Frequently Asked Questions

Why Advertise In Dunbar Life Magazine?

  • Specifically local to the community of Dunbar with recognizable people and places.

  • The publisher, Carolynne Palla, personally works with the Dunbar Village Business Association to promote what is important to businesses.

  • Affordable advertising rates.
  • Reaches the Dunbar demographic.

  • Easy to advertise—Palla Media can assemble your full colour ad at no cost if you have a logo and text.

  • Advertisers are reputable, and of consistent quality, with a focus on shopping local.

  • Magazine is eagerly anticipated every issue with fresh and exciting features.

  • Community businesses and residents collect and save the magazines for future reference and history. 

  • Professional quality photos in the magazine by Sandra Steier Photography.

  • Professional writing and editing by Sarah Gordon.

  • It is not just advertising, it's about the community!

Website Only Advertising?

All advertising is currently sold as a package and includes magazine print, online magazine, website slideshow logo box on homepage with a link to your company website, and a logo beside your directory listing with priority placement.  

Where Can I Get A Copy of the Magazine?

Most businesses that advertise in the magazine have extra copies. You are welcome to send an email and request that a copy be mailed to you.

How Often Does The Magazine Come Out?

Five times per year:  February 15, April 15, June 15, September 1,  and November 15.

Can I Be On The Cover Of The Magazine?

If you are a Dunbar resident, have a look that would be good for the cover, and an interesting story, we would be interested to hear from you.

Who Is The Photographer?

Sandra Steier is a professional photographer and is the Official Photographer for Palla Media.

My Picture Was Taken For The Magazine.  Can I Have A Copy?

If you were featured on the cover of the magazine, you will receive the photo automatically as a thank you.  If you were featured as a free business promotion, rights to the photos can be purchased through Sandra Steier Photography at a discounted rate so you are able use the photos for your own business.  

I Noticed That The Directory Listing Is Incorrect, Can It Be Fixed?

Send an email requesting a correction, update or addition and it will be done right away.

Does Palla Media Publish Other Community Magazines?

Kerrisdale Insider.  View the website at

Steveston Insider.  View the website at