The Editors’ Weekly / L’Hebdomadaire des réviseurs is the official blog of Editors Canada.
Editors Canada promotes professional editing for print and online communications. Our 1,300 members include salaried and freelance editors who work in the corporate, technical, government, not-for-profit, education and publishing sectors.
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Beau Brock, PhD, has been passionate about languages since childhood, which led him to complete an MA in Romance Languages at the University of British Columbia and a PhD in French Linguistics at the University of Toronto. He has been translating and revising professionally since 2007 and is ATIO-certified in both French and Spanish to English. In addition to his work as Director of Linguistic Services at Nations Translation Group in Ottawa, Beau has chaired the Canadian Language Industry Association’s Industry Development Committee since 2021.
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Laura Bontje is a freelance editor and picture book author in London, Ontario. She specializes in fiction editing, with a particular focus on children’s literature. Laura also provides editing and content writing services for businesses and non-profits.