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Blind architect involved in 35-storey CNIB building in Edmonton

Edmonton city council has unanimously approved a new development uniquely designed for those who are blind and visually impaired in Edmonton’s Oliver neighbourhood.

The Canadian National Institute for the Blind plansĀ to replace its office on 120 Street and Jasper Avenue with a new 35-storey building. 589 more words

Features

CNIB seeks full funding from Alberta government for vision loss rehabilitation

The Canadian National Institute for the Blind is urging the Alberta government to fully fund and integrate rehabilitation services for vision loss into the provincial health-care system. 489 more words

Local News

Despite ongoing issues, Ontario plans to reduce small business accessibility requirements

For most people, hailing a cab is no big deal, but Diane Bergeron has a guide dog and she says that makes all the difference. 473 more words

Canada

The strange things people see when they're going blind

Little men holding umbrellas at the end of their bed. A woman in a red dress sweeping the floor. Soldiers marching down the street. New Canadian research suggests that those dealing with vision loss encounter hallucinations. 845 more words

Health

White Cane Awareness Week: What you may not know

SASKATOON – As White Cane Awareness Week continues, the Canadian National Institute For The Blind (CNIB) has a message for you: Don’t assume everyone with a white cane is completely blind but don’t forget to offer help. 296 more words

Canada

Vision - When Opportunity Meets PreparednessĀ 

This will be my first positive entry about the CNIB. Admittedly, during my visit today my guards were up. The last few times I’ve gone were horrendous. 405 more words

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