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 Tuesday, January 24, 2006

ice canoe,

noun 

  • a small, sturdy boat used to cross a partially frozen river. 

Example from The Globe

The word ice canoe has not appeared in any Globe and Mail articles in the past year.