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CNIB announces Measha Brueggergosman as new brand ambassador

NOVA SCOTIA, July 25, 2022 – CNIB, Canada’s largest non-profit supporting people who are blind or partially sighted, announced today that Canadian opera singer and concert artist Measha Brueggergosman will become the organization’s newest official brand ambassador.

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Yarnivores

August 10, 2022

Interested in learning the basics of knitting? Join others who are also blind or partially sighted for a beginner level, step-by-step instruction on how to knit. This group runs via Zoom web conference biweekly on Wednesdays from 12 to 1 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

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Blogs

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The benefits of being blind

By: Abby Sienko
CNIB National Youth Council Member

As a person who is DeafBlind (low vision), I’ve faced a lot of challenges through childhood and youth. I often encounter barriers at school, at work, and even in my post-secondary environment. Unfortunately, there are still a lot of myths and misconceptions about blindness. So, I thought I would put my spin on things and tell people about some of the positive benefits of being blind! ​​​​​​​

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Register for Connecting the Dots 2022!

Connecting the Dots is Canada's largest educational and professional development conference focused on education, technology, and employment for people who are blind or partially sighted.

We are so excited to offer a hybrid experience for Connecting the Dots, so we can connect online, and in person! Join us this October and dive into education, tech and employment at #CTD2022

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CNIB Mobile Hub

CNIB is hitting the road to bring our innovative programs to life in your community!

Meet the CNIB Mobile Hub – a new program delivery model where we visit your community to deliver in-person programming for people who are blind or partially sighted. At the CNIB Mobile Hub, you can participate in children and youth programming, recreational and social activities, learning and employment workshops, hands-on technology training and product demonstrations.

To see where we’re headed next, check out our tour schedule.
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Event Volunteer: General Support (Toronto)

To provide day-of-event general support to participants during CNIB’s Connecting the Dots conference in Toronto.

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Virtual Event Volunteer: Session Facilitator

To provide day-of-event virtual support to participants and speakers during CNIB’s virtual Connecting the Dots conference.

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