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The Top 5 Cocktails to Beat the Heat This Summer

Jul 27, 2022 - Michael Bedford

The recent heat wave provided ample opportunity to enjoy a frosty beverage or two either on a patio or within the confines of one’s air-conditioned ho...


Building Twitter Engagement: Tips and Tricks

Jun 15, 2022 - Ronnie Morris

These days, social media has become by far the most common way for people to forge new social connections and to stay connected with loved ones all ov...


TEC or Treat: Our Editors' Favourite Canadian Horror Movies

Oct 26, 2021 - TEC Team

The air is getting colder, the nights are getting darker, and the spookiest season of the year is upon us! For many people, that means watching their ...


The Essential Gift Guide for Editors: 2018

Dec 19, 2018 - Jean Mathew

If you’re thinking about holiday gifts for the editor in your life, look no further! This gift guide is your ultimate resource for picking out that sp...


TEC’s Week of Indulgences Returns!

Dec 13, 2018 - Lesley-Anne Longo & Beth McAuley

It’s an exciting time in the TEC office — we have our new working space set up, our new website is launched, and our new editor is joining our team. A...


Ending 2018 with a Bang!

Dec 03, 2018 - Lesley-Anne Longo

It has been quite the whirlwind of a year at TEC! We’ve had a lot of changes throughout 2018, many of which have culminated just within the last few m...


The Editor’s Answer to Holiday Withdrawal

Jan 03, 2017 - Michael Bedford

    The holiday season has ended, and, after countless glasses of eggnog, mulled wine, and holiday-themed beer, many revelers are happy to...


TEC Editors Celebrate The Week of Indulgences

Dec 21, 2016 - The TEC Editing Team

We at TEC have launched a new event this Holiday Season. Instead of going out for lunch or dinner, we decided we would enjoy a full week of deliciou...


A Farewell-for-Now Post from Academic Editor Melissa

Feb 24, 2016 - Melissa MacAulay

  As some of you may know, I am taking a hiatus from editing this spring, as I'm expecting my first baby to arrive any day now.   Alth...


What's Up @ TEC! February/March 2016 Edition

Jan 26, 2016 - Beth McAuley

Happy 2016! The end of the year allowed us to take some time to rest, relax, and recharge. We hope your holidays were great and, like us, you are now ...


What's Up @ TEC! December/January Edition

Dec 13, 2015 - Beth McAuley

Though winter is not officially upon us until December 22, colder temperatures and frost-laden lawns have already been making appearances in Toronto...


What's Up @ TEC! October/November 2015 Edition

Oct 13, 2015 - Beth McAuley

Fall has definitely arrived on this post-Thanksgiving Monday … wind, rain, and turning leaves … at least here in Toronto. And lots has...


What's Up @ TEC! August/September 2015 Edition

Aug 03, 2015 - Beth McAuley

What's Up @ TEC! August/September 2015 Edition   Here we are in August, enjoying the summer and all that it has to offer. ...


What's Up @ TEC! June/July 2015 Edition

Jun 12, 2015 - Beth McAuley

  There are no words I can use to apologize for the hiatus in the bi-monthly updates from TEC. Since January/February a few things have happen...


What's Up @ TEC! January/February Edition

Jan 20, 2015 - Beth McAuley

Happy New Year to all! We hope you had a safe, meaningful, and enjoyable holiday season, and that getting back to the usual grind hasn’t been to...


What's Up @ TEC! [November]/December Edition

Dec 09, 2014 - Beth McAuley

Why the square brackets around November? Because we were so busy that the end of November was upon us before we knew it. Of course, this is a wonderfu...


What's Up @ TEC! September/October Edition

Sep 17, 2014 - Beth McAuley

Such a great summer of conferences, mild weather, FIFA games, reading vacations, meditation retreats, bachelorette parties, 5K runs, TIFF … and...


What's Up @ TEC! July/August Edition

Jul 22, 2014 - Beth McAuley

It is mid-July and FIFA has come and gone (sorry, Argentina)!   In June, we attended several informative professional conferences and re...


Quiet! There’s an Editor at Work …

Jun 11, 2014 - Karen Kemlo

The Library   One of my first jobs was working in a library in downtown Toronto. Every morning after riding the packed subway then dodging pe...


