The Island Deaf and Hard of Hearing Centre Association 2017-2018 Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 27th at 6:00 pm. Please note the new meeting location: 130 – 1555 McKenzie Avenue.
As per the IDHHC Bylaws:
Part 10: General and Special Meetings of the Association
10.1 IDHHC’s Annual General Meeting shall be held on Vancouver Island, British Columbia within 90
days of IDHHC’s fiscal year end.
10.2 At the Annual General Meeting, the following business shall be transacted:
a) All annual reports, including a financial statement signed by IDHHC’s accountant shall be
b) The election of next year’s Board; and,
c) Any other such business as is deemed necessary, or of educational/informational interest.
10.3 Written notice of a General Meeting, that is mailed or emailed, as well as all business proposed
to be transacted, shall be provided to the membership at least twenty-one (21) days prior to the
date of the General Meeting at the member’s last address listed in the Register. If revisions to
the Bylaws are proposed, copies of the proposed amendments shall be provided in the notice.
No inadvertent error or omission in the giving of notice of any General Meeting shall invalidate
the notice or the General Meeting or invalidate or make void any proceedings taken at such
The Victoria office of IDHHC will be closed to facilitate the move to its new address. The office will be closed Wednesday, Thursday and Friday May 30th, May 31st, as well as June 1st.
The office will reopen on MONDAY, JUNE 4th at 8:30 am at the NEW ADDRESS: 130 – 1555 McKenzie Avenue.
** IMPORTANT NOTE ** During that time, Interpreting Services will still be available.
Text 250.818.0479 or Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Nominations for the IDHHC Board of Directors are now being accepted by the Nominations Committee, of the Board. The deadline for nominations is May 22nd. All applicants require a completed nomination form, signed by the member wishing to serve on the Board, as well as two other members who support the nomination.
Hello, I’m Mark Dunn I am the representative for the Deaf community on Vancouver Island with IDHHC. I wanted to let you know the good news about MIS. MIS services on island are provided by IDHHC and that will continue until July 3rdat which time WIDHH will take over coordinating MIS services for Vancouver Island. So continue to contact IDHHC for any MIS services until July 3rd. Thank you
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We are pleased to announce that following the declaration by the United Nations (UN), International Day of Sign Languages (IDSL) will be celebrated annually on the 23rd September as part of the International Week of the Deaf (IWDeaf).
For this year, taking place under a cross-cutting theme of ‘With Sign Language, Everyone is Included!’, IDSL will be held on Sunday 23rd September 2018 consecutively with IWDeaf which runs between Monday 24th September and Sunday 30th September 2018.
‘With Sign Language, Everyone is Included!’ observes the following collective goals of the IDSL and IWDeaf:
The recommended hashtags for both the IDSL and IWDeaf are: