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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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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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Learning a new language /Apprendre un nouveau langage

La version française suit l’anglais When I first arrived at the Open Doors Centre I had basic knowledge of sign language. At the time I didn’t realize how important a skill it would become, with over half the students at … 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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Meeting the Prime Minister / Ma rencontre avec le premier-ministre

La version française suit l’anglais I’ve been teaching at the Open Doors Centre for 2 months now and am enjoying so many aspects of my new role, but I don’t know much about entrepreneurship in Guyana and have few ties … Continue reading

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