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The Story of A Rape

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May 17

May 17, 2017

The Story of A Rape

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

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

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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

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

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

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Newcomers and the Stigma of Mental Illness

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Apr 17

April 26, 2017

Newcomers and the Stigma of Mental Illness

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

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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

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

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

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Apr 17

April 19, 2017

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

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

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

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Apr 17

April 12, 2017

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

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

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A Day in the Life of an Interpreter Services Coordinator

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Apr 17

April 5, 2017

A Day in the Life of an Interpreter Services Coordinator

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

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Asylum Seekers Flood Canada: Read Why

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Mar 17

March 29, 2017

Asylum Seekers Flood Canada: Read Why

By Jack Xu / 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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MCIS’ Language Independent Translator Training Program – 5 Years in the Making

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Mar 17

March 25, 2017

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

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

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