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Translator Talk

          When Arianne Des Rochers saw that we had an opening for a maternity-leave replacement position, she jumped at the chance to get some in-house experience. With two degrees under her belt and a taste for adventure, this young and energetic translator has the world by the tail.  How do you [...]

Translator Talk

One of our favourite English freelancers to work with is Montreal translator Lisa Sheppard. Her translations are more than just accurate—they’re engaging and easy to read! Here’s a glimpse into her world. How do you blow off steam after a tough day at the office? I love Rollerblading along the Lachine Canal; I need a [...]

Fun and Games for Language Nerds

While perusing a downtown shop, I stumbled upon a deck of Slang Flashcards that were totally off the chain. I was sure I’d become the bomb-dot-com!

The Dictionary of Derivatives and Other Financial Instruments

Big thanks to my co-worker Julie for inspiring this post. Louis Ménard and Antoni Dandonneau’s new Dictionary of Derivatives and Other Financial Instruments has arrived! The Autorité des marchés financiers and the ‘Ordre des comptables agréés du Québec are launching the Dictionary of Derivatives and Other Financial Instruments, a bilingual dictionary comprising 734 definitions available [...]

The Translation Industry

The translation industry is not all that well known. It is divided between the public sector, private firms, and freelancers. In 1999, the AILIA (Language Industry Association) published a full report on the industry. It’ may be a little outdated but you’ll find lots of useful information. Here’s a link to the PDF document: http://www.uottawa.ca/associations/csict/strate.pdf Enjoy!

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