Katherine Barber

Canada's Word Lady', Katherine Barber has been Editor-in-Chief of Oxford's Canadian Dictionary department since 1991. She has supervised the production of two editions of The Canadian Oxford Dictionary as well as five other Canadian dictionaries and thesauruses. In 1999, she won the Canadian Booksellers Association's Libris Award for Editor of the Year. She makes frequent appearances on CBC radio and television to discuss matters of language in general and Canadian English in particular.