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173 Esplanade Street
B1P 6H2 Sydney
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We are located at 173 Esplanade in Sydney on the lower level Commerce Tower. We have been serving the Cape Breton area for more than 50 years as both HearingLife Canada and Otarion Hearing. We have free hearing tests and offer a 3 year Expert Care Guarantee.

Our Staff

  • Adele Gouthro

    Audiologist/Regional Manager

    Adele graduated from St. Francis Xavier University in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science Honors in Psychology. From there she attended Dalhousie University and completed her Master of Science in Audiology in 2011. Adele is Regional Manager of the Sydney/Glace Bay region and has been with the company since 2011. She is originally from Glace Bay and is happy to be back home helping clients achieve their listening needs.

  • Alyssa Ferguson


    Alyssa graduated from Cape Breton University with her Bachelor of Science degree in 2011 and continued onto Western University to compete her Masters’ degree in Audiology in 2013. Upon graduating Alyssa returned home to Nova Scotia to pursue her working career. She joined the HearingLife team in Sydney in August of 2015. Born with hearing loss herself, Alyssa has worn hearing aids since the age of 3 and enjoys sharing her own personal and professional experiences while helping others with their hearing needs.

  • Glenn Basso

    Glenn has been employed with HearingLife Canada since 2013. He is a Board Certifed Hearing Instrument Specialist with over 22 years experince in the hearing healthcare industry. He holds an MBA, CPA(CGA) designation and is currently enrolled in a doctoral program studying healthcare marketing. He is a member of Candian Hearing Instrument Practitioners Society, Nova Scotia Hearing Aid Society, Hearing Instrument Practitioners of Atlantic Canada, CGA Nova Scotia, and Triathlon Nova Scotia.