The Walrus Earns Five Canadian Magazine Award Nominations


The Walrus Foundation is pleased to announce that The Walrus magazine has received five Canadian Magazine Award nominations, including Best General Interest Magazine. The winners will be announced at the Canadian Magazine Awards on April 27, 2017, in Toronto.

“We’re thrilled with this recognition of our contributors and staff, and we congratulate all,” said Shelley Ambrose, publisher of The Walrus and executive director of the Walrus Foundation. “We’d like to thank everyone who makes it possible for us to provide a forum for such a high standard of journalism from this country’s most talented writers, editors, and artists.”

“I’m delighted to see Lauren McKeon, Mary Rogan, Liz Howard and Teva Harrison recognized for their outstanding contributions to The Walrus,” said Jonathan Kay, editor-in-chief of The Walrus.

The Walrus congratulates the nominated contributors and staff:

Best General Interest Magazine

  • The Walrus

Literature and Art, including Poetry

Science, Business and Politics

Niche/Special Interest


The Walrus Foundation is a registered charitable non-profit (No. 861851624-RR0001) with an educational mandate to create forums for conversations on matters vital to Canadians. The foundation is dedicated to supporting writers, artists, ideas, and thought-provoking conversation. We achieve these goals by publishing The Walrus magazine—which focuses on Canada and its place in the world—ten times a year; producing the national series of Walrus Talks; posting original, high-quality content daily at thewalrus.ca; and training young professionals in media, publishing, and non-profit development.