Category Archives: Society for Technical Communication

STC networking event, November 20

At Wednesday’s EAC-BC meeting, Mellissa Ruryk, president of the Society for Technical Communication’s Canada West Coast Chapter, invited all of us to attend a session featuring a panel of recruitment specialists discussing networking, followed by about thirty minutes of speed … Continue reading

Stopping amnesia

Volunteer-run organizations like the Editors’ Association of Canada, the Society for Technical Communication, and the Indexing Society of Canada provide tremendous opportunities to connect with fellow professionals, find work, and develop professionally. But one particular affliction seems to plague these … Continue reading

Writing for translation

“I once translated an instruction manual where the French actually ended up being shorter than the English, exactly because there was a lot of redundancy and unnecessary material. I didn’t, for example, translate the first step, which said, ‘Take the … Continue reading