Disability

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Resolution number: 
1
June 2005
Whereas: 
  1. The settlement service system is currently mandated to provide language training for certain classes of newcomers to Canada;
  2. Language training in the form of sign language training is not consistently provided across the country;
  3. Those who are hearing impaired also have a right to language training;
Therefore be it resolved: 

That the CCR communicate with CIC, Manitoba, BC and Québec requesting that they ensure that sign language training and services are available for all hearing impaired persons who qualify for language training.

Subject: 
Working Group: 
Immigration and Settlement