Translation/Interpretation business infos regarding COVID-19
Publish Date : 3/30/2020
See below some information relevant to interpreters/translators during the COVID-19 pandemic.
ICBC note from 26 March 2020
Here is an email notice we received from the ICBC office on 26 March 2020:
“Business is not as usual at the driver licensing offices. The updates on which business...
Interpreting Covid-19 (Novel Coronavirus) - Free Webinar 31 March 2020
Publish Date : 3/30/2020
Interpreting Covid-19 (Novel Coronavirus)
Date: March 31, 1 PM-3 PM EST
Presenter: Linda Golley
We recognize that interpreters' lives and livelihood has changed with this pandemic. Our students and associates might have less work or no work now, while the world is trying to ad...
STIBC Voice - January 2020
Publish Date : 1/22/2020
Please click HERE to read the January 2020 edition of the STIBC Voice.
Webinar on Pricing Stragies for Translators
-- STIBC Online Event
Publish Date : 11/27/2019
The price is right – Pricing strategies for your translation services
Join our exclusive STIBC webinar about how to set your rates as a translator in an highly competitive global environment.
When: Thursday, December 12, 2019 from 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM via online access. Registrants will recei...
Able Translation - updated news on CBC about debt-ridden agency
Publish Date : 11/4/2019
The Canada Revenue Agency is pursuing Able Translations. See here a recent article on CBC about the agency that seems unable to pay its freelance translators and interpreters but still contracts them.
The company was once a "darling of its industry, with contracts to provide interpreters and transl...
ICBC News - Claims History Letters don't need translation
Publish Date : 9/9/2019
As of Sep. 1, 2019, claims history letters issued by insurance companies for ICBC no longer need to be translated. Customers only need to supply their driving experience. If these documents are not in English, they will need to be translated.
More info about ICBC updates and forms ar...
STIBC Voice - Summer 2019
Publish Date : 8/16/2019
Please click here for the Summer 2019 edition of the STIBC Voice.
Society of Translators and Interpreters of British Columbia Suite 400-1501 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC, V6J 4Z6 Tel 604-684-2940 www.stibc.org
Canadian (Writing) Style Workshop on October 11, 2019
-- On-site workshop and webcast
Publish Date : 8/14/2019
We are happy to offer another popular Canadian Style workshop at the STIBC Boardroom. Communications specialist and freelance copy writer Coreen Boucher will lead through an interactive workshop to help linguists understand the differences between AE, BE and Canadian English.
How to apply for the Court Interpreter Program
-- Only for Court Interpreters
Publish Date : 3/22/2019
If you are a newly certified Court Interpreter and would like to work as a Spoken Language Court Interpreter at the BC courts, you can apply to join the Court Interpreter Program through the Court Services Branch. Click HERE to download or complete the application package.
The Court Interpreter Prog...
Current opening - Executive Director
Publish Date : 3/15/2020
Society of Translators and Interpreters of British Columbia (STIBC) – Vancouver, BC
The Society of Translators and Interpreters of British Columbia (STIBC) is currently seeking an Executive Director. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors and is the public ...