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Second-language immersion: A year in Vancouver

Posted: December 4, 2017

What better way to perfect a second language than to immerse yourself in a new environment! In her blog post, Mélanie Roy shares a few of the lessons she learned from her year of English immersion in Vancouver. Read her tips before setting off on your own language immersion journey!
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Views on bilingualism from 5 Canada 150 Ambassadors

Posted: November 27, 2017

Canada 150 Ambassadors talk about bilingualism and how speaking both of our official languages has enriched their lives.
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Why Canada needs a language museum

Posted: November 20, 2017

Did you know that Canada has a language museum? What’s a language museum, you ask? Read Katharine Snider McNair’s post to find out, and learn why it’s important for Canada to have one!
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Why Canadian spelling is different

Posted: November 14, 2017

Did you ever wonder how English spelling came to be so peculiar? Or why Canadians spell certain words differently? Find out some of the reasons in our post on Canadian spelling.
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