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Micheline Marchildon: A natural ally of the Francophonie

Posted on March 18, 2024

Micheline Marchildon, co-spokesperson for the 2024 Rendez-vous de la Francophonie, finds linguistic insecurity a source of inspiration and believes that the richness of the French language flows from its diversity. Read our post to find out more about Micheline’s journey and her take on the Francophonie.

LeFLOFRANCO: The art of juggling with languages

Posted on March 4, 2024

For LeFLOFRANCO, co-spokesperson for the 2024 Rendez-vous de la Francophonie, music is a way to showcase all his identities and contribute to the resilience of the Franco-Canadian community. Read this post to learn more about the diverse heritage that shapes his music.

Yes, you can be gender-inclusive and use plain language!

Posted on February 19, 2024

Looking for techniques to help you write texts that are clear, effective and inclusive? Chantal Turcotte’s blog post will point you in the right direction!

Valentine’s Day: Sweet nothings

Posted on February 5, 2024

They say that falling in love can help you learn a language faster! Sophia Désir, a Francophone who is constantly working to improve her English, shares some of her favourite terms of endearment, just in time for Valentine’s Day.

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