News Releases

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Find below our most recent corporate news releases:

August 09, 2011

Two new Vice-Presidents join Reader’s Digest

Montreal, August 9th  2011 - Reader’s Digest is delighted to welcome to its Senior Management Team Ray Philipose as the new Vice President Integrated Solutions and Digital and Marie-Josée Tessier as the new Vice President Consumer Marketing. 

April 20, 2011

Reader's Digest Canada Announces the Grand Prize Winner of the 73rd National Sweepstakes

Edmonton, AB (April 20, 2011) ― Reader’s Digest Canada is pleased to announce that Mrs. Renate Ackley is the Grand Prize Winner of the Reader’s Digest 73rd National Sweepstakes.

As the first-ever Grand-Prize winner from Alberta,  Ackley was in complete and utter disbelief when she received the letter announcing that she had won the Reader’s Digest 73rd National Sweepstakes. “I was very surprised. I just couldn’t believe it,” said Ackley. “I’ve never won anything before so it really is quite unbelievable.”

March 30, 2011


Montreal, QC (March 30, 2011)—The results from the biannual Spring Topline Readership PMB report are in and once again, Reader’s Digest has been recognized as the #1 magazine in Canada―a position it has held since PMB’s first report in 1973―with each issue reaching 5.9 million Canadians, consistent with the last PBM results. “We are very happy with the PMB results and proud of the solid connection we have with readers,” shares Tony Cioffi, CEO and President, Reader’s Digest Canada.

November 15, 2010

Reader's Digest Canada - RD Media

Reader’s Digest Canada’s RDMedia team has amalgamated their advertising teams, leveraging their best assets to ensure the ability to deliver custom strategic, creative and innovative programs in a 360 fashion.

October 20, 2010

Best Health wins for best community feature

Best Health was also a finalist for the Best Website and Best Blog awards and was a finalist in the Best Cross-Platform Category for the Canada's Most Trusted feature produced earlier this year in print and online.

The Canadian Online Publishing Awards program recognizes the best in online editorial and innovation by Canadian publishers. partners with Sympatico to offer quality health and fitness content that connects with Canadian women.

September 22, 2010


“These results are exciting and certainly not entirely surprising,” shares Tony Cioffi, CEO and President, Reader’s Digest Association. “We’ve invested greatly into a robust multiplatform, multi-brand strategy and the results of the merged database clearly demonstrate the outcome of our efforts.”

September 22, 2010

Reader’s Digest partners with Debbie Travis and CBC to celebrate Canada’s community heroes

“When I first learned of Debbie’s project, I immediately felt the connection with Reader’s Digest,” shares Robert Goyette, Editor-in-Chief, Reader’s Digest. “At the core of our magazine, we make ordinary people extraordinary and extraordinary people ordinary. And by partnering with Debbie and CBC on this project, we look forward to inspiring Canadians by showcasing everyday people who truly are extraordinary.”

April 21, 2010

CANADA’S MOST TRUSTED BRANDS REVEALED! Reader’s Digest Canada’s Annual Poll

“With so many options available today, consumers often find it overwhelming to choose between brands. The degree of trust carried by a brand is a key driver when making the decision to purchase – one that is more important now than ever,” says Larry Thomas, Publisher of Reader’s Digest. “Through the Trusted Brands program, Reader’s Digest offers Canadians from coast to coast, the unique opportunity to voice their thoughts and opinions on the brands they trust most.”

March 29, 2010

PMB Results: Reader’s Digest Still Number One!

Reader’s Digest - #1 Magazine By A Significant Margin

February 28, 2010

A Great Partnership: Plaisirs santé unites with is aimed at French-speaking women aged 25 to 50 who want to attain and sustain a healthy lifestyle. Like its English-language editions, Best Health and, it offers unique and informative content through its four pillars of healthy living: Look Great, Get Healthy, Eat Well and Embrace Life. The site also includes expert advice, testimonials and ideas from the Plaisirsanté online community, and forums for sharing information on hot new topics.