Who Is OCCI?
Events & PD
News & Publications
March 27, 2020
Message from the OCCI President and Board
Coping with COVID-19
March 25, 2020
An urgent, free online forum where our field can meet, take stock, and get unified to face the extreme disruption COVID-19 is causing to our profession and to the language access we make possible.
February 10, 2020
International Mother Language Day
Reminders for Interpreters during Public Health Alerts
Interpreters Shaping Canada's History
Review of Indigenous Languages as an Official Language of Canada
December 23, 2019
New OCCI President
Changes at Board of Directors
November 16, 2019
Register Now! Annual Congress is only 1 week away!
Free "Working with Your Professional Interpreter" guide
Visit OCCI's facebook for previous congress pictures
October 30, 2019
Registration is open for the 2019 OCCI annual Congress
September 25, 2019
Happy International Translation Day!
Save the date: 2019 OCCI Annual Congress and Job Fair
Other recent Interpreting news
November 22, 2018
2018 OCCI Annual Congress and Job Fair - just two days away
Networking Tips for Interpreters
Upcoming interpreter PD Workshops - opportunities in November
September 30, 2018
April 2, 2018
OCCI Accreditation Period Increased from Two to Five Years
Options & Expectations for fulfilling annual PD requirements
College & University interpreter training in the news again!
Upcoming interpreter PD Workshops and LITP Info Sessions
January 30, 2018
OCCI and AILIA joined forces to present to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration - read the published briefing
Honouring the memory of Juan Rodriguez
Upcoming Interpreter PD Workshops
Other recent interpreting news
October 30, 2017
The 2017 OCCI Annual Congress and Interpreter Job Fair is just three weeks away
Networking tips for interpreters
Upcoming Interpreter PD Workshops - more opportunities in November!
CBC's "White Coat, Black Art" blogs about language needs in healthcare
Mothertongue UK releases the 2nd anthology of interpreters' stories
October 23, 2017
Register now for the 2017 OCCI Annual Congress
Recent Canadian publications on interpretation, language access, and health equity
September 30, 2017
Happy International Translation Day
August 25, 2017
Save the Date! The 2017 OCCI Annual Congress is set for November 23, 2017
"Working with Your Professional Interpreter" guide available now through OCCI
Upcoming Interpreter PD Workshops and LITP Info Sessions
Special Offer for new Applicants until August 31, 2017
March 16, 2017
Special offer to celebrate HIN joining OCCI Healthcare Division
Join the OCCI Facebook page
Upcoming Interpreter PD Workshops and Events
**Only two weeks left to enroll for the free 25-hour ONLIS Course.
Other Interpreter-related News Items, Stories, and Resources
February 14, 2017
HIN joined OCCI Healthcare Division
Upcoming Interpreter Events
Other Interpreter-Related News Items, Stories, and Resources
December 5, 2016
CBC radio show focused on interpreting in healthcare -
OCCI wants you to listen and share your stories and thoughts
November 28, 2016
OCCI in the AILIA Spotlight
Upcoming LITP Info Sessions
Other Interpreter-Relatied News Items, Stories, and Resources
September 6 2016
Online listing of OCCI Accredited Community Interpreters
June 7, 2016
HIN Recruitment Fair
Upcoming Interpreter PD Events
April 2, 2016
OCCI Accreditation Framework featured on Language Portal of Canada
We want to hear from you
December 15, 2015
The Launch Event was a great success!
First recipient of Humber College's "Language Interpreter Award of Excellence"
Self Care Tips for Interpreters
November 16, 2015
OCCI ACI Official Launch Event - Dec. 1, 2015
Searchable online list of OCCI Accredited Community Interpreters
New and upcoming interpreter PD opportunities
More LITP information sessions
September 28, 2015
Are you applying for ACI Medical and/or Legal Specialization? Are you having a hard time getting documentation of your hours of interpreting experience? We are here to help!
Upcoming LITP info sessions - Fall 2015
Do you have questions about OCCI and the ACI accreditation process?
August 28, 2015
You're keeping us busy! Over 45 applications received from Interpreters seeking OCCI accreditation.
Don't miss this great Professional Development opportunity: "Remaining Professional while Facing Challenging Assignments"
Reminder about upcoming LITP info sessions
July 6, 2015
Word travels fast: OCCI Accreditation for Community Interpreters is getting attention across the border
The first wave of applications being processed now
Even more opportunities to find out about the LITP!
June 25, 2015
Accreditation for Community Interpreters in Ontario is here!
New dates for LITP info sessions
May 25, 2015
The OCCI Accreditation Framework is now available on line
OCCI to present at the Healthcare Interpretation Network Recruitment Fair - June 2nd, 2015
We want to represent YOU at the next Stakeholders Meeting
March 1, 2015
Inaugural Edition of the OCCI Newsletter
We want to represent YOU at the next Stakeholders meeting
June 19, 2014
OCCI Works toward a Better Community Interpreting Accreditation Framework