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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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Truffle Parmesan Popcorn – A Decadent Snack in Under Five Minutes

TCG Recipe of the Month – Parmesan Truffle Popcorn Popcorn is our number one favourite at-home movie snack.  Our family has had a stovetop popcorn maker that has seen many years of heavy use.  After I got one of my own for Christmas a few years ago, it now sees an almost weekly use for weekend movie nights….

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Super Easy Slow Cooker Apple Crisp

TCG Recipe of the Month – Slow Cooker Apple Crisp If you thought apple crisp was simple, just wait until you try it in a slow cooker!  Set it and forget it!   The dream of every working mom, dad, or all-around busy individual is to make food you can simply leave alone, and when you…

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Meet the TCG Team – Tamra Stretch

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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Court Reporting and Captioning Week 2017 a Major Success

Court Reporting and Captioning Week was held from February 11-18 this year.  The goal of the week is to celebrate the stenography professions and bring awareness and recognition to communities across North America.  This year, the event was an astounding success and toppled last year’s reach and turnout. According to the Journal of Court Reporting, 17…

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