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How to deliver bad news

Posted: April 9, 2018

No one wants to be the bearer of bad news. But if you have to do it, rest assured that there’s a way to do it smoothly. Read on to learn the art of delivering bad news in 4 simple steps!
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Living and working in French in the National Capital Region

Posted: April 3, 2018

It's very tempting for Francophones living and working in a bilingual environment to switch to English as soon as they feel there's a need to. Our guest blogger, Catherine Larose, suggests resisting the temptation, however, for the sake of linguistic duality.
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5 reasons why reading aloud isn’t just for children

Posted: March 26, 2018

Chances are you’re not in the habit of reading aloud, but maybe you should be, because there are definite benefits to it! Julia-Sandford Cooke tells you all about them in her blog post!
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What Gallicisms are and why we use them

Posted: March 19, 2018

Do you know what happens when French and English co-exist in the same city? Gallicisms, that’s what! Read on to find out how they occur and why we use them.
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