COVID-19 Update

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On Monday, March 23, Premier Doug Ford announced the closure of all non-essential workplaces in Ontario amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Video Relay Service (VRS) is an essential service and will remain open.

SLIAO is a Video Interpreter Provider (VIP) to The Canadian Administrator of VRS and we operate call centres across Canada providing sign language interpreting (relay) between American Sign Language (ASL) and English. Canada VRS enables Deaf, hard of hearing or speech-impaired Canadians who use ASL and English and Langues des signes Québécoise (LSQ) to make telephone calls via Internet-based videoconferencing technology.

Read more about Canada VRS here:

https://srvcanadavrs.ca/en/

https://crtc.gc.ca/eng/phone/acces/rela.htm

SLIAO also offers Video Remote Interpreting (VRI), an alternative way to communicate with colleagues, mental health professionals, employers, finance experts, online education and virtual training while staying in the comfort of your own home or while you practice social distancing. With SLIAO VRI, you are always connected!

Contact us today by emailing vri@sliao.ca to get started with VRI.

 

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