Want to find affordable insurance for Editors Canada members in Quebec?
In April 2022, we were delighted to announce we had partnered with Apollo Insurance to offer professional liability for Editors Canada members. We’re very happy with the partnership, but one shortcoming is that Apollo’s product is available in all Canadian provinces and territories, except Quebec. Editors Canada is committed to providing member services throughout the […]
Last chance to register for “Editorial Teams”!
On February 8, 2024, Berna Ozunal leads the Editors Canada webinar “Editorial Teams.” This is your last call to register! And don’t forget: members of Editors Canada and our partner organizations save 40%. Date: February 8, 2024Time: 1PM, ET Length: 1 hourLanguage: EnglishLevel: IntroductoryType: InformationalMember price: $42Non-Member price: $70 The new Professional Editorial Standards introduces section A1, Editorial teams, for the first time. How do editors work […]
Last chance to register for “Anti-Islamophobia Editing: Using Inclusive Language and Plain Language to Counter Hate Speech”!
On February 6, 2024, Amber Riaz leads the Editors Canada webinar “Anti-Islamophobia Editing: Using Inclusive Language and Plain Language to Counter Hate Speech.” This is your last call to register! And don’t forget: members of Editors Canada and our partner organizations save 40%. Date: February 6, 2024Time: 1PM ET Length: 1 hourLanguage: EnglishLevel: IntroductoryType: InformationalMember price: $42Non-Member price: $70 This webinar explores how radical editing can […]
Membership and student affiliate fee increase effective March 1, 2024
Editors Canada is announcing a 2% increase to the membership and student affiliate fees that will go into effect on March 1, 2024. After holding membership fees steady in 2023, this modest increase will help the association to keep pace with inflation, cover its costs, and continue to offer all of our current services and […]
Introducing the Editors Canada Forum
We’re pleased to announce a new space exclusively for Editors Canada members and student affiliates to connect. The Editors Canada Forum is a Google Group that anyone who belongs to the association is welcome to join. What is the Editors Canada Forum? Before there were social media sites, there were email listservs. For many years, […]
Editors Canada 2023 conference recordings now available for purchase
Couldn’t attend Canada’s premiere editing conference in person? We have virtual access options for the next three months! Editors 23: Editors in Real Life was a successful return to in-person conferencing. This year’s conference took place in June at Toronto Metropolitan University and offered a great mix of training and mingling for the attendees who […]
Virtual Options for Canada’s Premiere Editing Confere
Can’t attend Canada’s premiere editing conference in person? We have virtual access options for the months following the event. As Canada’s premiere editing conference approaches, we’d like to share some information on virtual options for attendance. For those who cannot attend in person, we will be uploading all sessions to PheedLoop after the conference. They […]
Book your accommodations for Canada’s premier editing conference!
Book your accommodations for Canada’s premier editing conference! June is Pride month in Toronto and downtown hotels fill up very quickly. If you need accommodations for the 2023 Editors Canada conference—Editors in Real Life—book now, so you aren’t scrambling later! There are many hotels in the downtown area, a few of the more affordable options […]
Early bird discount extended for Canada’s premiere editing conference!
Our early bird discount for Editors Canada’s first in-person conference since 2019, Editors 23: Editors in Real Life, has been extended by one week! Register by May 1, 2023 for discounted registration. The conference will take place from June 17 to 18, 2023, at Toronto Metropolitan University. Editors 23: Editors in Real Life is an […]
Editors Canada members now save 60% on the Literary Review of Canada
We’re pleased to announce a new benefit of membership: Editors Canada members and student affiliates can now subscribe to the Literary Review of Canada at over 60% off the cover price—the magazine’s lowest price. About the Literary Review of Canada Published ten times a year, this English-language magazine features long-form journalism, thoughtful and thorough book reviews, original essays, […]
Congrès des langagiers et langagières will return in 2024
Every two years, Editors Canada organizes a one-day conference with content specifically geared toward French-speaking editors. The Congrès des langagiers et langagières, which is held entirely in French, is a unique opportunity for professional development and networking in a friendly atmosphere. The Congrès was last held in 2021. Regrettably, we lack the volunteers to lead and organize the […]
OED Online is now free for Editors Canada members!
