October 13, 2017

CAN HEARING LOSS LEAD TO DEAFNESS?

Although the nature of hearing loss can change over time, deafness is generally not the ultimate result. There are some important differences between deafness and hearing […]
October 13, 2017

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: DONNA GORDON

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: Donna Gordon Nominated by: Penny Alexopoulos. ListenUP! Canada in Thornhill, ON “Being a recipient of this award is going to make my life so […]
October 13, 2017

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: KATHY KEZAR

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: Katy Kezar Nominated by: Veronica Lopes and Kelley Keene. ListenUP! Canada in Lindsay, ON “For those sitting on the fence about getting their hearing […]
October 13, 2017

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: JOAN KASCHOR

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: Joan Kaschor Nominated by: Murray Smith. Keystone Hearing Aid Centre in Brandon, MB “Please get your hearing checked out and get hearing aids if […]
October 6, 2017

AMBASSADOR PROFILE: ANNA MICHALAK

Anna Michalak received a set of new hearing aids thanks to the Campaign for Better Hearing’s Give-back program. The Give-back program awards hearing aids to those […]
October 4, 2017

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: OLUSOLA OMOLEYE

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: Olusola Omoleye Nominated by: Anne Bateman. HearingLife Canada in Winkler, MB “Being a recipient of this award is something that is beyond my imagination […]
September 22, 2017

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: ROMANA MIKULASTIKOVA

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: Romana Mikulastikova Nominated by: Petya Koleva. HearingLife Canada in North Vancouver, BC “How will this award change my life? I’ll be able to hear […]
September 22, 2017

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: PHILLIP BUCK

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: Phillip Buck Nominated by: Jennifer Van Dyke. ListenUP! Canada in Simcoe, Ontario “Being able to now hear will improve the quality of my life. […]
September 22, 2017

LISTENUP! CANADA: SONYA VEENSTRA

Name: Sonya Veenstra Location: Hearing Instrument Specialist at ListenUP! Canada in Woodstock, ON “The most satisfying aspect of my job is knowing that I am putting […]
September 13, 2017

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: ANNA MICHALAK

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: Anna Michalak Nominated by: Wieslaw Chmielewski. ListenUP! Canada in Mississauga (Clarkson), ON “As tempting as it can be to deny the problem of having […]
September 13, 2017

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: MARYANNE SHEPPARD

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: Maryanne Sheppard Nominated by: Melissa Attalla. ListenUP! Canada in Hamilton, ON “These new hearing aids will allow me to engage in conversations better. I […]
September 8, 2017

AMBASSADOR PROFILE: ITAYI GIFT BUNHU

Itayi Gift Bunhu, a beneficiary of the Campaign for Better Hearing’s Give-back program, held back tears while being fitted for a brand new set of hearing […]
September 6, 2017

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: MARY JONNOP

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: Mary Jonnop Nominated by: Zofia Wald-Mroz. ListenUP! Canada in Ottawa, ON “With these hearing aids, I will be able to hear at medical appointments […]
August 25, 2017

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: WINSTON WILSON

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: Winston Wilson Nominated by: Irene Chung. ListenUP! Canada in Etobicoke (Sherway), ON “I was missing too many sounds, conversations and telephone calls with family […]
August 25, 2017

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: SARAH COUSTON

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: Sarah Couston Nominated by: Meagan Reid. HearingLife Canada in Acadia, AB “With these hearing aids, I will be able to hear a whole other […]
August 25, 2017

CANADIAN HEARING CARE: KRISSY MCLELLAN

Name: Krissy Mclellan Location: Hearing Aid Practictioner at Canadian Hearing Care, Thorncliffe, AB “I want to help re-connect people who have been missing the simple joys […]
August 17, 2017

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: IRENE ROBERTSON

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: Irene Robertson Nominated by: Chris Madden. ListenUP! Canada in Carleton Place, ON “Get your hearing tested. You will be sorry if you wait and […]
August 10, 2017

AMBASSADOR PROFILE: JOSH WAGLER

Although Josh Wagler suffers from hearing loss, some of his greatest concerns are how his hearing loss affects other people. “Wherever I go, there is always […]
August 9, 2017

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: KATHY DERBYSHIRE

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: Kathy Derbyshire Nominated by: Candice Vande Wetering. ListenUP! Canada in Strathroy, ON “As a single mom, these hearing aids will help me do more […]
August 9, 2017

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: KARLY DAVIS

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: Karly Davis Nominated by: Cindy Thurston. St. Vital Hearing Centre in Winnipeg, MB “I was so excited when I got my hearing aids that […]
August 8, 2017

4 WAYS ALCOHOL CAN AFFECT YOUR HEARING

Nausea, vision impairment and hangovers are common symptoms of excessive alcohol consumption, but alcohol also affects our hearing in at least four ways that we may […]
July 28, 2017

LLOYDMINSTER HEARING CENTRE: PAM WOLFE

Name: Pam Wolfe Location: Hearing Aid Practitioner at Lloydminster Hearing Centre, Lloydminster, Alberta “Hearing Loss takes us away from people, but with the Campaign for Better […]
July 18, 2017

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: AMANDA HODGES

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: Amanda Hodges Nominated by: Murray Smith. Keystone Hearing Aid Centre in Brandon, MB “Being a recipient of this award will allow me to be […]
July 14, 2017

AMBASSADOR PROFILE: JORDAN WALLACE

For every free hearing test taken with the Campaign for Better Hearing’s sponsors, $4.00 is donated to provide hearing aids to those who need them, but […]
July 6, 2017

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: CRESTA CULVER

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: Cresta Culver Nominated by: Cheryl Galloway. Canadian Hearing Care in Penticton, BC “Being a recipient of this award has already made a difference in […]
July 4, 2017

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: CHRISTOPHER BRODERICK

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: Christopher Broderick Nominated by: Kristen St. Louis. ListenUP! Canada in Tecumseh, ON “ Get your hearing tested! I can’t believe the difference these hearing […]
June 30, 2017

KEYSTONE HEARING AID CENTRE: MURRAY SMITH

Name: Murray Smith Location: Hearing Instrument Specialist at Keystone Hearing Aid Centre, Brandon, Manitoba “I say to all of my peers be a part of this […]
June 26, 2017

CAN TINNITUS AFFECT MY HEARING TEST?

