Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

ASL Video for Deaf Community

Hello everyone,

Please click or copy & paste this link in order to see my ASL video about three items.

Here is the link -

Enjoy watching the video:)

Sheila Montney
Executive Director
Deaf Centre Manitoba Inc

100 Decibels Troupe's special announcement

100 Decibels Troupe's special announcement:

We will have a mime workshop on Saturday February 7th, 2015. We have booked the mime lab (Room 0T19) at the university of winnipeg Asper Centre for Theatre and Film, at 400 Colony Street at Ellice st.

The workshop will be from 11am-4pm and anyone who is interested to come to our workshop, they will need to let us know. We may be expanding the troupe and if they want to, they NEED to come to this workshop.:-)

I have posted a video at our 100 Decibels: A Deaf Mime Troupe Facebook page if anyone wants to view it.

Thanks so much again!

Joanna Hawkins &  100 Decibels Troupe

Monday, January 19, 2015

Silent Voice- ASL Counsultant needed!

Change of Event for ASL Fun Night - January 29th!

Deaf Art Manitoba Fundraising event- March 29th, 2015!

100% Proceeds from this fundraising events will go toward to pay for our interpreters. Be advised that seating is limited so buy it early while you can!

We have 10 people who will be selling tickets if you're interested to buy and support us. The following people are:

Michael Austria
Vanecia Austria
Cheryl Broszeit
Tim Dans
Andrew Nelson
Jordan Sangalang
Karli Stephenson
Judyta Szacilowski
Dennis Zimmer
Dana Zimmer

Come out and support us!

Andrew Nelson

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Unity Sunday Service January 18th, 2015

Manitoba Catholic Church of the Deaf (MCCD)
Winnipeg Church of the Deaf

January 18th, 2015
11:00 a.m.
Affleck/Fiola Room
Deaf Centre Manitoba

Prayer Service and refreshments will be hosted by MCCD. 

Monday, January 12, 2015

Canadian Human Right Museum's special announcement


It has come to my attention about Canadian Human Right Museum's special announcement about free entry on every Wednesday from 4 pm to 8pm.

Please see the link from today's Winnipeg Free Press (Jan 12th) -
Sheila Montney
Executive Director
Deaf Centre Manitoba Inc

Winnipeg Free Press's article about Apple


Please check out the link from Winnipeg Free Press about  the warning regarding purchase apples. See the link-

OTTAWA – The federal government is investigating whether a Manitoba patient diagnosed with listeriosis is connected to an outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes from pre-packaged caramel apples made in the United States.

Sheila Montney
Executive Director
Deaf Centre Manitoba Inc

ASL Night for January 29th!

Valentine Bingo Fundraising for Western Canada Deaf 55+- February 14, 2015

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Friendly reminder- Deadline for Winter Retreat for Feb 6-8th, 2015 is January 26th!!


Register your forms for Winter Retreat on Feb 6-8 2015, deadline is on Jan 26, after that the Price will increase $10.00 for late fees.

We would love to see more youth this year and It will be the best camp of 2015.

Age 0 to 4 - Free
Age 5 to 10 $45.00
Age 11 and up - $95.00
Family $325.00

Transportation: We will have school bus meeting at Calvary Temple, but if we got Many numbers of youth from MSD, we will have bus picking you up at MSD first then at Calvary Temple.

We will have Noah Buchholz as our Guest speaker. Don't miss the opportunity.

Any question or concern, or need the register forms
contact me


Vanecia Austria

Saskatchewan Deaf and Heard of Hearing Services (SDHHS) Employment Opportunity- Community Service Worker

Casual Building Attendants position available at Deaf Centre Manitoba

The Bethania Group is currently recruiting for the position of Casual BUILDING ATTENDANT(s) at Deaf Centre Manitoba located at 285 Pembina Highway.

Deaf Centre Manitoba is a multi-functional facility serving Deaf, hard-of-hearing and hearing individuals. This position plays an important role in supporting all of our residents, tenants and staff.

Responsibilities will include ensuring the safety of all tenants, residents and staff in the building at all times. This includes performing regular inspection tours of the entire building and grounds on an outlined basis, as well as following outlined procedures during emergencies and providing direction to others. Communicating with all visitors as required as well as shovelling snow, vacuuming and set-up and take down of equipment as required by facility users.

As the successful candidate, you are a professional dedicated to providing excellent customer service. You have 1-3 years previous experience in a similar role, and you are physically able to perform all the duties including lifting, climbing/descending stairs, shovelling snow and being cognitively aware and alert at all times while on shift. The ability to read, write and speak in the English language is required along with knowledge of ASL (American Sign Language) or the willingness to enroll in the next available course is required.

Previous experience working with people within various communities including deaf, deaf blind and mental health is an asset.

If this position is of interest to you, please submit your resume with salary expectations by Friday, January 9th, 2015 to: Kim Newbold, Director of HR, 1045 Concordia Ave. Winnipeg, MB. R2K 3S7 or Fax: (204)669-5479