Canada's Largest Urban Weekly

No other city publication knows more about Vancouver than the Georgia Straight. Established as the lifestyle and entertainment weekly in Vancouver for over 40 years, the Georgia Straight is an integral part of the active urban West Coast lifestyle with over 804, 000 readers (2009 Angus Reid).

Every Thursday, the Georgia Straight delivers an award-winning editorial package of features, articles, news and reviews.

Regular weekly coverage includes News, Arts, Music, Fashion, Travel, Business, High Tech, Food and Restaurants, plus Vancouver's most comprehensive listings of entertainment activities and special events.

Throughout the year, the Georgia Straight also produces a series of reader polls covering a variety of interest that are entering and informative:

  • The Golden Plate Awards (March)
  • The Best of Vancouver (September)

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Publication & Distribution

The Georgia Straight newspaper is published every Thursday by the Vancouver Free Press Publishing Corp. Copies are distributed free every week throughout Vancouver, Burnaby, North and West Vancouver, New Westminster, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Langley, Cloverdale, Surrey, Richmond, Ladner, White Rock, Delta, Squamish, and Whistler/Blackcomb. International Standard Serial Number ISSN 0709-8995. Call (604) 730-7087 if you wish to distribute free copies of the Georgia Straight at your place of business.

Subscription Rates

  • Canada, 52 issues: $182.00 (includes HST)
  • Canada, 26 issues: $92.00  (includes HST)
  • USA, 52 issues: $379.00
  • USA, 26 issues: $205.00
  • Int'l, 52 issues: $715.00
  • Int'l, 26 issues: $365.00

Contact (604) 730-7000 or to subscribe.

The Georgia Straight is audited by Verified Audit Circulation (VAC).