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How Jeff & Bethany Ended Up In Tanzania

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When Bethany and I started dating, she was in talks with an organization that would send her as a nurse and missionary to a country in Africa. 2,834 more words

Personal

Blind Saskatoon dad says disability has nothing to do with parenting

Parenting without sight has never made Gerry Nelson any less of a dad. From the time he learned he would be a father, Gerry was determined to be hands-on, interactive, and involved one hundred percent. 1,503 more words

Health

Saskatoon Police Service looks past the misconceptions of the working blind

It’s a disappointing reality; CNIB statistics show those who are blind or partially-sighted trend towards unemployment in Canada.

Currently employment rates among those with vision loss are at 38 per cent, compared to 73 per cent for people without a disability. 379 more words

Canada

Moncton woman getting revved up to compete in 'Blind Race' fundraiser

A New Brunswick woman is getting all revved up to hit the track for the biggest race of her life next month.

Moncton’s Natalie Fougere will take part in “The Blind Race” fundraising event for the Mira Foundation, which provides free service dogs for people with varying┬ádisabilities in Canada. 305 more words

News

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 plans 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