Translation, Terminology and Interpretation

The Translation Bureau is the federal organization responsible for supporting the Government of Canada in its efforts to communicate with and provide services for Canadians in the official language of their choice.

Our services

Supported by a cross-country network, our language professionals offer quality services in Canada’s official languages and have a thorough knowledge of the government as well as the language expertise and cultural knowledge required to provide quality services in over 100 Aboriginal and foreign languages.

The Bureau offers a full, integrated range of customized language solutions:

All departments and agencies of the Government of Canada can request our services on-line at (*Only federal government employees can access this site.)

If you are a private company that has a contract with a department or agency of the federal public service, you are also entitled to use the services of the Translation Bureau. If this applies to you, feel free to contact us.

Tools at your fingertips – the Language Portal of Canada is a Web site that serves as a single point of access to Canada’s first national cyber-collection of language resources. Spelling, grammar, clear-writing tips, translation…it’s all here.

As a leader in the language industry, we publish a number of terminology tools available on the Web, such as: