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Apr 17

April 12, 2017

Executive Director Latha Sukumar speaks about the GALA conference, future of interpretation and more

By admin / Social Enterprise

We landed in Amsterdam on the 24th of March to attend the 2017 Globalization and Localization Association (GALA) Language of...

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Apr 17

April 5, 2017

A Day in the Life of an Interpreter Services Coordinator

By admin / Language Solutions

On a cold foggy evening, Zewdi Gselassie, our Interpreter Services Coordinator was about to leave when phones started ringing off...

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Mar 17

March 29, 2017

Asylum Seekers Flood Canada: Read Why

By admin / Other

On March 8, firefighters in Emerson, Manitoba were taken by surprise, as they reached a shed to find 17 asylum...

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Mar 17

March 25, 2017

MCIS’ Language Independent Translator Training Program – 5 Years in the Making

By admin / Language Solutions

On Tuesday, March 21, MCIS launched its Language Independent Translator Training Program. It was the culmination of all the hard...

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Mar 17

March 22, 2017

Life lesson: Don’t think, Do!

By admin / Other

On the radio this week, a young man recounted a grueling experience from the Friday before. He was clearing snow...

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Mar 17

March 15, 2017

How I learnt to Stop Caring and Just Chilled

By admin / Other

“So you must know French then?” Spoiler Alert! My answer is usually a resounding “No!” or a little less decisive...

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Mar 17

March 15, 2017

MCIS Team Brainstorms at Strategic Planning Session on March 11

By admin / Social Enterprise

Video Courtesy: Martin Jimenez, Testing and Training Assistant On Saturday, March 11, 2017, we had an energetic and invigorating strategy session,...

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Mar 17

March 8, 2017

Our daughters – deep thoughts on IWD, 2017

By admin / Advocacy

I am the mom of a thoughtful young woman and am still striving to get it right. Where do I...

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Mar 17

March 1, 2017

Homelessness and its Perils

By admin / Advocacy

As of February 28, 2017, Toronto reported a 95% occupancy rate in shelters opened for the homeless. “I don’t have...

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Mar 17

March 1, 2017

Newcomers with Disabilities – A Fresh Perspective

By admin / Advocacy

I tried not to stare but the scene was captivating. A youngish Persian brother and sister were having a very...

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