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 Wednesday, February 1, 2006

provincial right,


  • the right of a province or provinces to maintain and exercise authority over specified areas under provincial jurisdiction. 

Example from The Globe

The word provincial right has not appeared in any Globe and Mail articles in the past year.