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The Government of Canada invested in research into the design of cycling infrastructure for people with sight loss

Today, Robert Oliphant, Member of Parliament for Don Valley West on behalf of the Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Housing, Infrastructure and Communities announced a federal investment of $50,000 to the Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB Foundation) to support research into how raised cycle tracks at bus stops across Canada impact people with sight loss and developed recommendations for the construction of future raised cycle tracks in Canada.

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Let's Get Gardening

October 2, 2023

If you have a green thumb (or you'd like to have one), then this gardening discussion group is for you! We swap success stories, talk about our favorite plants, and generally 'dish the dirt' on all things horticultural. For all levels of garden enthusiasts. Whether you patio or container garden, or have lots of gardening space, the time in this group will just buzz by. Let's Get Gardening meets on Zoom, every Monday from 1 to 2 p.m. Eastern Time.

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Volunteer with CNIB Guide Dogs – Guide Dog Gazette, Fall 2023

Our program depends on committed volunteers who help raise, train, and board puppies with purpose, and we’re always looking for people who can care for one of our pups in their first year of training to start them on their journey to becoming guide dogs. 

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The interior of a city bus with passengers seated. The image is taken from the back of the bus. In the centre of the image is a brushstroke overlay with the text: Get on Board!

Get on board with accessible public transit

Join us in an undercover mission to improve public transit systems!

As part of CNIB's commitment to Safe and Accessible Journeys under our new strategic plan, we are launching an advocacy campaign focused on the need for accessible public transit. The "Get on Board" transit campaign runs from October 2-13, 2023, across 13 municipalities in Canada. Campaign activities involve a secret rider survey and a Town Hall discussion of our findings, including recommendations to enhance accessibility on our transit systems.

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Logo du Hub mobile d'INCA avec l'icône d'une fourgonnette aux couleurs d'INCA.

En octobre, le Hub mobile d'INCA reprend la route vers Québec

Venez assister en exclusivité au lancement de notre nouveau plan stratégique, prenez part à notre Petit congrès Points de Connexion et ayez un aperçu de nos services gratuits.
Voilà une occasion unique d'entrer en contact avec d'autres personnes qui vivent une situation similaire à la vôtre et de connaître les produits et services qui peuvent faciliter votre quotidien.

On vous attend le 16, 17, 18 octobre à l'hôtel Travelodge de Québec!

Découvrez la programmation et suivez notre tournée!

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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.

Volunteer for Vision Mate