Canadian Resources

Education Resources


British Columbia Institute of Technology
Associate Certificate in Technical Writing
http://www.bcit.ca/study/programs/6425acert

Humber College
Technical Writing Certificate
http://calendardb.humber.ca/LIS/WebCalendar/CE/ProgramOffering.do?name=08381

Mount Royal University

Technical Writing Extension Certificate
http://www.mtroyal.ca/programscourses/continuingeducation/communications/technicalwriting/

Simon Fraser University
Certificate in Technical Communication
http://www.sfu.ca/cstudies/techcomm/

Vancouver Island University
Technical Communication Certificate
http://www.pr.viu.ca/techcomm/

York University
Technical and Professional Writing Certificate
http://www.yorku.ca/web/futurestudents/programs/template.asp?id=553

Writing Resources


Advice on Academic Writing
At the University of Toronto's site, you'll find information on academic writing--from planning to citing sources. There is also help for students whose second language is English.
http://www.writing.utoronto.ca/advice

Canadian Authors Association
This organization's mission is to help Canadian writers across the country. The site offers a plethora of information on writing, including conferences for members, writer's guide, contests, and resources.
http://www.canauthors.org/index.html

Internet Resources for Technical Communicators

Keith Soltys created this website, providing many useful resources for tech writers. Examples of what you'll find on the site include tech writing articles, information about desktop publishing and computer languages, as well as other tech writing resources.
http://www.soltys.ca/techcomm.html

Online Writing Resources
Red River College provides a range of lessons in grammar, mechanics, and punctuation. You can choose formats in PowerPoint, MS Word, or interactive lessons on the site.
http://xnet.rrc.mb.ca/leshanson/Writing_Resources.htm

Technical Writing--Engineering Library
The University of Saskatchewan provides a list of over 70 guides related to technical and scientific writing.

http://library.usask.ca/howto/guides/techwrite.php

University of Ottawa's Writing Centre
The Writing Centre has links to online dictionaries, textbooks, and other writing centres.
http://www.arts.uottawa.ca/writcent/resources.html


Tech Writing Job Resources