Say Hello to Editors Canada

We’re transitioning to the Editors Canada brand. Over the next few months you’ll find our new look and messaging taking shape in our national and regional literature, emails and social media presence. Later this year we’ll be launching a fresh new website. Learn more about this exciting project.

Editors' Association of Canada



Business Practices

Clear Communication by Design: An Editor’s Guide to Effective Documents

Michelle Boulton

Hiring Other Freelancers: Expanding Your Business with Colleagues

Carol Fisher Saller, Laura Poole, and Janet MacMillan

No, the Law Does Not (Normally) Require Legalese

Joseph Kimble


Editor as Advocate: Plain Language and Social Justice

Iva Cheung

Editing Around the World

Game of Words: The Role of Editorial Services and Press Operations

Sam Corea, Andrew Tzembelicos

Editing Practices

Inclusive Editing: Beyond Political Correctness

Sarah Grey

Low Literacy Adults Read, Too! How to Edit for Them

Debra Isabel Huron

Taming the Beast: Effectively Restructuring Online Policies and Processes

Trilby Henderson

Triage Editing: What to Edit if You Have 3 Minutes, 3 Hours, 3 Days or 3 Weeks

Teresa Schmedding, Karen Martwick

Editing Tools

The Dictionary as Data

Peter Sokolowski


That Crepuscular Light: Metaphor and Ornamental Language in News Writing

John McIntyre

When to Use Bad English

James Harbeck


Networking Tool: Honing Your Elevator Speech

Laura Poole

Using Social Media: Making Connections, Building Communities

Katharine O’Moore-Klopf, Brendan O’Brien, Gael Spivak, and Stacey Atkinson

PWAC Stream

Spice Up Your Storytelling with Statistics

Laura Laing


Alternatives to Editing: Working on a Self-Publisher’s Budget

Vanessa Ricci-Thode

The Many Ps of Book Marketing

Beth Kallman Werner

Unexpected Markets

Earning “Bread & Butter” Money in Canada 150 Project

Harry van Bommel

How and What to Edit in Visuals Accompanying Text

Cheryl Stephens, Adrienne Montgomerie