Greater Toronto Area (GTA)

CNIB Ontario GTA Programs

CNIB Ontario GTA Offices

GTA Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON M4T 1Z2
Monday, Wednesday & Friday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Lots going on in the evenings and weekends too, so please connect with our office for details!


50 Burnhamthorpe Road West
#300 (Reception)
Mississauga, ON L5B 3C2
phone: (905) 275-5332

1929 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, ON M4G 3E8
phone: (416) 486-2500


55 Gordon Street
Suite 207A - Abilities Centre
Whitby, ON L1N 0J2
phone: (905) 430-7611

CNIB Ontario GTA Leadership

Angela Bonfanti, CNIB Ontario GTA Executive Director

Angela Bonfanti (333x500).jpgAngela Bonfanti is the Executive Director for the CNIB Ontario Foundation in the Greater Toronto Area, as well as the Head of National Government Relations for CNIB. Angela first walked through the doors of CNIB as a child, accompanying her father who has been blind most of his life. She joined our staff after nearly a decade of working for the federal government as a political staffer with the Liberals. She started her career at CNIB as the National Director for Stewardship and Donor Engagement before she was seconded to assist with the development and implementation of CNIB’s strategic plan – The Path to Change. Angela led a number of efforts which helped CNIB to achieve key milestones in the strategic plan, including the development and endorsement of the Canadian Patient Charter for Vision Care and the Comprehensive Vision Rehabilitation Model of Care. Most recently, Angela was the National Director of CNIB’s newly developed Strategic Relations and Engagement department and helped to lead CNIB’s first country-wide federal election strategy which has led to significant movement in a number of federal initiatives. In her new role, the Charity will benefit from Angela’s extensive professional and personal experience in campaign volunteering and management. Her understanding of government will also be tapped as we advocate for changes from the City of Toronto and the provincial government.

CNIB Ontario GTA Regional Board of Directors


Richard Steele

Board Chair

Assistant Deputy Minister, Social Assistance Operations, Ministry of Community and Social Services, Ontario Public Service

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Board Vice Chair

Senior Vice President, Marketing TMX, Toronto Stock Exchange

Timothy (Tim) Murphy

Chair, Revenue Generation and Management Committee

Executive Partner, Co-Chair, Aboriginal, Government Relations, Project Finance, Infrastructure and Energy, McMillan LLP

Sath Dosanjh

Vice Chair, Revenue Generation and Management Committee

Senior Director, Partnerships and Corporate Development, Equifax Canada

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Chair, Culture of Volunteerism Committee

Former Director, Resident Access and Support, Toronto Community Housing

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Vice Chair, Culture of Volunteerism

Financial Representative, Primerica

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Chair, Property Committee

President and Managing Director, AREA, Toronto, ON

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Vice Chair, Property Committee

Senior Principal, Stantec Architecture

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Chair, Program Implementation Committee

Founder, President and Spokesperson, Courage Canada/Canadian Blind Hockey Association

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Vice Chair, Program Implementation Committee

Principal, Mixxmedia Inc.

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Chair, Advocacy Committee

Assistive Technology Professional, Bank of Nova Scotia

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Dean, Centre for Hospitality & Culinary Arts, George Brown College, Toronto, ON

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Manager, Development, CSA Group, Toronto, ON

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Educator, Niagara College, Hospitality, Tourism and Sport, Toronto, ON

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CNIB Ontario GTA, Executive Director