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Posted March 11, 2016 by Andrea Westfall

Eye brows raise and heads go to one side. They look at me with curiosity and wonder. And then they ask me the same question that everyone before them has asked. “Why would you come to Canada for school if you live in the United States?” I smile.

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Posted September 3, 2015 by Julia Jahansoozi

My arrival to Castellón, Spain, in late July from Victoria, BC, was a smooth one. I chose to fly into Barcelona and took the train south along the beautiful Mediterranean coastline, getting off at Castellón de la Plana. Easy as pie. Really. And with very limited Spanish and no Catalan, which was probably due to the friendliness and help from the locals. Finding my hotel was also easy. It was kitty corner to the Castellón train station and was pointed out to me by a barista who made excellent espresso served in a rather fetching cup.

Posted August 31, 2015 by Janice Edgar, MAIIC Alum

Being an outsider has its advantages. As a communications strategist presenting at a conference for educators, at times I was on the periphery of discussions, but being on the sidelines offered distinct advantages. I could contribute a different perspective that gave pause for thought.

Posted July 7, 2015 by Zoe MacLeod

Whether you’re coaching a basketball team or a team of executives, it’s all about developing and inspiring others and helping them achieve a goal. That’s according to a pair of directors at Royal Roads University who teamed up to give a presentation at the International Association of Business Communicators World Conference in San Francisco last week.

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Posted May 20, 2015 by Natasha Harvey

I hate waiting. I feel so useless just sitting around waiting. I feel like I should be doing something right now. So many people lives are literally falling apart right now and I’m just sitting here drinking tea as if it was just another day in Kathmandu. Except no one has showered or slept in days and every time there is a loud noise everyone jumps. We all sit outside in the driveway because no one wants to go back into the house.

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