Sawa Rbena


Sawa Rbena is GQ Multimedia’s newest route to reaching the Arabic community all over Ontario. The name “Sawa Rbena” was derived from the song Sawa Rbena (together we grew up) by the famous and talented Lebanese Singer Fairouz. Sawa Rbena is a monthly newspaper which focuses on the social elements of the community which include but are not limited to culture, community talents, health and beauty, and news from the Arabic community in Canada.
Our Purpose
Sawa Rbena’s purpose is to highlight news, improvements, and talents from the community. Also, it will include interesting topics such as articles on health and beauty, reports on past and upcoming events and includes an entertainment section and celebrity highlights and interviews.
Who Reads Sawa Rbena?
Sawa Rbena is written with an easy-to-read form to include readers of all ages. The Social, cultural, and entertaining nature of the Newspaper,makes it a very popular Newspaper as it brings the whole Arab community together. Similar to Al-wattan newspaper, Sawa Rbena transcends age, gender, ethnicity and nationality with something for everyone. Also, the Newspaper is more popular amongst youth and women with the discussion of gender issues and latest entertainment news.
Sawa Rbena currently reaches about 40,000 Canadian Arabs readers in Ontario, in the following lo Cities: Toronto, Markham, Richmond Hill, Vaughan, Newmarket, Ajax, Whitby, Oshawa, Etobicoke, Mississauga, Brampton, Oakville, Burlington, Hamilton, Guelph, Kitchener, St. Catherines, Waterloo, and Cambridge. The Newspaper can be found in over 220 outlets including major Arab Canadian events, community centers, mosques and churches, public libraries, Arabic restaurants, food markets and retail stores. Sawa Rbwna newspaper is a free periodical for the public.
Advertising prices in Sawa Rbena vary according to size, page, color, and number of issues in which the ad is to appear. Discounted prices are available for repeat advertisements.. Please contact us for details
The image sizes of the ads in Sawa Rbena are as follows:

Ad size


Two page spread



Full page

10.25” x 15”

½ page

Vertical: 5.125”x15”  Horizontal: 10.25” x7.5”

¼ page

Vertical: 5.125”x7.5”  Horizontal:3.75”x 10.25”

1/8 Page

 5.125” x 3.75”


1/16 page

 5.125” x 1.875”



Front page only

10.25” x 1.25”

Double business card- front page only

Vertical: 2.5”x3”  Horizontal: 5.25”x1.5”

Business card

2.5” x 1.5”