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Be the Change and Join the CNIB Lake Joe Advisory Board

The CNIB Lake Joe Advisory Board supports CNIB’s mission and strategic plan, The Way Forward, providing leadership advice and support to management to ensure that CNIB Lake Joe delivers innovative programs and powerful advocacy. Applications close March 29, 2024.

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Events

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Edmonton Skating 101

February 25, 2024 to April 7, 2024

Children and youth participants are invited to join our accessible skating program tailored for kids and youth with vision loss. Led by a dedicated team of volunteers, this program is designed to teach and empower participants with the skills of skating. Unleash your potential and embrace the thrill of skating with us as we meet once a month!

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Blogs

An APS button fixed to a pole at a crosswalk in Ottawa, with Parliament buildings in the background. The pole is surrounded by a large snowbank that reaches almost as high as the button and extends approximately a metre outward, making it impossible for pedestrians to reach it.

Say “SnoWay” to improper snow removal this winter

By: Gabriella Rabaa

Winter weather can make travel conditions treacherous for pedestrians, especially children, seniors, people using strollers, and people with disabilities. When municipalities, businesses, snow removal contractors, and homeowners fail to clear snow and ice, people who are blind or have low vision cannot safely navigate their communities and access public transit, undermining their independence and ability to carry out their daily activities.

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A residential street, sidewalks, and parked cars are covered in snow. A man walks down a snow-covered sidewalk.

Say #SnoWay and advocate for better snow removal in your region!

As snow begins to blanket our streets and sidewalks, CNIB is launching a snow removal advocacy campaign to educate municipalities and the public about the environmental barriers snow and ice-covered sidewalks create for our community and to remind municipalities, businesses, snow removal contractors, and homeowners about their responsibility to clear snow and ice from paths of travel.

Learn more about the SnoWay campaign and get involved
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CNIB Alberta – Winter Programs

Register for a program today!

Our free programs are available to Canadians who are blind or partially sighted as well as their families, friends and caregivers. Explore upcoming programs offered in Alberta throughout the winter!

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Volunteer Opportunities

CNIB Volunteer Receptionist

Are you passionate about making a difference in your community? Join CNIB Foundation as a CNIB Volunteer Receptionist and provide invaluable support to our participants.

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Driver Guide

Are you passionate about making a difference in your community? Join CNIB Foundation as a Volunteer Driver Guide and provide invaluable support to our participants.

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