About Editors Canada

Editors Canada promotes professional editing as key in producing effective communication. Our 1,500 members are salaried and freelance, work with individuals and organizations in the corporate, technical, government, not-for-profit, academic, and publishing sectors across the country and around the world in English and French. Many offer a wealth of editing-related services to their clients and employers.

Editors Canada supports professional development through seminars, online training, and conferences; promotes and maintains high standards of editing through certification and reference publications; helps in-house and freelance editors to network and collaborate; and cooperates and partners with related associations in areas of common concern.

The association is incorporated federally as a not-for-profit organization under the 2014 Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act and is governed at the national level by an executive council.

Editors Canada is a member of the

Our members are also affiliate members of CHRC.

Editors Canada has 11 regional branches and twigs across the country, providing a range of local programming and services to both members and non-members. Contact the branch or twig nearest you for information about meetings, seminars, and job hotlines.

For further information about national activities such as the annual conference, certification, or the Tom Fairley Award, contact the national office in Toronto.