Often referred to as ‘ringing in the ears’, tinnitus can be many different types of sound such as hissing, chirping, or wooshing and is a symptom […]
June 21, 2017

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: BERNICE RABEN

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: Bernice Raben Nominated by: Brad Walker. ListenUP! Canada in Grimsby, ON “ Oh my, I have no idea how to express the thankfulness I […]
June 21, 2017

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: JOY BRENNEIS

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: Joy Brenneis Nominated by: Katherine Forgues. Anderson Hearing Centres in Edmonton, AB “I feel very lucky. These new hearing aids will make my job […]
June 21, 2017

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: IRENE KOCSIS

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: Irene Kocsis Nominated by: Stephanie McPherson. ListenUP! Canada in Welland, ON “Life is too precious – do not wait any longer. Get your hearing […]
June 21, 2017

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: DALE REESE

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: Dale Reese Nominated by: Shirley Barr. HearingLife Canada in Olds, AB “The hardest thing about hearing loss was realizing that I had hearing loss. […]
June 19, 2017

AMBASSADOR PROFILE: KURT DRIEDGER

 Kurt is a 28-year-old gentleman and a married father of three, the newest being a six-month-old infant. Kurt started wearing hearing aids at the age of […]
June 12, 2017

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: WILMA SMITH

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: Wilma Smith Nominated by: Joan Guthrie. ListenUP! Canada in Collingwood, ON “This award will make my life much easier for myself and those around […]
June 12, 2017

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: JACOB PETERS

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: Jacob Peters Nominated by: Navreet Swatch. ListenUP! Canada in Kitchener, ON “Now I will be able to communicate with my family. I will be […]
June 9, 2017

4 SUMMERTIME TIPS FOR HEALTHY HEARING

Summer is the perfect time for music festivals, vacations and outdoor frolicking. You’ll want to make sure your hearing doesn’t suffer from all the fun you’re […]
June 6, 2017

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: PATRICK OUIMET

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: Patrick Ouimet Nominated by: Kasson Bullock. HearingLife Canada in Lethbridge, AB “The hardest thing about hearing loss is not being able to hear all […]
June 6, 2017

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: MARY REMMIG

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: Mary Remmig Nominated by: Sheri Madden. ListenUP! Canada in Smiths Falls, ON “For far too long, I have been nervous in public settings because […]
June 6, 2017

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: PAUL VEENHOF

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: Paul Veenhof Nominated by: Chad Southworth. ListenUP! Canada in Fergus, ON “I have been without hearing aids for over two years. It will be […]
June 5, 2017

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: SYLVIA FORAN

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: Sylvia Foran Nominated by: Colleen Poole. HearingLife Canada in Burnaby, BC “Get your hearing tested and talk to your health professional about ways they […]
June 5, 2017

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: ANNE DAVIS

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: Anne Davis Nominated by: Lauren Farrar. ListenUP! Canada in Newmarket, ON “Professionally, these hearing aids will make a major difference in my ability to […]
May 26, 2017

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: KELLY JENKINS

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: Kelly Jenkins Nominated by: Christine Brochu. ListenUP! Canada in North Bay, ON “Hearing loss is nothing to be ashamed of or embarrassed about. Many […]
May 26, 2017

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: CELENE VIGGERS

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: Celene Viggers Nominated by: Leah Plat. Hear for Life in Sarnia, ON “The most frustrating thing about hearing loss is that it is an […]
May 25, 2017

ANDERSON HEARING CENTRES: EVELYN SMITH

Name: Evelyn Smith Location: Hearing Aid Practitioner at Anderson Hearing Centres, Edmonton, Alberta “I am in a unique position where I am hard of hearing myself […]
May 24, 2017

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: DOUG SPRINGER

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: Doug Springer Nominated by: Vanessa Vani. ListenUP! Canada in St. Catharines, ON “Now, I can hear better and enjoy things more than I did […]
May 23, 2017

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: PATRICIA RAYNARD

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: Patricia Raynard Nominated by: Pam Wolfe. Lloydminster Hearing Centre in Lloydminster, AB “Get a hearing test and talk to someone about options. In just […]
May 17, 2017

LISTENUP! CANADA: CHRISTINE ARGET

Name: Christine Arget Location: Hearing Instrument Specialist at ListenUP! Canada, Guelph, Ontario “I know that there is always a good chance that I will be able […]
May 17, 2017

HOW LOUD IS TOO LOUD?

Click the picture to view a helpful infographic illustrating what safe and harmful noise levels sound like!
May 12, 2017

AMBASSADOR PROFILE: CHARLES HAYTER

As someone with hearing loss, Charles Hayter knows all too well how isolating the condition can be. “Having hearing loss is a large handicap. It’s devastating,” […]
May 9, 2017

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: JOHN MACLEAN

CAMPAIGN AMBASSADOR: John Maclean Nominated by: Jill Nelson. ListenUP! Canada in Hamilton, ON “I can hear everything. I am humbled and grateful to have my hearing […]