Deaf Awareness Week: With sign language I am equalThe Word Federation of the Deaf's theme this year is " With sign language I am equal." focusing on promoting equality & accessibility.
Please follow this link to learn more about the 2016 week!
As well, the Government of Canada has informed that they are currently developing more inclusive accessibility legislation and encourage all to provide feedback in ASL, LSQ, English and French. The consultation process started in July 2016 and will end Feb 2017.
Statement by Minister Qualtrough on the International Week of the Deaf
Consulting with Canadians on planned accessibility legislation (American Sign Language video)