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Creating a bilingual lexicon: A collaborative approach

Posted: April 30, 2018

Many organizations and businesses use a vocabulary that is unique to them. Parks Canada is no exception. To help its employees communicate clearly, the Parks Canada Innovation Lab created an extensive bilingual lexicon. Want to benefit from its experience? This post explains how the Lab went from a pilot project to an online lexicon.

7 careers for the literature major

Posted: April 23, 2018

Explore the wide range of opportunities that a literature degree can open up. If you’re nearing graduation, you might just spot some career choices you hadn’t thought of!

10 practical tips to enrich your French vocabulary

Posted: April 16, 2018

Are you learning a new language? Your daily routine might just help you learn new words. To find out how, read guest blogger Lorrayne Camper’s tips on how to enrich your vocabulary!

How to deliver bad news

Posted: April 9, 2018

No one wants to be the bearer of bad news. But if you have to do it, rest assured that there’s a way to do it smoothly. Read on to learn the art of delivering bad news in 4 simple steps!


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