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Submissions and Letters

CHS submits recommendations and letters in response to various government bodies and public policy issues.

 

Federal

Government of Canada

2005 - The Canadian Hearing Society's Response to Social Development Canada's Persons with Disabilities Consultation

2003 -  Response of The Canadian Hearing Society To the Ministers of Finance and National Revenue's Technical Advisory Committee on Tax Measures for Persons with Disabilities - Policy and Administrative Issues: Disability Tax Credit and Other Federal Tax Assistance Intended for Persons with Disabilities

2002 - Canada's Innovation Strategy - Achieving Excellence: Investing in People, Knowledge and Opportunity and Knowledge Matters: Skills and Learning For Canadians - Presentation to the Innovation Summit by The Canadian Hearing Society September

2002 -  Employment Equity Act Review - Presentation to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Human Resources Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities

2002 -  Legislative Review Of the Employment Equity Act

2001 -  Bill C-11: An Act respecting immigration and granting of refugee protection

2000 - Submission to the Canada Transportation Act Review Panel: Recommendations for Amending the Canada Transportation Act

2005 -  Response of The Canadian Hearing Society to the Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology - Challenges Facing Deaf, Deafened and Hard of Hearing Individuals with Mental Health Issues

Human Rights Commission

2002 -  Response to the Canadian Human Rights Commission's Legislative Review of The Employment Equity Act: A Discussion Paper

 

Provincial

Province of Ontario Standing Committees:

2014 - Submission to the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs Pre-Budget Consultation and Letter to Minister Charles Sousa

2007 - Submission to Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affaris Pre-Budget Consultations

2006 -  The Canadian Hearing Society's Submission to the Standing Committee on Justice Policy on Bill 107, The Proposed Ontario Human Rights Code Amendment Act

2006 -  Submission to the Standing Committee on Social Policy with respect to Bill 78: An Act to amend the Education Act, the Ontario College of Teachers Act, 1996 and Certain Other Statutes Relating to Education

2005 -  Submission to the Standing Committee on Social Policy with Respect to Bill 118: Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act

2004 -  Submission to the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs With Respect to Pre-Budget Consultation

2001 -  Submission to the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs With Respect to Bill 125: Ontarians with Disabilities Act

2001 -  Submission to the Standing Committee on Justice and Social Policy with respect to Bill 101: Student Protection Act, 2001

Ontario Ministries

2007 -  Submission to the Ministry of Health: 10 Year Strategic Planning Exercise

2004 -  Response of The Canadian Hearing Society To the Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities' Discussion Paper on Adult Education and Training Review

2002 -  Response of The Canadian Hearing Society To the Parliamentary Assistant to the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities' Discussion Paper on Adult Education Review - Education and Disability: Human Rights Issues in Ontario's Education System

2002 -  Response to the Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing - A Consultation on Barrier-Free Acess Requirements in the Ontario Building Code

Legal Aid Ontario

2002 -  Submission to Legal Aid Ontario

Ontario Human Rights Commission

2000 -  Response of The Canadian Hearing Society to the Ontario Human Rights Commission's Consultation Paper THE CHANGING FACE OF ONTARIO: DISCRIMINATION AND OUR AGING POPULATION

Education

2000 -  Response of The Canadian Hearing Society To the Ontario College of Teachers - Preparing Teachers for Tomorrow Initial Teacher Education in Ontario

 

Issues and Events

2007 -  International Day of Sign Language Rights Rallies - Demonstrations for Improved Deaf Education

2006 -  Letter to Gallaudet concerning development - CHS expresses concern about developments taking place at Gallaudet University

2006 -  Letter to CRTC concerning TTY long-distance discount - CHS’s position to CRTC on proposed removal of TTY long-distance discount

 

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