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The Canadian Press Caps & Spelling

The ultimate style guide for tricky and troublesome words

The Canadian Press Caps and Spelling

Order the reference book that lists hundreds of commonly misspelled words and names in alphabetical order.

When it comes to abbreviations, hyphenated and compound words,
correct names of Canadian corporations and newsmakers, pop culture terms and more, The Canadian Press Caps and Spelling is the authoritative style guide. Trusted for over 55 years by journalists, communicators and other Canadian wordsmiths, Caps and Spelling helps ensure your writing is consistent with industry standards.


The Canadian Press Caps and Spelling comes as a paperback, or you can subscribe for a web-based version that lets you:

  • Find what you need quickly by using a keyword search engine to see style entries matching your criteria.
  • Personalize the online book by adding your own notes and tricky-to-spell words so everything is in one place and easily searchable.
  • Get real-time email alerts when our editor adds new style entries.

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  • Orders within Canada usually arrive in two to four weeks from date of order.
  • Current print editions may be returned for a full refund up to 30 days from the shipping date if they are undamaged and in the original packaging.

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