Court Interpreter Mini-Course - Calgary

These unique mini-courses are provided voluntarily by court judges, prosecutors, and lawyers. Court interpreters can learn the vocabulary and procedures for court.

The lectures will take place several times year. The topic will be different each time, and will always relate to criminal law. After the lecture, there will be a Q&A session with the speakers.

Details and Registration Information

Date: June 7, 2018 (Thursday)
Time: 12:00 noon to 1:30 p.m. (please arrive 15 minutes early to register)
Location: 20th Floor Conference Room, Calgary Court Centre, Calgary, Alberta

TOPIC: Changes to Marijuana Laws, "What's Going On?"

Marijuana is being decriminalized and we will be discussing these changes. This topic is an important tool for Court Interpreters. It will give an overview of the new proceedings and legal vocabulary to take place in cases of impaired driving.

WHO: The Honorable Judges Brown, Rob Bassett (Crown), Kelsey Sitar (Defence), Alan Pearse (Defence)

Having Judges, Prosecutors, and Defence Lawyers providing their time as volunteers is a great contribution to court interpreters. 

Cost: $15, cash only (exact change is appreciated)

A light lunch will be served and materials provided. Please arrive 15 minutes early to register at the door. If you register, please show up as expenses have been incurred and also you will be taking the place of another participant on waiting list who could not register as there is a limit of 35 participants.  See you there!

TO REGISTER contact Carmen Aguilera at

Space is limited to 35 participants, so register early!
Registration deadline: June 4 end of day

If you register, and are unable to attend please cancel your registration as lunch and materials are based on the number of attendees.