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Bilingual Service Centres: Serving Franco-Manitobans for 15 years

Posted: January 29, 2018

In 2017, Manitoba’s Bilingual Service Centres (BSCs) celebrated their 15th anniversary. In its post, the BSC team traces the Centres’ history and highlights the key events that took place to celebrate this important milestone.

A simple “Bonjour” can change everything

Posted: January 22, 2018

Have you ever wondered what would happen if you decided one day to greet your co-workers in French instead of in English? Pascale Bourque gave it a try and shares her experience.

Learning a language with joy, gratitude and persistence

Posted: January 15, 2018

Once a newcomer to Canada with little knowledge of English and no knowledge of French, and now a student studying international development, globalization and French at the University of Ottawa, Min Ji Kim shares the challenges and rewards on the road to learning both of Canada’s official languages!

How my love of words shaped my life

Posted: January 8, 2018

The passion for language and literature can occur at different ages and in various circumstances. Our guest blogger, Ana Conan, tells us how words came to be her love and how she chose to share that love with others.

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