Our Magazines

Who We Are

My Passion Media Inc. is a global leader in outdoor and experience based publications. The company's focus is inspiring people’s passions by providing relevant, engaging and quality content. My Passion Media Inc. is redesigning the magazine publishing landscape with titles covering print, digital, social, online, email and YouTube. The company's cross-platform model has led to a cost-effective, profitable brand that inspires the passions of readers regardless of how they choose to have content delivered. The word passion in the company names extends beyond readers to employees and stakeholders as well as the organization's executive team who share passion for outdoor activity and media.

The company currently offers a media mix of multiple brands including 9 magazines, 14 online publications, 4 YouTube channels, 3 national events and Influencer.org, a global blogger platform. With over 15 million readers annually, My Passion Media Inc. reaches passionate people around the world.

What makes us unique

  1. We have highly engaged niche readerships who trust our content.
  2. We track and guarantee results.
  3. We have turnkey, proven campaigns that integrate print, online, social, email, content and video.

Our Team

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Brad Liski

President & Group Publisher

As a serial entrepreneur and now President of My Passion Media, Brad is a 25 year veteran of publishing and consumer marketing and has a long and successful record of leading start-up, high growth, acquisition, merger and receivership operations. As a leader in positioning companies and brands for dynamic growth and profitable expansion Brad is passionate about his publications, his exceptional team of discipline experts and the future of My Passion Media.

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Jennifer Prendergast

Publisher, CT Magazine & Canadian Traveller

Jennifer is a successful sales and marketing executive who has been instrumental in the development and implementation of My Passion Media's content-focused strategies in the marketplace. Managing client relations and business development, she works closely with both the sales and editorial teams to make sure these two critical departments are fully aligned within today's rapidly-changing media landscape. She is passionate about her clients and ensuring their needs are exceeded.

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Ryan McKenzie

Online Editor in Chief

With more than 15 years of inbound marketing experience, Ryan builds scalable systems designed to acquire new customers by increasing web, email, community and social media presences. The content he has written and produced has been read by over one hundred million people.

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Kevin Hinton

Director of Online

Kevin has over 15 years of experience developing leading edge web platforms and tools. From content management to online sales systems, Kevin strives to take costly, antiquated and/or labour intensive workflows and turns them into simple, automated applications that drastically decrease work-time and increases the bottom-line.

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Dale Miller

Print Editor-in-Chief

Dale has spent more than a decade at the helm of some of Canada’s most well-read and respected niche magazines and newspapers. His passion for creating top-quality, compelling and useful content while maximizing value and utilizing new technology has allowed our once-traditional print publications to transition and thrive in today’s competitive new media environment.

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Terrilyn Kunopaski

Editorial Director

Terrilyn has been entrenched in travel since launching her career in the industry straight out of university. Her passion for the profession and success stems from establishing great relationships with like-minded people, always looking to move the needle and think outside the box. Her interests are in business, travel and adventure, all elements that collide at My Passion Media.

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Desiree Miller

Marketing Manager

Desiree is a marketing professional with more than a decade in radio, print and online media. She leverages her experiences and talents to forge strategic partnerships while building awareness and readership for My Passion Media brands. Passionate about getting outside and meeting new people, Desiree can be seen across the country promoting our titles.

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Arran Yates

Art Director

Arran has worked around the world designing regional, national and global magazines. For the last 10 years he has been an art director for some of the most respected magazines in Canada. With an eye on current design trends, fonts and layout, his design work continues to keep pace with the ever-changing visual landscape of magazine design.

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D'Arcy Gregoire

Lead Developer

D’Arcy is a full stack developer whose love of programming began over two decades ago while creating games on his family’s Macintosh Classic. With experience ranging from start-ups to large corporate environments, he has gained expertise in project management, business strategy, and process improvement which compliments his software development background and allows him to deliver effective web based solutions that support the company’s initiatives.

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Sheila Ross

Customer Service Leader

Sheila is an effective and results-oriented customer service and sales leader with over 10 years of experience working in print and online media. Sheila’s strong passion is delivering consistent results and winning the loyalty of employees and customers alike.

