Save the date - Canadian Administrator of VRS (CAV), Inc.

GATINEAU, QC, Sept. 19, 2016 /CNW/ - Hello:

Media are invited to SAVE THE DATE to attend the official launch of Canada's first-ever national Video Relay Service (VRS) – SRV Canada VRS – on Wednesday, September 28, 2016.

Once launched, SRV Canada VRS will provide Deaf and Hard of Hearing Canadians who use sign language with Internet-based VRS tools to communicate better and give them greater independence to connect with family and friends, and to conduct day-to-day activities. It simulates, as closely as possible, a conversation between two hearing people.

Attending the launch:

  • The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities
  • Jean-Pierre Blais, Chairman of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission
  • Sue Decker, Executive Director and CEO of the Canadian Administrator of VRS (CAV), Inc.

Launch details:

Date:              

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Time:              

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Location:        

Canadian Museum of History
Grand Hall
100 rue Laurier
Gatineau, QC

RSVP by Friday, September 23, 2016.

Visit: www.srvcanadavrs.ca

 

SOURCE Canadian Administrator of VRS (CAV), Inc.

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For further information: Shawn Murphy, murphy@fusecommunications.ca, (613) 857-7443

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