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Canadian songbook

What better time than Canada’s 150th to celebrate our country’s musical legacy? That’s the idea behind vocalist Eleanor McCain’s True North: The Canadian Songbook. This years-long project features recordings of 32 iconic Canadian songs, a concert tour, a forthcoming documentary…

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Guardians of the lexicons

The countdown is on! The 2017 Editors Canada conference kicks off June 9 in Ottawa–Gatineau, in time for us to celebrate editing and Canada’s 150th birthday. Three partners are presenting: Lana Okerlund—Crunching the Numbers: Performance Measures Frances Peck—The Great That…

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Still going strong

In May 1992, seven editors (Nancy Flight, Anne Norman, Claudette Reed Upton, Lois Richardson, John Ricker, Barbara Tomlin, and Yvonne Van Ruskenveld) drafted a letter of agreement and West Coast Editorial Associates (WCEA) was born. So this month we are…

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Giving thanks

Thanksgiving is my favourite holiday. Lacking the hype of Christmas (at least in Canada), it’s a time to be grateful for the things that enrich us—family, friends, and food for body and soul. In the latter category fall books, of…

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