Editing Canadian English, 3rd edition: A Guide for Editors, Writers, and Everyone Who Works with Words

Contribution byElizabeth d'Anjou, Christa Bedwin, Carolyn Brown

Hardcover | May 15, 2015

Editing Canadian English, 3rd edition: A Guide for Editors, Writers, and Everyone Who Works with Words by Elizabeth d'Anjou
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Editing Canadian English is a style guide, reference manual, judgment-call coach, and much more. Written by expert editors from across the country, it presents a flexible but systematic approach to creating workable Canadian styles.

This comprehensive update includes valuable information on:

  • Canadianization
  • inclusivity
  • spelling
  • compounds and hyphens
  • capitalization
  • abbreviations
  • punctuation
  • measurements
  • citation
  • the editor’s legal and ethical responsibilities
  • working with French in an English text
  • professional editorial standards

Here is a reference book for everyone who has puzzled over Canadian spelling (“-our” versus “-or”), measurements (metric versus imperial), place names (“the North” versus “the Far North”), French in an English text (“La Francophonie” versus “the Francophonie”), and other thorny issues. It is an indispensable tool for editors, writers, translators, journalists, students, teachers, librarians, copywriters, and marketing and communications professionals — in short, for anyone who uses Canadian English.

Editors Canada offers training and resources to assist editors in realizing their full potential at every stage of their career by supporting professional development through seminars, online training, and conferences; setting the standards for professional editing in Canada and maintaining them through certification and reference publ...
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Title:Editing Canadian English, 3rd edition: A Guide for Editors, Writers, and Everyone Who Works with Wo...Format:HardcoverProduct dimensions:320 pages, 9.26 X 6.47 X 1.02 inShipping dimensions:320 pages, 9.26 X 6.47 X 1.02 inPublished:May 15, 2015Publisher:Editors' Association of CanadaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0986945617

ISBN - 13:9780986945618

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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