Testimonials

Writers, attorneys, business leaders or social and environmental activists, everyone I have worked with has taught me something. It has been a privilege to get to know them and learn about what they do. This is what they have to say about working with me.

Écrivains, avocats, chefs d’entreprise ou activistes sociaux et environnementaux, tous ceux avec qui j’ai travaillé m’ont appris quelque chose. Ce fut un privilège de les connaître et de me familiariser avec leur travail. Voici leurs témoignages.

“Over all the years I’ve dealt with freelancers, I can honestly say that Hélène is the most versatile. She is one of those rare people who can translate well in both directions (English to French and vice-versa), as well as edit and proofread. Her original writing, in both languages, is engaging, grammatical and thoroughly researched.  …

Elizabeth Hirst, Hirst Communications

“I appreciate Hélène’s good humour, professionalism and expertise as a translator and wordsmith. She does some work for us on a volunteer basis and gives us a good price when projects are too time consuming to do for free. Our cooperative plans on continuing to use the services she gives with such alacrity, perfection and …

Jane Barr, Incredible Edibles, Transition NDG

“I originally discovered Hélène’s services through our work with TNDG and I am very glad to have found her. Always prompt, clear in her requests, reliable and often going the extra mile; I am very happy to continue working with such a valuable member of our community. I would recommend Hélène to anyone looking for …

Mark Reynolds, Naughty Nettle Medicinals

“Whether it is translation or strategic consulting, working with Hélène has been a pleasure both in my capacity as coordinator with the Montréal Climate Coalition, and as National Campaign Manager with the Climate Reality Project. Hélène is the kind of ally you want in your corner.”  

Matthew Chapman, Montreal Climate Coalition

“I cannot tell you how grateful I am for your completing the translation for our newsletter on such short notice. The text was perfect and sounded better than the original in English.”

Michael A. Dworkind, MD.CCFP.FCFP, Physicians for Global Survival

“Hélène keeps it real, she’s respectful, helpful, collaborative, totally reasonable and from my perspective the work always seems go well. We’ve worked together on web and print projects for the last four years or so and it’s always been a pleasure working with her.”

Paul Berryman, Graphic Designer

Hélène Montpetit works quickly and with great attention to detail. Her dedication to clients is clearly expressed through the exceptional support provided from start to completion of each project. She is clear and direct in her communications about what she needs from us and what she is able to deliver within a given timeline. We …

Robyn Rees, Hudson Food Collective

“I had the pleasure of working with Helene on Transition NDG Film projects and was thoroughly impressed with the high level of work she prepared for the press kit and other materials. She is a talented graphic designer and created extremely attractive flyers, posters, and other materials for publication and distribution to promote our events.”

Rosemarie Schade, Transition NDG