TAD’s 80Th Birthday

Hello everybody! Guess whose’s birthday it is?! Yes, you got it right! It is Toronto Association of the Deaf (TAD)’s 80th birthday this year! The board of Toronto Association of the Deaf invites everybody to join in on the celebrations on Sunday March 26th from 1 pm to 4 pm at BRCD Sunroom (Bob Rumball Centre for the Deaf, 2395 Bayview Avenue).
Come and share eighty years of memories with us.
Come and relive memories through the picture slideshow!
Come and take pictures to create some new memories!
Come and have some birthday cake and light refreshments.
Members of TAD and non-members all are welcome.
Want to become a new member? It is only $12 per year.
Spread the word #DeafToronto80 to celebrate!
See you there!!!
 *hands waving*


Introducing the 2017 TAD Board of Directors

  • Steve Burrows, President 
  • David Hamen, Vice-President
  • Susan DaDalt, Secretary
  • Sarah Stadnicki, Treasurer
  • Trisha Small, Membership Director
  • Sage Lovell, Social Director
  • Vito Tulipano, Sports Director
  • Dean Rousseau, Director at Large
  • Robert Denny, Director at Large


From top to Bottom, Dean Rousseau, David Hamen, Steve Burrows, Vito Tulipano, Robert Denny,  Sarah Stadnicki, Sage Lovell, Susan DaDalt and Trisha Small.

Photo credit: Mark Noble

NOTICE: Special Membership Meeting

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a special general meeting of Toronto Association of the Deaf (TAD) will be held on Sunday January 29, 2017, at 1 PM at:
    The Bob Rumball Centre for the Deaf
    Sun Room
    2395 Bayview Avenue
    Toronto, Ontario

The purpose of this special meeting is to elect a new slate of Board of Directors for TAD. Please note that TAD needs to elect, at least, seven new board members to continue its existence.

All board positions are up for election including, President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Membership Director, Social Director, Sports Directors and two Members at Large.  

The official meeting notice and nomination forms were mailed to all members in good standing on December 22, 2016.

TAD must have at least 21 paid members present to proceed with this special meeting. The outgoing Board would appreciate your help by attendance to this meeting and elect your new Board Members for 2017.


  • 2016 memberships expire on December 31, 2016 and membership right cannot be carried forward unless you renew your membership in 2017.
  • So, if you have not renewed your membership for 2017, you can do this by paying $12.00 at the door. 
  • As per TAD Bylaws, you will not be able to run for office or vote in the election if you have not paid 2017 membership dues.  
  • This does not apply to individual who have Lifetime Memberships. 

Gordon Ryall
Secretary Toronto Association of the Deaf
65 Shuter Street, Suite #55
Toronto, Ontario M5B 1B2
Email: gordon.ryall@gmail.com