Canzine has been held annually in Toronto, Ontario, since 1999. In 2005, a side-a-long conference called Canzine West was added in Vancouver, British Columbia. Canzine is produced by Broken Pencil Magazine.
Canzine is billed as "Canada's Largest Zine Fair and Festival of Alternative Culture." The event includes over 150 zine booths, panel discussions, film screenings, and workshops.
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