Canadian Oxford DictionaryThe dictionary combines coverage of international English with information on English as it is particularly used in Canada. This edition contains 5,000 new words and senses. It features 2,200 uniquely Canadian words and senses, 350 usage notes, 7,000 idiomatic expressions, 5,500 biographical entries, and over 5,600 place names.
Glossaries and Dictionaries (Government of Canada)Glossaries and dictionaries for a variety of subject disciplines, including: environment and geography; finance and economics; food and agriculture; health and recreation; industry and business; language and culture; law and justice; science and technology.
Language Navigator (Government of Canada)Language Navigator simultaneously searches all of the writing tools, quizzes and blog posts on the Language Portal of Canada. It gives you access to everything you need to write well in English and French: articles on language difficulties, linguistic recommendations, conjugation tables, translation suggestions and much more.
TERMIUM Plus (Government of Canada)TERMIUM Plus®, one of the largest terminology and linguistic data banks in the world, gives you access to millions of terms in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese. You can find terms, abbreviations, definitions and usage examples in a wide range of specialized fields. The data bank is an essential tool for understanding an acronym, checking an official title, finding an equivalent in another language, and much more.
English-language learning practice
Centennial Libraries has dozens of textbooks, study prep guides, and workbooks to practice your written and spoken English. Check out some of the titles below or try using the suggested searches on the left side to find more!