Who Are We?
We are the British Columbia Branch of the Editors' Association of Canada (EAC), a professional organization of more than 1,600 members coast to coast and more than 200 in British Columbia.
Since 1979, our contributions to the Canadian publishing community have been recognized by publishers, business, government, private and public institutions, and individuals.
News & Events
Annual Christmas Party
Here’s your chance to mix it up with EAC members and friends at the season’s best bash.
Saturday, December 7
7 pm until late
The Railway Club (back room)
579 Dunsmuir Street at Seymour
Door prizes ~ Casual dress ~ Deliciously affordable food and drink ~ No entry fee*
Bring a friend. Bring a board game. See you there!
* If the Railway Club is charging a cover that night, just mention at the door that you're with the Word Police and you will get in free.
- Editors’ Pub Night
No plans before the monthly meeting? Drop by for a pay-as-you-go meal or drink. It’s a great chance to meet, mingle, network, gossip, debate, or just plain catch up with other editors. Members and non-members welcome.
Where: Elephant & Castle, 385 Burrard (Marine Building)
When: Between 5:00 and 6:45 pm
It’s here! The West Coast Editor is now available at a new location. We’ve created a brand new site to host WCE, with new features and searchability. Our past issues in pdf format are still available on the EAC-BC site at our Newsletter page.
NEW!—Interested in what’s happening across the country? Check out the new EAC Seminars page, where you can search the seminar offerings by province and plan your training adventures!
Missed a meeting? Many past meetings have been recorded and are available to members (sign in is required). Check in regularly for more!
Looking for an Editor?
A professional editor can supplement your regular staff, supervise a project from start to finish, or simply provide a few hours of expertise. To find the editor you need
- Contact the BC Branch Job Hotline Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org. Our hotline coordinator will broadcast your request to our 200+ BC members. An interested—and available—editor will then contact you. Please include as much detail as possible about your project and the type(s) of editing you’re looking for.
- Search EAC/ACR’s Online Directory of Editors and contact the candidates you’re interested in directly.
More helpful advice can be found by taking a look at the EAC’s Hire an Editor page.
EAC/ACR members with a British Columbia address are automatically members of the BC branch. The Join EAC page will take you to everything you need to know about joining EAC/ACR, including types of memberships, annual dues and both online and downloadable application forms.
Professional Development Seminars
EAC-BC attracts a wide range of industry experts to teach our popular one-day professional development seminars. Register early to take advantage of our great early bird pricing.