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A collage of two photographs featuring two graduating partnerships. Left: Cheri smiles and sits on a bench, and her guide dog, Sassy, sits on the pavement to her right. Sassy is a black dog in harness. It’s lightly snowing, and Cheri is wearing a red winter jacket and gloves. Right: Maxine and her guide dog, Symba, a yellow dog, pose for a photo together. Symba is in harness.

CNIB Guide Dogs Celebrates Class of 2024 on International Guide Dog Day

Today, 23 new partnerships, including 15 guide dogs, seven buddy dogs, and one ambassador dog, formally graduated as part of the CNIB Guide Dogs Class of 2024.

As part of the celebration, viewing parties of the graduation ceremony were held in communities across Canada. For many graduates, these events signified not only the end of months of anticipation and formal training – but also a tribute to all the individuals who supported each dog in their journey, making these partnerships possible.

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Events

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CNIBLakeJoe@Home: Music and More

April 24, 2024

Get your creative juices flowing as we put your song ideas to music. Join us on Wednesdays, 9-10 a.m. Eastern Time.

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Blogs

Mary and John Crocker sit to pose wearing 2023 Pup Crawl medals. They are accompanied by a black Labrador Retriever wearing a CNIB Guide Dogs vest.

Mary Crocker’s five reasons to participate in Pup Crawl

The fifth annual CNIB Guide Dogs Pup Crawl is here – and we’re overjoyed to announce that our dedicated and generous friends Mary and John Crocker are once again matching donations up to $50,000 for a fourth year in a row.

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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 at no cost to you. Drop in to meet CNIB staff and learn more about free programs and resources for people who are blind, Deafblind, or have low vision. Enjoy a day of recreational and social activities, technology workshops, and much more. Experience the latest breakthroughs in assistive tech from CNIB SmartLife and connect with other members of the sight loss community.

To see where we’re headed next, check out our tour schedule.
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CNIB Ontario – Spring Programs

Register for a program today!

Our free programs are available to Canadians who are blind or partially sighted as well as their families, friends and caregivers. Explore upcoming programs offered in Ontario throughout the spring!

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Become a volunteer!

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Volunteer Opportunities

Virtual Vision Mate

The Virtual Vision Mate program gives volunteers an opportunity to engage in friendly conversations with people who are blind or partially sighted. You can schedule your chats on a set day and time every week, or you can schedule week-to-week, whatever works for both of you.

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Vision Mate

Make a difference for people who are blind or partially sighted by providing sighted assistance and companionship to a person in your community who is blind or partially sighted.

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