Important Documents

Research Impact Canada is a pan-Canadian community of practice focused on helping universities and other research organizations across the country maximize the impact of research to benefit their communities.

View some of our key documents below.

Bilingualism

We are a bilingual network and have made a commitment to facilitating participation in both languages. Below you can find some guidelines and resources that have been developed.

RIC’s Bilingualism Framework

The Bilingualism Framework presents RIC’s fundamental principles and major directives specifying how it seeks to facilitate the use of either official language (French or English) in all its communications and activities. The Framework was presented and officially adopted on the occasion of RIC’s Annual Meeting in September 2022.

RIC’s Bilingualism Framework

Bilingualism Guidelines for Meetings and Events

The Guidelines is a short, one-page checklist detailing in simple steps how to make sure to follow RIC’s Bilingualism Framework while preparing a meeting or event. Keep it handy!

Bilingualism Guidelines for Meetings and Events

Bilingual PowerPoint Presentations

This guide offers a step-by-step procedure (2 clicks) to activate translated subtitles in PowerPoint, enabling to speak one language and display a live script in another language.

Activate translated subtitles in PowerPoint

Towards a Bilingual Network – An Overview of Best Practices

Towards a Bilingual Network presents a summary of RIC’s research as to the current best practices to introduce bilingualism into an organization. This research, led by RIC’s Bilingualism Committee, directly informed the development of the Bilingualism Framework.

Towards a Bilingual Network – An Overview of Best Practices