This Saturday, we’re hosting a very informative Fraud Prevention & Internet Scams workshop with the Saanich Police Department at our Victoria office. See below for more information!
We were just informed of a wonderful opportunity, a free all-day workshop in Vancouver on October 28, 2019. Here is the excerpt from Canadian Association of the Deaf.
Empower U: Learn to Access Your Deaf Rights
& Disability Rights
Training on Canadian Human Rights, the Convention on the
Rights of Person with Disabilities (CRPD) and its Optional Protocol (OP)
VANCOUVER – October 28, 2019
This training aims to increase awareness of how to address discrimination using more familiar Canadian human rights laws, such as Human Rights Codes, and the newer laws, such as international Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). This is the training for Deaf people, and for persons with all disabilities. The training is part of the project funded by the Employment and Social Development Canada, and it is implemented by the Canadian Association of the Deaf – Association des Sourds du Canada (CAD-ASC) in collaboration with Council of Canadians with Disabilities (CCD), Council on Rehabilitation and Work (CCRW), ARCH Disability Law, DisAbled Women’s Network, and BC Aboriginal Network on Disability Society (BCANDS).
The event is co-presented by the Council of Canadians with Disabilities, and the Canadian Association of Deaf – Association des Sourds du Canada.
October 28, Heritage Hall, 3102 Main Street (at the corner of 15th Avenue), Vancouver.
Workshop will last from 9:00 to 17:00, with refreshments and lunch included. No cost.
What will I learn?
At the end of the training you will have:
These workshops are for people with disabilities, Deaf people, allies, human rights activists, community change makers, students concerned with social justice, and disability support workers.
Organizer: Pavel Chernousov, Project Director, Canadian Association of the Deaf. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please register for the event at: https://secure.neads.ca/register/en.php?id=19BC
Level One Speechreading
Developed by Canadian Hard of Hearing Association)
TUESDAYS – September 17 – November 19
THURSDAYS – September 19 – November 21
TIME: 9:30AM to 11:30AM
WHERE: 130 – 1555 McKenzie Avenue Victoria
Register in person or via telephone at 250.592.8144.
Here are this season’s Info Hub sessions! Contact us for questions and/or more information.
1:30PM – 3:00PM
No RSVP needed.
September 16: Senior Smart Drive with Colleen Woodger, Road Safety Coordinator
October 7: Fire Safety with Mike Simpson, Saanich Fire Chief
November 4: Creating Quieter Communities with Trevor Hancock, Retired UVic Professor
December 2: Cochlear Implants & BAHA’s with Hugh McCormack, Audiologist
COST: $8.00 (free to IDHHC members)
(Annual Membership is $25)
LOCATION: 130 – 1555 McKenzie Avenue Victoria, BC
Captioning services will be provided. ASL interpreters provided upon request.