July 7, 2015


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Young athletes to get sign-language interpretation after human rights complaint

Elizabeth Dagg (left), a deaf ringette player, watches as her mother, Nora, relays her teammate's speech in sign language at the 2011 Canada Winter Games. Manitoba's Sport Secretariat has agreed to pay up to $40,000 per year so deaf children can communicate with coaches and game officials.

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Elizabeth Dagg (left), a deaf ringette player, watches as her mother, Nora, relays her teammate's speech in sign language at the 2011 Canada Winter Games. Manitoba's Sport Secretariat has agreed to pay up to $40,000 per year so deaf children can communicate with coaches and game officials.

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