Word of the Day

The Canadian Word of the Day is a collection of unique words, hand selected by Katherine Barber, that are either only found in Canada or have a usage in Canada not found anywhere else. Example: did you know that the term “collector lanes” is used only in Canada?

For Sunday, February 5, 2006

Maple Leaf Card,


  • a plastic, wallet-sized Permanent Resident Card issued by the Canadian government from 2002 onwards. 

Example from The Globe

The word Maple Leaf Card has not appeared in any Globe and Mail articles in the past year.