Tag Archives: france

I do stand with Charlie.

LE FRANCAIS SUIVRA Normally, I don’t like bigotry. Islamophobia, antisemitism, racism and xenophobia make me angry, even when I hear that rhetoric from people I don’t know to people I don’t know. I even have some atheist acquaintances who don’tunderstand why … Continue reading

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The migration catch-22

This is just a quick hit, sharing something I saw on the BBC website today about clandestine migrants in northern France trying to stow away on trucks headed for the Calais ferry. They have a right to asylum hearings, a … Continue reading

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2013 in review: Looking back

A month or so ago, one of my Laval colleagues wrote in a forum, “I looooooooooove December for the news summaries!”  I’m glad I’m not the only one.  Before getting cracking on New Year’s resolutions, catch-up Haiti blogs and slightly … Continue reading

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Planète télé – Émission 5

Cette fois, notre équipe n’est pas devant la caméra mais derrière. Cette émission vaut la peine d’être régardé surtout pour les peux reportages sur le nationalisme catalan et la musique cubaine. REGARDEZ

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“On vient de la francophonie…”

Salut à tous! Je sais que je blogue moins souvent que d’habitude ces derniers jours, parce que je travaille sur plusieurs dossiers à la fois… *Le Chronicle-Telegraph *Xtra Canada (www.xtra.ca ou @DailyXtra) *Les immigrants de la capitale (mensuel francophone) *Le … Continue reading

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Comment protéger une langue?

Un autre texte que j’ai fait pour le site web de la radio, sur la preservation de la langue kirundie. Je l’affiche ici parce que la “mort” des langues est un enjeu global. Il y a autour de 7000 langues … Continue reading

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Petit manuel de Belge

One of the things that fascinates me about international languages (English, French, Spanish, I suppose you could throw Portuguese in there but I’m less familiar with it) is all the variation that goes on between different countries that use them, … Continue reading

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