Saturday, August 25, 2018

ASL & LSQ Recognition Awareness Day- Saturday, September 22nd!!

For more information about this event, please contact the Co-Chairperson- Jamie Routledge ( and Doug Momotiuk ( They are happy to answer any questions you have.

Come and join for the Rally... We will meet at Deaf Centre Manitoba (285 Pembina Highway) first at noon then we all walk to the Parliament for the presentation and mingle!!

Keep your eye on it for more update information till the big day comes!!

Sheila Montney
ASL-LSQ Manitoba Committee

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

DON'T FORGET | Be Our Guest! August 28 @ 7:30PM | Disney's Beauty and The Beast | ASL Interpreted Show | There are spots left

For more information, please visit their website at

MDA (Manitoba Deaf Association) Hosts INTERNATIONAL WEEK OF THE DEAF | Let's Celebrate | 22 September to 29 September 2018

ASL & LSQ Recognition Awareness Day | Saturday, 22 September 2018 | Come one, Come all.

Job Opportunity in Saskatoon | Saskatchewan Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Inc. | Due on 4 September 2018

Employer Name:
Saskatchewan Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Inc.
Wage/Salary Info:
Based on Education and Experience
Posted Date:
# of Positions:
Employment Terms:
Part Time
Length of Employment:
School year Sept - June Mornings
Apply By:
How to Apply?:
Please send resume to attention Nairn Gillies

 Application Information
Employer Name:
Saskatchewan Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Inc.

Contact Name:
Nairn Gillies

Contact Phone:

Contact Email:

Employer Website:

The Lead Educator will plan, organize, and implement programs for deaf and hard of hearing children. The role of the Educator is to provide programming for children with diverse needs and deliver enriched programs that are effectively designed to support and assist each child's physical, emotional, social and intellectual development. Ability and experience in creating extensive individualized plans for students, collaborating with family, supporting professionals, educational assistants, human service agencies, and /or community organizations. As well as working with the Education Assistants to run a nurturing and family friendly preschool.

Teacher with training specialized in deaf & hard of hearing and/or ECE Level III and/or experience.
Proficiency in American Sign language and English.
First Aid/CPR Certificate

Skills And Abilities
Ability to Supervise
 - 16-20 people
Security and Safety
 - Criminal record check (abstract)
Essential Skills
 - Computer use
 - Job task planning and organizing
 - Critical thinking
 - Working with others
Experience With Children Who Have Special Needs
 - Children who are deaf or hard of hearing
Early Childhood Education Skills
 - Assess the developmental level of children
 - Prepare progress reports and discuss with parents and other staff members
 - Provide supervision and guidance of daily activities, field trips and special activities
 - Provide opportunity for creative expression through the mediums of art, dramatic play and music

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

WRHA’s Accessibility Plan – We need your input! | Survey

WRHA’s Accessibility Plan – We need your input!

The WRHA’s Accessibility Plan was adopted in 2016 and is due to be updated. They are seeking input on the accessibility challenges and barriers that Manitobans who are using the health care system still face.  The survey below will inform their 2019-2021 Accessibility Plan and help determine the WRHA’s priorities for improving access for all.  The survey is available at (English)

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

September 23 2018 is Deaf Community Plantings | Join us | Registration Needed

Deaf Community Plantings

Join us during TD Tree Days this fall as we plant trees to enhance over 100 green spaces for everyone to enjoy across Canada. 

Building on the success of its inaugural Deaf Community planting in 2014, TD Friends of the Environment Foundation is hosting 11 Deaf Community Plantings across Canada. TD will provide American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters at each site to facilitate communication between Deaf and hearing volunteers.

Register TODAY and join an event this fall to help make your community greener!

Location Links
Volunteer Spaces
 September 23rd 2018
Click on the video for more information.

#TDTree Days #TheReadyCommitment