important role of languages

CanTalk Champions the Important Role of Languages

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CanTalk representatives recently attended Language Advocacy Day held on February 21st, 2024 in Gatineau Quebec. From day one, CanTalk has strongly advocated language provision as a powerful communications tool to embrace, sustain and fuel productivity within a truly equitable and inclusive society. Its all about thinking forward, not backwards! In this gathering, CanTalk added its voice with others to restate …

Why indigenous languages are dying

A Silent Crisis: Understanding Why Indigenous Languages are Disappearing

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According to the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, indigenous peoples make up less than 6% of the world’s total population but speak more than 4,000 of our estimated 6,700 languages. This staggering statistic puts into perspective the extremely small pools of native speakers currently keeping many indigenous languages alive. It highlights the inherent fragility of thousands of languages …

Ways to support indigenous language preservation

Ways to Support the Preservation Of Indigenous Languages: How We Can All Benefit!

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“Language is the expression of our culture and our land. We cannot have one without the others. We cannot describe our culture and our land if we do not have language.”  – Queensland Indigenous Advisory Committee Language is a touchstone of cultural heritage and identity. Just as an ecosystem cannot survive without keystone species, many Indigenous cultures are at risk …

What language is spoken in india?

What Languages are Spoken in India? India’s Amazing Linguistic Landscape!

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What language do they speak in India? Is there any one traditional language in India?  These are fair questions if you’re traveling to India, doing business in India, or seeking Indian language services for any number of purposes.  However, the only simple answer is: There is no single language that’s consistently spoken across this vast, vibrant, and incredibly multilingual nation. …

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Winnipeg Language Company advocates Social Responsibility and Language Accessibility Must Work Hand in Hand

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WINNIPEG, MB:  CanTalk, a locally headquartered provider of award-winning language services, is collaborating with for-profit and not-for-profit organizations to support the ever-increasing influx of newcomers to the province of Manitoba.  With more than 21,000 people immigrating to Manitoba in 2022 alone, the need for quality human interpretation and translation services is at an all-time high.     When Maureen Mitchells founded …

The role of translators in cyber security

The Role Of Translators In Cybersecurity

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Cybersecurity, the practice of defending critical systems and sensitive information from malicious attacks, has become an increasingly prevalent topic in recent years. From security breaches at various levels of government and the leaking of confidential data from major global corporations right down to ransomware being used against small local businesses and individuals on every continent, cyber attacks regularly make headlines. …

Top spoken languages in California

The Top Spoken Languages In California

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The third-largest state in the U.S. and the number one most populous, California offers a vast range of breathtaking landscapes. From coastal vistas to desert valleys, lush rainforests to soaring mountain peaks, its natural resources and biodiversity are unparalleled. Throughout the centuries, California’s wonders have continually drawn visitors and newcomers who have created a cultural history and fabric as richly …

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Winnipeg-Based Translation Company Reaches Out To Canadian Organizations Working With Newcomers

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WINNIPEG, MB:  CanTalk, a Winnipeg-based language service centre located in the city’s historic Exchange District, is currently at the outset of a new marketing campaign.  The innovative and award-winning interpretation and translation agency is targeting organizations across Canada that work with newcomers with the intent of building meaningful, long-lasting, and mutually beneficial relationships.     For more than twenty-five years, CanTalk …

Winnipeg Interpretation Company Offers IMMEDIATE And Free Language Support For Ukrainian Newcomers

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WINNIPEG, Manitoba:  CanTalk, a fully integrated language service centre located at 250-70 Arthur St. in Winnipeg’s Exchange District, is proud to be offering a new temporary service: Free language support for Ukrainian newcomers.  In light of the ongoing mass refugee crisis in the Ukraine, CanTalk’s expertise in immediate language interpretation is a welcome tool for people and agencies helping to …