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Languages of the United Nations

Languages of the United Nations Ever wondered what the official languages of the United Nations are? We did! And this week we’ll tell you a little bit more about who they are and the official languages of this organization. First off, it’s important to note that the United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization with the ultimate goal of promoting peace and cooperation among...

Canadian Languages

Canadian Language Demographics With Canada Day around the corner, what’s more apropos than a post about Canadian Languages? Check out these statistics on Canadian Languages to see how you stack up language-wise to the rest of the country. Of course we all know the two official languages of Canada are French and English. Over 98 per cent of the Canadian population can converse in...

Benefits Of Translation

You’ve heard us talk about translation, and all the different documents, industries and languages we can translate, but do you know WHY it’s important to you? Here are a few reasons you should consider translation for your company. Reach A Larger Audience Believe it or not, only approximately 10% of the world’s population speaks English. While this language largely dominates North America, it is...

Translation & Interpretation In Conflict Zones

Having recently celebrated Remembrance Day in Canada, we thought we’d bring some attention to translation and interpretation in conflict zones. Translators and interpreters play a crucial role in conflict zones, despite the fact that they may not always be recognized for it.  Interpreters and translators put themselves in harms way to ensure that a bridge is built between cultures and people. Their role will bring...

Pendleton Translations Celebrates 10th Anniversary

PENDLETON TRANSLATIONS CELEBRATES THEIR 10th ANNIVERSARY Pendleton Translations is Proud to Celebrate a Monumental Achievement this Weekend at their 10th Anniversary Gala  August 6, 2015 – This weekend Pendleton Translations will be popping a bottle of champagne to celebrate a very special occasion – their 10th Anniversary. “From humble beginnings in the basement of our first home on Pendleton Road in Mississauga, Pendleton Translations has...

Back to School Tips

Back to School Tips This week we were proud to send our children back to school. The excitement and anxiety was obviously palpable, and they’ve finally made it through their first week – hopefully it was a great one! For those of you who have chosen to send your child to a language immersion program, you may be facing a variety of different difficulties...

New Words In Oxford Dictionaries

This past week, Oxford Dictionaries announced some new words they would be adding to the free language dictionary site. Before you get your feathers in a bunch – these words won’t be published in a hard copy dictionary – such as the Oxford English Dictionary – but are rather added to this free site to keep up with the ever-changing language landscape. Here are...

Pendleton Translations Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Pendleton Translations is Proud to Celebrate a Monumental Achievement this Weekend at their 10th Anniversary Gala  August 6, 2015 – This weekend Pendleton Translations will be popping a bottle of champagne to celebrate a very special occasion – their 10th Anniversary. “From humble beginnings in the basement of our first home on Pendleton Road in Mississauga, Pendleton Translations has grown exponentially and in 2015, the...

Words & Phrases With No Translation

No matter how well you know multiple languages, you will come across certain words or phrases that have no translation into another language. These situations are when it is important to know not only a language, but the culture that accompanies the language. Here are a few phrases that have no translation into English. Iktsuarpok (Inuit) You’re five minutes early to meet with a...

Pan American Games 2015

This week in our neck of the woods, we’re gearing up for the kick-off of the 2015 Pan American (Pan Am) Games. With such a large event happening in our area, you can bet that many different people, cultures and languages will be introduced to the area. We’ll discuss the countries that are part of the Pan Am games, and the history of them...