Abbreviations used in the Chronology and Glossary are as follows:
|Canadian provinces and territories|
|NL||Newfoundland and Labrador|
|PEI||Prince Edward Island|
|BNA||British North America|
|CBC||Canadian Broadcasting Corporation|
Note on spelling
The English names for Quebec, Montreal and so on are used instead of the French forms (Québec, Montréal), except when they occur as part of a quoted phrase in French or the name of a French organisation.