Free Webinar: ISO 17100 Translation Services

The new International Standard ISO 17100 on Translation Services was recently published (official date of publication: 2015-05-01). Many organizations are enhancing their competitive advantage by seeking certification to this internationally recognized standard. Webinar will be in English. This one (1) hour interactive session will: • Provide an overview of the ISO standard and differences from […]

ISO 17100 Translation Services – Released / EN 15038 Withdrawn

The new International Standard ISO 17100 on Translation Services has just been published (official date of publication: 2015-05-01). In the member countries of the European Committee for Standardisation this standard will be endorsed as European Standard EN ISO 17100 and will replace EN 15038. Given the two Standards are more or less identical in their […]

Following a Gluten Free Diet Just Got Easier — New App!!!

30 PT Design Inc., based in Parry Sound, Ontario and the Canadian Celiac Association (CCA), jointly announced today the launch of Gluten-Free 24/7, an app that assists those dealing with celiac disease or gluten sensitivity, as they shop for safe gluten-free foods and ingredients. The App, which may be accessed from an Apple Device, allows […]

CGSB 131.10 – Now part of the Translation Bureau’s supplier qualification criteria!

Earlier this year, the Translation Bureau issued a Request for Supply Arrangements to build a new list of pre-qualified suppliers in the categories of Official Languages Translation, and Transcription and Desktop Publishing. For Tier 2 and Tier 3 suppliers, getting pre-qualified can be a pretty tough pill to swallow unless you are certified to CGSB […]

Orion Obtains Accreditation to offer Gluten Free Certification

The market demand for gluten-free products is growing as more and more Canadians are affected by gluten intolerance and sensitivities. The Canadian Celiac Association (CCA) created the Gluten-Free Certification Program in an effort to provide consumers with greater availability and choice in gluten-free foods that comply with Canada’s Food and Drug Regulations for these products. […]

Orion Achieves e3 Accreditation from ANSI

Orion Registrar, Inc. has just received accreditation approval to offer certification to the ANSI/BIFMA e3 – Furniture Sustainability Standard. This standard applies to companies that manufacture office furniture and includes criteria for evaluating materials selection and useage; energy and atmosphere; human and ecosystem health; and social responsibility impacts.For more information please contact us at info@orioncan.com

Languages Canada Announces New Accreditation Services Provider

September 1, 2010 – Ottawa, Ontario. Languages Canada is pleased to announce that Orion Assessment Services of Canada Inc. has been contracted to provide the Accreditation Services for the Languages Canada Quality Assurance Scheme. Earlier this year, Languages Canada began the search for an independent and experienced provider of accreditation services charged with handling all […]

CGSB 131 / Translation Standard

On May 12, 2009, AILIA launched the largest translation standard certification program in the world. Developed by the Canadian General Standards Board and approved by the Standards Council of Canada, CGSB-131.10 is now the National Standard for Translation Services. AILIA has contracted Orion Assessment Services of Canada Inc. to provide the 3rd party, independent audits […]