In a country where a fundamental principle of our democracy is open access to government, the Federal Court of Canada’s decision of August 11, 2006 enforces this right for Deaf citizens. The ruling supports existing legislation and legal precedents addressing the obligation to provide accessible services, e.g. the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, the Canadian Human Rights Act, the provincial Human Rights Codes, the Eldridge decision and other Supreme Court of Canada rulings.
- Public Service Announcements
- Letter to Premier McGuinty Urging Visual Fire Alarms
- Constitutional challenge with Canada Student Loan Program
- Gary Malkowski Receives Honourary Doctorate - Feature Article in Canadian Hearing Report
- CHS's First ASL Flashmob
- The Canadian Hearing Society unveils a distinct new look
- CHS Chief Financial Officer Stephanus Greeff, interview with CGA Ontario June/July 2011 Edition
- Government Tries To Silence Critic of Student Loan Discrimination
- CHS launches CHS TV
- CHS Letter to the Globe and Mail
- May 9th, 2011 - Newest Updates
- CHS responds to article "Doctor champions cochlear implants"
- CHS Special Advisor to President, Public Affairs, bestowed honorary degree
- Access 2020 Coalition Press Release- Disabled Canadians Again Rebuffed
- Southlake introduces dedicated TTY telephone number for patients and community members
- CHS 70th Anniversary Open House
- CHS supports Universal Newborn Hearing Screening programs for early detection of hearing loss.
- CHS Chief Audiologist elected President of the Canadian Academy of Audiology
- Visitor from Haiti
- Visual Fire Alarms
- Floods Close School for the Deaf in Pakistan
- Isn't It 'Loverly' - CHS and "My Fair Lady"
- Communication - what does technology have to offer and how do you get it