A Naturally Bilingual Nation
Canada is a very multilingual country and this is reflected in its vibrant population and cultural history. The official languages are English and French, and although English is more widely spoken, all official and government services must be available to the public in both languages.
French Canadians are passionate about maintaining the language’s status in Canadian culture. The majority of French speakers reside in the provinces of Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick, and the language has developed as a dialect that is unique in its vocabulary and pronunciation from its European counterpart. Canadian English, on the other hand, is a distinctive transitional point between British and American English, with style, spelling and dialect all of its own.
The most common non-official languages in Canada are Cantonese, Mandarin, Italian, German, Punjabi and Spanish. In fact, over 140 spoken languages have been identified in the average Canadian city, making translation services in Canada vital to maintaining clear communications in business.
This linguistic divide and very unique language history provides a high need for translation services in Canada to achieve cross-cultural success. From coast to coast, LingoStar understands the unique challenges that face translation and communication in Canada, and our expert team can ensure your message and needs are heard. If you require any additional information, feel free to call us at +1-604-629-8420 in Vancouver or at +1-613-366-4176 in Ottawa. We are always here to help you!
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Canada has a history as rich and diverse as its population. One of the most multicultural countries in the world, it is home to more than 200 ethnic groups, and about a quarter of the population was born in other countries. The country itself is bilingual, honoring both the French and English roots of Canada.
With such a wealth of cultures, languages and people, Canada offers great opportunities for language learners, business ventures and cultural experiences. LingoStar is familiar with every major metropolis in Canada, and can provide expert translation services for business and personal needs.