Editing Canadian English

Editing Canadian English, 3rd edition, cover

Get the latest guidance on Canadian English, from Canadianization to spelling, abbreviations, punctuation, measurements, bilingual texts and so much more. Written by expert editors, it’s a reference guide you can depend on.

Some of the common questions addressed by the third edition of Editing Canadian English include these:

  • What are the differences between proofreading, copy editing, stylistic editing, and structural editing, and how do I know which role is required?
  • When is it appropriate to adapt Canadian words that an international audience might stumble over?
  • What are the biases common in Canada and how do I correct for them?
  • How do I settle on a Canadian spelling when even our dictionaries can’t agree?
  • What punctuation issues are specific to Canada?
  • How do I reconcile the metric versus imperial mix that characterizes Canadian usage?
  • How do I work with French text in English documents?

Where to buy Editing Canadian English, 3rd edition

Print edition

You can purchase the print edition of Editing Canadian English from UBC Press or Indigo. You can also order it from your favourite bookseller.

Discount for bulk orders

Looking to order bulk copies of the print edition for your classroom or office? We’re pleased to announce that UBC Press offers a 10% discount on bulk orders. Purchase multiples of 14 books (one carton) to be delivered to a single address to qualify for the discount. UBC Press offers free shipping within Canada on orders over $39.95 (before taxes).

To get the 10% discount on bulk orders, visit the UBC Press website and place multiples of 14 in your shopping cart. Then use the coupon code ECE3 (be sure to click the “Update” button to apply the discount).

If you would prefer to place your bulk order by phone, fax or email, contact Megan Malashewsky at UBC Press: 604-822-5959. Please note that orders by fax or email will incur a shipping charge of $8.50 for the first book, $1.50 per additional book.

eBook edition

The eBook contains all of Editing Canadian English and the companion volume, Editorial NichesThe eBook comes in .epub and .mobi formats and is available for purchase on Kindles, Kobos and Nooks, and on AmazonIndigoBarnes & Noble and many other places eBooks are sold.

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