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Reel 2 Real International Film Festival for Youth!

Join us for the screening of Maciej Adamek’s award-winning documentary Two Worlds, at the Reel 2 Real International Film Festival for Youth!

Tuesday, April 4 at 10:00 AM
VIFF Vancity Theatre (1181 Seymour St.)

In Polish and PSL with English subtitles

Two Worlds invites us into the life of Laura, a 12 year-old girl daughter to two deaf parents. Whenever Laura’s parents need to go out, she becomes their guide and guardian. Caring for her parents has helped Laura develop a unique sensibility, and while she understands the responsibilities of adulthood at a young age, she also finds room for youthful carelessness in her life. Using sparse sound and subtle cinematic gestures, the film draws us into Laura’s world between worlds, where unconditional love is the family’s primary language.

Sign language being considered as third official language: documents

If enacted legislation would require federal information and services to be provided in English, French and sign language

OTTAWA – The Liberal government has been quietly looking at the possibility of adding a third official language: Sign language.

Raising signing to the level of official language would be a major recognition, given that the use of sign language in Canada was “widely discouraged and even forbidden in classrooms” in the not-too-distant past, federal officials wrote in a briefing note to Disabilities Minister Carla Qualtrough.

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CDG 2018

Would you like to participate in Canada Deaf Games 2018?

The games will be held in Winnipeg, Manitoba, February 19-24, 2018.

Please send your preliminary registration form by March 9, 2018.

We need to know how many players MAY be interested in which sports.

Preliminary form – BCDSF March 2017

24th BC Deaf Ten Pin Bowling

View the registration form here

BCDSF Event Deadlines

BCDSF wants to remind you of several deadline dates.

Registration for 3×3 Ice Hockey Tournament – Feb 28
Registration for Skiing is Believing One Day Clinic – Feb 28
Nomination for BC Best Athlete of the Year 2016 – Feb 28
Preliminary Registration for Canada Deaf Games 2018 – March 9
Registration for BC Ten Pin Bowling Playdown – March 10
Registration for Darts Tournament – March 28