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Welcome home, eh? / Bienvenue au bercail

La version française suit l’anglais Hello, world!!! I’m getting back into the swing of things here at the BDC Kitchener office after my international development project in Guyana, which ended in March…With summer around the corner, I’m taking this opportunity … Continue reading

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Is an international exchange right for me? / Un échange international, est-ce pour moi?

La version française suit l’anglais I was recently asked: What advice would you give a colleague looking to contribute to knowledge abroad? Hmmm… where to start? First off, I would say go for it! We often don’t realize how much … Continue reading

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It’s International Development Week! / C’est la Semaine du développement international!

La version française suit l’anglais For the past 24 years, International Development Week has been celebrated the first week of February. This year, I’m thrilled to be one of the many Canadians making a difference around the world. As many … Continue reading

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Renewed hope for Persons with Disabilities /Un nouvel espoir pour les personnes handicapées

La version française suit l’anglais As part of staff development at the Open Doors Centre, we attended a presentation by the National Commission on Disability (NCD) to educate ourselves about the realities of living with a disability in Guyana and … Continue reading

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A colleague visits / Visite d’un collègue

This week, I’m doing things a little differently on the blog. I present to you a special guest post by my colleague, Ryan, who recently came down for a visit. Ryan is a senior account manager at BDC in London, … Continue reading

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My time in Guyana to-date / Mon affectation au Guyana jusqu’à présent

La version française suit l’anglais January 11 marked four months in Guyana. Two-thirds of my international development pilot at the Open Doors Centre is now complete and I’m met with mixed emotions—both happy and grateful for the experience, sad that it’s almost over, and … Continue reading

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Advice needed: Work & school update / Le point sur le cours

La version française suit l’anglais It’s the second week of December, I can’t believe it! School is over (class at the Open Doors Centre ended December 12th) , and I wrap up the first half of my course this week. Time … Continue reading

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