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Leanne Rancourt

Milton, ON
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Editors Canada Volunteer Participation

  • Certification (2015)
  • Toronto Branch (2012, 2013, 2014)


I am a meticulous, flexible, careful editor who brings a commitment to excellence and ‘getting it right’ to every project I work on, no matter how big or how small.

I have been in the editing profession for almost 20 years and have experience in copyediting, proofreading, developmental editing, production editing, and project management. I understand the importance of deadlines and strive to return material on time.

I have worked primarily with academic materials for higher education, including textbooks, websites, and multimedia ancillaries, but I can tackle any project that lands on my plate. I love to learn new things and am always up for something different and challenging. 

Certified Professional Editor; Honours BA in English & History; MA in English.

Editorial Skills

  • Canadianization
  • Copy editing
  • Developmental or project editing
  • Mark-up and coding
  • On-screen editing
  • Online editing
  • Production editing
  • Proofreading
  • Structural and substantive editing


  • Academic materials, general
  • Books, general
  • Educational materials, general
  • Multimedia
  • Study guides
  • Teachers' guides
  • Tests and assessment materials
  • Textbooks, college and university
  • Textbooks, elementary and high school
  • Websites


  • Business
  • Canada
  • Ecology and environment
  • Economics
  • Finance and taxation
  • Gender studies
  • Geography
  • Government
  • Health and medicine, general
  • Health care
  • History
  • Information technology
  • Insurance
  • Law
  • Mathematics and statistics
  • Politics
  • Psychology and mental health
  • Sciences, general
  • Social sciences