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eSight and CNIB Announce National Partnership to Benefit Canadians with Sight Loss

In honour of World Sight Day, eSight, a Canadian-based world leader in vision technology, is proud to announce a new partnership with CNIB, a non-profit organization driven to change what it means to be blind today. The partnership, the first of its kind for eSight, will expand access of its flagship product, eSight 3, to individuals living with sight loss in Canada.

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Events

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An Evening in the Key of B: A Benefit Concert and Reception for BALANCE

Aligning with the BALANCE mission, this Benefit Concert and Reception was established to raise funds to support incredible groups. This inaugural concert event will host about 250 guests for a music-filled evening followed by an elegant wine and cheese reception.

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Blogs

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Embracing the Power of eSight

Yvonne Felix has lived her entire life with sight loss. She was diagnosed at an early age with Stargardt disease, which causes sight to deteriorate over time. 7 years ago, when she was offered an opportunity to try an assistive device that would enhance the functional sight she did have, she was immediately intrigued.

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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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Connecting the Dots

Registration Now Open!

Join the CNIB Foundation as we launch our new nationwide conference – Connecting the Dots – the largest educational and professional development experience focused on technology, employment and literacy for people with sight loss.

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