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Bill C-81: the next step in accessibility for all Canadians

Bill C-81 is now law. After receiving royal assent on June 21, the Act to Ensure a Barrier-Free Canada – or the Accessible Canada Act – will now proactively eliminate and prevent barriers and ensure greater opportunities for persons with disabilities.

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Events

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Calgary Walking Group

Join us for a friendly walking group in the Bridgeland community.

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Stories

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Travis's battle

At two years old, an E.coli infection almost took Travis's life and stole his sight.

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Male teenager triumphantly raising his white cane into the air.

Bill C-81 is now law!

Bill C-81 is now law! The Accessible Canada Act – created to proactively eliminate barriers and ensure greater opportunities for persons with disabilities – requires all organizations under federal jurisdiction to ensure that public spaces, workplaces, employment program services and information be accessible to everyone.

CNIB’s John Rafferty and Diane Bergeron share their thoughts on the passing of this historic legislation and celebrate the triumphant efforts of the sight loss and disability communities across Canada.

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Peer Support Groups

Peer support groups connect you with others living with sight loss.

If you're struggling to overcome the emotional challenges of sight loss and wish you had someone to help you work through these feelings, you’re not alone. We're here for you.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Cash Counters: 50/50 Raffle K-Days

Support CNIB by being a cash counter for the 50/50 raffle at Edmonton K-days from July 19 - 28.

Volunteer for Cash Counters: 50/50 Raffle K-Days

50/50 Ticket Seller K-Days

Support CNIB by selling 50/50 tickets at Edmonton K-days from July 19 - 28.

Volunteer for 50/50 Ticket Seller K-Days