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This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

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How to Understand a Thick Accent

By |October 8th, 2014|

Every industry in Canada has to deal with multiple accents. So we all need to learn how to understand a thick accent and how to clarify when we don’t. And remember, if you are having difficulty understanding someone’s accent, they very likely are having […]

Canadian Railroad Trilogy by Canadian Singer-Songwriter Gordon Lightfoot

By |September 24th, 2014|

Canadian Railroad Trilogy is a wonderful old folk song by Gordon Lightfoot, a Canadian singer-songwriter who achieved international success in folk, folk-rock, and country music. Lightfoot, who lives in Toronto, has been credited for helping define the folk-pop sound of the 1960s and 1970s […]

Prospects not entirely rosy for foreign-trained MDs, says fairness commissioner

By |September 22nd, 2014|

Foreign-trained MDs (Medical Doctors) complain about this problem regularly. And I don’t blame them. For some reason, managing to get your medical license to practice in Canada as an MD is next to impossible. On top of having to re-do medical exams, New Canadians […]

TOWES – Test of Workplace Essential Skills

By |September 12th, 2014|

TOWES is the acronym for the Test of Workplace Essential Skills. The Essential Skills have been categorized by the Canadian government as a way to standardize the skill requirements for each profession. They are also becoming the standard for evaluating a potential employee instead […]

LINKING – Practice Linking Words with Poems & Songs

By |August 19th, 2014|

AN EXERCISE IN LINKING – Mares eat oats
This is a great poem to practice linking. The rule for linking is the final consonant sound moved forward to connect with the following vowel sound. So MAIRZY DOATS is really MARES EAT OATS. Practice with the […]

Accent Training – What are the benefits?

By |August 15th, 2014|

The following article talks about why people take accent training and the benefits they receive from accent modification training.
Accent training: the finishing touch
By Stephanie McFeeters / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Lai Xu had studied English since she was a teenager in China. She had a Ph.D. in […]

Does Having a Speech Therapy Background Mean you can Teach Accent Better?

By |July 4th, 2014|

People who want to work on their accent sometimes choose to go to a speech language pathologist (speech therapy) who has specialized in accent modification. One reason for this is that some private medical plans cover up to 85% of the costs of working […]