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Many people with Marfan syndrome, myself included, have some form of vision loss, often associated with dislocated lenses or detached retinas. So when my mum and aunt, both born blind with a condition called… 405 more words

Reader Letter: Mind your manners around guide dogs

Many blind and partially sighted Canadians still find themselves in challenging and frustrating situations when trying to access public spaces such as cabs, B&Bs, restaurants and shopping establishments. 307 more words

Letters

Kelowna CNIB celebrates National Service Dog Month

September is National Service Dog Month, and CNIB is taking the opportunity to spread education and awareness about the dogs with jobs.

While service dogs can be trained to do any number of tasks, from retrieving objects for people with physical limitations to detecting an imminent seizure, many of the 4,200 clients CNIB service in the B.C. 240 more words

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CNIB's 99th National Annual General Meeting, September 9, 2017 in Winnipeg Manitoba

Notice is hereby given of the

99th National Annual General Meeting

of

CNIB

to be held at

The Fort Garry Hotel

222 Broadway, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3C 0R3… 47 more words

CNIB aims to create 'most accessible' neighbourhood in Toronto

TORONTO – Canada’s most high-profile organization supporting people with vision loss is turning to technology in a bid to create what it calls the country’s most accessible neighbourhood. 912 more words

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Braille on map at new Toronto park 'not accessible'

Walking into the new Trillium Park, visitors are greeted by a map highlighting the trail’s attractions in both written and braille instructions for people who are visually impaired. 458 more words

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Reader Letter: Long-term strategy needed for accessible books

No matter where you call home, we all have the right to read and access information so that we can be truly included in our community, society and culture. 277 more words

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