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People passing off pets as service dogs an issue in Edmonton

WATCH ABOVE: It’s a growing problem: people who pretend their pet is a service dog. Lisa Wolansky has more.

EDMONTON — People using their pets to pose as service dogs is becoming more of a problem in Edmonton, according to a couple of local organizations that work closely with people who rely on them for daily activities. 380 more words


Tim Hortons employee orders former Paralympian to remove guide dog from restaurant

WATCH ABOVE: A former Paralympian says a Tim Hortons employee ordered her to remove her guide dog from one of their restaurants. Christina Stevens reports. 483 more words


Presumed Ocular Histoplasmosis is real but why does CNIB not offer information?

Well it’s been a while now since I’ve written (January 8th) to the President of the Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB)​ asking why they have not provided any written and online information about Presumed Ocular Histoplasmosis (POHS). 274 more words


Legally blind mom sees baby boy thanks to new technology

WATCH ABOVE: A new eye device allows a visually impaired mother to see her newborn baby for the first time. Angiela Seth has the story. 556 more words


Out of the Frying Pan and Into the Fire

As my Canadian readers may know by now, the CNIB is circulating a petition asking the government of Alberta to take responsibility for its visually impaired citizens in a way it has never yet done. 1,356 more words


Us And A Really Big Mountain

Several years ago, Rick and I took on the Big Mountain Challenge. Together we raised a bunch of money while climbing some of the most amazing mountains in Alberta. 268 more words


Type and Accessibility

Type when it comes to accessibility is quite an easy thing to understand once you get used to the different programs used for the visually impaired. 400 more words