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Writing as an organizational communication tool

Posted on April 4, 2022

In an age where communications are increasingly abundant, can something like a memo actually stand out and grab the attention of employees? Our guest blogger, Yasmina El Jamaï, is convinced that it can and has a few tips on how to make it do just that.

A certain je ne sais quoi

Posted on March 21, 2022

Join Annie-Josiane Sessou as she waxes poetic about her greatest ally. Read on to find out who or what it could be!

Elisapie: A woman who cherishes tradition

Posted on March 7, 2022

For Elisapie Isaac, women are at the heart of Inuit traditions. Through support from her Elders, Elisapie has been able to fulfill her need for self-expression as a singer-songwriter and author from early adolescence. In this interview, she talks to us about the important role that women play in Inuit culture.

“Latinx”: What does it mean, and how is it pronounced?

Posted on February 21, 2022

Have you heard the term “Latinx”? Guest blogger Zachary Currie explains the origin of this term, outlines its role in the English language and describes some of the suggestions that have been put forward to make Spanish more gender-inclusive.

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