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Editors Canada phasing out online edition of Editing Canadian English

We launched the online edition of Editing Canadian English, 3rd edition, in February 2015. This subscription service provides instant, on-the-go access to the latest guidance on Canadian English usage, from Canadianization to spelling, abbreviations, punctuation, measurements, bilingual text and more. Subscription sales were lower than we had hoped for and there have been unsustainable IT costs required to support the online version.

Train online with Editors Canada: 2017–18 webinar schedule announced

Since 1979, the Editors' Association of Canada (Editors Canada) has been delivering high-quality, local training for editors at every stage of their careers. Last year we introduced webinars as a way to get your training online. We're happy to announce that our 2017-18 season is now available!

You can choose from 18 new webinars over the year.

  • They cover a wide range of topics.
  • They'll be of interest to editors, writers, communication professionals and small business owners.
  • All have first-rate instructors.

Here's what's in store.

Editors Canada announces the first réviseurs agréés avec attestation en révision comparative

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Toronto, July 10, 2017—The Editors' Association of Canada (Editors Canada) is proud to announce the first réviseurs agréés avec attestation en révision comparative in its history! Eight people have passed the attestation en révision comparative test, which is part of the Programme d'agrément en révision linguistique — Réviseurs Canada.

Editors Canada supports the copy editors of The New York Times

On Friday, June 30, 2017, Editors Canada president Anne Louise Mahoney sent the following letter to the News Guild of New York in support of the copy editors at The New York Times, as the paper plans to reduce the 100 positions to 50. 

Dear copy editors of The New York Times:

The Editors' Association of Canada (Editors Canada) wishes to express our support for you as The New York Times plans to drastically reduce its copy editing staff.

Editors Canada awards eight professional certifications in 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Toronto, June 14, 2017—The Editors' Association of Canada (Editors Canada) is pleased to announce that six editors have earned new professional certifications. This year, Editors Canada recognizes four new certified proofreaders, two new certified structural editors and two new certified professional editors.

Certified Professional Editor
Sarah Robins (Vancouver, British Columbia)
Emily Youers (Elora, Ontario)

First two Karen Virag Award recipients honoured at Editors Canada awards banquet

The Karen Virag Award recognizes exceptional efforts by an individual or organization to raise the profile of editing in their community. These heroes of editing go out of their way to raise the profile of our profession in their communities year after year. They champion what we do and how valuable we are.

The award comes with a $400 cash prize and is named for a highly accomplished member of Editors Canada who died in 2014.

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