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Marion Soublière

M.E.S. Editing and Writing Services

55 Waterbridge Dr.
Ottawa, ON K2G 6T9
Canada
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Certifications

  • Certified Copy Editor (2008)
  • Certified Proofreader (2006)

Editors Canada Volunteer Participation

  • Conference (2012)
  • National Capital Region Branch (2015)
  • Publications (2014, 2015)

Profile

Certified Copy Editor / Proofreader. Veteran editor and writer (I also belong to www.pwac.ca, the Professional Writers Association of Canada).

Registered supplier with the Government of Canada's Supplier Information services and ProServices mandatory tool for professional services buys up to $106,000: Category 10.10, Technical Writer—Level 3, Senior and Category 10.11, Communications Consultant—Level 3, Senior. Have used the new Canada.ca Content Style Guide on federal projects. Functionally bilingual and can enlist French and English writers and editors, as well as other suppliers like web developers, to work on projects. 

Clients include Global Affairs Canada, the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat, Justice Canada, Health Canada, Natural Resources Canada, the Library of Parliament, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), Genome Canada, the Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH), Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, Beverly and Qamanirjuaq Caribou Management Board, WebDrive Canada, Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, Ayaya Marketing & Communications, and The Ottawa Citizen. Since 2007, my firm has held standing offers with Global Affairs Canada, CMHC, the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat, the Library of Parliament, Industry Canada and the Privy Council Office.

Author of "Getting Work with the Federal Government: A guide to figuring out the procurement puzzle" (iUniverse, 2010), available from www.amazon.ca, www.chapters.ca and www.kobo.com. Public speaker—my presentations teach small businesses how to win contracts with the Government of Canada. For more details, go to www.meseditingandwriting.com or linkedin.com/meseditingandwriting, or follow onTwitter: https://twitter.com/msoubliere. To inquire about government security clearance level—including document safeguarding capability clearance—email info@meseditingandwriting.com.

 

Editorial Skills

  • Adaptations
  • Copy editing
  • Developmental or project editing
  • On-screen editing
  • Plain language
  • Proofreading
  • Research and fact-checking
  • Rewriting
  • Structural and substantive editing
  • Stylistic editing
  • Web adaptation
  • Writing

Media/Genres

  • Advertising and marketing materials
  • Blogs
  • Booklets
  • Books, general
  • Brochures
  • Business materials, general
  • E-materials, general
  • Government materials, general
  • Guidebooks
  • Magazines
  • Manuals and how-to books
  • Multimedia
  • Newsletters
  • Newspapers
  • Policies and procedures
  • Public relations materials
  • Reports, annual
  • Reports, other
  • Style guides
  • Websites

Subjects

  • Aboriginal people
  • Business
  • Canada
  • Communications
  • Developing countries
  • Ecology and environment
  • Energy, mines and natural resources
  • Government, federal
  • Health
  • Medicine
  • Travel and tourism