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Inviting applications from Canadians with disabilities who wish to serve on Corporate Boards

The Canadian Foundation for Physically Disabled Persons is inviting applications from Canadians with disabilities to be considered for appointment to Corporate Boards.

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Events

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Formation pour les élections fédérales 2019

Canadians will head to the polls on Monday October 21, 2019 for a Federal Election. CNIB Foundation wants to make sure electors who are blind, partially sighted, or deafblind are aware of their right to accessible services and tools available at the polls.

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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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Male teenager triumphantly raising his white cane into the air.

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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Group hands in the air at CNIB Montreal Hub, some people have white cane

CNIB's Montreal Community Hub is turning 1 !

It's been 1 year that we've moved at 2085 Parthenais st and we want to celebrate with you Saturday, July 6th from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. !



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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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Phone It Forward Event Team Member

Help us collect cellphones and promote our Phone It Forward Program. Cellphones will be handed to blind people so they can be even more independent.

Volunteer for Phone It Forward Event Team Member