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Jun 17

June 7, 2017

An Act of Kindness

By admin / Other

Six p.m. on the subway can be tough, especially if you have had a rough day. Yesterday was different. Let...

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Jun 17

June 1, 2017

Lady Justice May Be Blind, But She Can Hear You!

By admin / Advocacy

The cover of Ingrid Piller’s 2016 book, Linguistic Diversity and Social Justice, features an interesting twist on the iconic image...

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May 17

May 31, 2017

A Moment in the Elevator

By admin / Other

It is rush hour in the elevator, and as I am scrambling for space, I overhear a conversation. A child,...

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May 17

May 24, 2017

Age is Not Just a Number

By admin / Other

“Excuse me,” a senior citizen behind me, on the bus says. She is trying to make her way on a...

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Woman-against-violence

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May 17

May 17, 2017

The Story of A Rape

By admin / Advocacy

During Sexual Assault Prevention Month, I thought I would relay this story of a rape (some facts have been modified),...

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F2F-Interpretation

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May 17

May 10, 2017

Certified, Accredited, Qualified, Trained Interpreter and other designations-What each of these mean, and how to use them properly

By admin / Language Solutions

Every once in a while, I receive emails from language professionals signed “Certified Interpreter.” However, when I look at their...

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Apr 17

April 27, 2017

MCIS’ Board of Directors: Experiences, Learnings and Scaling Social Impact

By admin / Social Enterprise

  We believe that great non-profits are built by great staff and great board and committee members. In this video,...

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Psychiatrist-and-patient

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Apr 17

April 26, 2017

Newcomers and the Stigma of Mental Illness

By admin / Other

Not quite the response I was expecting.A couple of years ago when I revealed to my father that I’ve struggled...

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Apr 17

April 20, 2017

The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms (Constitution Act, 1982, “Charter”) – A Reflection on its 35th Anniversary

By admin / Advocacy

As we go about our daily lives we pay scant attention to the laws of this land and the guaranteed...

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Apr 17

April 19, 2017

Here is How Our Interpreter Helped Out 10 Syrian Families for Free

By admin / Advocacy

Ten Syrian refugee families celebrated Easter at a gathering held at the Tzu Chi Foundation and guess who interpreted for...

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