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Job Posting

A family of two boys are looking for an early riser and enthusiastic worker to come to their Port Coquitlam (Lincoln) home 6:30am Monday to Friday during the school year.

The boys can communicate in sign language.

When: Starting Wednesday September 9th.

How long: Three hours (6:30 am – 9:30am) – Monday to Friday during school year (10 months).

What: Duties for morning routines – wake up calls, breakfast preparation, personal hygiene, and drive kids to schools. First kid to drop off at Middle School by 8:15am and then second kid to elementary school by 9am. Vehicle required with valid driver’s license.

How much: The rate will be discussed in person.

Interested? Contact Marnie James at

Pager: mjames1@bell.blackberry.net
TTY – 604 944 2517
Email- rmjames@shaw.ca

David Still Video Tribute

Remembering Dave Still from Sara MacFayden on Vimeo.

Please enjoy the above video created by friend and colleague, Sara MacFayden.

NDOC Oktoberfest Party Update


4×4 Oktoberfest Update Flyer

Norwest Deaf Outdoors Club is hosting Oktoberfest Party on Saturday September 19th.

It’s limited to 130 people and tickets are ALMOST sold out! UPDATE: 100 tickets sold, only 30 left!

Earlybird price is due by August 15th. Tickets will not be sold after September 4th. UPDATE: Good news!  We, the committee have agreed not to increase the five dollars after August 15th so the price is the same until Friday September 4th  ~ $35.00 for members and $45.00 for non-members.

See the attached flyer for more details!

Remembering David Still


It is with great sadness we share with our members the loss of David Still, a great Interpreter, instructor, mentor, and friend. He was an important part of our community and will be missed greatly.

David’s Service will be held at Christ Church Cathedral, 690 Burrard Street, Vancouver at 3:30pm on Thursday August 27th, with reception to follow.  

If you intend to participate in the reception, please arrive early and please bring an appetizer.  Address and other details will be provided when they become available.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the David Still Memorial Scholarship at the Douglas College Foundation P.O. Box 2503, New Westminster, BC V3L 5B2 or 604-777-6172 and online at http://www.douglas.bc.ca/visitors/foundation.html.

 The service will be interpreted.


Technical Issues

Our apologies if you have experienced slow connection with www.Deafbc.ca the past couple days.  Our host  is having a unexplained high visitation issue, and it is causing serious delays in service.

We hope that this will be fixed quickly, and we apologize for the inconvenience.