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When Translation Saves Lives – Translators Without Borders

Today, leading companies are expected to communicate about their Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives. Lexcelera often translates this information for our customers’ websites, press releases, podcasts and videos. But what many of our customers may not know is that Lexcelera has a CSR story of its own. Lexcelera is the founder of the world’s largest humanitarian…

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Mother language day: does it matter?

Today is International Mother Language Day With the dominance of English on and off the Internet, maybe it’s time for us to talk about why Mother Language Day matters. As the founder of Lexcelera and Translators without Borders, I try to be a voice for local languages. But surprising as this may sound, languages per…

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Languages Facing Extinction

Languages facing extinction: the current situation Recently I wrote about my surprising discovery that there are dozens of languages facing extinction in my home province of British Columbia, in Canada. But Canada is not unique in terms of the number of languages threatened with extinction. Across the globe a language dies every 14 days. According…