General Announcements

New Brunswick Collaborative Learning Mentorship Program (NB STAGES NB)

Saint John Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services (New Brunswick) is seeking qualified applicants from across Canada for their NB STAGES NB program.

Application deadline: February 5, 2016

Click on the flyer below to see complete program details as well as links to application requirements and procedures:

Volunteers Needed for First Reading Circle of Position Paper

AVLIC's Educational Interpreting Issues Committee (EIIC) has begun drafting updates to the Interpreting in the Educational Setting document.  The current document was published in 1992 and has been in need of updates to meet current working conditions. Thanks to the EIIC for the work they've put into the drafted updates to this AVLIC position paper.


AVLIC Executive Director - Job Posting

AVLIC thanks the AVLIC Staffing Task Force for their considerable work preparing this job posting!


Application Deadline: January 4, 2016, 4:00pm ET

Location:      Canada

Interpreting in the Theatre Setting Survey

Dear Interpreter, 

Please fill out this short (9 question) survey by Friday, December 18, 2015.

AVLIC 2016 logo

AVLIC 2016 - Call for Presenters

The conference of the Association of Visual Language Interpreters of Canada is a biennial conference that promotes the profession of signed language interpreting nationally and internationally.


Distributed by WASLI


November 25, 2015: Following the WASLI conference in Istanbul, WASLI held its AGM on July 25, 2015.

Canadian Administrator of VRS (CAV) Inc. - November 2015 Update

On November 26, 2015, the Canadian Administrator of VRS (CAV) Inc. issued an update about the progress of VRS in Canada. To view the announcement issued in ASL, LSQ, English and French, click here.


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Dear AVLIC members,

Help us, the Deaf Wireless Canada Committee, fight for fair data plans for Deaf, hard of hearing & DeafBlind Canadians & their family members!

Here’s the video for your viewing:

Should Deaf Customers Pay for VoicePlans? video

Link to Update About Recent Work of CAV

Sue Decker, Executive Director of Canadian Administrator of Video Relay Services (CAV), gave an overview and update on the status of the implementation and delivery of Canada Video Relay Service during the annual general meeting of Toronto Association of the Deaf (TAD) on Saturday, November 14, 2015.

Dear AVLIC members & valued stakeholders,


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