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Kicking the em dash habit

Posted on May 28, 2018

Torn between whether to use a spaced en dash or an unspaced em dash? This post by guest blogger Line Lalande may help you decide.

Novice editors, reach up the value ladder

Posted on May 21, 2018

Are you just starting your editing career? If so, find out how to go beyond correcting errors in grammar and spelling to give your clients added value, with advice from veteran editor Tom Vradenburg.

I speak, therefore I am

Posted on May 14, 2018

A travel experience opened the eyes of our guest blogger, Pascale Bourque, on what we gain from speaking a foreign language. We bet this post will make you want to learn one!

Award-winning titles for Asian Heritage Month

Posted on May 7, 2018

Did you know that May is Asian Heritage Month? Celebrate with the Portal by checking out our reading list of award-winning works by Asian-Canadian authors.

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