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June is National Indigenous History Month

In June, Canadians celebrate National Indigenous History Month to honour the history, heritage and diversity of Indigenous peoples in Canada. It is also an opportunity to recognize the strength of present-day Indigenous communities. Please reread the interview and article with Bob Joseph, President of Indigenous Corporate Training Inc on  – Indigenous Terminology Indigenous Peoples Guide to Terminology, Usage… View More

Employment Law Considerations for Employers Re-opening Your Audiology or Hearing Health Business Article

CAA Members Read the Article - Employment Law Considerations for Employers Re-opening Your Audiology or Hearing Health Business Created by Anthony Panacci, Lawyer, Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP, who is also presenting Employment Law Considerations for Employers Re-opening their Audiology Business Post COVID-19 Webinar on June 4th, 2020. CAA Members free – register now (remember you will… View More

Federal Healthcare Partnership Meeting Minutes 2020

The Third party committee continues to meet biannually with DND, NIHB, RCMP and VAC in order to provide input into their programs to improve service to our mutual clients.  Please see the minutes from the 2020 virtual meeting in May. CAA Members Read More View More

Reopening your practice safely during COVID-19 and staying person-centered

Staying person-centered in a world of COVID-19 (May 7, 2020) By Helle Gjønnes Møller In late April, the controlled reopening of Denmark (phase 1) enabled liberal professions, including audiology clinics, to resume their business. We spoke with clinical audiologist Regitze Willemöes about her experiences during the crisis and her thoughts about the “new normal” in… View More

Update on Discriminatory Triage Practices – Accessible Canada

"We are reaching out to update you on our work to avoid the discriminatory triaging of people with disabilities in Canada. As you probably know, many people with disabilities and Deaf people are scared. Disability still could be used in some parts of Canada as an indicator in deciding who will gain access to needed… View More

Tips for Healthcare Providers Communicating with Patients with Hearing Loss

During the COVID-19 pandemic, people with hearing loss may struggle even more to communicate: Masks degrade speech and remove important lip reading cues and facial expressions. Additionally, listening with hearing loss is effortful.  Stress, fatigue, and illness can reduce the listener’s resources to make that effort. The Canadian Coalition for Adult Hearing Health (CCAHH), a… View More

Prime Minister Trudeau announced a Canadian Emergency Student Benefit

We heard an announcement today for students that will add to all of the University, E.I. and Canada Emergency Response Benefit Programs. We encourage you to look for details on the programs below which should appear on the government sites soon. Please also share this with other classmates. Prime Minister Trudeau announced a Canadian Emergency Student… View More

Cyber Security Advisory – Zoom

The Ministry of Health Emergency Operations Centre released an Advisory to make all health practitioners aware of security issues and vulnerabilities that are being actively exploited in Zoom conferencing software. Read more View More