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Mr. Gary Malkowski

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Special Advisor To President , Pu...

Phone: (416) ***-****  
The Canadian Hearing Society
271 Spadina Road
Toronto , Ontario M5R 2V3

Company Description: Founded in 1940, The Canadian Hearing Society (CHS) is the largest not-for-profit agency in Canada providing services that enhance the independence of deaf,...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • Masters degree
    Gallaudet University
  • B.A. , Social Work and Psychology
    Gallaudet University
  • Gallaudet University's honourary degree
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Web References
CHS Leadership | Canadian Hearing Society, 8 Dec 2015 [cached]
Gary Malkowski
ARCH Board of Directors | ARCH, 9 Nov 2015 [cached]
Gary Malkowski, Chair
Gary Malkowski is Special Advisor to President, Public Affairs, at The Canadian Hearing Society. He is a part time Civic and World History teacher of deaf at the International Yeshivas High School for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing in Toronto. Gary is also the President of the Toronto Association of the Deaf and he is on the Board of Directors of Bell Canada Accessibility Fund (BAF). He was the world's first elected culturally Deaf politician and the first Parliamentarian to use a signed language in the legislature. He is a provincially and nationally recognized leader in human rights, anti-discrimination, and deaf and disability advocacy work. Mr. Malkowski has served as an advisor and a presenter to a number of government, human rights and ombudsman organizations on issues related to anti-discrimination, anti-audism and anti-ableism guidelines, policy, legislation, and regulation developments.
During his term as MPP for York East (1990-1995), he was the Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Citizenship. He was also Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Education and Training. He served as a member on numerous Standing Committees, including Administration of Justice, Finance and Economic Affairs, Social Development, Resource Development, General Government and Public Accounts as well for the Select Committee on Confederation of Ontario. In 1994, he introduced a Private Member's bill for the Ontarians with Disabilities Act.
Bios of AODA Alliance Board Nominees, 14 Jan 2015 [cached]
Gary Malkowski Gary received his BA in Social Work and his Masters degree in Rehabilitation Counselling from Gallaudet University, Washington D.C., the only accredited university for the deaf in the world. He is currently Special Advisor to President, Public at the Canadian Hearing Society, where he also oversees consumer, government and corporate relations. Prior to joining the Canadian Hearing Society, Gary became the first elected deaf politician in the world. During his term as MPP for York East (1990-1995), he was Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Citizenship and he was also Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Education and Training. Gary has worked tirelessly on issues such as anti-racism, access and ethno-cultural equity, and access to professions and trades initiatives. His invaluable contributions to legal community services led to the successful introduction and implementation of the Federal and Provincial Employment Equity Acts, the Anti-Racism Education Directorate, the Ontario Human Rights Commission's Duty to Accommodate Policy, the Mental Health Services Act and the Literacy and Life Skills Program. Gary has been awarded several honours and awards and has lectured throughout Canada, the US, Europe and Asia. Gary is based in Toronto
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Gary Malkowski
VP, Human Resources:
News Release Archives | Canadian Hearing Society, 17 Feb 2015 [cached]
Gary Malkowski Receives Honourary Doctorate - Submitted by CHS to Canadian Hearing Report May 31, 2011
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