Multi-Languages Corporation
Quality • Care • Prestige
Because We Care
June 2016
Newsletter #1
416-296-0842
[email protected]
 
Translating names?
 
"Thanks to Nintendo's efforts to launch a Pokemon game that is largely translated to Mandarin, in order to cater to fans in the greater Chinese region, Hong Kong fans, whose official language is Cantonese, saw Pikachu unceremoniously renamed to his Mandarin name."
 
"According to the study, 51 per cent of Toronto’s population is foreign born, and some 230 different nationalities call the city home."
 
 
"Expert interpreters make sure that your message is served with all its original flavour and nuance."
 
Thanks to Caroline Napier for sharing it
Free Raffle to win tickets to the Toronto Power Group June event
 
We are constantly collecting testimonials and/or Google Reviews
 
As usual, we promote events that can help improve the quality of people's lives and develop them to become better versions of themselves.
 
This time we have selected the Toronto Power Group June 24th event with Michael Savage
 
Michael is a Dynamic speaker, trainer, and coach. His worldwide client base encompasses stay at home mothers all the way through Fortune 500 CEOs. He delivers impactful trainings and is a Results Coach as well as a Trainer of Coaches. 
 
Michael Holds his I.C.F. credentials as well as his B.C.C. (Board Certified Coach). He currently works exclusively through Robbins Research International - an Anthony Robbins Company, where he has spent 20 years attending and supporting events.
 
Michael is a Facilitator for Life Mastery, Wealth Mastery, and other Mastery University programs on behalf of Robbins Research International.
 
He is co-founder of CORE Coach - a Coach Training and Certification School specializing in professional training for professional coaches. He lives in central Florida with his wife and daughter. 
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We are continuously striving to do better. We love to hear from translators, interpreters, clients, conference attendees and other colleagues who have had interactions with us. 

Please email us your testimonial to [email protected] or confirm you submitted your Google Review (by June 13) to be entered to win 1 of 2 prizes (1 ticket each to the TPG event).
 
Winners will be announced in the June#3 newsletter
 
Note: Our Director is involved in personal empowerment and is the current Director of the Toronto Power Group.
Empowerment Tips 
 
How can meditation improve our lives?
 
There are multiple benefits to meditation, among others:
  • Improves immune system
  • Better brain functioning
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Lowers blood pressure
  • Improves memory
  • Decreases tension related pain
  • Increases serotonin production
  • Increases energy levels, creativity and happiness
  • Reduces stress and anxiety
  • Lowers depression
  • Better focus
  • Helps to sleep better
  • More compassion
   
 Note: Health and/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  or our empowerment section for a compilation of tips. 
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.
  
The HIN Recruitment Fair is your opportunity to network with other interpreters and meet with language service providers and training institutions to help build your interpretation career.
 
Date: Saturday June 11, 2016
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm 
Panel discussion “Quality Assurance in Interpretation”
 
Liz Essary is a Certified Healthcare Interpreter (CCHI-Spanish), Certified Indiana Supreme Court Interpreter, Interpreter Trainer (CCHI Continuing Education Accreditation Program) and Board Director on the National Council on Interpreting in Healthcare.
 
Michelle Westin is the Manager of Diabetes Education Program, COPD Program at Black Creek Community Health Centre. She coordinates the use and evaluation of interpretation services at BCCHC. She is currently the President of the Healthcare Interpretation Network Board of Directors.
 
Lola Bendana has been involved in the translation and interpreting field for over 28 years. Lola is Director of Multi-Languages Corporation, a former HIN Board Director, an IMIA Executive Board Member from 2009-2014, former TermNet Board Director. Lola is the current President of the Ontario Council on Community Interpreting (OCCI) and President of AILIA.
  • All live and In Person – One Day That Will Change Your Life
     
    TORONTO | June 23, 2016 | 8AM – 5PM 
     
    The Power of Women is a platform where women come to be inspired, educated and empowered by some of the world’s most celebrated and successful women. Speakers deliver presentations in the areas of Business Development & Finance, Health & Wellness.
     
    • Mia Farrow - Social Responsibility
    • Dr. Joan Borysenko - Health & Wellness
    • Loretta La Roche - Stress Management
    • Dr. Mary Donohue - Communication Strategies
    • Karen Baring - Overcoming Fear
    • Vivian Risi - Motivation 
    Register as part of our group to obtain preferential seating just behind Emerald and save $100Promo Code: MLC100
    Advance Rate $229 - MLC Rate $129.00 CDN
  • Save the Date for the
    Multi-Languages Annual Conference
     
    Saturday November 26, 2016
     
    Registration will open on Monday August 29 for: 
    • Active translators and interpreters working with us
    • Active clients
    • Members of the Board of Directors of translators and interpreter's associations
    Registration will open for the general public on October 1 (Provided there is availability)
     
    Be part of the progress, be a pioneer! Get your OCCI-ACI accreditation now! www.occi.ca
    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
     
    Cesar Membreno
    Client Care Ext. 221
     
    Evelin Garcia
    Client Care Ext. 221
    Who are we?
     
    We are one of the most trusted translation agencies in the world and proudly Canadian. More importantly, the Multi-Languages culture is about making the world a better place! We are changing the world one person at a time, saving lives in multiple languages.

    Because of what we do, people are happier and healthier. After two decades in business, we still believe in giving back, and we want people to feel happy and help others to achieve the same. It is a privilege to carry this mission. Helping others is what inspires us.
     
    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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