Our Timeline

1959

British Columbia Magazine is founded

1968

Pacific Yachting is founded

1981

Explore Magazine is founded

1987

Canadian Traveller is founded

1993

1st Annual America Yours to Discover is published

May 1996

Explore-mag.com is launched

Aug 1999

PacificYachting.com is launched

Sept 1999

CanadianTraveller.net is launched

Oct 2000

OutdoorCanada.ca is launched

2001

1st Annual Canadians Guide to Arizona is published

May 2007

BCOutdoorsMagazine.com is launched

Jul 2008

InfoBarrel.com is launched

Feb 2010

Environment911.org is launched

Jan 2012

1st Annual Canadian's Guide to Florida is published

Oct 2012

TravXchange events unveiled

Feb 2013

PawManeFin.com is launched

Sept 2013

CT Magazine / Canadian Traveller separate into trade and consumer publications

Apr 2014

ExploreTheUSA.com is launched

Jun 2014

BCOutdoorsMagazine.com is relaunched

Nov 2014

CruiseandTravelLifestyles.com is relaunched

Nov 2014

OutdoorCanada.ca is relaunched

Dec 2014

PacificYachting.com is relaunched

Dec 2014

Influencer.org is launched

Jan 2015

CanadianTraveller.com is launched

Feb 2015

BCmag.ca relaunches

Apr 2015

TravXchange extended to bloggers

Nov 2015

Canadian Traveller Club launches

Media Releases

August 5, 2016

My Passion Media Inc. Promoted Jennifer Prendergast to Publisher of CT Magazine and Canadian Traveller

Dynamic industry leader takes the lead role.

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April 7, 2016

My Passion Media once again leads the publishing industry in innovation with the new CT Magazine!

New concept, new content and a brand new website will offer Canadian Travel Professionals a complete sales toolkit.

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January 29, 2016

My Passion Media Inc. to Celebrate 35th Anniversary of Explore Magazine with Year-long Savings and Prizes!

As Explore magazine celebrates its 35th anniversary this year, My Passion Media Inc. announced an unprecedented thank you to new and loyal readers, with a subscription price rollback to Explore’s 1981 rate of just $10.00 per year. During the award winning magazine’s year-long celebration, Explore will offer 35 grand prizes, an increased distribution of 35,000 copies and four free e-books including the 35 best and most beautiful hike locations, the 35 best camping locations in Canada and more.

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December 22, 2015

Canadian Magazine Industry News - My Passion Media makes the top 10 stories of 2015

Another year has come and gone and a lot has changed in the magazine industry. We’ve checked our stats and have pulled together the 10 stories that saw the most traffic on Masthead this year.

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November 23, 2015

The Canadian Traveller Club launches Free Membership Club offering trust, knowledge and value!

CruisePlus announced today a partnership with My Passion Media Inc. and Glacier Media Inc. to launch CanadianTravellerClub.com. The Canadian Traveller Club is a free membership organization devoted to providing unique, high-value trips designed for Canadians. Accessing 27 years of global travel knowledge, the understanding of local communities and the buying power of CruisePlus, the club will provide customized travel advice, Canadian stories featuring the best places to travel and amazing packages unmatched by any other travel retailer in Canada.

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September 28, 2015

My Passion Media Inc. Names Terrilyn Kunopaski as Editorial Director - Travel & Leisure

My Passion Media Inc. announced today the expansion of its editorial team in Toronto with the appointment of Terrilyn Kunopaski as Editorial Director - Travel & Leisure. The October 5th appointment of Ms. Kunopaski as Editorial Director of My Passion Media Inc., a global leader in passion based publications – signals a enhanced focus and solid commitment to digital platforms and content management for My Passion Media Inc.

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November 19, 2014

British Columbia Magazine joins My Passion Media Family

The 55 year icon of British Columbia has found her third owner in My Passion Media Inc. Building on the success of the Jim Pattison Group and Destination BC, My Passion Media is honored to guide the publication through the next half of a century.

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October 27, 2014

Cruise Strategies and My Passion Media Relaunch www.CruiseAndTravelLifestyles.com in Time for the 2015 Cruise Season.

In time for cruisers and travellers across Canada to do their planning, Cruise Strategies Ltd. partners up with My Passion Media Inc. to re-launch Cruise & Travel Lifestyles Magazine's online publication. Building on the engaging relevant content that the renowned publication offers, www.cruiseandtravelLifestyles.com will bring extended insight on the finest cruise brands and travel experiences in the world.

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April 28, 2014

My Passion Media Launches www.ExploreTheUSA.com at IPW 2014 in Chicago

Earlier this month at the largest gathering on international travel to the U.S., My Passion Media launched yet another publication, www.ExploreTheUSA.com. Accessing the company's 11 million global readers, this new publication dedicated to outdoor adventure in the USA is poised for extreme success.

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January 6, 2014

My Passion Media Launches Immediately Becoming One of the Country's Largest Travel Publishers

With an immediate reach of over 10 million readers, 6 online & print titles and the promise of more to come, My Passion Media launched this week dramatically changing North America's travel magazine landscape.

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