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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
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
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
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
REGINA – Accessibility and tolerance for those living with disabilities in the Queen City was thrust into the spotlight this week after a man who is legally blind was denied a ride by two cab companies because of his service dog. 480 more words
Little men holding umbrellas at the end of their bed. A woman in a red dress sweeping the floor. Soldiers marching down the street. New Canadian research suggests that those dealing with vision loss encounter hallucinations. 845 more words