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Overcoming The Language Barrier

Overcoming the Language Barrier

Key Considerations for Successfully Entering the Quebec Real Estate Market wintranslation was recently featured in Canadian Apartment Magazine discussing our experience working with clients in the real estate sector who are looking to expand to Quebec. Read the article below, or click here for a full downloadable PDF   Click here…

Wintranslation Welcomes New Project Management Intern!

wintranslation Welcomes New Project Management Intern!

  wintranslation™ is excited to welcome new Project Management Intern, Luisa Juhnke, who is joining us from the French-English Translation program at the University of Ottawa. Luisa was born in Germany, and is fluent in German, English, and French. On her days off you can catch her playing riffs on the…

Go Ahead, Make Up New Words!

Go Ahead, Make Up New Words!

  At wintranslation, we work as a volunteer translator with TED's Open Translation project, a global volunteer effort to subtitle TED Talks, and enable the inspiring ideas in them to crisscross languages and borders. We are currently working on subtitling TED Talks into various languages, including French Canadian and Chinese.…

Ojibwe Months: Names Chosen By Nature?

Ojibwe Months: Names Chosen By Nature?

  In Ojibwe, September is known as “Waatebagaa-giizis” meaning “Leaves Turning Moon” In most languages, there is usually one standard way to refer to a month. However, this is definitely not the case when it comes to the Ojibwe language! In Ojibwe, months are named based on observations about nature…