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.


The next offering of the Test of Interpretation (TOI) is March 5, 2016.

Registration deadline is January 23, 2016.

To register:

  • hover your mouse over the blue MEMBERS ONLY tab at the far right
  • click on Canadian Evaluation System from the dropdown menu
  • scroll to the bottom of the page and click on Phase Three: Test of Interpretation (TOI)

Distributed by WASLI


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

The next offering of the Written Test of Knowledge (WTK) is in April 16, 2016.

The test is offered every year in January, April, July and November, or by special offering with a minimum of five test takers. The date for this offering is Saturday April 16, 2016 and offering locations will be determined by the applicant's addresses or preferences.

Registration deadline is February 20, 2016.

To register:

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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