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Joseph Blain Inc. - Who Are We?

Over 30 Years of Experience

We are a network of interpreters and translators that has steadily grown since 1988 to meet the demand for timely translation, reliable services and excellent quality. Our team is made up of skilled, experienced professionals who are attentive to your needs.

 

Contact us to discover the many ways we can help you.

Because Language Is Important…

Joseph Blain Inc.'s primary mission is to provide business solutions to all our clients who are active in culturally and linguistically diverse markets.

With the use of two official languages in Canada and the expansion of exchange activities well beyond our borders, we seek to ensure clarity and accuracy in communications - to employees, clients, government and non-government representatives.

Our History

Our company was founded in 1988, offering freelance translation and interpretation services. At the time, Joseph Blain had just completed his Master's degree and had studied at McGill University, the University of Sherbrooke and the University of Ottawa. During his undergraduate and graduate years, he taught languages, was a teaching assistant, a lecturer and an instructor during summer sessions and for continuing education.

This led Joseph Blain to volunteer as a translator for several schools and organizations.
As the need for translation increased, Mr. Blain found himself more and more involved in this discipline than in teaching. In 1992, the company was registered in Montreal, where Mr. Blain provided legal translation and interpretation services to the Montreal Courthouse, the Superior Court and various labour courts. Since this work involved a great deal of coordination to assign translators and interpreters in increasingly diverse fields, the company was incorporated in 1996, with a team of three regular employees and 12 contract employees. We had a contract for the United Nations Conference on Biodiversity during our first years of service, held in Montreal in 1997.

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Joseph Blain Inc. – Our Team Ensures Your Success

A Remarkable Team

With a team of nearly 200 language experts, Joseph Blain Inc. can meet all your translation and interpretation needs. Join hundreds of satisfied clients by contacting us today.

Here are some of our freelance and contract employees (part of a network of over 175 freelance associates):

  • François Robichaud: Loyola University, Université de Montréal, fine arts, history, philosophy, English and French journalism.

  • Isabelle Martiliani: Bachelor, Master, OTTIAQ, French and Italian literature, La Sapienza, Rome

Associations and Certifications

Many of our translators and interpreters are members of the Ordre des traducteurs, terminologues et interprètes agréés du Québec (OTTIAQ)

Many of our translators and interpreters are members of the Association of Court Translators and Interpreters (ALCIT)

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Other Addresses

350 Lansdowne Street,

Westmount, Quebec H3Z 2L4

info@josephblain.com

514-939-9727

Service Areas

Westmount, Montreal and surrounding areas

Opening Hours

Monday - Friday 09:00 AM - 06:00 PM

Saturday 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

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