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Program helps teens adjust to living with vision loss

MONCTON – Young New Brunswickers suffering from vision loss will soon have new role models to help guide them through life. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Moncton have paired with CNIB Canadian to launch a mentorship program. 362 more words

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Position helped physical, mental well-being

I have been a client of CNIB since 1998 when I participated in the New Horizons New Dreams (NHND) Peer Support group for people who are blind or partially sighted. 281 more words

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Adami: Blind Ottawa man may resort to begging to cover care costs for service dog

Bruce Boyd does without a lot of things — like a new pair of winter boots to keep his feet warm and dry, and food that would give him much-needed protein. 712 more words

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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

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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

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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

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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

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