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High cost of hearing aids to be focus of Vancouver forum

Jericho Knopp
Georgia Straight (straight.com)
April 22, 201

“A forum at the Vancouver Public Library aims to shed some light on why hearing aids in British Columbia are so expensive.

The forum, entitled Hearing Aid Costs and Services: What Consumers Need, is being organized by the Canadian Hard of Hearing Association for Saturday (April 26)….READ MORE ->

Comment: The two most painful words to the hard of hearing

Lauren Sheerwood
Opinions – Times Colonist
April 13, 2014

“I am one of an estimated 3.15 million hard of hearing Canadians. This doesn’t mean I don’t hear people. Every day, I hear conversations and arguments and lectures and cussing all around me. And of all the words that stream past, the most hurtful aren’t swear words. Like almost everyone else, I swear. But the two words that I would never say to someone and can’t stand hearing are: “Never mind.” …” READ MORE ->