We are the link between your business and the French-speaking Québec market. Our native translators understand Québec’s culture, business ecosystem and language to produce top quality work that will help your business succeed in this unique market.
Canadian French Translation Services
Our most requested language pair is for American or Canadian English to Québécois French (sometimes called French Canadian) translation.
However, we can translate/adapt from many other languages into Canadian French, such as International French, British English, Spanish and Arabic.
► English to French Canadian translation is one of our core services.
- Editing and Proofreading
- Machine translation post editing
Human post editing of machine translation
Cultural and linguistic adaptation – Adapt your message to suit the cultural nuances of your intended audience
Native French Canadian voiceover options for your video content.
Transcribe audio or video files
Create subtitles from a transcription or from the audio/video file.
Translation for all your communication channels
We offer translation services for several types of media, such as:
- Documents (Word, PDF, Excel)
- Marketing and Sales Material
- Technical (Instruction Manuals, Training, e-Learning)
- Website CMS
- Software and Mobile Apps
- Online Ads
- Articles and Editorials (Blogs, digital and print media)
- Business Books, eBooks
- Bilingual Publications
About Canadian French
Canadian French, sometimes called Québec French or Québécois, is spoken by 20% of the Canadian population, or 7.2 million people. Although most Francophones are located in the Province of Québec, French speaking communities exist in all Canadian provinces, particularly in Ontario and New Brunswick.
What do you call a cupcake with frosting in Canadian French? It depends on which kind of Canadian French you speak! When shown this photo, French speakers from Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Ontario and Québec each had different names for it:
– Pain doux avec de la frost
– Cake avec de la frosture
– Gâteau avec de l’icing
– Muffin avec du glaçage
The Québécois Consumer
To succeed in any market, businesses must not only speak the language of its people, but also understand its unique culture. We understand Québec’s culture, market and language: Three pillars of a top quality, credible translation.
French Canadian culture has less in common with France than is commonly thought. Rather, it can be described as a hybrid of French, Anglo-Canadian and American influences.
According to Cracking the Quebec Code, Francophone Quebecers differ significantly from the rest of North America in their attitudes about finance, business relationships, risk tolerance, decision-making and the way they respond to advertising.
About the Québec Market
According to the Global Startup Ecosystem Report, Montréal has one of the best startup ecosystems in the world, excelling in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Video Game Development, and Advanced Manufacturing and Robotics.