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Mission  Statement

Pacific Rim Magazine connects our readers to the diverse nations of the Pacific Rim through stories of travel, food, and sustainability. We focus on topics with an international appeal and provide insight into current social, cultural and environmental issues.


Pacific Rim Magazine is written, designed and produced entirely by the Publishing students at Langara College. It focuses on the Asia-Pacific region from a Canadian perspective, with article topics ranging from technology, sports and business, to arts and culture. Pacific Rim Magazine is distributed each May through the Globe and Mail.

Among the range of recognition PRM has received are these recent awards:

  • 2016: College Media Association Pinnacle Awards
    Winner, Website of the Year (Two-Year Program)
  • 2016: College Media Association Pinnacle Awards
    Runner-Up, Magazine of the Year (Two-Year Program)
  • 2016: Stack Awards
    Finalist, Student Magazine of the Year
  • 2015: College Media Association Pinnacle Awards
    Best Feature Magazine (Two-Year Program)
  • 2014: College Media Association Pinnacle Awards
    Best Photo Illustration
  • 2012: Western Magazine Awards
    Student Writing Award
  • 2011: College Media Association Apple Awards
    Winner, General Interest Magazine

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Pacific Rim Magazine is proud to be a member of the Magazine Association of BC.