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Blind on film: 10 movies that put blindness front and centre

Just because you’re blind doesn’t mean you don’t enjoy movies. And just like anyone else, you want to relate to the characters on screen. So it can be refreshing to catch a movie where blind characters are put front and centre.

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Events

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Winnipeg Sharing Circle

Get together with others who are blind or partially sighted to talk, share and learn.

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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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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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Give the gift of HOPE

Braille-format, sterling silver accessories for a good cause

CNIB is proud to partner with Hilary Druxman Designs through their Good Works collection. Proceeds support the CNIB Guide Dog Program.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Provincial Election Advocate

We are looking for Manitobans who are blind, partially sighted, or part of the wider community to join the CNIB Foundation in changing what it means to be blind today. Join us as an advocate!
Our focus over the next few months is ensuring the needs of Manitobans with sight loss are on the agenda of all provincial political parties and candidates. With a provincial election on September 10, 2019, CNIB's advocates will be a powerful voice. Join us to advocate in your community by engaging with candidates, voters and community organizations.

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Maintenance Assistant

Do you enjoy using your hard work and skills to improve the world around you? Make a difference in the lives of people with vision loss by keeping their environment tidy and maintained. As an energetic maintenance assistant, who is good at troubleshooting and fixing things, you will fit right in with our dynamic team of professionals.

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