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Who is Dorothy (Part 2-1)

As of July 16th, I have been back in Montreal moving into the next chapter of my life. Despite the long blog hiatus since then, I will now be continuing the blog from back home, as there is much about … Continue reading

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Redeparture

The captain slowly taxies our plane around the runway to the designated location; we’ve been going around for a little while now. It’s a good time to reflect but I’d rather let my mind go numb just now – my … Continue reading

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Politique

« Blaise Compaoré, c’est la promesse d’un Burkina Faso émergent. » (Slogan de campagne présidentielle de Blaise Compaoré, répété partout et par tous dans les journaux et à la télévision.) « Est-ce que les gens savent même ce que signifie émergent ? S’ils le … Continue reading

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Good Development – How? Why?

“You are Canadian. How is Canada going to help us develop? Now that you have come here, how are you going to help us?” … What do you answer to that? Continue reading

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Who is Dorothy? (Part 1)

When I first joined Engineers Without Borders, the first thing that struck me was the incredible people I was working with: passionate, critical, tireless. The second was that I had found an organisation with values that so closely matched my … Continue reading

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