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- All article and FYI ideas must be submitted by noon on the pitch deadline day (please see the Messenger schedule below for specific deadline dates).
- You will be notified the day following the pitch deadline if your story has been accepted for the current issue of The Messenger. Alternatively, you may be notified if your submission would be better suited for a future issue or a different platform.
- CPSA welcomes all pitch ideas, however, the most timely and relevant articles and FYIs will be given priority.
Articles must be:
- directly related to CPSA’s business,
- from programs or organizations CPSA collaborates with or supports, or
- regulatory or legislatively-required information.
Submissions should be written in plain language. All articles are subject to editing for tone, style and clarity, and CPSA reserves the right to edit or decline content submissions.
Submitting an opinion piece or editorial? Please include:
- an author name
- contact information
- a brief author biography
Have relevant news, resources or an event you’d like to share? We welcome submissions for the FYI section of The Messenger. Submissions should be 50 words or less, of interest to Alberta physicians and/or related to Alberta’s health care system.
The Messenger does not accept advertising or job postings and will promote only those events, resources and submissions that meet our editorial standards.
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2023 Messenger publication schedule
|Issue||Pitch deadline||Completed Article/FYI Submission Deadline||Distribution|
|January (Issue 304)||Jan. 5||Jan. 10||Jan. 19|
|February (Issue 305)||Jan. 25||Jan. 31||Feb. 9|
|March (Issue 306)||Feb. 22||Feb. 28||March 9|
|April (Issue 307)||March 29||April 4||April 13|
|May (Issue 308)||April 26||May 2||May 11|
|June (Issue 309)||May 24||May 30||June 8|
|July (Issue 310)||June 28||July 4||July 13|
|August (Issue 311)||July 26||Aug. 1||Aug. 10|
|September (Issue 312)||Aug. 30||Sept. 5||Sept. 14|
|October (Issue 313)||Sept. 27||Oct. 3||Oct. 12|
|November (Issue 314)||Oct. 25||Oct. 31||Nov. 9|
|December (Issue 315)||Nov. 29||Dec. 5||Dec. 14|
|January 2024 (Issue 316)||Jan. 4, 2024||Jan. 9, 2024||Jan. 18, 2024|
2024 Messenger publication schedule
|Issue||Pitch Deadline||Submission Deadline||Distribution|
|January 2024 (Issue 316)||Jan. 4||Jan. 9||Jan. 18|
|February (Issue 317)||Jan. 31||Feb. 6||Feb. 15|
|March (Issue 318)||Feb. 28||March 5||March 14|
|April (Issue 319)||March 27||April 2||April 11|
|May (Issue 320)||April 24||April 30||May 9|
|June (Issue 321)||May 29||June 4||June 13|
|July (Issue 322)||June 26||July 2||July 11|
|August (Issue 323)||July 24||July 30||Aug. 8|
|September (Issue 324)||Aug. 21||Aug. 27||Sept. 5|
|October (Issue 325)||Sept. 25||Oct. 1||Oct. 10|
|November (Issue 326)||Oct. 30||Nov. 5||Nov. 14|
|December (Issue 327)||Nov. 27||Dec. 3||Dec. 12|
|January 2025 (Issue 328)||Dec. 18, 2024||Jan. 7, 2025||Jan. 16, 2025|
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