Signs for OTTAWA

Meaning: the capital city of Canada.

Related signs: ONTARIO.

Deaf Culture and tidbits

Deaf-named Park

In September 1993, the city of Ottawa named a park after Paul J. Landry (1954-) who often ran through the neighborhood. Landry is a born-deaf runner who had competed in Deaflympics (formerly "World Summer Games for the Deaf) five times between 1973 and 1989. Ref

Deaf Streets

Five streets were named in honor of Deaf Canadian leaders in Ottawa: Dorothy Beam, Gary Malkowski (Malkowski Street), Eleanor McPeake (McPeake Place), David and Polly Peikoff (Peikoff Crescent), and Robert McBrien (McBrien Street) in the residential neighborhood. Ref

Best Ottawa Business

Sign Language Interpreting Associates Ottawa Inc. or SLIAO was the recipient of 2020 Best Ottawa Business Award for the achievements on November 25, 2020.

SLIAO's BOB award
Screenshot from Judy Settle, FB Nov. 25, 2020.

SLIAO is an English-ASL interpreting service with an enormous heart for the Deaf community. SLIAO is an excellent model for giving back to Deaf community for their language. <3

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