OTTAWA AND GATINEAU, QC, Oct. 18, 2013 /CNW/ -
|WHEN:||Starting on Monday, October 21, 2013|
|WHERE:||Conference Centre, Phase IV, 140 Promenade du Portage, Outaouais room, Gatineau, Quebec|
Starting on Monday, October 21, 2013, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) will hold a public hearing in Gatineau, Quebec, to consider the feasibility of establishing a video relay service (VRS) in Canada for Canadians who are deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired.
If you plan on attending the hearing or would like more information about the hearing, please contact Media Relations at 819-997-9403 or by email at [email protected].
Simultaneous translation will be offered in English and French, as well as in American Sign Language and Langue de signes quebecoise throughout the hearing.
Close captioning services will be offered in English on the first day of the hearing.
You can listen to the hearing through a live feed available on our website at: www.crtc.gc.ca
Are you interesting in following the hearing? Follow us on Twitter:
@CRTChearings, hashtags: #VRS and #CRTC
SOURCE: Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission
For further information:
MediaRelations, Tel: 819-997-9403, Fax: 819-997-4245
Tel: 819-997-0313, TDD: 819-994-0423, Fax: 819-994-0218
Toll-free # 1-877-249-CRTC (2782)
TDD - Toll-free # 1-877-909-CRTC (2782)
Ask a question or make a complaint http://crtc.gc.ca/RapidsCCM/Register.asp?lang=E