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Marion Soublière

M.E.S. Editing and Writing Services

55 Waterbridge Dr.
Ottawa, ON K2G 6T9
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Editors Canada Volunteer Participation

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


Certified Copy Editor / Proofreader. Veteran editor and writer (I also belong to the Canadian Freelance Guild).

Registered supplier with the Government of Canada's ProServices mandatory tool for professional services buys up to $108,400: Category 10.10, Technical Writer—Level 3, Senior and Category 10.11, Communications Consultant—Level 3, Senior. Regularly use the Content Style Guide on federal projects. Functionally bilingual and can enlist French and English writers, editors and translators, as well as other suppliers like web developers, to work on projects. 

Clients include Global Affairs Canada, the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat, Health Canada, Justice Canada, Natural Resources Canada, the Library of Parliament, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, the Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH), the Canadian Institute for Health Information, Carleton University, Genome Canada, Beverly and Qamanirjuaq Caribou Management Board, WebDrive 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 and Public speaker—my presentations teach small businesses how to win contracts with the Government of Canada. For more details, go to or You can also follow onTwitter: To inquire about government security clearance level—including document safeguarding capability clearance—email


Editorial Skills

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


  • Blogs
  • Booklets
  • Books, general
  • Books, self-help
  • 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


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