Friday, 22 December 2017

Special announcement from Canadian Association of the Deaf (CAD)

(La française suit)

Hello Everyone, 

Please see the press release in attachment on CAD-ASC joins World Federation of the Deaf (WFD) in announcing United Nations Declaration of International Day of Sign Languages. 

Bonjour à tous,

S'il vous plaît voir le communiqué de presse en pièce jointe sur l’ASC-CAD se joint à la Fédération mondiale des Sourds (FMS) dans l’annonce de la déclaration des Nations Unies sur la Journée internationale des langues des signes.


Thank you/Merci
————————————
Frank Folino, BA (Hons.)
President/Président
Canadian Association of the Deaf-Association des Sourds du Canada
251 Bank Street, Suite 606 // 251, rue Bank, bureau 606
Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1X3
Email/Courrielffolino@cad.ca

Canadian Association of the Deaf - Association des Sourds du Canada is a United Nations-accredited NGO to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

L'Association des Sourds du Canada - Canadian Association of the Deaf est une ONG accréditée par la Nations Unies à la Convention de la relative aux droits des personnes handicapées



Special message from Deaf Centre Manitoba Inc Board & Executive Director

Hello,

Please click or copy/paste this link to see the special greeting card:


Happy Holidays,
Sheila Montney
Executive Director
Deaf Centre Manitoba Inc

Deaf Centre Manitoba Inc Holiday Closure information


Thursday, 21 December 2017

E-Quality Communication Centre of Excellence (ECCOE) Office Closure during the holiday season











Dear Valued Customers,

Bonnie Heath, the ECCOE staff, and our contract freelance interpreters would like to take this moment to wish each one of you a very safe and Happy Holiday!!
We look forward to working together with you during the 2018 year!

Please note the office will be closed during the holiday season so we won’t be available for Drop-Ins on Tuesday (December 26th) or Thursday (December 28th).
Candy Badger, the scheduling coordinator, will be checking emails for requests over the Christmas week, but will not be returning emails on:
December 23rd, 24th, 25th or 26th.

If you have a Police, Legal or Medical EMERGENCY – please contact ours after hour service at phone (v) 204.475.6332 or email (e) emergency@eccoe.ca.
The emergency after hour contacts are not for regular or last-minute urgent bookings – for these requests, please email, candybadger@eccoe.ca and if it is an urgent request, please put URGENT in the subject line.

With the warmest of wishes during the Holiday Season,
ECCOE








Wednesday, 20 December 2017

SRV Canada VRS Townhall in Winnipeg for January 24th with Pamela Witcher & Customer Service Representative!!



Good morning.

Rick Zimmer would like to explain about the part time  job position that was offered by Canadian Administrator of Video Relay Services (CAVRS). The position is called Community Outreach  Specialist.

Here is his ASL Vlog - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=57ld_BvsZio

Here is the job position information:



Thanks,
Sheila Montney
Executive Director
Deaf Centre Manitoba Inc

Tuesday, 19 December 2017

Press Release from Deaf Wireless Canada Committee (DWCC)- Wireless Code in ASL & LSQ


French version follows/
La version française suivra

PRESS RELEASE
Wireless Code in ASL & LSQ

(français suit)

Hello Everyone,
Six organizations representing Deaf, Deaf-Blind and Hard of Hearing (DDBHH) including:
are pleased to release accessible videos in ASL and LSQ explaining about your rights and responsibilities as wireless customers according to the CRTC’s updated Wireless Code taking effect on December 1, 2017. These videos were produced in collaboration with the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA) and Canadian Radio-television Telecommunications Commission (CRTC).
Thank you!
DWCCCAD-ASC CNSDB, DAANS, SDHHNS, and CHS

#WirelessCode  #ASLandLSQCanada #AccessibleCanada

Media Contacts:

Lisa Anderson-Kellett, Chairperson
Deaf Wireless Canada Consultative Committee
lisa@deafwireless.ca

Frank Folino, President
Canadian Association of the Deaf-
Association des Sourds
du Canada
ffolino@cad.ca 
Français suit

COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE

Code sans fil en ASL et LSQ



Six organismes représentant les Sourds, sourds-aveugles et malentendants (SSAM) incluant :
 
sont heureux d’annoncer la diffusion de vidéos accessibles en LSQ et en ASL expliquant vos droits et vos responsabilités en tant que consommateur de services sans fil selon le Code sur les services sans fil actualisé par le CRTC qui entre en vigueur le 1er décembre 2017. Ces vidéos ont été produits en collaboration avec l’Association canadienne des télécommunications sans fil (ACTS) et le Conseil de la radiodiffusion et des télécommunications canadiennes (CRTC).
 
Thank you!
DWCCCAD-ASC CNSDB, DAANS, SDHHNS, and CHS
#CodeSansFil #LSQetASLCanada #CanadaAccessible

Media Contacts :

Frank Folino, Presidént
Canadian Association of the Deaf-Association des Sourds du Canada

ffolino@cad.ca


Lisa Anderson-Kellett, Presidenté
Deaf Wireless Canada Consultative Committee

lisa@deafwireless.ca


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