Official Languages Act review a good first step: Deliscar

Posted on: June 10th, 2019 by Suzanne Deliscar Add A Comment

The federal government’s review of the Official Languages Act is a welcome development, says Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar. “It is time this decades-old law was brought up to date,” says Deliscar, principal of Deliscar Professional Corporation, a law firm that offers services in English, French and Spanish. “Many people have a hard time understanding what their language rights are, so we need […]

Increased court demand for ‘minority language’ interpreters

Posted on: May 11th, 2019 by Suzanne Deliscar Add A Comment

As the influx of people who speak “minority languages” increases, so will the demand on Canadian immigration courts to provide interpreters, says Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar. “It’s very easy to think, ‘for this case, we need an interpreter who speaks Spanish, or French, or Mandarin,’” says Deliscar, principal of Deliscar Professional Corporation, a law firm that offers […]

“Know Your Legal Terms in English, French, and Spanish” Webinar Series starts April 2, 2019

Posted on: April 1st, 2019 by Suzanne Deliscar Add A Comment

Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar and eCPD is presenting Know Your Legal Terms in English, French, and Spanish a 10-part series of webinars on English, French and Spanish terminology used in North American legal systems Participants will learn English, French and Spanish meanings for a variety of legal terms, enabling them to complete a comprehensive glossary. The workshops will be interactive, […]

Supreme Court decision a boost for language rights

Posted on: March 9th, 2019 by Suzanne Deliscar Add A Comment

A Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) decision shows how more judges are recognizing the importance of language rights, Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar tells AdvocateDaily.com. The unanimous nine-judge panel’s ruling upheld a Federal Court of Appeal judgment which overturned a Tax Court decision after the judge was found to have violated the official language rights of an insurance company’s lawyer and its […]

WEBINAR: “ABSTRACTING SPANISH CONTRACTS FOR LEGAL TRANSLATORS” – FEBRUARY 26, 2019

Posted on: February 21st, 2019 by Suzanne Deliscar Add A Comment

ABSTRACTING SPANISH CONTRACTS FOR LEGAL TRANSLATORS Working with Spanish and English? This ninety-minute in-depth webinar will help you get clients in North America and help you learn more about contracts. Would you like to learn more about Spanish contracts by acquiring a new, marketable skill? Contract abstraction is key for contract management and this can help you […]

Webinar: “ABSTRACTING FRENCH CONTRACTS FOR LEGAL TRANSLATORS” – February 12, 2019

Posted on: February 9th, 2019 by Suzanne Deliscar Add A Comment

ABSTRACTING FRENCH CONTRACTS FOR LEGAL TRANSLATORS Working with French and English? This ninety-minute in-depth webinar will help you get clients in North America and help you learn more about contracts. Would you like to learn more about French contracts by acquiring a new, marketable skill? Contract abstraction is key for contract management and this can help you […]

Language rights for elderly Ontarians a growing issue

Posted on: January 31st, 2019 by Suzanne Deliscar Add A Comment

The availability of legal services in languages other than English could become a growing issue as Ontario’s population continues to age, Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar tells AdvocateDaily.com. Deliscar, principal of Deliscar Professional Corporation, a law firm that offers services in English, French and Spanish, says many elderly people may struggle to express their wishes outside their mother tongue for the […]

WEBINAR: “Top Estate Law Cases from 2018” – February 7, 2019

Posted on: January 24th, 2019 by Suzanne Deliscar Add A Comment

On Feb. 7 at 1 p.m., Suzanne Deliscar, founder of Deliscar Professional Corporation,in cooperation with ezCPD.ca, will present a webinar entitled Top Estate Law Cases from 2018. This one-hour course will look at key legal decisions that affect estate law cases. Course materials will include live links to the cases to be discussed. This course is eligible for 60 Substantive minutes in […]

Webinar Series: “The Canadian Court System for Translators and Interpreters’ – January 8 and 15, 2019

Posted on: December 27th, 2018 by Suzanne Deliscar Add A Comment

This is a webinar for both intermediate and experienced legal translators and interpreters who want to broaden their client base and learn about the Canadian court system Do you want to work with legal documents or legal interpretation relating to the Canadian court system? If so, this series is for you. “The Canadian Court System” will provide detailed explanations of […]

MERRY CHRISTMAS, JOYEUX NOËL, FELIZ NAVIDAD 2018 from Deliscar Professional Corporation

Posted on: December 21st, 2018 by Suzanne Deliscar Add A Comment

Please note that the Brampton and Guelph offices of Deliscar Professional Corporation will be closed for the Christmas and New Year holidays from December 24, 2018 to January 4, 2019. We will reopen on January 7, 2019. We will respond to all e-mails and voicemails at that time. If you wish to book a free thirty (30) […]