The Canadian Hard of Hearing Association’s vision is to inspire and empower Canadians impacted by hearing loss.

Our Mission

Connecting Canadians impacted by hearing loss through advocacy, education and community engagement.

Our Values

We cherish diversity.
We break down walls and build bridges.
We drive Change.



We are very pleased to announce the 2020-2023 Strategic Plan. This plans sets out the strategic direction we will undertake on issues that matter to our community.


Get Involved

CHHA educates, informs and inspires members to establish the best communication strategy to meet their individual needs.


May 27, 2020 - Online

Date of the CHHA Annual General Meeting has been announced.


Be Informed

Tailored resources, information and educational resources to build awareness of hearing issues.


Update from CHHA

Find out more about CHHA’s temporary business practices concerning COVID-19


Emergency Communication

A free text communication service enabling deaf, deafened, hard of hearing, or speech-impaired persons in the event of an emergency.

Upcoming CHHA Events

May 2020

27/05/2020 – CHHA National Annual General Meeting - Online  –  7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
29/05/2020 – Hearing and the Ear: Hearing Loss and Its Related Issues   –  3:00 pm - 4:00 pm


90% of people with hearing loss can improve communication with hearing assistive technology, counseling or environmental changes.

85 decibels

Sounds over 85 decibels can be harmful to hearing, these could include: Rock concerts, dance clubs and MP3 players.

4 million

One out of ten Canadians, 4 million people have a hearing loss including 6 out of 1000 children. Of these six, nine out of ten are born to hearing parents.

4 in 1,000

Approximately 4 in 1,000 Canadian babies are born with some degree of hearing loss or will develop early progressive childhood hearing loss.