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Young Entrepreneur spotlight: Alexa Translations
Financial Post
Alexa Translations is a premier translations and interpretations provider with capabilities to work in over 110 languages and/or dialects. The company has recently evolved its service offerings to include multicultural/localization web-development and design. The concept behind Alexa Translations was to create a language-based services firm that addressed all of the language and cultural needs that today’s global business community encounters. Alexa Translations has worked with businesses from across a diverse range of professional fields including legal, investment management, accounting, education, government and not-for-profit. Read More

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Thérèse Casgrain Volunteer Award recipients honoured on International Volunteer Day
December 4, 2009 - By Canada News Center
OTTAWA, ONTARIO, December 4, 2009—Two of Canada’s dedicated volunteers were recognized today as the Honourable Marjory LeBreton, Leader of the Government in the Senate and Minister of State (Seniors), honoured Ms. Wendy M. Cecil, recipient of the Thérèse Casgrain Volunteer Award in the lifelong commitment category, and Mr. Gerjon (Gary) Kalaci, the first-ever recipient of the Award in the youth participation category. Minister LeBreton made the announcement on behalf of the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development. Read More

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Gerjon (Gary) Kalaci - Youth Participation Award
Human Resources and Skills Development Canada
Gary Kalaci immigrated to Canada in 2000 from Albania, and since that time, has flourished not only academically, but in various volunteer roles. Despite his young age, Mr. Kalaci knows no bounds when it comes to volunteerism and being active in his community. He is only 26, yet due to his passion for giving back and strengthening his community, he has already served as a member on a number of university and community-based committees and boards of directors; founded various not-for-profit initiatives and international projects. Read More
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Kalaci Enterprises - “Breaking the language barrier”
Story By Mary Ann Benoit
In this diversifying global society there is a need to embrace every language and tap the global market experience. At the people-driven company of Kalaci Enterprises, language is not a barrier. Their experts handle the smallest to the most complex of translation needs. Since 2002, President Gary Kalaci has developed a niche business that serves the language requirements of everyday residents, businesses, government agencies and universities in either written or oral form. Read More