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Submitted by joanneleclair on June 9, 2021, at 11:49

Thank you for your comment. As another reader has already noted, both spellings are used in English, but not with the same meaning. “Canadian” is the correct English spelling for both the noun and the adjective. “Canadiens” is the correct spelling in French for the name of the Montreal hockey team; and as part of the official team name, it is used in English in reference to the team, but not in any other context. - Our Languages blog team, on behalf of Sheila Ethier