How to Find Passive Verbs in Microsoft Word

I like to share quick and easy ways you can review your own manuscript for common errors. Here is how to activate underlining passive verbs in Word: Click File, then Options. Click Proofing. Click Settings in the section "When Correcting Spelling and Grammar in Word." Scroll down to the Styles section and click Passive Sentences. …

Canadian Thesis Submission Deadlines

Below is a repository of thesis submission deadlines across Canada. Contact me for thesis editing - I love to help students reach this goal! I can price work many ways (by the number of references, number of pages, a flat fee, an hourly rate, or for a single chapter) and, as my testimonials show, I'll …

Community Foundation and Canada Council for the Arts Grant Deadlines

Non-profits and other community partners often have limited capacity to plan, write, and submit operating and special projects grants. This list is intended to help with one step: keeping track of funding sources and deadlines. This post is a repository of upcoming deadlines for individual and non-profit/community grants in Canada that are at least a …

Tri-Council University Research Grant Deadlines

The application process for Canadian Tri-Council research grants (SSHRC, CIHR, and NSERC) is time consuming. This post is intended to be a repository of upcoming deadlines for research grants in Canada that are at least a month away (ie: they're still achievable, the LOI phase hasn't passed yet, and they're not Phase 2 in a …

Thesis Formatting Guidelines

I'll keep this post updated as a central repository for thesis formatting guidelines for Canadian universities (to help you, and help me help you). If you have any guidelines not listed here that you think should be, just let me know! University of AlbertaUniversity of VictoriaUniversity of British ColumbiaSimon Fraser UniversityUniversity of CalgaryUniversity of ManitobaWestern …