Synopses & Reviews
The revised edition of The Canadian Style
is an indispensable language guide for editors, copywriters, students, teachers, lawyers, journalists, secretaries and business people - in fact, anyone writing in the English language in Canada today.
It provides concise, up-to-date answers to a host of questions on abbreviations, hyphenation, spelling, the use of capital letters, punctuation and frequently misused or confused words. It deals with letter, memo and report formats, notes, indexes and bibliographies, and geographical names.
It also gives techniques for writing clearly and concisely, editing documents and avoiding stereotyping in communications. There is even an appendix on how to present French words in an English text.
An inexpensive Canadian guide useful for anyone who has to write for school or work. CBRA
[The Canadian Style] is a valuable reference work for Canadian writers and editors, particularly those employed in the public service. Sarah Robertson
Provides concise, up-to-date information on such puzzling questions as when to capitalize, when to italicize, Canadian vs. American and/or British spellings and problems of usage. Quill and Quire
This revised edition is an indispensable language guide for anyone writing in the English language in Canada today.
Information on English language usage and guidelines to appropriate document formatting. Co-published with Dundurn Press.
The Canadian Styleis an indespensible language guide for editors, copywriters, students, teachers, lawyers, journalists, secretaries and business people - in fact, anyone writing in the English language in Canada today.
The revised edition of The Canadian Style continues to set the standard for English language usage in Canada. This reasonably priced handbook is cross-referenced, and indexed chapters make it easy to find the information you need. It provides concise, up-to-date answers to a host of questions on abbreviations, hyphenation, word division,...
About the Author
The Translation Bureau, a special operating agency of Public Works and Government Services Canada, is pleased to present the second edition of the Canadian government's English-language editorial style guide, The Canadian Style.
Table of Contents
Table of Contents; Preface; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Chapter One; Chapter Two; Chapter Three; Chapter Four; Chapter Five; Chapter Six; Chapter Seven; Chapter Eight; Chapter Nine; Chapter Ten; Chapter Eleven; Chapter Twelve; Chapter Thirteen; Chapter Fourteen; Chapter Fifteen; Chapter Sixteen; Appendix; Selected bibliography; Index; Termium.