What's Up @ TEC! May/June Edition

May 11, 2014 - Beth McAuley

Finally! Spring has arrived in Toronto, and with it comes a host of professional conferences: the Berkshire Conference on the History of Women runs ...


My Second Beginning as an Editor

Apr 14, 2014 - Karen Kemlo

I call my decision to change careers in mid-life my “second beginning.” I realize it’s an oxymoron, but for me it defines the plac...


What's Up @ TEC! March/April 2014 Edition

Mar 24, 2014 - Beth McAuley

It’s hard to believe that the first three months of 2014 are heading into the fourth. Spring for most of us still hasn’t arrived, but ho...


What's Up @ TEC! January 2014 Edition

Jan 20, 2014 - Beth McAuley

  It's January 2014! From all of us here at The Editing Company, many good wishes for a prosperous New Year.   We’ve had a busy f...


What's Up @ TEC! November Edition

Nov 15, 2013 - Beth McAuley

Another November has rolled in, and with it a host of exciting and diverse projects for copy editing and proofreading from business reports to grant...


What's Up @ TEC!

Sep 13, 2013 - Beth McAuley

Copy editing and proofreading of business reports, academic manuscripts, publisher’s manuscripts, website copy, grant proposals — t...


My Time at The Editing Company: A Retrospective

Jul 26, 2013 - Nina Hoeschele

Way back in December of 2010, I was fresh off an editorial internship and looking for a place to put my newly sharpened skills to work. Back then, T...


What's Up @ TEC! July 2013 Edition

Jul 18, 2013 - Nina Hoeschele

  July is officially here — as is Toronto's annual tradition of pretending to be a furnace. Our tips for handling the heat and humidit...


On Completing My Internship at The Editing Company

May 20, 2013 - Mehreen Shahid, TEC Intern

The Cold Call As a college lecturer in Pakistan, I had never been reduced to making cold calls. As a newcomer to Canada, however, things were entir...


What's Up @ TEC!

Apr 25, 2013 - Beth McAuley

We have big news this month! Thanks to the energetic efforts of Max and Jessie, our social media coordinators, we now have over 300 followers on Twi...


What's Up @ TEC! February 2013 edition

Feb 13, 2013 - Nina Hoeschele

Greetings, gentle readers, and happy belated New Year! Here at TEC, we’ve returned from a restful holiday break with enough renewed energy to di...


What's Up @ TEC!

Dec 06, 2012 - Nina Hoeschele

It’s getting cold out there in Toronto. Though the heap of projects on our desks grows ever larger, we TEC editors have still been finding the...


What's Up @ TEC!

Oct 18, 2012 - EditingCo Team

The gusty winds of October are trimming the trees of their leaves here in Toronto. Hard to believe it is autumn and we are heading into winter. When w...


What's Up @ TEC! August 2012

Aug 01, 2012 - Beth McAuley

It's August 1st and the summer is moving along at a steamy pace here in Toronto. Torontonians have experienced some hot weather and amazing thundersto...


What's Up at TEC! June 2012

Jun 13, 2012 - Nina Hoeschele

Staff Changes It’s always hard to see someone go, but it's equally exciting to welcome new faces to our team. At the end of May we bade a fon...


The Hardest Thing Is Saying Goodbye

May 31, 2012 - Nadine Bachan

Today is my last day at The Editing Company.   I feel sad as I write this because this marks the end of an era for me. However, I am also fille...


What's Up at TEC! April 2012

Apr 11, 2012 - Nina Hoeschele

Spring is finally coming to Toronto, and budding along with the leaves are a number of exciting new projects for TEC’s editors. We might add tha...


What's Up at TEC! February 2012

Feb 01, 2012 - Nina Hoeschele

  We’re already a whole month into 2012 and so far it’s shaping up to be an interesting year. January brought a wide variety of proj...


Joining the Team & Building Community

Dec 02, 2011 - Max Baru

Earlier this year, I had the pleasure of discovering The Editing Company—a short walk from the College subway station—and eventually of jo...


What's Up at TEC! October 2011

Oct 05, 2011 - Beth McAuley

Here at TEC we are celebrating our 4th Anniversary. The year introduced us to many wonderful new clients and opportunities, and gave us the chance to ...


Watching the EdgeWalkers

Aug 05, 2011 - Nadine Bachan

Visitors and our fellow fourth-floor dwellers often comment on how little noise we make in our office. It seems to surprise them that three editors ...