Family Not the Best Interpreter of Maladies

Language barriers can have a negative impact not only on initial access to health services, but also on the quality of health care and treatment outcomes. In Canada, three main groups of patients can face…

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Canada’s Translator Service Industry Needs Stronger Regulation

Susan* felt lucky to land her first job as an interpreter a few months after settling in Ottawa. But the rollercoaster ride that followed – leaving her without payment after more than six months – left a…

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