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Published or updated:
28/06/2018
Great news! The Ottawa Public Library just added about 200 new Chinese eBook titles...
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Published or updated:
26/03/2018
The Kanata Chinese Seniors Group came together on Wednesday, March 23, at Beaverbrook Branch,...
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31/01/2017
Il peut être difficile de discuter de sujets sérieux avec les enfants; la mort,...
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Published or updated:
02/12/2016
OPL celebrates Canada’s Citizenship Week from October 10-16, 2016. This week is intended to...
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Online resources

Active Reading
A self-paced program designed to develop reading skills. The program has six levels from Elementary to Advanced, with 10 units at each level. Each unit focuses on a specific reading skill such as skimming texts, reading critically or vocabulary building,...
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This encyclopedia includes over 40,000 articles and 60,000 photographs, as well as maps, graphs, games, quizzes and videos. Updated regularly, it contains The Encylopedia of Canada, The Youth Encyclopedia of Canada. (in English only) The Encyclopedia of Music in Canada,...
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Eureka.cc
The database allows searchable access to full articles, columns and features from the major French-Canadian newspapers and certain magazines such as Protégez-vous and L`Actualité. News sources include full-text articles from Le Droit, Le Devoir, La Presse, Le Soleil and SRC...
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A database designed to help improve writing, vocabulary, spelling, grammar, reading comprehension and math skills at the elementary (grade 4), secondary, college and university level.  Practice and prepare for exams like the TOEFL, GED, SAT, LSAT, MCAT, GRE and GMAT.  ...
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L’amour des temps
Online courses to improve your French grammar.
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Mango Languages
Mango Languages offers 40 online language learning courses for English speakers and 15 English courses for non-English speakers. Each course has 100 lessons. In each lesson, the students see text and hear dialog that they are invited to repeat.
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My Canada
Lessons and exercises on Canadian history, geography, government and culture, divided into modules. Students, ESL language learners, new Canadians preparing for their Citizenship exam and people wanting to improve and refine their writing skills will find the core skills lessons...
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Tense Buster
ESL program that helps students improve their reading, writing, listening, speaking, vocabulary and grammar skills in five levels.
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