Assistant Professor in Linguistics
CanIL Harvest Centre
+1 (604) 888-7511 ext. 3965

Department(s) or Program(s)


Leigh Labrecque works as a Translation and Literacy Advisor for SIL in Vanuatu, advising translation of two New Testaments in Paamese and Vatlongos languages (2000 to present). 

Research & Scholarship


Master of Applied Linguistics and Exegesis (ACTS Seminary) 1998; MA Religious Studies (TWU) 1999; BA Theology (Prairie Bible College) 1994

Recent Publications

  • “Excavating the Foundation of the Messianic Stone Motif – A Historical-Critical Examination
    of Psalm 118:22-23.” Trinity Western Graduate School thesis, 1999.
  • “Translating the Lamb of God Cross-culturally.” Bachelor of Theology thesis, Prairie BibleCollege, 1994.


English, 3 Vanuatu languages (Bislama, Paamese, Vatlongos).

Courses Taught

Principles of Literacy