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Post title Author Posting date Number of views Number of comments
How my love of words shaped my life Ana Conan 2018-01-08 2987 3
Editing matters: Helping your text to shine Anne Louise Mahoney 2017-09-05 3763 3
How to evaluate using the sandwich method Anvita Saxena 2018-06-26 3186 6
Condo terminology for those who dream of buying a condo Barbara McClintock 2018-10-09 732 0
Bilingual Service Centres: Serving Franco-Manitobans for 15 years Bilingual Service Centres of Manitoba team 2018-01-29 846 0
5 tips to improve your email writing skills Catherine Haggerty 2018-02-12 21517 12
Living and working in French in the National Capital Region Catherine Larose 2018-04-03 1636 1
The language of tweets and hashtags: A bilingual mini-glossary of social media terms Chantal Potvin 2018-02-28 13981 5
Creating a bilingual lexicon: A collaborative approach Christiane Arsenault 2018-04-30 995 0
2018: An important year for the Council of the Network of Official Languages Champions Debbie Beresford-Green and Stéphan Déry 2018-11-26 343 0
Translation and technology: Where things stand Desmond Fisher 2017-11-06 2028 0
How to pronounce the French “u” and “r” sounds Emily Power 2018-10-29 1074 1
“Hot” summer quizzes Fanny Vittecoq 2018-07-23 856 0
7 careers for the literature major Fatima Rizzo 2018-04-23 892 0
What Gallicisms are and why we use them Fatima Rizzo 2018-03-19 2100 0
5 tools to discover in the Language Portal Fatima Rizzo 2017-10-10 2896 4
The singular “they” is gaining acceptance Gael Spivak 2017-10-23 42777 5
Why I love learning French Jennifer S. 2018-06-11 1481 0
Making letters and emails gender-inclusive Josephine Versace 2018-02-05 11950 1
“That” is a tricky one Josephine Versace 2018-11-13 717 0
Award-winning titles for Asian Heritage Month Josephine Versace 2018-05-07 747 0
5 reasons why reading aloud isn’t just for children Julia Sandford-Cooke 2018-03-26 3685 3
Jessica Coon: Linguistic superstar Julie Morin and Denise Ramsankar 2018-09-24 693 0
The Our Languages blog turns 1 Karim Adam 2018-09-04 656 0
French in Canada: Some interesting facts you may not know Katharine Snider McNair 2018-02-19 6813 0
Why Canada needs a language museum Katharine Snider McNair 2017-11-20 1466 0
Kicking the em dash habit Line Lalande 2018-05-28 3824 8
10 practical tips to enrich your French vocabulary Lorrayne Camper 2018-04-16 4546 8
5 places to visit to practise your second language Lucie Séguin 2017-12-11 1381 0
Food for thought: Exploring the origins of culinary terms Marc-André Descôteaux 2017-10-30 106065 27
Views on bilingualism from 5 Canada 150 Ambassadors Marc-André Descôteaux 2017-11-27 2778 2
10 interesting facts on translation and translators Marc-André Descôteaux 2017-09-25 11562 6
Four tips for writing short, simple poetry Maria Magdeleina Lotfi 2018-08-06 1102 1
Comparative revision: An essential step Marie-Christine Payette 2017-10-02 1592 0
The round ball and its double identity Marise Guay 2018-07-09 956 0
Laugh and learn with holiday songs Marise Guay 2018-12-10 302 0
Learning a second language: Being deaf won’t stop me Maryse Allain 2018-09-17 841 0
Indigenous language resources: My treasure chest Mélanie Guay 2018-10-22 682 0
Linguistic duality according to Raymond Théberge, Commissioner of Official Languages Mélanie Guay and Julie Morin 2018-09-10 782 0
Téléfun: Case study of an informal language partners program Mélanie Rivet 2018-03-12 997 0
Second-language immersion: A year in Vancouver Mélanie Roy 2017-12-04 1590 0
Learning a language with joy, gratitude and persistence Min Ji Kim 2018-01-15 1770 1
The benefits of being trilingual in Montreal Nadia Helal 2018-10-15 1413 2
How word origins can help you keep “-onym” words straight Natalie Ballard 2017-09-18 1383 0
Salutations and complimentary closes made simple Natalie Ballard 2018-03-05 16725 2
Esperanto: A fair international language Nicolas Viau 2018-11-19 524 0
Let’s celebrate our passion for languages this summer Nicolas Viau 2018-08-13 796 0
Meet the spokespersons for the 2018 Rendez-vous de la Francophonie Nicole Dugré 2018-02-26 1371 0
The top 5 free terminology research 2.0 tools Olivier Doré 2017-09-05 2739 1
I speak, therefore I am Pascale Bourque 2018-05-14 1353 0
A simple “Bonjour” can change everything Pascale Bourque 2018-01-22 2234 0
Misconceptions about multilingualism Raina Schnider 2018-08-27 978 0
My 2 hats, and false ideas about linguistics Raina Schnider 2017-12-15 1534 0
Francization in Laval: The state of the issue Samuel d’Haese 2018-08-20 904 1
How to deliver bad news Sheila Ethier 2018-04-09 2386 2
Why Canadian spelling is different Sheila Ethier 2017-11-14 8837 9
What's up with "you" Sheila Ethier 2018-10-01 3576 5
What bilingualism means to me Stéphan Déry 2017-09-05 6540 8
Novice editors, reach up the value ladder Tom Vradenburg 2018-05-21 1002 0
Two students, one cause Zachary Blanchard-Séguin 2017-10-16 1127 0

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