Multi-Languages Corporation
Quality • Care • Prestige
Because We Care
January 2016
Newsletter #4
416-296-0842
[email protected]
 
"The body that manages the federal public service fell short of its requirement to protect official language rights when overseeing cuts to government spending."
 
 
"Official documents prepared in response to the questions the members of the Senate and National Assembly ask — are riddled with mistakes, and contain either irrelevant or exaggerated information."
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.
 
We authentically care for our translators, interpreters and clients. 
At each Annual Conference, we offer at least 1 session on personal empowerment. In 2015 we had a session on destroying limiting beliefs that ended with a "Board Break". It was empowering, educational and fun. 
 
2 minute video from the Multi-Languages Board Break exercise
 
Pictures from the Board Break
Multi-Languages supports the Language Interpreter Training Program - LITP 
 
Tuesday January 26 from 6:00-8:00 
Thursday February 11 from 6:00 –8:00  
Location: Bathurst and Bloor
CCLCS 635 Markham St. 2nd Floor   
 
Next LITC 101 – Introduction to Spoken Language Interpreting class:  
Tues Feb 25 at the Bathurst and Bloor location.      
Language Industry Conference 2016
Lead Your Business
 
Register for the AILIA Conference
April 21-22
The Montreal Tower
Olympic Park Stadium
 
The Language Industry Association of Canada (AILIA) is looking for corporate members in good standing to run for the Board of Directors during our 2016 elections at the AGM. 
 
If interested, please contact me for details.
Thank you.
Lola Bendana, AILIA President
 
Empowerment Tips 
 
Tony Robbins problem solving questions:
  • What is great about this problem?
  • What is not perfect yet?
  • What am I willing to do to make it the way I want it?
  • What am I willing to no longer do in order to make it the way I want it?  
  • How can I enjoy the process while I do what is necessary to make it the way I want it?
3 decisions that can change your life:   
 
Decision 1: What are you going to focus on? Do you focus on things you’re excited about or things you fear? Whatever you focus on, you experience. Wherever focus goes, energy flows.  
 
Decision 2: What does this mean? Is this the end or the beginning? Are you being punished or rewarded? The minute you decide to focus on something, you give it a meaning. How you define an event produces emotion and determines how you feel going forward.  
 
Decision 3: What are you going to do? Are you going to give up or follow through? The meanings we assign to events influence what actions we take as a result. It’s our decisions, not our conditions, that ultimately shape the quality of our lives. At any moment the decision you make can change the course of your life forever
 
 
  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. 
Last week to submit your free entry to our January raffle
 
We are constantly collecting testimonials and/or Google Reviews 
 
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 January 31st) to be entered to win 1 of 5 prizes.
 
As usual, we promote events that can help improve the quality of people's lives. This time we have selected the I CAN DO IT Seminar which will take place in Toronto in May 2016.
 
Keynote speakers include: Brendon Burchard, Gregg Braden, Cheryl Richardson, Joe Dispenza among other great speakers. Tickets are compliments of "Hay House"
 
You can also register for the I CAN DO IT Seminar and obtain an additional 10% discount. Code: PC-6419
 
5 Prizes: 
 
1 Ticket to the I CAN DO IT Seminar
Value $200 
 
1 Ticket to the I CAN DO IT Seminar
Value $200  
 
1 Ticket to the I CAN DO IT Seminar
Value $200  
 
1 Ticket to the I CAN DO IT Seminar
Value $200  
 
CD: The Translator's Tool Box -The Computer Primer for Translators by Jost Zetzsche.
Value $50 
 
Winners will be announced in the February #1 newsletter
 
 
 
Thursday, February 4, 2016
3:30 PM to 6:00 PM (EST) 
The Hospital for Sick Children 
555 University Avenue
Registration Required
OCCI-ACI accredited interpreters qualify for 1 Professional Development hour 
Be part of the change, be a pioneer! Get your OCCI-ACI accreditation now! www.occi.ca
Interpreters: new system to report hours
 
As of January 2016, we have a new system for reporting hours for your interpreting assignments. It will be more efficient for all involved. Please email Ann to [email protected] by the end of each day and include:
  • Full name
  • Date
  • Start and finish time
  • Duration
  • Booked time
Thank you!
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.

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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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