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The Association of Canadian Editorial Cartoonists, or ACEC, is a professional association founded in 1988 in Winnipeg to promote the interests of editorial cartoonists in Canada.[1][2]

In 2015, it changed its name to Association of Canadian Cartoonists[2].

Townsie awards recognize exceptional contributions to cartooning in Canada.[3]


  1. ^ "Canada as seen through the Eyes of New Brunswick Editorial Cartoonists: The Insight and Humour of Josh Beutel and Bill Hogan". New Brunswick Provincial Archives. Retrieved 2012-02-05.
  2. ^ a b "ASSOC. OF CDN EDITORIAL CARTOONISTS | Canadian Animation, Cartooning and Illustration". Retrieved 2020-11-08.
  3. ^ "TOWNSIE AWARD". ACC - CANADIAN CARTOONISTS. Retrieved 2020-11-09.