Multi-Languages Corporation
Quality • Care • Prestige
Because We Care
September, 2015
Newsletter #3
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Join the movement! Peace ONE Day
 
"Of the roughly 6,500 spoken languages in the world, not one commonality has been found connecting them all together - until now."
Multi-Languages Annual Conference
 
Speakers:
 
Nicole Wirtz
Cancer Care Ontario - Translation
 
Anita Tancredi
Hospital For Sick Children - Interpreting
 
Merling Sapene
Bomardier - Project Management / Communication  
 
Sally Bean
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics - Ethics
 
Suzanne Deliscar
Lawyer-Linguist, Deliscar Professional Corporation - Translating Across Multiple Legal Systems
  
When: Saturday, November 21, 2015
Where: University of Toronto
 
Registration is now open for:
  • Active translators and interpreters working with us
  • Active clients
  • Members of the Board of Directors of translators and interpreters associations
Registration will open for the general public on October 1, 2015 (Provided there is availability), in the meantime, you can add your name to our waiting list.

 
"There is one fascinating linguistic trick we should be privy to, as most of us have fallen victim to its power without even realizing. It is a common tactic used among politicians and highly intellectual people seeking to manipulate listeners."
Empowerment Tips 
 
Benefits of being at Peace (with others and with ourselves):
  • Reduces stress and anxiety
  • Supports better concentration
  • Increases empathy
  • Expands the capacity to forgive
  • Provides a sense of inner strength and power
  • Builds patience
  • Promotes a joyful state
  • Develops the ability to better handle difficult circumstances
  • Builds self-confidence 
  • Strengthens the immune system
  • Increases compassion
  • Improves relationships
  • Supports better sleep
  • Promotes self-actualization
  • Provides a healthier environment
  • Inner peace is contagious, is transmitted to others (same as anger)
  • Increases acceptance of self and others
  • Cultivates love
 
 Note: Health or Empowerment tips were compiled by Lola Bendana. These tips are for educational purposes only and are in no way intended to diagnose, cure, or treat any health condition. It does not constitute medical advice or any other professional advice. Always consult with your physician first. Visit our weekly newsletter for more health tips
Who do you need to contact at Multi-Languages?

Lola Bendana

Director Ext.222

Ann Menoudakis
Interpretation Ext.223

Mariolga Urdaneta
Translation/Revision/Braille Ext.224

Kevin Gonsalves
Desktop Publishing (DTP)/Audio/Video/Transcription Ext.226

Sergio E. Bendana
Business Development/Accounting
Ext.227
Content from non-profit associations

We are glad to support the work of non-profit associations working towards the improvement of the translation and interpreting field. If you have events or news to share, we will be happy to publish them at no cost.
 
"Scholars translated the Mexican Constitution into Mayan recently and the new document will help the country’s large Mayan population understand their rights better and hopefully avoid more tragedies."
 
"Brazilian author Paulo Coelho's novel The Alchemist has spent almost seven years on the New York Times bestseller list, but Coelho himself has credited the translation into English in 1994 for his novel's international success."

 
"In the September 2014 edition of Law Update we wrote on article describing how the Dubai Court of Appeal had recognized a foreign arbitral award made against a counter signatory to a charter party."

We have an International Standard for Translation Service Providers (TSPs)! 
 
Free Webinar: ISO 17100 Translation Services! ORION Assessment Services will provide in this session an overview of the ISO 17100 standard.
  • What is ISO 17100?
  • Why certify?
  • Overview of the Standard
  • ISO 17100 vs. EN 15038 (differences)
  • How to prepare? 
  • The Certification Process?
Thursday, September 24, 2015
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT 
 
Even if you are not a Translation Service Provider, National and International Standards impact all stakeholders. Be informed! 
Amazing News!! OCCI-ACI a Success!!!
 
The Ontario Council on Community Interpreting (OCCI) and the Association of Professional Language Interpreters (APLI) have been swamped with applications from interpreters interested in obtaining the credential of “Accredited Community Interpreter (ACI).” 
 
The title of Accredited Community Interpreter (ACI) will be the credential to look for when hiring an interpreter in the legal, healthcare, social services, education and private sectors

 
 
 
Multi-Languages support to Accredited Community Interpreters (ACI)
 
Because we are committed to provide the highest quality services and only retain top talent, Multi-Languages has adopted and endorsed the National Standards and the LITP since the very beginning and fully supports the newly established accreditation. 
 
Multi-Languages had the privilege of being involved in the process of creating the ACI. We strongly believe it is one of the best interpreter accreditation structures we have seen. 
 
Our support of the new ACI credential includes:
  • An additional point within our tier-level system to  interpreters with ACI credentials
  • Preferential booking for interpreters with ACI credentials
  • Preferential rate for interpreters with ACI credentials
  • Subsidy of 25% of the ACI application fee to the first 15 of our interpreters who obtain ACI
  • Raffle of $100 cash among our interpreters who obtain ACI by October 31, 2015
Supporting ACI is not an expense, it is an investment! 

We ask all interpreters to consider obtaining the accreditation as soon as possible. The ACI credential will bring several benefits to interpreters, clients, Interpreting Service Providers and more importantly, to those members of our society who need interpreting services. 
 
ACI will be mandatory criteria in the future. 
 
 

Inspiration

Our Quality Guarantee

Multi-Languages is committed to providing its clients with outstanding translation and interpretation services. We do extensive amount of work to ensure that the translations and interpretations that we deliver are of the highest quality. We are so confident in the high quality services we provide, that we offer a unique “Outstanding Quality Guarantee." If for any reason, you feel our services have not met our guarantee of highest quality, please contact us right away and we will make it right for you.

Contact us for details
Certifications
 
     
Translation
We are Certified by the Canadian Standards for Translation Services (Canadian General Standards Board approved by the Standards Council of Canada) CAN CGSB  131.10-2008 and by the ISO 17100 Certification granted by the Austrian Standards Institute and the Language Industry Certification System (LICS). We have been certified under the European Standards (EN15038) since 2007, and now the EN has been replaced by ISO 17100
 
Interpreting 
We fully abide and are certified under the National Standard Guide for Community Interpreting Services – NSGCIS
For details on certification, please visit our site

Accreditation





Multi-Languages is the first translation and interpreting agency in Toronto to obtain accreditation by the Better Business Bureau!

  • Build Trust
  • Advertise Honestly 
  • Tell the Truth 
  • Be Transparent 
  • Honor Promises 
  • Be Responsive
  • Safeguard Privacy
  • Embody Integrity

Better Business Bureau Vision
"An ethical marketplace where buyers and sellers can trust each other." 

Multi-Languages has been accredited with the BBB as of October 2013

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