Transforming CNIB’s virtual programs: McConnell Foundation makes incredible gift to support Canadians with sight loss
Last year, the pandemic forced us to rethink how we develop and deliver programming. Since we could no longer deliver community-based programs in person, we had to work quickly and effectively to transition our programs to virtual platforms.Read more
Smartlife Product Demo: OrCam
OrCam Read is a highly sophisticated lightweight smart camera. Using AI technology, it instantly reads any printed or digital text from books, newspapers, smartphone screens, computers, and more. It is intuitively operated, with just the press of a button. Either listen via the mini speaker on the device or through headphones (wired or bluetooth). OrCam Read is the most efficient smart pen on the market, with Speed Reading and the only one with Full Page Capture. It is designed for all ages and does not require an internet connection. This technology workshop meets via Zoom web conference on March 2 from 4 to 5 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.Read more
LawyersInHouse.com mentors Canadians with sight loss
LawyersInHouse.com is not your typical law firm. As a partner with CNIB's Come to Work program, the leadership team is hoping to move the needle on accessibility and inclusion in the legal industry.Read more
Visit our new COVID-19 Resources webpage to get the latest information on everything from new foundation programs to our physical distancing advocacy initiatives and interviews with program participants.
CNIB Manitoba’s 2021 Online Arts & Entertainment Auction
February 17 – March 4, 2021
CNIB’s renowned auction is now online and open for bidding. The CNIB Online Auction features a variety of donated artworks from Manitoba artists with many original pieces, entertainment items, autographed hockey jerseys, jewelry, dining and a Prairie Helicopter ride. Bidding is free and open to everyone! Buy something beautiful and support CNIB! Bidding closes March 4, 2021 at 8:00 p.m. central standard time.
Find the perfect volunteer opportunity for you!Volunteer
Make a difference for people who are blind or partially sighted. You’ll support our clients to be fully engaged in their community by fostering independence, confidence, social opportunities and increased physical activity.