Toronto Life is leading the nominees at the National Magazine Awards with 29 nods, followed by L'actualité with 24 and The Walrus with 23.

Meanwhile, Cottage Life, Corporate Knights, Uppercase and Urbania are up for the coveted Magazine of the Year Award.

And nine magazines are up for the first time as finalists: Chez Soi, Globe Style Advisor, Hazlitt, Infopresse, Le Must, New Trail, Nouveau Projet, Ottawa Citizen Style and Write Magazine.


The National Magazine Awards Foundation also introduced three new categories for digital content: tablet magazine of the year, online video and blogs.

The winners will be announced at the National Magazine Awards gala on June 7 in Toronto.

Here is the complete list of nominees

Tamara Baluja is an award-winning journalist with CBC Vancouver and the 2018 Michener-Deacon fellow for journalism education. She was the associate editor for J-Source from 2013-2014.