Based on our experience of over 27 years, common languages account for 95% and exotic and rare languages account for 4% of the requests for interpretation services. This classification has been done based on the distribution of speakers of languages identified in the 2011 Census of Canada.

Please find a classification of languages we provide services for across Canada below:

If you have questions about this classification, please do not hesitate to contact us at sales@mcis.on.ca

COMMON LANGUAGES
ARABIC
SUDANESE ARABIC
CANTONESE
FARSI
CANADIAN FRENCH
ITALIAN
MANDARIN
PORTUGUESE
EUROPEAN PORTUGUESE
RUSSIAN
SPANISH
VIETNAMESE
TAMIL
MOROCCAN ARABIC
BENGALI
DARI
FRENCH

HUNGARIAN
KOREAN
POLISH
BRAZILLIAN PORTUGUESE
PUNJABI
SOMALI
TAGALOG
URDU
UNCOMMON LANGUAGES
KHMER
ALBANIAN
ARMENIAN
BOSNIAN
BURMESE
CZECH
GUJARATI
HINDI
KAREN
LAO
PASHTO
SLOVAK
SINHALA
TIBETAN
TURKISH
TIGRIGNA
AMHARIC
ASSYRIAN
BULGARIAN
CREOLE
GREEK
HEBREW
JAPANESE
KURDISH – SORANI
NEPALI
OROMO
ROMANIAN
SERBO-CROATIAN
SWAHILI
TWI
UKRAINIAN

Languages not included in the list above are classified as Rare Languages. In addition, ASL, Deaf Interpreting and aboriginal languages are subject to different rates, minimums and increments.

Languages listed pertain to all services except Conference Interpreting, which is only available for certain mainstream languages, such as French, Spanish, Mandarin, Russian, Arabic, Cantonese, Portuguese, etc.