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 Dispute Resolution 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

January 1, 2017 - Membership Renewal Opens. Click here to renew
























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
























December 1, 2016 - AVLIC is seeking a researcher or research team to examine the Test of Interpretation (TOI) rating process.  To learn more click here.   



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.