Our Best-Tasting Anti-Inflammatory Smoothie

TCG Recipe of the Month – Mango, Pineapple & Turmeric Anti-Inflammatory Smoothie Recipe Highlights detoxifying supporting a healthy immune system anti-inflammatory improves digestion   January is a month where most people get a kick in the rear by their own subconscious and begin a resolution to eat healthy to start the new year.  If you…

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Meet the TCG Team -Kendall O’Geil

Who are the faces behind the closed captioning administration team at TCG?  Where do the emails come from, who helps manage a 24/7 realtime show schedule, and how did they come to join the vibrant team at The Captioning Group?  Our Meet the TCG Team series showcase the members of our team who make the closed captioning of…

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The Captioning Group Gives Back

Animals are a big part of our lives at TCG–Tamra grew up with animals all her life, and they have remained a part of her family ever since.  All in all, the family has three cats and three dogs.  Christmas is always a bit hectic with animals constantly running underfoot or stealing turkey from the…

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The Power of the Written Word

The written word has a power that sometimes can only be realized by someone who most needs it.  A TCG captioner shares her story of how her ability to provide the written word for one student dramatically impacted and affected her life and ability to learn and to better understand the world around her. —…

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TCG Recipe of the Month: Spaghetti Squash with Meat Sauce

TCG Recipe of the Month: Spaghetti Squash with Meat Sauce Recipe Highlights  gluten-free good source of fiber regulates blood sugar good source of Vitamin A and C   One of the TCG office’s favourite pasta substitutes is spaghetti squash. Normally, a plate of pasta can make you feel bloated or tired. With spaghetti squash, you…

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10 Words Canadians Use That Americans Don’t Understand

10 Things Canadians Say That Americans Don’t Understand   While Canadians and Americans can sound very much alike (depending which province you are from), there are certain terms that pop up only in Canadian culture that would sound completely foreign to an American’s ears.  This goes beyond “eh” and “toque,” with many words used in daily…

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What Does a Closed Captioner Do?

What Does a Closed Captioner Do? Article sourced with permission from – Stenofabulous — You’re a What? What is That? I’ve been a captioner for close to a year now. When I meet people, and they ask me what I do for a living, trying to explain my job to them can be really hard, people…

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Debate Night: Relaying the Message with Closed Captioning

Debate Night: Relaying the Message with Closed Captioning   One of the hardest forms of stenography comes in the form of live television captioning.  It is a field reserved for the best of the best… those who can achieve a consistent and astronomically high accuracy rate, have a knack for remembering minute details from the…

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Meet North America’s Fastest Stenographer

photo credit: Edmonton Journal Meet North America’s Fastest Stenographer   280 words per minute, Jeffrey Weigl wins top speed award at the 2016 NCRA Convention.   At the beginning of September, word was released and the story spread wide across Canada about the fastest hands in North America.  The champion of the NCRA annual speed…

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