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Last Updated: 2013-10-31

Canadian Hearing Society

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Legal Name:   The Canadian Hearing Society
Operating Name:   Canadian Hearing Society
 
Mailing Address
271 Spadina Rd.
TORONTO, Ontario
M5R 2V3
Location Address
271 Spadina Rd
TORONTO, Ontario
M5R 2V3
 
Telephone: (416) 928-2500
Toll Free Phone: 1-877-347-3427
Fax: (416) 928-2506
Email: info@chs.ca
Website URL: http://www.chs.ca 
 
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Contact information

 
Susan Main
  Title:   Vice President
  Area of Responsibility:   Management Executive
  Telephone:   (416) 928-2500
  Ext:   343
  Fax:   (416) 928-2506
  Email:   smain@chs.ca
 
 
Chris Kenopic
  Title:   Chief Executive Officer
  Area of Responsibility:   Management Executive
  Telephone:   (416) 928-2507
  Fax:   (416) 928-2517
  Email:   ckenopic@chs.ca
 

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Company description

 
The Canadian Hearing Society (CHS) is a charitable, non-profit health and social service agency, the leading provider of services, products and information that remove barriers to communication; advance hearing health; promote equity for people who are culturally Deaf, oral deaf, deafened, and hard of hearing. CHS has 28 offices across Ontario offering 17 different programs and services. CHS serves the broader Canadian community through its website, toll-free phones and referral service.  
Country of Ownership: Canada  
Year Established: 1940
Exporting: Yes  
Primary Industry (NAICS): 519130 - Internet Publishing and Broadcasting, and Web Search Portals
Alternate Industries (NAICS): 454111 - Internet Shopping
541930 - Translation and Interpretation Services
621499 - All Other Out-Patient Care Centres
Primary Business Activity: Services  
Number of Employees: 450 

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Product / Service / Licensing

 
Product Name: Communication Devices
 
We sell a range of communication and assistive listening devices for deaf, deafened and hard of hearing individuals: TTYs,
alerting/signalling devices, amplified phones, VCO phones, FM &
Infrared systems.

 
Product Name: Hearing aids
 
Test hearing; prescribe, fit, dispense and service hearing aids

 
Service Name: Accessibility
 
CHS provides range of services to enhance accessibility for deaf, deafened and hard of hearing individuals:
workplace assessments, technical devices, awareness training, information, communication facilitation (sign language interpreting, CART - Communication Acces Realtime Translation), translation services English to ASL, French to LSQ.


 
Service Name: Counselling
 
Counselling services include mental health, general support, employment, hearing health care.

 
Service Name: Public Awareness and Information
 
Distributes unbiased information about deafness, hearing loss and the prevention of hearing loss through website, public relations, media relations, printed materials, professional client interaction.

 
Service Name: Sign Language Interpreting
 
Provide professional fee-for-service American Sign Language interpreters for medical, educational, legal, employment, social services, and government-related settings.

 

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