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Realwheels Theatre, workshops and round table(ASL Interpreting provided)


DATE: Saturday, May 5
TIME: 1 -3 pm
LOCATION: GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre – Room 189
4255 Laurel Street, Vancouver BC
(map it)To register for the roundtable and/or the workshop intensive, contact: lindsey@realwheels.ca 
For more information: https://bit.ly/2HLmiQUWhat will you learn through this project?
Improvisational skills
Ability to be present in your performance
Listening skills as actors
Develop your own material
Tackle issues and topics important to YOU!WHEEL VOICES POWER PLAY is rooted in our eagerness to scrutinize and challenge questions of identity and marginalization.

WHEEL VOICES POWER PLAY is open to anyone who self-identifies with disability and inclusive of Deaf participants. 
ASL Interpreters will be present at the roundtable and the duration of the intensive.

No theatre experience necessary.
Workshop is fully subsidized and is offered free of charge

Special Message from WIDHH Acting Executive Director

YouTube link:

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Meet WIDHH’s Acting Executive Director


WIDHH would like to introduce Grace Shyng, Acting Executive Director.  Watch the video below to find out more about what is going on at WIDHH now.

Thank you for watching. Stay tuned as we plan to give regular updates!

If you have any questions, ideas, or comments, please contact Grace Shyng, Acting Executive Director at gshyng@widhh.com

SRV Canada VRS is coming to Vancouver! Mark your dates!

Vancouver, British Columbia | May 31st June 2nd, 2018


SRV Canada VRS unites people!


Come and meet Community Outreach Specialist and Customer Service Representatives who will provide workshops and customer support in your area.


Do you know that children and youth under the age of majority can register for a VRS number?


Come to the workshop to:

-Share your feedback on SRV Canada VRS
-Learn more about SRV Canada VRS and how it works
-Ask questions, and get technical support

Thursday, May 31, 2018 – This is ONLY for Children, Youth and Families
Youth Workshop
Children Workshop
Parent Night Session
Time: 8:45 a.m.
Location: BCSD, Burnaby South
Address: 5455 Rumble Street
Room: Multi-Purpose Room
Time: 12:45 p.m.
Location: BCSD, South Slope
Address: 4446 Watling Street
Room: #110
Time: TBD – Info: terry@popdhh.ca
Location: BCSD, South Slope
Address: 4446 Watling Street
Room: Library
Contact Person
Terry Maloney:  terry@popdhh.ca
Vice-Principal of Provincial Outreach Program Deaf and Hard of Hearing


Friday, June 1, 2018

Saturday, June 2, 2018


Community Workshop and Customer Support

Time: 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Location: Douglas College

Address: 700 Royal Ave, New Westminster

Workshop: Room #N2201

Support: Room #N3407 and #N3406


Customer Support Booth @ Deaf Deaf World

Time: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Location: Vancouver Community College

Address: 1155 E Broadway, Building B

Room: Event Space on 2nd floor


Contact Person

Kimberly Wood: gvadpresident@gmail.com

President, Greater Vancouver Association of the Deaf


Deaf-Blind need tactile interpreters?

Please RSVP by May 18th at gvadpresident@gmail.com


Contact Person

Vincent Chauvet: vchauvet@vcc.ca

Department Head of ASL & Deaf Studies

Vancouver Community College 



If you plan to set up a new account or have questions concerning your account or app, please bring your data network supported devices (any smartphone, tablet and/or laptop with your own data plan).


The Workshops and Technical Support are FREE of charge and offered in American Sign Language.


Hosted and Sponsored By:

Vice Principal needed for BCSD from K to 12



The Vice-Principal – BCSD (K – 12), working as a member of the district’s instructional leadership team, will have primary responsibility for implementing, managing and supervising a wide range of educational and support services for students enrolled in the provincial school for the deaf.  The Vice-Principal will work closely with the administrative leadership team at Burnaby South Secondary and South Slope Elementary and share responsibilities for the overall operation of the school.  



Preference will be given to an applicant who possesses the following qualifications:

graduate level training in an area such as administration, program and curriculum development and supervision of instruction.  Candidates must have a degree in Education of the Deaf and be fluent in sign language.
eligibility for membership in the B.C. College of Teachers
demonstrated leadership ability and commitment to working as a member of the district’s instructional leadership team
demonstrated ability in effective personnel supervision, communications and human relations
demonstrated knowledge of current educational trends, educational methods, and the use of technology to enhance instruction
demonstrated skills in community involvement and public relations, including the ability to work cooperatively with parents, professionals and community service agencies
recent, successful and relevant teaching and leadership experience with a focus on the redesigned curriculum and personalized learning


This administrative assignment will include some teaching responsibilities at K – 12 levels.


Please provide a detailed résumé including professional credentials, statement of educational philosophy and three current letters of professional reference (2018).

We ask that applications for all positions be submitted by 4:00 pm Friday, May 18th, 2018 to:


Human Resources

(Vice-Principal BCSD Posting)

5325 Kincaid Street

Burnaby, B.C. V5G 1W2

E-Mail: http://applications@burnabyschools.ca


41-SS Job Posting BCSD Vice-Principal, May 2018

41-SS Job Posting BCSD Vice-Principal, May 2018

Queer Arts Festivals

On May 12, 2-4pm, join the Queer Arts Festival for the opening of SUM inaugural exhibition:
Queer-sum a “Chinglish” translation and play on the words Queer Love, alludes to queer attraction that people experience, even though they believe themselves to be straight identified – or queer-sum (sum=love).
Filmmaker Karin Lee presents three of her film/media works: a 2-channel remix of her classic 16mm film My Sweet Peony, a fantastical drama shot in the Dr. Sun Yat Sen Classical Chinese Gardens; Portrait of a Girl, a documentary shot in Beijing, and Small Pleasures, a period drama set in Barkerville BC.
An artist talk will follow on May 17, 7-9pm:
and the exhibition runs till August 18:
SUM opens as a permanent space, Canada’s only queer gallery, presenting year-round multidisciplinary exhibitions and events that further the artistic vision of the Queer Arts Festival.
The address is 268 Keefer St., between Main St. and Gore Ave. The SUM gallery is located on the 4th floor, suite 425.
Transit access:
Skytrain: Main Street-Science World or Stadium-Chinatown, bus 22 on Gore, buses 03, 08, 19 on Main, 14, 16, 20 on Hastings
Accessibility: This location has not yet had an accessibility audit.
– There is an elevator, accessible non gendered washrooms.
– Our events are scent free.
– There is a paid parkade as part of the building until 7pm.
– ASL interpretation will be provided at both events.
Please let us know if you have any requests or need more information