Welcome to AVLIC

The Association of Visual Language Interpreters of Canada is a non-profit, professional association for interpreters whose working languages include a sign language. AVLIC was established in 1979 and has several Affiliate Chapters across the country. AVLIC is the only certifying body for ASL-English interpreters in Canada through the means of our Canadian Evaluation System. Among a variety of services, we offer a Professional Conduct Review Process to maintain quality and accountability to the field of interpreting.

The Association of Visual Language Interpreters of Canada and its members uphold the highest standards of professional integrity, competence and ethics.

Latest News

April 5, 2017 - AVLIC's AGM - June 3, 2017 - Edmonton, AB
























February 6, 2017 - Professional Conduct Review Process (PCRP) update. Click here to learn more.




















January 1, 2017 - AVLIC 2018 Conference registration is open.  Click here to register.



























To view information on Why to Hire an AVLIC Member, please click here.

To view our Mission, Vision and Core Values in both English and American Sign Language, please click here.