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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 to read the full article […]

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On December 17, 2015, posted in: Articles, Newspapers, Press by

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 piano/flute, going for a run, or […]

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On December 3, 2015, posted in: News by

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. Check out this recent video we […]

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On August 31, 2015, posted in: French Canadian, News by

Case Study: Translation and DTP of Health & Safety Manual Into 10 Languages

BACKGROUND Recent changes in provincial legislation made it a requirement for all employees whose jobs involve working at heights to obtain accredited training. Our client, the IHSA (Infrastructure Health & Safety Association) is a leader in health and safety education, and through skills-based training, auditing, and evaluation, they provide safety solutions to those who perform […]

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On August 7, 2015, posted in: Case Studies by

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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 or natural phenomenon. This method of […]

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On July 24, 2015, posted in: Articles by