Deadline Extended: Present an Editors Canada webinar in 2024 or 2025

Editors Canada invites all experienced industry leaders to submit webinar proposals on the following topics for the 2024–2025 cycle. Members of Editors Canada and non-members are welcome to apply. We offer competitive rates of pay to all webinar presenters. 

The topics are organized into different streams that we hope to offer during this cycle. We’re also open to other suggestions.


  • Communication
  • Acquisitions editing
  • Manuscript evaluation
  • Production editing
  • Coaching
  • Fact-checking
  • Plagiarism
  • Narrative structure
  • Localization
  • Accessibility
  • Glossaries
  • Formatting in Word
  • Adobe InDesign basics for editors
  • Editing data/tables/formulas
  • Developing Editing Skills
  • Structural editing
  • Stylistic editing
  • Copy editing
  • Proofreading

Marketing Your Editing Skills

  • How to market to government clients
  • How to write successful tenders for public work
  • How to prepare winning STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) proposals
  • How to grow your fiction editing business
  • How to grow your developmental editing for creative non-fiction business
  • How to network and cultivate contacts
  • What skills publishing houses look for in their editors, both in-house and freelance
  • How editors can prepare themselves for in-house job opportunities
  • Career development

General Interest

  • Tools for editors
  • The editing process for non-editors (e.g. writers)
  • The business of editing
  • Niche editing (including genres such as medicine, manga, annual reports, poetry and screenplays, and skills such as indexing and obtaining permissions)
  • How editors should work with each other

This submission cycle, we will offer an increased rate of pay to presenters who propose webinars on the following topics: 

Cutting Edge

  • The Cutting Edge Editor
  • Editing film and TV scripts
  • AI for editing, publishing and writing
  • Inclusive language and editing
  • Expansive language
  • Expectations of ongoing professional development
  • Freelance website building
  • Current legal and/or ethical considerations for editors
  • Conscious language
  • Accessibility 
  • Acceptable error rates and/or productivity rates
  • New software, applications, websites or tools for editors 
  • New careers for editors in the age of AI

The French Editor

Any French webinars on the topics listed throughout this email will also be eligible for an increased presenter fee. Feel free to share this opportunity with your French-speaking colleagues. 


All experienced presenters with expertise on these topics are welcome to apply by completing the Editors Canada webinar proposal form

The deadline for proposals is now August 1, 2024.

If your webinar proposal is selected, we will contact you regarding contract and compensation. We will respond to all submissions within five weeks of receipt.

Send any questions to

Training and Development Committee
Editors Canada

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