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CNIB Foundation Response: E-Scooter Consultation Ontario Ministry of Transportation – September 2019

CNIB Ontario welcomes the opportunity to respond to the government regarding an e- scooter pilot project in Ontario. There are more than 681,000 Ontarians who are blind or partially sighted, and many more vulnerable pedestrian users who are living other disabilities.

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Events

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The Curiosity Club - Toronto

You’re never too old to learn! Expand your horizons in a welcoming, inclusive environment. Each month we’ll explore a new topic: History, geography, science, travel, social trends, etc. This month’s Curiosity Club will explore the world of scent! Tracey Tief, Certified Natural Health Practitioner, of Anarres Natural Health, will lead a workshop on the use of scent in creating safe and delightful body care products. You’ll get the chance to sample many aromatic oils, and you’ll make your own scented perfume/cologne to take home! To help pay for supplies a $10 contribution is encouraged but not required. Come out for a fun conversation.

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Blogs

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Pup-dates: Introducing the CNIB Guide Dogs Team

At CNIB, we believe that everyone who would like to have a guide dog should have that opportunity. That's why we launched CNIB Guide Dogs in 2017. Our program is designed to raise and train dogs exclusively for Canadians with sight loss. Our technical team has nearly 150 years of combined experience working with guide dogs. So, who are we?

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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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CNIB Night Steps

Make the future bright at CNIB Night Steps!

Assemble your family and friends and join us at CNIB Night Steps, a superhero walk, in support of the CNIB Foundation.

Use your superpowers to help create a brighter future for people living with sight loss in your community! Come dressed up as your favourite superhero and enjoy an evening of costumes, entertainment, food, and a walk with your fellow community heroes.

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Volunteer Opportunities

National Youth Council Member

Are you a Canadian youth, passionate about changing what it means to be blind? Do you want to influence change and increase awareness of issues of importance to youth with sight loss? Then this opportunity is for you!

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Special Events Committee Member - Various Cities

A Special Events Committee Member will help plan and implement special fundraising events throughout the southwest region. We are looking for committed individuals who can take on some shared responsibilities in a professional, dedicated manner.

Volunteer for Special Events Committee Member - Various Cities