It’s one of life’s simple pleasures to flip through a good magazine while you’re waiting for an appointment at the hair salon, or to board a flight, or just hanging out on the couch on a lazy afternoon. Who doesn’t love to get lost in an interesting article, discover a new recipe to try out, or enjoy an array of beautiful pictures taken by talented photographers? Lucky for us, we have 3 local Vancouver Island publications that keep us up-to-date on the latest happenings, are aesthetically appealing, and are inspiring and fun to read. Here are the 3 locally made magazines you’ll want to check out:

Boulevard Magazine 

With a history of over 26 years of publishing, Boulevard magazine is a British Columbia based publication that proudly represents the Greater Victoria region. Readers will appreciate their motto of people in Victoria living “Life at its Finest” in what could arguably be considered Canada’s most desirable environment.

“Fresh, well-written, beautiful to look at, engaging and satisfying to read, Boulevard connects with B.C.’s most influential and aspirational readers with stories on people, places, food, wine, homes, health, technology and more. Capturing the personality, culture and vitality of the region, Boulevard is top in its class, valued and retained by readers who recognize its publishing excellence.” Don’t miss out on reading through this gem of a magazine!

YAM Magazine 

YAM is Victoria’s lifestyle magazine. From their website, “YAM was created specifically for people who want to live well, live smart and enjoy life in Greater Victoria. YAM has an annual circulation of 230,000 and is published six times a year.”

YAM is distributed to businesses on Vancouver Island from Victoria to the Comox Valley. Available at most major grocery stores, recreation centres and libraries, YAM can be also be found at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, The Bay Centre, Bolen Books, Fairway Market (outside), Mayfair Shopping Centre, Union Pacific Coffee and many other businesses throughout Victoria. Make sure to grab your copy today!

Douglas Magazine
Douglas is Vancouver Island’s premier business magazine and media brand. It is essential reading for business leaders and innovators in Victoria and on Vancouver Island. Our in-depth, local coverage of the key people and issues affecting our region has earned a highly engaged, loyal and always-growing readership. Learn about how our editorial team goes behind the scenes to get the real stories about issues and trends that impact the region’s business community and economic growth to produce a must-read business magazine.” You’ll want to keep your office stocked with this one! 
What are some of your favorite magazines to read?