The association

Purposes of the Association

  • Promote and further legal translation in Canada and contribute to its excellence, particularly during the development of adapted university programs.
  • Promote the professional status of jurists who work in the legal translation field. Promote professional support and co-operation.

Various professionals

  • Jurist translator
  • Legislative drafting advisor
  • Legal translator or reviser

Practice settings in Canada

  • Private sector (law firms, contractors, etc.)
  • Public sector (Translation Bureau (PWGSC), Justice Canada, Autorité des marchés financiers (Quebec), Supreme Court of Canada
  • Parapublic sector (Centre for Legal Translation and Documentation at the University of Ottawa, Centre de traduction et de terminologie juridiques at the University of Moncton, etc.)

Main activities of ACJT-CALT

  • Social, theme-inspired or professional activities held in Montréal and the Outaouais

By-laws No. 1 (September 11, 2014)