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MEDIA INQUIRIES

Emily Banzet
Manager of Communications & Marketing
emily@sac-oac.ca
1.800.259.8519 ext. 251

 

OFFICIAL STATEMENTS

March 31, 2017- Too many unknowns regarding Saskatchewan’s decision to eliminate the majority of publicly‐funded audiology services.

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October 18, 2016- SAC applauds Nova Scotia’s commitment to increased investment in speech-language pathology services 

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October 3, 2016- Saskatoon Health Region cuts to audiology and speech-language pathology positions will negatively affect patient care

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September 18, 2015- Official Statement From Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) Re: Memorial University of Newfoundland’s Failure to Accommodate Students With Hearing Loss 

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NEWS RELEASES

 

May 24, 2017- New SAC Chair

Speech-Language & Audiology Canada Welcomes Jennifer O’Donnell as New Chair

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May 1, 2017 - Speech and Hearing Month

#CommunicateAwareness challenge highlights importance of communication to our daily lives

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May 12, 2016 - New SAC Chair

Speech-Language and Audiology Canada Announces New Chair 

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May 2, 2016 - Speech and Hearing Month

#maymonthstories campaign inspires people to share personal videos on social media for Speech and Hearing Month

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January 18, 2016 - New Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Progress Report

New progress report reveals that many Canadian provinces and territories still lack adequate child hearing health programs

Read the news release on the Canada Newswire.

 

September 10, 2015 - Vote Communication Health!

Online campaign asks political parties to 'step up' and make communication health an election issue

Read the news release: in PDF or on the Canada Newswire.

 

June 5, 2015 - New SAC Chair

Speech-Language & Audiology Canada announces Judy Schmidbauer as new Chair

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May 1, 2015 – Speech and Hearing Month

Speech-Language and Audiology Canada launches new campaign to advocate for seniors’ communication health as part this year’s Speech and Hearing Month

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May 7, 2014 – Press Conference

Failure to invest in early communication health costs the federal government down the road

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March 25, 2014 – Press Conference

Over half of Canadian provinces and territories lacking when it comes to newborn hearing screening

Read the news release: in PDF or on the Canadian Newswire.

 

ARCHIVED NEWS RELEASES

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