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What is school like without a classroom?

French schools in the Atlantic region are finding out since COVID-19 closed them earlier on March. While awaiting further direction and resources from their provincial and school board authorities, Atlantic schools have taken to social media to share activities, information, and support with parents and families. For example: École Boréale, a K-to-12 school in Happy

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Hello fellow word nerds

As my RVF blogger-counterpart Vanessa Lisabelle has said, COVID 19 has shifted the RVF into 2.0 mode. If you have some extra time as you are practicing social distancing, have a look at the Language Portal of Canada’s Our Languages Blog. The OLB covers a vast (metaphorical) territory and explores all facets of language —

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The Language Portal of Canada: Supporting you in your job search

When you apply for a job, you want to make the best possible impression, not only to spark the selection committee’s interest but also to demonstrate how well you write. Have you thought about using the Language Portal of Canada’s resources to help you avoid language pitfalls and write more effectively? The Language Portal is

Official Languages: linguistic duality or bilingualism?

As we mark the 50th anniversary of the Official Languages Act, the concepts of linguistic duality and bilingualism are under the spotlight as we mark the 50th anniversary of the Official Languages Act. But are we really familiar with the exact meaning of these terms? Following is a list of a few fast facts that

Let’s meet the ambassadors of the bonjour my friend tour!

Since April, the ambassadors of the bonjour my friend tour, Laura Lussier and Shaunpal Jandu, have crossed half of Canada in their caravan in the colors of linguistic duality. They’ve collected dozens of testimonials from people interested in the official languages ​​of our country. Over the next several days, these ambassadors will meet the people

Inspiring Francophonie!

Our inclusive Francophonie is well alive all across the country. French speaking Canadians are proud of their culture and their accents.

Pride, hope and vitality are words often associated with our inspiring Francophonie!

In this video produced by TFO 24.7, Francophones of Ontario share their French pride with us. They tell us why they speak French and how they ensure the survival of the French language in their community.

Official Languages in the Federal public service

The Official Languages Act (OLA) led to various initiatives that promote linguistic duality in the public service, ensuring the vitality of language minority communities and protecting the right of all Canadians receive federal services in either official language. The Council of the Network of Official Language Champions is one such initiative, with its membership representing

National Film Board of Canada: committed to the growth and impact of francophone culture!

For the 14th consecutive year, the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) is committed to the growth and impact of francophone culture across the country by taking part in the Rendez-vous de la Francophonie (RVF) celebrations. This year, the partnership between the NFB and the RVF allows the presentation of 310 free screenings in 82

Discover the Language Portal of Canada

Have you heard about the Language Portal of Canada? It’s where you’ll find one of the Translation Bureau’s flagship products: TERMIUM Plus®. This well-known tool provides you with translations for specialized terms. But did you know that, with the Portal’s Language Navigator, you can simultaneously search over 20,000 pages of advice and tips to help you improve your writing in English and French?

You’ll also love the Portal’s collection of links to other Canadian language resources, its quizzes designed to test your language skills, and its Our Languages blog with posts by language lovers.

Want to know more? Watch the short video above!

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Can you name all of Canada’s 47 national parks? We can!

Parks Canada is the largest provider of natural and cultural tourism products Canada-wide and its iconic destinations form the cornerstone of the Canadian tourism industry. Parks Canada manages 47 national parks4 national marine conservation areas and 171 national historic sites, including 12 of Canada’s 19 UNESCO World Heritage Sites.