Canadian Freelance Writing Jobs

Writer Profile: Darren Amner

I am a recent graduate from the journalism certificate program at Langara College where I worked on The Langara Voice newspaper and its digital edition. As a reporter I researched story ideas, conducted interviews, and wrote stories for the program’s weekly and daily newspaper. As an editor I edited stories, produced podcasts, edited video and posted blogs to the Voice’s online WordPress site.

In 2004, I graduated from the London School of Journalism with a diploma with distinction. When I lived in the UK, I worked as a Freelance Writer & Film Journalist for, which led me to attend film festivals in London, Venice and Berlin. I also worked as a magazine writer for DV8, Hotdog and DVD Review publications for Future Publishing.

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Call for Applications – Writer-in-Residence


Call for Applications

August 28, 2019 – May 31, 2020 Residency

Regina Public Library invites applications from Canadian creative writers for the position of Writer-in-Residence. The candidate of choice will have the flexibility to organize and attend events throughout the residency period.

The successful candidate will spend at least 40 per cent of his/her time working with Regina Public Library to schedule and deliver individual consultations, community/school visits, and group workshops and seminars in alignment with RPL’s vision, mission, and values. Up to 60 percent of his/her time will be devoted to personal writing projects.

Our candidate of choice will have:

  • Experience working with the public;
  • Effective interpersonal skills;
  • Encouraging attitude with a strong ability to inspire others;
  • Adept at handling group facilitation activities in order to bring members of the public together in a shared experience;
  • Exceptional instructional skills aimed at ensuring positive learning, and a demonstrated ability to provide constructive criticism in a compassionate manner;
  • Experience managing a public social media presence on Facebook; and
  • Published works, and a background in the literary field in Canada.

Please include a cover letter that provides:

  • Information on why you are a good candidate for this position, taking into consideration and addressing the requirements outlined above;
  • An explanation of your writing – the genres you prefer, the format of your writing (poetry, short fiction, etc.) and where your works have been published; and
  • Examples of previous experience working with the public and leading workshops, one-on-one coaching and mentoring, etc.

Also provide your CV or résumé; a 10-page writing sample (no more than 10 pages, please); and three letters of reference, one from a supervisor or community leader who can attest to your leadership skills. References should include a daytime and evening phone number and an email address.

Successful applicant will be asked to complete a Criminal Record Check.

Salary: $40,000 for the residency period.

Application deadline: Applications must be received by 4:00 pm April 25, 2019.

Apply to:

Writer-in-Residence Search Committee

Community Engagement and Programming

Regina Public Library

P.O. Box 2311 (2311 -12th Avenue) Regina, SK S4P 3Z5


Freelance Writer w/ Vaping Industry Knowledge Needed

Looking for a freelance writer competent in vaping and electronic cigarette industry. Project based job. Work from home.

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Freelance PR Professional

Montréal, QC
Contract, Subcontract
Salary: $700.00 to $1,000.00 /month

Required Education, Skills and Qualifications

Stasher is looking for an experienced freelance journalist to run our press campaign in Canada, with a focus on Montreal.

The ideal candidate will have a strong network in the publishing industry and be able to get us in a variety of publications, ranging from travel to tech related ones.

The project would ideally last 2/3 months, with clear deliverables agreed between the two parties.


  • Research relevant outlets in Montreal/Canada
  • Pitch and write press releases, considering the different angles that could be used according to audiences
  • Be the first point of contact for all Canadian comms

Company Profile

Stasher launched in 2015 and is the world’s first sharing economy solution to luggage storage. With 800 StashPoints in more than 100 cities across four continents, the intuitive, mobile-optimised web app offers a convenient way for travelers, day-trippers and cumbersome baggage carriers to drop their bags and enjoy the city they’re in.

A fast-growing, award-winning UK start up founded by three university friends, over 100,000 bags have been ‘stashed’ to-date.

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Seeking Freelance Article Writers for Tech, Engineering and Manufacturing News is recruiting freelance writers.

We cover what’s new and exciting in the world of engineering, from cutting-edge technologies to the latest industry developments.

Having an engineering background is an asset, but it’s not required: that’s why we have tech editors.

The majority of our articles are between 400 and 750 words and take less than an hour to write.

Payment starts at $35 per article, to be paid through PayPal.

If you’re interested, send an email to and we’ll send you a writing test.