Magazines Canada's Government Relations Committee and Postal Issues Sub-Committee strive to ensure that changes to the Canada Magazine Fund and Publications Mail are fair and manageable for the entire Canadian magazine industry.
Magazines Canada groups work constantly with government and Canada Post officials to promote members' interests and inform parties of adjustments to rules and pricing.
Strategic Canada Post Review Panel
The Canada Post Corporation is undergoing a strategic review, which impacts on the Canadian magazine publishing industry. Magazines Canada sent a submission to this panel outlining its recommendations, in September 2008. At the same time, Magazines Canada also sent a letter to the federal Minister responsible for Canada Post, Lawrence Cannon. In its submission to the Strategic Review Panel of Canada Post, Magazines Canada recommends:
Postal Campaigns Archive
On Publications Mail
The Canada Post Corporation (CPC) sets the annual rates for Publications Mail. From time to time, Magazines Canada and its partners release studies pertaining to the announcement of new rates by CPC. See below for an archive of these reports, which are as interesting and relevant today as when they were released.
Older Materials Relating to Postal Issues
The Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) and BPA Worldwide have revised the definitional of a digital edition of a magazine in the U.S. and Canada to accommodate for reading devices such as tablets and smartphones.