http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qx_qU8PWEWY At the September 2015 meeting of Editors Canada's Toronto branch, David Gargaro spoke with editors about basic email rules and etiquette, tone and professional image, smartphones and emails, multiple recipients, how to reply to email, and how to write to team members, superiors, and clients. About David Gargaro—David is a consulting editor with more … Continue reading Video: Watch David Gargaro discussing email etiquette at our September meeting
Members of the Toronto branch of the Editors' Association of Canada told us about all the reasons why they love being a part of our branch, from our monthly programs to the feeling of camaraderie. We’ve captured a few of those reasons in our new promotional video, which shows that EAC Toronto branch is quite a fun and informative … Continue reading Video: EAC Toronto branch promotional video
At the May 2015 meeting of EAC's Toronto branch, Sandy Biback, Christine Felgueiras, and Suzanne Bowness spoke with editors about how to get the most out of conferences, from first impressions to keeping in touch with new contacts post-event.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MBnO1D0-Mk8 At the April 2015 meeting of EAC's Toronto branch, Nancy Foran, Elizabeth d’Anjou, Emily Dockrill Jones, and Gillian Watts spoke about their contributions to the third edition of Editing Canadian English. From Canadianization, spelling, and abbreviations to punctuation, measurements, bilingual text, and so much more, ECE remains the essential reference for Canadian editors and … Continue reading Video: Watch the panel discussion on Editing Canadian English at our April meeting
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=duYtcpBf3Xc At the March 2015 meeting of EAC's Toronto branch, four niche editors spoke about their areas of specialty and the particular skills and knowledge required. Claire Crighton is Editor of Publications and Exhibitions at the Art Gallery of Ontario. Amanda Lucier is Production Project Manager at Frederick Harris Music, the print division of The … Continue reading Video: Watch the panel discussion on niche editing at our March meeting
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3exumDXffvA At the February 2015 meeting of EAC's Toronto branch, tax advisor Sunny Widerman spoke with editors about how to make tax time less frightening. Discussion topics included expenses, registering for GST/HST, and what the Canada Revenue Agency really wants from you. For more information, contact Sunny at personaltaxadvisors.ca.
At the January 2015 meeting of EAC's Toronto branch, technology and business writer Luigi Benetton spoke with editors about how to use technology productively during your workday, and health and business writer Jane Langille explained the latest neuroscience about multi-tasking, the health risks of too much sitting, and what you need to know about using … Continue reading Video: Watch Luigi Benetton and Jane Langille discussing productivity tips and techniques at our January meeting
Copy editing can be a stressful profession—especially when unexpected problems arise (feline or otherwise). Please share EAC Toronto branch's first promotional video, starring Mellow the cat, with your fellow editors on social media, and let us know if you can relate in the comments.