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Add a little poetry to your life

Posted on January 9, 2023

Have you ever wondered what inspires someone to write poetry? In this post, Nathalie Rondeau explains what poetry means to her and eloquently describes her creative process.

Passing on a love for words

Posted on December 12, 2022

It’s good to love reading, but it’s even better to love words and pass that love on to our children! In this post, Monya Doryani explains how she’s instilling a love for words in her children. May her ideas inspire you!

Cométique: Beyond the cosmetics of a street

Posted on November 28, 2022

Ever heard the French word cométique (“komatik” in English)? Our blogger Josée Marie-Lise Robillard found out about it while exploring the streets of her new hometown. Read on to find out more about this little-known word!

Francophone identity and community support: Why they’re important!

Posted on November 14, 2022

Ever wonder what life is like in a Francophone minority community? Read Marie Anich’s post to find out! You’ll also learn about the key role Francophone organizations play in these communities.

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