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Embracing the singular “they” as a gender-neutral pronoun

Posted: August 19, 2019

The singular “they” has come a long way! Read up on the growing use of “they” as a gender-neutral pronoun in this post from Christopher Tate!

Cree language facts for editors of English and French

Posted: August 5, 2019

Is Cree a single language or a group of languages? Where can you find authoritative resources on the Cree language? Read this blog post by Arden Ogg and Dorothy Thunder to find out some interesting facts about the most widely spoken Indigenous language in Canada!

Translation: Let’s trust the professionals

Posted: July 22, 2019

Would you think of asking a friend to redo your plumbing just because he loves water? Our guest blogger Alexandra Martin-Roche explains what a professional translator is and why it’s important to choose the right person to translate your documents.

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