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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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History: A tour of the local museums / Un peu d’histoire : une visite des musées du coin

La version française suit l’anglais We can read about history in books or do research on the Internet, but I’ve always found something special in touring museums, walking through a maze of hallways while a story unfolds in front of … Continue reading

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I kind of like this teaching gig / J’aime bien mon rôle d’enseignante

La version française suit l’anglais I have regular teaching hours now, with two full days in the classroom. I kind of like this teaching gig. I have been working on a small‑business management curriculum at the Open Doors Centre in … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurship in Guyana / L’entrepreneuriat au Guyana

La version française suit l’anglais The business landscape in Guyana is far different from what we are used to in Canada. The terms entrepreneur/entrepreneurship are uncommon; locals prefer business owner and my students go for “boss man.” Most business in … Continue reading

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My first few days at the Open Doors Centre / Mes premières journées à Open Doors Centre

La version française suit l’anglais September 23rd was my first day at the Open Doors Centre. I felt like a school kid, dressed in my best and outside waiting for the bus 15 minutes before it came. The disability centre where … Continue reading

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