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CALGARY – Kaylee Brown has been blind since birth, but she’s blessed with a strong vision when it comes to helping others.
A Grade 10 student at Jack James High School, Brown has spent the past three months collecting donations of Braille books. 52 more words
WATCH ABOVE: The CNIB says its current funding model is an “unacceptable double standard.” Su-Ling Goh explains why.
EDMONTON — CNIB is asking the public to help push the province to provide full funding for rehabilitative vision care. 434 more words
The Canadian Institute for the Blind is pushing Premier Rachel Notley’s NDP government to fully fund rehabilitation programs for the visually impaired that are currently provided by the charity. 504 more words
Windsor is a particularly challenging city to navigate for the visually impaired, says newcomer Rebecca Blaevoet.
Every time she rides the bus, she approaches the front with assistance from her seeing-eye dog, then asks the driver to alert her upon arrival at her stop. 796 more words
Watch above: CNIB Saskatchewan has kicked off a new campaign to educate people about the dangers of distracting working guide dogs. Aaron Streck finds out why some legally blind individuals think this will do more harm than good. 380 more words