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Mar 07, 2018, 12:04 ET Canadian Hearing Society Recognizes Accomplishments of Deaf Women to Mark International Women's Day

TORONTO, March 7, 2018 /CNW/ - The Canadian Hearing Society is marking International Women's Day by highlighting the inspirational stories of two female role models for women who are Deaf. Gail...


Dec 01, 2017, 10:28 ET Accessibility champion David Onley appointed to CHS Board of Directors

TORONTO, Dec. 1, 2017 /CNW/ - The Canadian Hearing Society (CHS) is pleased to announce the appointment of the Honourable David C. Onley as the newest member of its Board of Directors. Mr. Onley was...


Dec 01, 2017, 07:00 ET Canadian Hearing Society encourages government and employer efforts to break down employment barriers for Deaf and hard of hearing Canadians

TORONTO, Dec. 1, 2017 /CNW/ - On the eve of International Day of Persons with Disabilities, the Canadian Hearing Society is shining a spotlight on the employment barriers facing Deaf and hard of...


Sep 13, 2017, 12:44 ET Canadian Hearing Society awards record number of scholarships to Deaf and hard of hearing students

TORONTO, Sept. 13, 2017 /CNW/ - On Monday, the Canadian Hearing Society officially awarded life-changing scholarships to 11 post-secondary students who are Deaf or hard of hearing. This is the...


May 18, 2017, 14:30 ET Canadian Hearing Society launches national scholarship program for Deaf and hard of hearing students

TORONTO, May 18, 2017 /CNW/ - The Canadian Hearing Society is proud to introduce a National Scholarship Program that will help break down barriers to higher education and build brighter futures for...


May 12, 2017, 15:54 ET Canadian Hearing Society and CUPE 2073 finalize new agreement

CHS very pleased to restore full service to the community TORONTO, May 12, 2017 /CNW/ - The Canadian Hearing Society is pleased to announce that a renewal collective agreement has been ratified by...


Apr 01, 2017, 21:59 ET Canadian Hearing Society very disappointed, CUPE rejects CHS' latest robust offer

TORONTO, April 1, 2017 /CNW/ - After four days of mediated bargaining sessions between the Canadian Hearing Society (CHS) and CUPE 2073, CHS is disappointed that CUPE has rejected its most recent...


Mar 29, 2017, 22:00 ET Canadian Hearing Society and CUPE engage in productive labour discussions

TORONTO, March 29, 2017 /CNW/ - Today, the Canadian Hearing Society (CHS) and CUPE 2073 met in-person, following ongoing negotiations conducted through the Ministry of Labour's appointed mediators....


Mar 24, 2017, 06:00 ET Canadian Hearing Society restarts bargaining

More services reopened during the strike TORONTO, March 24, 2017 /CNW/ - On Monday, March 20, the Canadian Hearing Society reached out again to expert mediators from the Ministry of Labour,...


Mar 06, 2017, 01:03 ET CUPE rejects Canadian Hearing Society's proposal, impacting Deaf and hard of hearing clients

TORONTO, March 5, 2017 /CNW/ - The Canadian Hearing Society (CHS) has been working diligently, since January 12, 2017 and through this weekend, to achieve a collective agreement with CUPE 2073, the...


Dec 01, 2016, 11:45 ET Text with 9-1-1 service for Deaf, hard of hearing and speech-impaired Canadians now available nationwide

TORONTO, Dec. 1, 2016 /CNW/ - The Canadian Hearing Society (CHS) joins the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA), its wireless carrier members, public safety agencies across the...


Nov 30, 2016, 15:32 ET Canadian Hearing Society position paper highlights disparity in employment rates for Deaf and hard of hearing Canadians

TORONTO, Nov. 30, 2016 /CNW/ - Today, the Canadian Hearing Society released a new position paper highlighting the need for equal access to employment for people who are Deaf and hard of hearing. This ...


Sep 21, 2016, 12:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Canadian Hearing Society hosting free symposium and employment fair for people who are Deaf and hard of hearing/

TORONTO, Sept. 20, 2016 /CNW/ - On Thursday, September 22, 2016, the Canadian Hearing Society (CHS) is hosting Creating an accessible world: FREE symposium and employment fair as part of...


Sep 20, 2016, 13:32 ET Canadian Hearing Society hosting free symposium and employment fair for people who are Deaf and hard of hearing

TORONTO, Sept. 20, 2016 /CNW/ - On Thursday, September 22, 2016, the Canadian Hearing Society (CHS) is hosting Creating an accessible world: FREE symposium and employment fair as part of...


Jul 23, 2015, 11:30 ET Internet pioneer, tech maven join forces to support CHS Benefit

Vinton Cerf and Amber Mac announced as speakers at Get CONNECTED: The Social Interactive Event TORONTO, July 23, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Hearing Society (CHS) is thrilled to announce Vinton G....


Jun 29, 2015, 15:22 ET CHS Appoints New President and CEO

TORONTO, June 29, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Hearing Society (CHS) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Julia Dumanian has been appointed President and CEO, effective July 6, 2015. "We are...


May 04, 2015, 12:45 ET May is Speech and Hearing Awareness Month

CHS breaks down barriers to communication for 75 years TORONTO, May 4, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Hearing Society (CHS) will be promoting public awareness about hearing health and barriers to...


Mar 11, 2015, 10:00 ET CHS uses advances in technology to connect people at 75th anniversary event

TORONTO, March 11, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the Canadian Hearing Society (CHS) kicks off its 75th anniversary of serving Deaf and hard of hearing communities with a community celebration, simulcast from...


Apr 26, 2012, 08:00 ET The Canadian Hearing Society raises awareness about lowering the volume

Yonge-Dundas Square giveaway delivers safe listening message loud and clear to 5,000 people --- On International Noise Awareness Day TORONTO, April 26, 2012 /CNW/ - Volunteers from The Canadian...


Apr 24, 2012, 18:00 ET CHS brings a strong message to Queens Park about visual fire alarms

TORONTO, April 24, 2012 /CNW/ - The Canadian Hearing Society (CHS) will be delivering thousands of postcards signed by Deaf, oral deaf, deafened, hard of hearing people and other concerned...


Apr 24, 2012, 08:00 ET CHS Keep on Listening Event at Yonge-Dundas Square

Yesterday we sent you this to listen to: http://manifestcom.com/Keep_on_listening/index.html Now here's the press release we promised. THE CANADIAN HEARING SOCIETY PLANS TO MAKE SOME NOISE IN...