iHuman Kick It Up 2018

The iHuman Youth Society is a wonderful group that works with traumatized youth who live in high-risk lifestyles. The team at iHuman works with these young people to help them find their creativity and a sense of belonging in society. This year the Edmonton office of Independent Reporters is partnering with this great organization and sponsoring the Candy Bar at the Kick It Up 2018 event being help on May 9, 2018, at the ATB Arts Barn. Click here to learn more about this fantastic event and get your tickets to this years festivities. And when you’re there, make sure to stop by, meet some of our team, and fill up on the assortment of candy we will have available! Learn more about iHuman and all the work they do by visiting their website...

Court Reporters With Community Spirit

Each year the team at Independent Reporters gives back to the community. Usually our main drive is at Christmas, but we know that many organizations need useful items all year. With that in mind, our team of court reporters and staff gave back in a different way this year. Instead of just one season, we spread it down over the entire year.  From clothing to food donations to fresh vegetables and fruit from our gardens, the team at IR provided various items throughout 2017.  Here’s what we gave back to various organizations: Bissell Centre – 150 pairs of socks – 50 pairs of underwear – 20 T-Shirts – 5 pairs of shoes – 2 jackets WIN House – 20 pairs of children’s socks – 20 pairs of children’s underwear – 30 children’s shirts – 30 toothbrushes – 30 tubes of toothpaste – 20 bottles shampoo – 20 bottles conditioner Edmonton Food Bank – 75 cans of soup – 30 cans of pork & beans – 40 boxes Kraft dinner – 25 jars spaghetti sauce – 50 lbs of pasta Meals on Wheels Over 500 lbs of fresh produce from the gardens of our staff which included tomatoes, zuchinni, cucumbers, carrots and...

Edmonton Independent Reporters is Moving!

Effective August 1, 2017, Edmonton Independent Reporters (IR) will move to our new premises located at: 730, 9707 110 Street NW Edmonton, AB T5K 2L9 Phone numbers remain the same The new facilities will provide clients with modern amenities and enhanced services in a very comfortable environment. Getting to our new office is easier as well. Located in the Government District, this will provide easier access to clients coming from the downtown core. Underground paid parking as well as street and surface parking are easily accessible. And to make it even easier, clients can take the LRT and have a short walk from the Grandin LRT Station to our new building. Updated access for clients with enhanced video and realtime court reporting services will be just some of the added improvements that will benefit litigators when they host services in our new Edmonton office. The team of experienced and professional court reporters we continue to provide to litigation counsel in Edmonton will continue to provide top-notch services as we always have. You can continue to call or schedule court reporting services online. Here is a map of our new...

Hotels Close to Calgary Independent Reporters

With many people travelling to Calgary for depositions hosted in our Calgary offices, or major law firms, the next question that is always asked after scheduling court reporting services – Where should I stay? Now you can easily see which hotels are located close to our office, or choose your favourite brand from the list of hotels here. Calgary is a vibrant city and, business-wise, best known for being the leader in the energy industry in Canada. Most of the head offices for companies in the oil and gas industry call Calgary home. Think about scheduling your visit before or after the weekend so that you can take an extra day or two to see what else our area has to offer. Banff National Park, a worldwide tourist destination, is just over an hour away from downtown Calgary and offers some of the most breathtaking scenery anywhere on this planet. Just ask any of our team and we will be happy to point you in the direction you may want to head and...

Our Calgary Court Reporting Office Is Moving

Calgary Independent Reporters will be moving our office as of the end of November, 2016. Renovations of our new facilities are nearly complete and we are very excited to host clients once everything is complete. Our new address is 228, 404 6 Avenue SW. The new offices are more centrally located and are closer to major hotels in downtown Calgary. Once the work is all completed the new space will provide clients with larger boardrooms and enhanced technologies to provide even more court reporting and legal services with ease. From modern and ergonomic seating in our boardrooms to full technical integration of discovery services, the new offices will provide clients with new levels of comfort and ease of accessing services provided by our court reporters. IR is also updating our video conferencing systems in the new office. We made the move last year to HD, but the new boardrooms will feature even better video quality. Our main boardroom will now boast a 108″ screen to provide a feeling of truly “being there” even though you have not left Calgary. We’re almost there! Once we have the new furniture arrives we will provide pictures of our new space. We look forward to hosting our Calgary clients as well as our out-of-town clients in our new facilities very soon. If you need to schedule services you can use our online booking form –...

Making It Easier To Schedule Court Reporting And Legal Video Services

As of today, when you call Independent Reporters, you will be greeted by our automated phone attendant and given three options on what you would like to do. This will make it easier for you to directed right to the person that coordinates the services that you wish to schedule.  With having offices in both Calgary and Edmonton, some things were a bit redundant and we needed to streamline things for our clients.  For example, our Edmonton office coordinates all reporter scheduling while the Calgary office coordinates all matters technical. Introducing the new phone system will route our clients right to the person that you need to speak with and provide more immediate service for your requests. Pressing 1 will likely be the main option you will use. This will take you directly to our staff who will schedule your upcoming court reporting and video conferencing service requests. This is also the same team that can assist you with any transcript questions. Pressing 3 will take you to the person best able to help you with any technical support areas for video conferencing and legal video services. While out of order here in the list, pressing 2 takes you to the staff members that handle and coordinate CART and captioning services for clients. For our legal clients, this is best used when you have a hard-of-hearing person that needs realtime accessibility in a...