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dc.contributor.authorLapierre, André
dc.date.accessioned2009-12-10T16:56:59Z
dc.date.available2009-12-10T16:56:59Z
dc.date.issued2009
dc.identifier.citationProceedings of the 23rd International Congress of Onomastic Sciencesen
dc.identifier.isbn978-1-55014-521-2
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10315/2903
dc.description.abstractThis paper, alternating in both official languages, will feature a synoptic view of the geographical nomenclature of Canada. Topics to be covered include a historical overview of the original Aboriginal stratum, the contribution of the various European languages involved in the establishment of geographical nomenclature, naming practices and strategies, as well as current issues in the management and conservation of Canada’s toponymic heritage. A quantitative appraisal of the distribution of official geographical names in provinces and territories and according to feature type will be provided, allowing for a measure of toponymic density and variation throughout the country. The contribution of provincial, territorial and federal name boards and of onomastic research groups in the development and dissemination of name research and scholarship in Canada will also be addressed. The paper will conclude with considerations on future challenges, ranging from the place of toponymy in the school curriculum to the addition of digital sound files in toponymic data bases.en
dc.description.abstractEn alternance dans les deux langues officielles, cette communication présente un aperçu synoptique de la nomenclature géographique du Canada. Parmi les sujets abordés figurent un survol historique de la couche autochtone d’origine, la contribution des langues européennes à l’établissement de la nomenclature géographique, les pratiques et stratégies de dénomination ainsi que les questions courantes entourant la gestion et la conservation du patrimoine toponymique du Canada. Une évaluation quantitative de la distribution de la toponymie officielle dans les provinces et territoires et selon le type d’entité géographique sera présentée, ouvrant une perspective sur la densité toponymique et la variation à travers le pays. De même, la contribution des organismes provinciaux, territoriaux et fédéraux de gestion toponymique et des groupes de recherche onomastique au développement et à la dissémination de la recherche et de l’érudition sera étudiée. Seront examinées en conclusion quelques considérations sur les défis futurs, allant de la place de l’onomastique à l’école à l’addition de fichiers sonores dans les bases de données toponymiques.fr
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dc.publisherYork Universityen
dc.rightsThe following articles are © 2009 with the individual authors. They are made available free of charge from this page as a service to the community under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivative Works license version 3.0. For full details go to http://creativecommons.org.licenses/ny-nd.3.0en
dc.title"A Mari usque ad Mare": Reflections on Canadian toponymy – Réflexions sur la toponymie du Canadaen
dc.title.alternativePlenary Lectureen
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