Fonds RC0338 - Editors' Association of Canada

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Editors' Association of Canada

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  • 1969-2000 (Creation)

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7.2 m of textual records, sound recordings and electronic material.
41 photographs.

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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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The fonds consists of business records of the Editors' Association of Canada.

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The fonds (42-2000) was acquired from the EAC in November 2000.


The fonds is arranged in 5 series consisting of: minutes, annual reports and vital documents, published or publicly distributed material, records pertaining to FEAC/EAC branches, records pertaining to national committees and chairs, and Toronto audio cassettes and other machine-readable records.

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