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Good news! We have updated our writing tools. Writing Tips and The Canadian Style have been combined to create a new tool called Writing Tips Plus.

Don’t forget to update your bookmarks. Within a few weeks, Writing Tips will no longer be available.

To begin your search, go to the alphabetical index below and click on the first letter of the word you are searching for.

aging, ageing

In Canada and the U.S., the preferred spelling is aging. British usage favours the variant ageing, which is also accepted in Canada.

  • Kerry is researching the impact of an aging population on the health care system.