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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.

Creating a bilingual lexicon: A collaborative approach

Posted on 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 on 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!

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