Interview: Court interpreting

With more Canadians speaking English as a second language, quality court interpreters are crucial to help ensure justice is served. But experts say there's an alarming shortage of skilled interpreters across Canada. That includes Regina Landeck, a certified translator in Edmonton, and past president of the Association of Translators and Interpreters of Alberta. She spoke with Babel host Mariel Borelli about the impact the shortage is having on our justice system.

 

With more Canadians speaking English as a second language, quality court interpreters are crucial to help ensure justice is served. For some court cases, governments supply top-level interpreters. But that's not always the case. Experts say there's an alarming shortage of skilled interpreters across Canada. That includes Regina Landeck, a certified translator in Edmonton, and past president of the Association of Translators and Interpreters of Alberta. She spoke with Babel host Mariel Borelli about the impact the shortage is having on our justice system.

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