The Canadian Association of the Deaf-Association des Sourds du Canada (CAD-ASC) is pleased to announce the publication of a new report on an important issue: the accessibility of Deaf Canadians to Canada’s financial sector. It deals mainly with banks, insurance companies, credit unions, and financial professionals such as real estate agents and financial advisors. This report is available in both French and English. The reports may be found on-line at the following link:

CAD-ASC Final Report Version – July 27 2023

The CAD-ASC extends its sincere appreciation to the Office of Consumer Affairs, of Innovation, Science, and Economic Development Canada (ISED) for funding this significant project and for providing helpful guidance.

As a bonus, you might find valuable a bilingual PowerPoint presentation we prepared on fraud in the community and how to avoid it, which provides key tips on protecting yourself from scammers. It is available at the following link:

CAD-ASC Bilingual Presentation Financial Sector PowerPoint