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Happy International Translation Day! A Message from FIT

Dear FIT Members,   It is the time of the year to celebrate the Feast of Saint Jerome – International Translation Day. This year, the International Federation of Translators has chosen the theme of:   Language Rights: Essential to All Human Rights   because we want to highlight the...


ATIO Preparatory Course

Posted in Training / Translation

You want to get ready for the CTTIC Exam, or just want to improve your translations? The Association of Translators and Interpreters of Ontario (ATIO) has the perfect training opportunity for you! Th ATIO Preparatory Course is a correspondance course open to all members of the ATIS. To...


Mark your calendars - ATIS Fall AGM

Posted in Meetings

The ATIS Fall AGM will be held on October 25 in Saskatoon. Details and agenda to be announced.   We hope to see you there! The ATIS Executive...


Job Opportunity - Senior Editor

Posted in Jobs

The Royal Canadian Mint (RCM) is a dynamic, market-driven industrial company that competes internationally for the production and sale of circulation coinage, precious metals, refinery services, collector products and medals in both Canadian and international markets. The RCM is a...


Job Opportunity - Translator

Posted in Jobs

The Royal Canadian Mint (RCM) is a dynamic, market-driven industrial company that competes internationally for the production and sale of circulation coinage, precious metals, refinery services, collector products and medals in both Canadian and international markets. The RCM is a...


Annual General Meeting - May 3, 2014

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The Annual General Meeting will be held in Regina on Saturday, May 3, 2014. Location to be determined...


ATIS Exams

Part A - Saturday February 8, 2014 Part B - Saturday February 22, 2014 For more information, see Exams...


ATIS Spring AGM

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ATIS Spring AGM   Saturday, May 4, 2013 University of Regina Terrace Building 10, Research Drive   Agenda 10 – 11:30 – Workshop on certified translations 11:30 – 1 – Lunch  1 – 3 – Business meeting...


Job Opportunity

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Translation Services Manitoba is currently recruiting for an English-French translator position. We invite people with experience in translation as well as students graduating in April 2013 to apply. The ad can be viewed at http://jobsearch.gov.mb.ca/jow/generateBulletin.action?ID=6563....


Dictionary Review: Spanish-English Dictionary of Law and Business by Thomas L. West III

Dictionary Review: Spanish-English Dictionary of Law and Business by Thomas L. West III by Lisa Carter, C.Tran. ES>EN I purchased the first edition of Thomas L. West III's Spanish-English Dictionary of Law and Business not long after it was published in 1999. My slim hardcover is...


ATIS Fall Meeting

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ATIS Fall Meeting November 10, 2012 10 am - 2 pm Room 224/225 RJD Williams Building 221 Cumberland Avenue North Saskatoon, SK We will be presenting a workshop on official translations, followed by a regular business meeting. Please join...


The challenges of translating humour

Posted in Translation

I translated a joke I'd heard once, from English into French. I was so proud of myself because a) I translate the other way and b) I was able to keep the sense of the joke by adapting it rather than translating it. Nobody else seemed to get excited by this stupendous feat though, much to...