Btranslationeing fully bi-lingual, Ulrike is available to accompany German-speaking visitors or new immigrants with no or limited knowledge of English to any number of occasions:

  • health care
  • hospitals
  • social services
  • ICBC
  • police
  • law firms
  • immigration

Please note that Ulrike is not a certified court interpreter and can only assist you in meetings with a lawyer, not in court.



Interpretation services are based on an hourly rate of $50 plus travel ($25/hour) and mileage (30 cents/km). Please contact us for an estimate.



Ulrike Spitzer is the owner and manager of Kaleidoscope Language Services in Hope, BC.
She is a freelance translator for German, French, and English; certified translator for German to English; and coordinates large translation projects. Born and educated in Germany, Ulrike has lived and worked in Paris, France, for three years. In 1996, she immigrated to British Columbia, Canada, and founded Kaleidoscope Language Services in 1997.