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'A lot more freedom': Guide puppy training comes to Nova Scotia

The Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB) is introducing a new program to train service dogs for the visually impaired in Halifax.

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Regina city councillor worried about future of Wascana Park

The Wascana Centre Authority is currently run by a board made up of members from the City of Regina, the province and the University of Regina. 493 more words

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How The Blind See Costa Rica (A Tribute To My Dad)

No other place can accentuate unnoticeable beauty quite like Costa Rica.

For years I have travelled the country’s lush landscape in search of the rarest and most awe-inspiring sights. 1,177 more words

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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

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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

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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

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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 disabilities in Canada. 305 more words

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