We’re excited to announce another new benefit of membership: The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) Online is now free for Editors Canada members and student affiliates! A personal subscription to the OED Online costs US$100/year, but you can now access it free of charge via the Editors Canada website. About the OED The OED is widely […]
The Canadian Press Stylebook and Caps and Spelling are now free for Editors Canada members!
We’re excited to announce a new benefit of membership: The Canadian Press Stylebook and Caps and Spelling are now free for Editors Canada members and student affiliates! An individual subscription to the Canadian Press (CP) Online Stylebook and Caps and Spelling Bundle costs $76.50/year, but you can now access it free of charge via the Editors Canada website. About […]
Editors Canada will not increase membership fees in 2023
Dear members, In Canada and around the globe, people are feeling the pinch as inflation climbs and the cost of basic living expenses increases. One place you won’t pay more is Editors Canada. We’re pleased to announce the national executive council (NEC) has voted to freeze membership and student affiliate fees for 2023. The following fees […]
The Importance of Insurance for Editors
Everyone makes mistakes, which is why Editors Canada has partnered with APOLLO Insurance. Dear members, As an editor, clients see you as an expert in your field. Of course, everyone makes mistakes. That’s why Editors Canada has partnered with APOLLO Insurance. This partnership provides you with an effortless way to acquire professional liability insurance, which […]
Programme d’agrément en révision linguistique on hiatus
On April 13, we let members know we had secured a grant from Canadian Heritage to help rebuild our Programme d’agrément en révision linguistique and were recruiting a lead volunteer. The grant was to be used to hire a consultant who would work with the lead volunteer. The volunteer would then continue to run the program after the […]
Volunteer opportunity: Responsable du Programme d’agrément en révision linguistique
This volunteer opportunity is intended for members and student affiliates whose first language is French or who are fully proficient in French. Description de poste Responsable bénévole du Programme d’agrément en révision linguistique À propos du Programme d’agrément en révision linguistique Réviseurs Canada travaille au rétablissement de son Programme d’agrément en révision linguistique (PARL), qui a été […]
Announcing professional liability for Editors Canada members through APOLLO Insurance
Editors Canada is excited to announce our partnership with APOLLO Insurance, Canada’s leading insurtech provider. Dear members, We’re excited to announce our partnership with APOLLO Insurance, Canada’s leading insurtech provider. Through APOLLO, you will have access to the best rates for your business insurance, including coverage for: The above can help protect you and your […]
Editors Canada announces new entry-level test for editors
Unlock your editing career Ready to launch your editing career? Wondering how to let employers know you’ve got what it takes? Editors Canada is pleased to announce a new test to assess knowledge of the basics of editing and to provide a qualification for entry-level editors. Editors Canada Editing Essentials evaluates basic competence in the areas of […]
The Oxford Reference Online Premium Collection is now free for Editors Canada members!
We’re excited to announce a new benefit of membership. The Oxford Reference Online Premium Collection is now free for Editors Canada members and student affiliates via the association website! Oxford Reference Online is one of the world’s most trusted reference products, featuring the contents of Oxford University Press’s Dictionaries, Companions and Encyclopedias. What’s included for Editors Canada […]
Editors Canada statement on discovery of mass and unmarked graves at residential schools
The discovery of mass and unmarked graves at the sites of former residential schools in multiple provinces serves as a painful reminder of Canada’s history of racism and colonialism. Editors Canada recognizes that violence and injustice against Indigenous people is systemic and ongoing. We are heartbroken for the families that are suffering, and for the […]
Statement from Editors Canada re: the Editors’ Association of Earth Facebook groups
As many of you may know, there have been recent changes in the Editors’ Association of Earth (EAE) groups, which are global Facebook groups for editors. We want to remind our members that Editors’ Association of Canada/Association canadienne des réviseurs (Editors Canada) is not affiliated, associated or in any way officially connected with the EAE […]
Editors Canada condemns anti-Asian violence and racism
The Editors’ Association of Canada (Editors Canada) stands in solidarity with our Asian community. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a surge in the reported number of attacks on Asian people, most notably against the elderly and women. Our hearts go out to the victims of the recent tragic events in […]
Editors Canada stands against anti-Black racism
The Editors’ Association of Canada (Editors Canada) condemns the systemic racism and racial violence aimed at Black people. Part of the job of an editor is to see bias and root it out. We support freedom of press and freedom of peaceful assembly and denounce those working to hinder these rights. We stand with our […]