On June 20, the federal government introduced the proposed Accessible Canada Act to Parliament, which passed first reading. The next step is the second reading which will not happen until next Fall when the House of Commons sits again.
Here’s the News Release about the proposed Accessible Canada Act:
The Interpreting Services department at the Western Institute for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (WIDHH) has an exciting announcement for you!
WIDHH is the largest provider of ASL interpreting services in Western Canada. We offer two distinct interpreting services: Community Interpreting Service (CIS) and Medical Interpreting Service (MIS). MIS provides interpreting services for Deaf and Hard of Hearing British Columbians in most interactions with health care providers. CIS provides interpreting services for non-medically related appointments in the community.