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15 January, 2014 - SAC

We are excited to announce that the keynote speaker for our upcoming 50th anniversary conference in Ottawa is Dr. David Butler-Jones, Canada’s first and current Chief Public Health Officer. Dr. Butler-Jones suffered a stroke in 2012 and his keynote...

15 January, 2014 - CNW Newsgroup

Mimi Lowi-Young, CEO of the Alzheimer Society of Canada, will ask the Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), to make dementia a priority in the 2014 federal budget at pre-budget hearings being held in Toronto today. Lowi-Young is...

14 January, 2014 - SAC

In October 2013, we asked members to provide feedback on two drafts of the Revised Supportive Personnel Guidelines. We are pleased to announce that both documents are now finalized:  •    Revised Supportive Personnel...

14 January, 2014 - Wall Street Journal

Sign-language interpreters in Washington, D.C. are among the most in-demand interpreters in the United States. These professionals navigate a complicated linguistic world of acronyms, jargon and partisanship to help meet the country’s legal...

14 January, 2014 - The Today Show

Former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords made headlines in 2011 when she survived an assassination attempt. The attack left her with brain damage that resulted in non-fluent aphasia, but hasn’t hampered her ability to sing: appearing on the...

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