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"Matsqui Sumas Abbotsford Pioneer Stories 1890-1950"
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Code of Ethics

As a member of the Association of Personal Historians, we subscribe to the organization’s Code of Ethics

 We will:

  • Conduct business according to impeccable standards of fairness and integrity. Represent honestly our qualifications, background, and professional affiliations.
  • Provide clients with the highest quality of service possible.
  • Work diligently and with reasonable promptness.
  • Abide by agreements with clients and narrators, establishing new agreements as necessary.
  • Act in the best interests of the client, narrator, and profession, avoiding conflicts of interest, activity, or influence.
  • Respect the inherent worth of all persons.
  • Respect clients' and narrators' wishes about privacy, confidentiality, and nondisclosure.
  • Respect the right of clients and narrators to hold values, beliefs, attitudes and opinions that differ from our own.
  • Respect cultural, individual, and role differences, including those based on age, race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, language, and socio-economic status.
  • Act honourably toward other members of the profession and the field as a whole.


"Without Philip's help, I could never have written and published my memoirs. Not only is the finished product much better than I ever could have imagined, but the whole process was very rewarding. Philip and his team are professional in every sense of the word, and I benefited first hand from his intuitive editing skills - his ability to rearrange a passage with skill and subtlety without sacrificing anything of the narrative. And all done with a lightness and humour that makes working together pure fun.

"He also taught me the satisfaction of discipline and deadlines! Now that the book is completed, there will be a sad silence at 10.00 p.m., when we had most of our working conversations - I'm a night owl and that's my prime time! Thank you, dear Philip!"

- Joyce Bryant, CM, BEM, author of Slender Threads.

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Lifewriters.ca provides a broad range of services in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. These include freelance editor, freelance writer, ghost writer, publication design, book design, personal historian, transcription services, memoirs, family history, corporate history, life stories, biographies, autobiographies. Lifewriters is a member of the Association of Personal Historians and the Editors' Association of Canada.