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by Dane Jurcic
An essay that examines Canadian English by exploring the idiosyncrasies of Canadian speech. Looking primarily at the formation of a permanent dialect that has become Canadian English, the essay suggests that while Americanisms and Britishisms have an influence on Canadianisms, Canadianisms have for the most part evolved by themselves and represent things pertaining specifically to Canada.
A website for used iPhones..
A searchable database of Canadian languages.
Canadian Raising & Other Oddities
- York University
Concerns various phenomena of Canadian English with a focus on raising (the rising of the diphthongs /ay and /aw/ from a low to mid position in a word where this phone occurs before a voiceless obstruent), the Canadian -eh and the rounding of non high-back vowels. The three different aspects of Canadian English mentioned on this site are each accompanied with sound clips.
Cornerstone's Canadian English Page
- Cornerstone Publishing
A site that focuses mainly on contrasting Canadian English to British and American English. It focuses on the variations of spellings between the three forms of English.
iPhone In Canada
- Jack Chambers/University of Toronto
Dialect Topography is a research project that investigates what English words people use in Canada, as well as regions of the United States that border Canada.
Dictionary of Newfoundland English
Explanation Guide: Canadian English
A site that provides a general overview of Canadian English and details some of its important aspects. Very useful for general knowledge regarding Canadian English.
International Dialects of English Archive (IDEA) - Canada
A selection of soundfiles illustrating dialects from various parts of Canada.
Language Samples Project: Canadian English
- University of Arizona
A comprehensive site that explores every aspect of Canadian English, with a large section on phonology.
Naomi Nagy's Homepage
Naomi Nagy is a linguistics professor at the University of New Hampshire who has done extensive work with Canadian English. Her site contains many useful links to linguistic resources.
Strathy Language Unit
- Queen's University
Established in 1981, the Unit was setup to 'study English language usage' and produce 'an authoritative guide to correct written and oral communication in English within Canada'. It is heavily involved in the researching and monitoring of Canadian English, and has an immense body of work.