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Jun 4, 2018 ...Honouring Indigenous peoples Did you know that June is National Indigenous History Month? And that June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day? Try our quiz on points of English, and learn about Indigenous peoples too! The term “” refers to all Status and Non-Status Indians in Canada.a) First Nationsb) first nations The epic poem The Song of Hiawatha
May 22, 2018 ... been an editor and a member of Editors Canada. He now runs a small communications unit at Statistics Canada and appreciates TERMIUM Plus® more than ever. Tom has been a student of good English writing and wit since age 11, the year he subscribed to Sports Illustrated and embraced Monty Python’s Flying Circus. Add a comment Join in the conversation and share
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May 7, 2018 ..., by Madeleine Thien The Chinese Cultural Revolution, Tiananmen Square, classical music and present-day Vancouver. Just some of the elements you’ll find in Thien’s 2016 novel Do Not Say We Have Nothing, which, by the way, won the Governor General's Award for English-language fiction and the 2016 Scotiabank Giller Prize. Looks as if it should be on everyone’s reading list
Oct 23, 2017 ... with constructions like the one below, right? “Everyone should take his or her books.” Well, actually, no. If you do some digging into the history of English usage, you’ll discover that the rule about male pronouns being used to stand in for male and female was an invention of Victorian grammarians. And that it used to be common to use “they” when referring to a person whose