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Celebrating our 17th year in business

Seventeen years ago on June 8th, 1998, as a frustrated 23 year old with a Master’s in Communications who couldn’t find a job in my field, I decided to give entrepreneurism a try. I hung up a homemade sign on the door of my downtown apartment and registered a business. I had previously worked part-time […]

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OnJune 24, 2014, posted in: News by

wintranslation Chosen for Two New Inuktitut Translation Projects

wintranslation™ celebrates the end of spring with two new Inuktitut translation contracts! We would like to welcome North West Company, a leading retailer in Canada, who selected wintranslation to provide Inuktitut translation services. North West Company has been in operation for over 200 years. wintranslation was also awarded yet another Inuktitut translation contract by Public […]

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OnMay 30, 2014, posted in: Inuktitut, News by

wintranslation welcomes a new French translator on board

wintranslation™ is pleased to welcome Elsa Jamet, our new intern from the Master’s program in Translation and Terminology from Laval University. A native of France, Elsa moved to Canada a year ago. Her mother tongue is French, and she speaks English and Italian fluently. She also has a basic Spanish and Portuguese. Energetic and curious, she loves […]

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OnMay 2, 2014, posted in: News by

10 facts about Canadian Aboriginal Languages

Canada is home to over 60 Aboriginal Languages, many of which are considered vulnerable and endangered according to UNESCO’s Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger. Since many of these languages are in danger of extinction, the use of them has become more and more important in order to help regain, cultivate and foster that […]

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OnFebruary 12, 2014, posted in: Articles by

10 Unique Chinese New Year Traditions

10 Unique Chinese New Year Traditions

Have you ever wondered why dragons always make an appearance for Chinese New Year? Or why all the red lanterns and decorations? Read our compiled list of 10 Chinese New Year traditions to expand your knowledge of the holiday celebrated by over a billion people around the world! 2015 is the Year of the Sheep […]

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OnJanuary 30, 2014, posted in: Articles by