Meet the TCG Team of Captioners – Kimber Shea

You’ve met members of our office staff, and now, we want to introduce you to our fine team of captioners.  Please enjoy our exciting series of articles where we take a closer look at our TCG captioners, their most challenging on-air moments, and what it is about this unique career that they love so much.    This month,…

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Simple Roasted Beet Salad – TCG Recipe of the Month

 Simple Roasted Beet Salad   Let’s face it, it’s been a long winter for us Albertans, and for many in North America.  Bouts of consistent below-freezing weather and long nights usually mean lots of warm soups, and the holidays always bring their share of sugary desserts and extra-large portions. Reset your eating habits and bring…

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Meet the TCG Team of Captioners – Kim Mc Andrews

You’ve met members of our office staff, and now, we want to introduce you to our fine team of captioners.  Please enjoy our brand-new monthly series! We take a closer look at our TCG captioners, their favourite on-air moments, and what it is about this unique career that they love so much.   This month, we get to…

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Easy 15-Minute Loaded Baked Potato Salad

TCG Recipe of the Month: Easy Loaded Baked Potato Salad This recipe is inspired by one of our favourite finger foods–loaded potato skins. A common pub or appetizer food, mini or russet potatoes get their fillings scooped out and then loaded back up with a delicious accompaniment of bacon, sour cream, chives, and cheese.  It…

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NCRA 2017 – Highlights from TCG’s Trip to Las Vegas

The NCRA Convention took place this year in August right in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip. It was my first convention experience, and there was certainly at lot to be absorbed! Take a look at what my experience at the NCRA convention was like, as an Associate member of NCRA and an administrative…

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Meet the TCG Team of Captioners – Jennie Mauch

You’ve met members of our office staff on our site, and now, we want to introduce you to our fine team of captioners.  Please enjoy our brand-new monthly series! We take a closer look at our TCG captioners, their favourite on-air moments, and what it is about this unique career that they love so much….

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The Ayes and Nays of Government Captioning

>> Sergeant-at-Arms: MAKE WAY FOR MR. SPEAKER. [Bell Ringing] >> Hon. Steve Thomson (Speaker): MEMBER FOR COLUMBIA RIVER-REVELSTOKE WILL LEAD US IN PRAYER.     So begins another session of the British Columbia Legislature’s 41st sitting on June 22, 2017.   This setting is familiar to me–I’ve been a realtime captioner for The Captioning Group…

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Lunchtime Meal Prep Recipe: Summer Strawberry Feta Salad

TCG Recipe of the Month: Summer Strawberry Feta Salad Who wants to cook during the hot summer months?  This easy-to-prep summer salad can be made ahead of time for the workweek. With strawberries, feta, walnuts, and chickpeas, this is far from your basic and boring salad.  This salad has protein, flavour, and nutrients to keep…

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7 Things Your Instructor Wants You to Know About Realtime Writing!

At first, realtime stenography can seem quite daunting.  It is the work of excellent instructors and programs that get students on the path to achieving their goals and becoming successful in the field of realtime captioning.  Here are seven tips from an instructor, and TCG captioner, on getting started on your journey to learning realtime!…

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