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Sally J. McBeth

Clear Language and Design

201-110 Eglinton Av. W.
Toronto, ON M4R 1A3
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Editors Canada Volunteer Participation

  • Certification (2015)


We are plain language professionals committed to improving your ability to communicate with your audience by providing a clear language alternative to any of your communication needs. We specialize in usability assessment, substantive editing and rewriting for the Web, print communications for the general public, and clear language training. Recent clients include Sun Life Financial, Health Canada, The Canada Millenium Scholarship Foundation, and the Government of Ontario. Sally McBeth, Manager of Clear Language and Design, was a featured speaker at the seventh biennial conference of the Plain Language Association InterNational (PLAIN) in Sidney, Australia in October 2009.

Editorial Skills

  • Consulting and manuscript evaluation
  • Copy editing
  • Developmental or project editing
  • On-screen editing
  • Plain language
  • Proofreading
  • Rewriting
  • Structural and substantive editing
  • Stylistic editing


  • Brochures
  • Business materials, general
  • E-materials, general
  • Government materials, general
  • Grant applications and fundraising
  • Labels and packaging
  • Manuals and how-to books
  • Policies and procedures
  • Proposals and evaluations
  • Reports, other
  • Websites


  • Aboriginal people
  • Communications
  • Construction and real estate
  • Economics
  • Family
  • Finance and taxation
  • Health
  • Health and medicine, general
  • Health care
  • Information technology
  • Labour and employment
  • Medicine
  • Medicine, alternative
  • Pedagogy
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Psychology and mental health
  • Social sciences
  • Society, general