November Newsletter

Bulletin de novembre

Join our committees!
Rejoignez-vous à nos comités


C'est l'heure des réjouissances!

Joignez-vous à nous pour le plus grand événement de la saison - les
fêtes annuelles de l'ACIL, qui auront lieu à Toronto le 13 décembre et
à Montréal le 14 décembre.

Venez vous mêler à vos collègues de l'industrie de la langue et
célébrer les fêtes de fin d'année avec style. RSVP dès maintenant pour
confirmer votre présence.

Time for some festive fun!

Join us for the biggest event of the season - the annual CLIA Holiday Party, taking place in Toronto on December 13 and Montréal on December 14.

Mix and mingle with your language industry colleagues as we celebrate the holidays in style. RSVP now to confirm your attendance.


ALC UnConference 2023

Los Suenos Marriott Ocean & Golf Resort in Costa Rica, February 1-4, 2023

UnConference consists of roundtable discussions among attendees on various topics such as HR/Operations, Advocacy, M&A, RFP’s, Industry Trends, Technology and the ALC. 

Online registration available until 1/18/2023

Click here for more information or to register.


Canadian Translation Bureau Investigates Interpreter Collapse at Senate Hearing

Officials of the Canadian federal government’s centralized purchasing agent, Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC), are currently investigating an incident that took place during a recent Senate hearing where an interpreter collapsed. Read more.

NATIONS Translation Group Buys Language Marketplace as Canadian Market Consolidates

On November 24, 2022, Ontario-based language service provider (LSP), NATIONS Translation Group, announced that it had acquired fellow Canadian LSP, Language Marketplace for an undisclosed amount. Read more.


The Canadian language industry continued its reputation for excellence in 2022, with many of our members gaining professional certifications. Certifications typically run for two years from date of issue. Language service providers newly certified in 2022 included:

  • Access Alliance - CGSB/ NGCIS/ ISO 17100
  • BG Communications International - CGSB/ ISO 17100/ ISO 18587
  • Exacta Interpreting - CGSB/ NGCIS/ ISO 17100
  • Global Translations & Interpreters Services Inc - CGSB/ NGCIS
  • LAT Multilingual - CGSB/ ISO 17100
  • Lionbridge - CGSB/ ISO 17100
  • Megalexis Communications - CGSB/ ISO 17100
  • MCIS Language Solutions - CGSB/ ISO 17100
  • Most Valuable Asset Interpreting Services - NGCIS
  • R&R International Translation Specialists - CGSB/ ISO 17100
  • Rossion Inc. - CGSB/ ISO 17100
  • Soludoc Inc. - CGSB
  • Sym Communications - CGSB
  • Technovate Translations - CGSB/ ISO 17100
  • TRSB - CGSB/ ISO 17100
  • Traductions Houle Inc - CGSB
  • Scriptis - CGSB/ ISO 17100
  • Translation Back Office - CGSB/ ISO 18587/ ASTM
  • Versacom - CGSB/ ISO 17100/ ISO 18587
  • wintranslation - CGSB


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New Multilingual AI Transcription Platform

Canadian language and data services provider, Hybrid Lynx, has launched the beta phase of a new AI platform, doSTT (do Speech to Text). The platform offers transcription and speech translation services to language services providers. Visit to sign up for your beta access account, or contact for more information. 




 In-Kind Sponsors | Collaborateurs  


                          Nations Translation Group     

Membership / Adhésion

Canadian Language Industry Association members benefit from several member advantages including free webinars, industry news, free events, and discounts on services and products. Visit our Website or contact the Membership Committee for further details.

Inscrivez-vous à l'Association canadienne de l'industrie de la langue et bénéficiez de plusieurs avantages, dont des webinaires gratuits, des nouvelles de l'industrie, des événements gratuits et des réductions sur les services et les produits. Visitez notre site web ou contactez le comité d'adhésion pour plus de détails.

Sponsorships & Advertising / Commandites et publicité

Become a part of the Canadian Language Industry Association's sponsorship and advertising programs and give your organization an opportunity to promote and advertise to targeted markets and to network with industry language service providers. As part of these programs, you receive access to members to showcase your products and represent your company through your logo on our website, in collateral, and at events. Visit our Website or contact the Sponsorship Committee for further details.

Rejoignez les programmes de commandites et publicité de l'Association canadienne de l'industrie de la langue et donnez à votre organisation l'occasion de faire de la promotion et de la publicité auprès du marché ciblé et de nouer des liens avec les fournisseurs de services linguistiques de l'industrie. Un investissement gagnant, d'accéder à nos membres, de présenter vos produits et de représenter votre entreprise par le biais de votre logo sur notre site web, dans des documents et lors d'événements. Visitez notre site web ou contactez le comité des commandites pour plus de détails.

Communications Committee

  • André Palaguine, NATIONS Translation Group 
  • Kim Pines,
  • Hristina Dojchinova, BG Communications 
  • Angela West, Working Web Communications

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