Certification Special Issue
Publish Date : 12/13/2016
The Society has just published a "Certification" special issue to provide an overview with key facts about the STIBC certification process, to address the questions and concerns that candidates have raised in the past few years, and to encourage fence-sitters to jump off and take the standardiz...
Resources of the Language Portal of Canada has a new look!
Publish Date : 2/20/2017
We are pleased to announce that the Language Portal of Canada is now on Canada.ca and is called Resources of the Language Portal of Canada! All site content remains free of charge and accessible from noslangues-ourlanguages.gc.ca.
Although the site still has the same address, some sect...
Simultaneous Court Interpreting (Accelerated)
Publish Date : 2/6/2017
The feedback we have received from the CTTIC Court Interpreting Oral exam candidates is that more training in the simultaneous area is warranted. The exam results also attest to this need.
As such, STIBC has worked with VCC to offer a 5-week course which will hop...
New TRANSLetter - January 2017
Publish Date : 1/31/2017
Please click HERE for our latest TRANSLetter.
Chief Executive Officer
STIBC Complaints & Discipline Process Overview
Publish Date : 1/4/2017
A new pictorial overview of STIBC's Complaints and Discipline process has been published.
Please click HERE to view.
VCC Interpreting Program
Publish Date : 6/5/2016
The Vancouver Community College has scheduled its next set of Interpreting Courses.
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., VCC Downtown:
Introduction to Interpreting – 1101: Sep 06 – Oct 06, 2016
Interpreting 1 - 1102: Oct 11 – Nov 10, 2016
The Economist - The translation industry: Say What?
Publish Date : 3/2/2016
Technology may not replace human translators, but it will help them work better
TALK into your phone in any of the big European languages and a Google app can now turn your words into a foreign language, either in text form or as an electronic voice. Skype, an internet-telephony service, said recen...
STIBC 2016 Award Recipients
Publish Date : 1/31/2016
For her dedication to the profession and for inspiring all translators and interpreters to work toward a higher goal globally. Lori co-founded Traducteurs sans Frontières (TSF) in 1993 to link the world’s translators to vetted NGOs that focus on health, nutrition and e...
Why family members should never interpret at medical appointments - CBC Radio
Publish Date : 12/6/2016
Our Board member, Young Joe, was interviewed for the CBC program:
White Coat, Black Art
with Dr. Brian Goldman
Please click HERE to view the article and listen to the broadcast.
Canada’s Translation Bureau Responds to Allegations
Publish Date : 11/20/2016
Please click HERE to view the article.