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Harrowsmith’s Truly Canadian Almanac returns under new publisher

Harrowsmith’s Truly Canadian Almanac has returned under the direction of a new publisher, Toronto-based Moongate Publishing.

Moongate, a communications company that specializes in custom content, branding, and strategic communication, was formed by former Harrowsmith employees Yolanda Thornton and James Morris.

Before succumbing to financial collapse last year, Harrowsmith published six annual issues and the 300-page Canadian Almanac. Tom Cruikshank, Harrowsmith Country Life‘s veteran editor has returned to edit the almanac:

In an email to Masthead Thorton said:

We have great plans for the Harrowsmith Almanac brand…

There is an appetite in the market to revive the [Harrowsmith Country Life] magazine and it’s something we are exploring.

Harrowsmith launched a new Facebook page and website for the almanac this past summer. The 2013 edition is now available at newsstands across Canada, with 92,000 copies in circulation. The first ever spring edition is planned for April.