The Calgary Police Service has created a database where people can register if they have a physical, mental, or medical condition that means they may require special attention in an emergency. Now we need you to do your part. If you are a vulnerable person or care for a vulnerable person, then we need you to give us your information. Your privacy will be protected and the information you provide will only be used by the police, fire, and EMS to help you or your loved one when you are in danger.
Disability Tax Credit
The disability tax credit (DTC) is a non-refundable tax credit that helps persons with disabilities or their supporting persons reduce the amount of income tax they may have to pay. Being eligible for the DTC can also open the door to other government programs. For more information, go to www.cra.gc.ca/dtc or call 1-800-959-8281.
Check out these attached flyers for more information on workshops that teach financial prosperity to young women across Canada. This project is sponsored by the Canadian Association of the Deaf and Status of Women Canada.
Contact Robyn Mackie at firstname.lastname@example.org to register!
The Alberta School for the Deaf (ASD) is among 18 schools in Edmonton and across the province that have been identified as receiving provincial funding for modernizations and upgrades, improving the quality of learning for its students and increasing supports for ASD’s tenants.
For the full story, read the news release here
The Canadian Association of the Deaf has issued a news release regarding the “fake” interpreter at Nelson Mandela’s memorial. “Nelson Mandela’s life and achievements were devoted to the equality of all peoples, regardless of race or disability,” said Frank Folino, CAD President. “He would be terribly saddened and embarrassed to see government of South Africa knowingly use a phony interpreter. It is a deliberate mockery of people who are Deaf.”
The World Federation of the Deaf (WFD) and the World Association of Sign Language Interpreters (WASLI) have released a joint statement regarding the quality of sign language interpreting at Nelson Mandela’s memorial. To view the joint statement, please click here.