Public Services and Procurement Canada
Symbol of the Government of Canada

Institutional Links

 

Important notice

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.

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

Ontarian, Franco–Ontarian

Residents of Ontario are known as Ontarians.

  • Ontarians are a hardy people who make the most of their snowy winters.

French–speaking Ontarians are called Franco–Ontarians.

  • Many Franco–Ontarians, including Robert Paquette, will be featured in the show.

Whether used as nouns or as modifiers, Ontarian and Franco–Ontarian are always capitalized, and Franco–Ontarian is hyphenated.

  • Franco–Ontarian culture is flourishing in Sudbury.