I work full-time out of my home office, and I am always interested in hearing from potential new clients. I am available for one-time projects large and small or for establishing longer-term working relationships with translation agencies and private clients anywhere in Canada or around the world.

Please browse the information provided below to learn more about my services and qualifications and contact me at any time via e-mail or telephone for more information or to propose possible collaboration.


After 17 years as an in-house and independent translator, I’ve developed a comprehensive range of skills and am proud to describe myself as a one-stop shop for translation and project management. My services include:
  • translation, revision, proofreading (FR/ES>EN, EN>FR)
  • copyediting, technical writing, document summarizing (EN)
  • proofreading, word processing, formatting, document comparison, term research (EN/FR/ES/NL/FI/others)
  • document scanning & OCR, TM and glossary management, conversion to/from PDF


  • 17 years' experience in general and technical translation at 300K+ words per year
  • Certified for FR>EN translation by the Corporation of Translators, Terminologists and Interpreters of New Brunswick (CTINB) since 1997
  • B.A. with Honours in French Linguistics and Spanish and B.Ed. with Concentration in French as Second Language from University of New Brunswick, Fredericton NB
  • experience in the translation and revision of medical/insurance reports, annual reports and other financial/accounting text, technical manuals, user guides, meeting minutes, ISO documentation, interface menus, Web sites, certificates and other documents
  • significant graphic design, web design and web content management experience
  • outstanding eye for detail; skilled at checking documents for uniformity in multiple languages, including DE, IT, RU, SV and PL
  • extensive expertise in linguistic project management, translation coordination, translator recruitment, cost/time evaluation, and ISO 9000 implementation
  • approved for NATO Secret (2002) and Government of Canada Enhanced Reliability (2001) security clearance
  • broad life experience including advanced service, management and entrepreneurial experience in the retail, hotel and nightclub, call centre and e-learning industries


(for fastest response, simply e-mail your project files -- or a sample -- as an attachment and indicate your deadline; I receive and respond to all e-mail via smartphone 24 hours a day in complete confidentiality)

+1 506-455-5701

+1 506-454-9121



  • Mac notebook and desktop computers, both loaded with the latest OS X bells and whistles plus Windows
  • dedicated fax machine and fiber optic Internet connection
  • smartphone with 24-hour e-mail access


  • MS Office for Windows and Mac; Pages; OpenOffice.org suite for full open document support
  • Trados/SDLX 2007/2011, Cafetran, Swordfish, OmegaT, other computer-assisted translation tools
  • advanced PDF conversion, web design, text/HTML editing and FTP management applications
  • A range of other applications and tools for document handling, project management and glossary building
  • graphic design packages including SketchBook Pro, Pixelmator and Gimp plus video conversion tools