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Jun 18

June 1, 2018

The First Step in Ending Human Trafficking is Training

By Jasmine Attfield /

By: Nikki Dube Human trafficking is a major issue in Canada. It is a crime that is happening in every...

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Jun 18

June 1, 2018

Interpreting for LGBTQIA* Newcomers

By Jasmine Attfield /

An increasing number of refugee claimants are applying for asylum in Canada on the basis of discrimination because of their...

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Jun 18

June 1, 2018

Want to Help People Have Language Access? Come to MCIS!

By Jasmine Attfield /

By: Jose Language access means access to the world. Newcomers to a country other than their native ones would feel...

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May 18

May 15, 2018

3 Assignment Hacks for Busy Interpreters

By Jasmine Attfield /

Have you ever rushed out the door to an important appointment, convinced that you’ve forgotten something important? Pleading with any...

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May 18

May 4, 2018

Interview With A Court Interpreter: Elena

By Jasmine Attfield /

I had the opportunity to speak with one of our wonderful court interpreters, Elena, and ask her to answer some...

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May 18

May 4, 2018

Court Interpreters: Giving Voice to Justice

By Jasmine Attfield /

Legal proceedings are often referred to as legal battles and courtrooms are compared to battlefields where language is used as...

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May 18

May 4, 2018

The Online Initiative to Address Human Trafficking – NEW Labour Trafficking Modules

By Jasmine Attfield /

It’s difficult to wrap one’s head around the recent statistics assessing the prevalence of human trafficking globally – a staggering...

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May 18

May 4, 2018

Language Access As Security

By Jasmine Attfield /

MCIS was created with the mission of providing interpretation services to the victims of domestic violence in an effort to...

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Apr 18

April 11, 2018

The Wait is Finally Over – Launching the Online Translator Training Program

By Jasmine Attfield /

The moment you’ve been waiting for is finally here! The Online Translator Training Program (OTTP) is set to launch on...

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Apr 18

April 6, 2018

Latha Sukumar, Executive Director: Reflections on GALA 2018

By Jasmine Attfield /

GALA 2018 held this year in Boston, MA, from March 13 to 16, did not disappoint.  We landed on 12th...

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