Editors' Association of Canada

About EACFR


From coast to coast

EAC has 11 regional branches and twigs across the country, providing a range of local programming and services to both members and non-members.

Contact the branch or twig nearest you for information about meetings, seminars and job hotlines.

For further information about national activities such as the annual conference, certification or the Tom Fairley Award, contact the EAC national office in Toronto.

Download EAC's 2013–14 Annual Report (PDF, 1.2 MB).

The Editors’ Association of Canada promotes professional editing as key in producing effective communication. Our 1,500 members are salaried and freelance, work with individuals and organizations in the corporate, technical, government, not-for-profit, academic and publishing sectors across the country and around the world in English and French. Many offer a wealth of editing-related services to their clients and employers.

EAC supports professional development through seminars, online training and conferences; promotes and maintains high standards of editing through certification and reference publications; helps in-house and freelance editors to network and collaborate; and cooperates and partners with related associations in areas of common concern.

The association is incorporated federally as a not-for-profit organization under the 2014 Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act and is governed at the national level by an executive council.

EAC is a member of the

Our members are also affiliate members of CHRC with discounted access to their training and career development materials.

Statement of Human Rights

Every person has a right to equal treatment from EAC with respect to services, goods and facilities, without discrimination because of race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family status or disability.

Each request for accommodation will be reviewed under the relevant code on an individual basis. Reasonable accommodation will be made, providing such accommodation does not cause undue hardship to EAC our membership and affiliates.

Requests for accommodation should be confidentially directed to the national executive council secretary.