Professional translators and interpreters join the association for various reasons: networking, visibility, and professional development.

ATINS offers its members the following benefits:

  1. The opportunity to earn a CTTIC certification in translation and/or interpreting. CTTIC is the Canadian chapter of the Fédération internationale des traducteurs;
  2. Expansion of your client base through certification, entry on our online directory, networking, skills development, and much more;
  3. Professional development opportunities, including workshops on topics ranging from grammar, terminology and style, to running a translation business;
  4. Updates on developments in the language services industry and job opportunities with organizations such as the Federal Translation Bureau and the United Nations;
  5. Networking and social events to share experiences, practices and ideas with fellow language professionals;
  6. Certified members can purchase professional liability insurance through the association
  7. The association’s website and its directory are promoted to help potential clients find a professional translator or interpreter to meet their needs; and
  8. Members join a diverse network of professionals from all over the world and help advance and develop the local language industry.
  9. The association does not provide work. Its purpose is to promote its members and the profession.