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Editors' Association of Canada

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Editors' Association of Canada

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Dates of existence

1979-

History

Established in 1979 and incorporated in 1982, the Editors' Association of Canada (EAC, formerly known as the Freelance Editors' Association of Canada), is an organization of both English- and French-language editors. The French name of the organization is Association canadienne des réviseurs. The association promotes professional editing as key in producing effective communications. With more than 1,600 members from coast to coast, salaried and freelance, EAC works with individuals and in the government, technical, corporate, non-profit, and publishing fields. EAC sponsors professional development seminars, establishes guidelines and aids to help editors, and promotes high standards of editing and publishing in Canada. EAC's national office is located in Toronto. Branch offices are located in British Columbia, the Prairie Provinces, Toronto, the National Capital Region, and Quebec/Atlantic provinces

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RC0338

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Draft

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

2015-05-25

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Maintenance notes

A. Wilson