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An ode to libraries

Posted on October 5, 2020

As a little girl, Caroline Gadenne used to visit the libraries in the south of France with her mother. Today, she pursues her literary adventures in the Vancouver area … with the same degree of enthusiasm. Read her post, and recapture the simple joy of going to the library!

Improving the way you learn a language

Posted on September 28, 2020

Guest blogger Valdiceia de Oliveira knows that learning a new language can be challenging. It requires time, patience and the right approach. Read this post for some useful tips that will help you excel in another language!

Discover the world of sign language interpretation

Posted on September 21, 2020

Having access to relevant information is always important. This is doubly true during the COVID-19 pandemic. In this post, Frank Folino and Mélanie Guay tell us about the key role that sign language interpreters play in helping Deaf or hard of hearing people to access the information they need.

Back to the pen: Writing letters by hand

Posted on September 14, 2020

How long has it been since you picked up a pen and crafted a handwritten letter to someone you love? Guest blogger Lina Peralta will remind you of all the advantages of waiting for the mail in her blog post about writing letters by hand.

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