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COVID-19 is Underlining the Need for Accessible Video Conferencing June 25, 2020


Over the past few months, many Canadians have been transitioning to a new way of working from home. While many of us are grateful to have a bit of a shorter commute in our day, adjusting to communicating with our coworkers through various digital platforms has proven crucial to remaining productive and connected during these challenging times.

Hearing Loss, Social Isolation and Loneliness During a Pandemic May 1, 2020

Rex Banks, Au.D., Reg. CASLPO | Doctor of Audiology Director, Hearing Healthcare

Social distancing, self-isolation and the resulting sense of loneliness are issues recently associated with COVID-19.  But for people with hearing loss, social isolation and loneliness are long standing concerns that can potentially be exasperated during this global pandemic we are all living through right now.

Canadian Hearing Services' Green Challenge March 4, 2020


It’s fun being GREEN!

Pat Morano
CHS Staff Spotlight - Pat Morano December 4, 2019


Meet Pat Morano.

Rex Banks with award
Rex Banks 1st recipient of the Audiologist of the Year award November 11, 2019


Congratulations to our Director of Hearing Healthcare and Quality, Rex Banks, on being recognized as Audiologist of the Year from the Ontario Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists. This award recognizes his outstanding contributions to the field of audiology through his leadership, research and passion for helping people with hearing loss.

My Experience as a CHS Summer Student August 2, 2019


By Olivia Gilbert, Special Programs Assistant, CHS Toronto

Minister Cho visits CHS
Minister Cho's visit to CHS November 6, 2018

On Nov. 5th, we had the pleasure of welcoming the Honourable Raymond Cho, Minister for Seniors and Accessibility to tour our Toronto office, where he experienced our accessibility products and services firsthand.

Ask the Audiologist: What is tinnitus? October 18, 2018

Have you ever heard a ringing, humming, buzzing, or even cricket-like chirping in your ears? If so, you may have tinnitus. In a special animated episode of “Ask the Audiologist,” CHS Director of Hearing Healthcare Rex Banks talks about what tinnitus is, how it’s triggered, and what you can do to treat it.

How ASL classes at CHS bridged the communication gap – and changed my life September 26, 2018

By Sara Jane Kiley-McDonald

I started having issues with my hearing early in my adult life, because of sinus complications. Because of my hearing loss, I would often miss part of what people would say and have to piece together what I’d heard like a puzzle.

What I learned working at CHS this summer September 7, 2018

By Brianne Barry, Special Programs Assistant, CHS Waterloo office


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