General Announcements

Request for Information (RFI) Issued By Canadian Administrator of Video Relay Service (CAV)

Canadian Administrator of Video Relay Service (CAV), Inc. is a new not‐for‐profit corporation that has been mandated by the Canadian Radio‐television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) to design, implement and oversee the delivery of video relay service (VRS) in Canada.

 

The following Request for Information (RFI) was issued by CAV to all Video Interpreter Providers:

AVLIC Official Position - Deaf Interpreter

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AVLIC Official Position - Deaf Interpreter (2015) - ASL version

Update from the AVLIC Staffing Task Force

The AVLIC Board is pleased to announced that through our consultation with CAD-ASC, Wayne Nicholson has been selected to be part of the AVLIC Staffing Task Force. 

 

The AVLIC Staffing Task Force is now comprised of the following members, varied in education, experience and expertise:

AVLIC 2018 Conference Bids - Process Defined

 

Hello members,

Your AVLIC Board is in the process of finalizing the AVLIC 2018 conference host. In an announcement and e-mail sent July 14, 2015 we announced that unfortunately the Saskatchewan group is no longer able to host the conference. 

 

Industry Representatives Advisory Panel (IRAP) Meeting 

Update as of August 17, 2015:

The IRAP meeting, originally scheduled for September 2015, has been rescheduled for November 2015 due to the federal election. The feedback and questions sent to AVLIC (as a result of the notice below) will be addressed with PWGSC in November.

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AVLIC 2016 Registration

It’s time to register for the AVLIC 2016 Conference in Fredericton!

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AVLIC 2016 Keynote Speakers

The AVLIC 2016 Committee is excited to announce our Keynote Presenters for the Conference!

WASLI & WFD Elect New Boards of Directors

Congratulations to newly elected Board of Directors for the World Association of Sign Language Interpreters (WASLI) and for the World Federation of the Deaf (WFD)! Best wishes for the upcoming term. Thanks too to the outgoing board members for serving from 2011-2015!

Interpreting Legal Discourse & Working in Legal Settings: An AVLIC Position Paper Resources

Interpreting Legal Discourse & Working in Legal Settings: An AVLIC Position Paper

Update About AVLIC 2018 Conference

We are saddened to inform you that the group of members who bid for the 2018 AVLIC conference to be held in Saskatchewan is no longer able to host the biennial conference.

 

Your AVLIC Board is working with Affiliate Chapters and the Canadian Association of the Deaf - Association des Sourds du Canada (CAD-ASC) to secure another host for 2018.  

 

We will keep you updated.

 

Your AVLIC Board of Directors

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