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The Canadian Francophonie: 21 years of celebration

Posted: March 18, 2019

Celebrate the Canadian Francophonie throughout the month of March! Philippe Daoust, blogger for the Rendez-vous de la Francophonie, provides details about this nationwide event and gives five good reasons to celebrate!

To baby talk or not to baby talk

Posted: March 11, 2019

Should parents avoid using “baby talk” when they speak to young children? Find out what the experts recommend in Amy Warr’s post!

Five new words for tech buffs

Posted: February 28, 2019

Language is a living organism, dynamic, constantly changing and growing. In his post, Marc-André Descôteaux presents new tech words that have enriched our language in recent years.


Posted: February 25, 2019

Want to understand Maritime English? Let Bluenoser Natalie Ballard help you out! Read her post on Maritime-isms!

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