Manitoba's largest daily media outlet, providing news, comment, information, advertising and related services to the city and province via our print and digital platforms. Our journalism is locally focused and nationally recognized. We cover City Hall as passionately as we do the Winnipeg Jets, giving readers the information they need to thrive in the community where they live. The Free Press is the 2013 recipient of the Canadian Journalism Foundation's award given to a news organization that embraces the ideals of journalistic excellence -- accuracy, independence, accountability to the audience, courage and originality.The Free Press reach extends across the province with a network of other newspapers, including six community newspapers in and around Winnipeg, weekly newspapers in Steinbach and Carberry and the daily Brandon Sun.


Cocktail Reception Sponsor:

Earth and Sky Wine


Alberta Magazines Publisher Association
Canadian Association of Journalists
Canadian Digital Media Network
Independent Publishers Association of Ontario
Magazine Association of BC
Magazines Quebec

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May 1: Call for Judges
July 1: Call for Entries
Aug 18: Early Bird Deadline
Sept 30: Entry Deadline 
Dec 1: Finalist Announcement
Feb 2024 : COPA Awards Party

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