We offer an extensive range of translation and editing services to suit every need

English to French Translation/French to English Translation

Fox Translations specializes in English to French translation. Translations to Canadian French are done by in-house experienced and certified translators specialized in their respective fields and subject matters.
We adapt and localize content aimed at the European or other regional French language audiences to ensure that translations accurately reflect the cultural and linguistic characteristics of the target audience. Fox uses only translators that are residents of the target market country who are thoroughly familiar with the local cultural context, habits and subject matters. Before translators are assigned our customers’ documents, they undergo rigorous screening, testing and preparation.

On a daily basis we translate a wide variety of content from French to English for the Government of Canada, NGOs, private organizations and the general public.

Translation to Other Languages

We also translate texts from technical and legal, personal and consumer documents to and from Chinese, Croatian/Serbian, Czech, Dutch, Farsi, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese (Brazilian and continental), Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Spanish (for Mexico, South America, Spain), Ukrainian, and Vietnamese.


Part of our Quality process is to proofread and edit all our translations for grammar, formatting, and terminology.
Do you have text in need of a “tune-up”? We also offer editing as a standalone service where we fine-tune the spelling, vocabulary, grammar, and style of your document.


Revision is a key step in our Quality process. After editing, the grammar, style and content of the translated document is verified. We then compare the target (newly translated) content with the source (original) content, doing a parallel read to ensure that the message of the source text was conveyed with full accuracy, and faithfully reflects the tone and the intent of the source content. We also provide revision as a standalone service.

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Do you have content that needs not only to be translated into a different language, but also to be made suitable for a particular audience? For example, you may have a scientific text that needs to be tailored to a popular audience, or a set of regulations rendered in plain language to be more comprehensible to newcomers to Canada. To ensure a quality end product, Fox Translations assigns translators with experience both in adaptation and in the subject area.


Do you have content for translation that needs to be further modified to suit a particular cultural or language group? For example, you might want to adapt a French document that was written in Senegal into Canadian French. When we localize a document, we ensure not only that we use the right vocabulary and correct idioms, but also that we fine-tune the details – such as currency and weights and measurements – so that the content rings true for the target audience.


Do you make changes to documents in one language that must then be made to the same documents in another language? For example, if you make updates to last year’s financial statements in English, our translators can make the corresponding updates to last year’s French version. Whatever language or format your source content uses, we will ensure that the target content accurately reflects even the smallest changes.


The Fox Translations team specializes in translating a wide range of content, including: administration and management; federal, provincial and municipal government; communications and marketing; legal; health and life sciences; technology and science; finance; and personal documents.

Communications and Marketing

We are highly experienced in the translation of internal and external communications and marketing material, for the public, private, and non-profit sectors, including:

  • Press releases (occasional and daily), media advisories, backgrounders, fact sheets, pamphlets
  • Urgent communications
  • Memos, briefing notes, speeches, policy announcements, presentation slides, ministerial correspondence and news releases
  • Daily, weekly, and monthly newsletters, surveys, reports
  • Communications with members of foreign governments and agencies
  • Press releases, correspondence with foreign heads of state, communications on matters of protocol for the Governor General of Canada
  • Website content
  • Advertising and marketing content in print, online and onsite

Sponsors of Ottawa’s Bluesfest since 2006, we take care of all of the festival’s English to French translation needs: messages to employees, news releases, background material, press releases, information booklet, brochures, schedules, agendas, website content, programmes, public signage and announcements, and promotional material.

Administration and Management
We translate a broad spectrum of administrative and management content, including:

  • Day-to-day documents (e.g., correspondence, minutes of meeting)
  • Conference proceedings and reports
  • Policies, directives, and guidelines
  • Regulations and standards
  • Job descriptions

as well as a number of other administrative and management documents with specialized subject matter.


We have extensive experience in translating documents for the Government of Canada and its agencies, and for provincial and municipal levels of government on a wide variety of issues related to government operations – reflecting almost every sphere of human activity, and spanning all categories of communications; policy and programs; research; and a wide spectrum of technical, legal, financial and administrative content – at the administrative and consumer levels as well as at the diplomatic and ministerial levels.


We have translated over four million words across a large variety of legal documents, notably documents related to labour law, and labour relations documents for clients such as the Public Service Labour Relations Board (PSLRB), including:

  • Judgments, court decisions, mediation, and dispute resolution records
  • Applications for certification, Revocations of certification
  • Complaints (about disciplinary actions or discrimination)
  • Employee / employer enforcement actions
  • Confidentiality agreements
  • Collective agreements
  • Leases and contracts
  • Tender documents and Statements of Work
  • Purchase agreements

We also have lengthy and in-depth experience in translating:

  • Patent registrations
  • Import/export declarations
  • International agreements
  • International lawsuits
  • Statements of claim, statutory declarations
  • Birth, marriage and death certificates

Health and Life Sciences

We have lengthy and in-depth experience translating content for the health and life sciences sectors, for internal and external, professional and consumer audiences, including:

  • Regulations, standards, and policies
  • A broad range of communications content, including urgent health-related communications and reports
  • Research, scientific, and technical papers
  • Scientific and medical texts
  • Tools and resources for youth and mental health workers
  • Occupational health and safety resources
  • Communications with Canadian consumers, stakeholders, and foreign governments on issues of food safety including: certification, transportation, processing, and treatment of animals

Technology and Science

We provide expert translation for a broad range of customers in the STEM sector, including:

  • Engineering reports, user guides, technical references, patents
  • Computer manuals and online content
  • Research papers, technical and scientific publications
  • Ground transportation and aviation including: airport procedures, air navigation, flight plans, training manuals and mechanical techniques
  • Geographic, geological and environmental studies and reports

Personal Documents
We translate important personal documents from every stage of life, including:

  • Birth, marriage, and death certificates
  • Wills and court testimony
  • Background and Police Record checks
  • Academic transcripts, certificates and diplomas


We are experienced in translating financial content, including:

  • Annual reports
  • Overview and evaluation of grant recipients
  • Budget submissions
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