Upcoming Events

06 Apr 2020
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Mindfulness Through Music
Keyboard in all the colors of the rainbow.
Keyboard in all the colors of the rainbow.

Music Therapist, Emily Brown, will be hosting a weekly call-in session where we will practice the art of mindfulness through the practice of music. We will listen/play music together and then participate in reflective and relaxation activities focused on mindfulness and relaxation. This group runs via Zoom web conference and teleconference every Monday from 10-11 a.m. Pacific Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.

06 Apr 2020
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08 Apr 2020
Technology Workshop: See the World through Seeing AI (National)
iPhone being held in a right hand showing applications
iPhone being held in a right hand showing applications

Seeing AI is a free app that narrates the world around you. Designed for the blind and low vision community, this app harnesses the power of AI to describe short texts, products, handwriting, documents, colours, light and even people. This two-part workshop meets via Zoom web conference on April 1 & 8 at 10 a.m. Eastern Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.

CNIB Unbound Book Club
Photo of a Victor Stream displaying a reader’s bookshelf, next to DAISY books on CD.
Photo of a Victor Stream displaying a reader’s bookshelf, next to DAISY books on CD.

CNIB Unbound is a virtual book club for anyone interested in accessible literacy. Housed on Facebook, the club gives members an interactive community where they can read together, swap notes and perspectives on what they've read, and talk about all things books – from their favourite writers to the latest accessible reading technologies on the market. 
 

06 Apr 2020
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Accessible Games: High Or Low Tech (National)
A child holds a smartphone directly in front of his face.
A child holds a smartphone directly in front of his face.

Being at home with limited options for recreation can be isolating. Come learn about some fun and accessible single and multiplayer games for smartphones, tablets and computers. This workshop meets via Zoom web conference and teleconference on April 6 from 2-3:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.

CNIB Newfoundland and Labrador "Virtual Peer Support" Facebook Group
A desktop screen displaying the Facebook login page.
A desktop screen displaying the Facebook login page.

A closed Facebook group providing peer support for program participants.

06 Apr 2020
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30 Apr 2020
Connecting with Technology Zoom sessions in the Vancouver Island region
An over the shoulder shot of a woman tapping on an iPad.
An over the shoulder shot of a woman tapping on an iPad.

Connecting with Technology is an adapted curriculum developed by the CNIB Foundation, addressing the unique needs of blind and partially sighted technology users. This group runs via Zoom web conference and teleconference every Thursday. Call-in information will be given upon registration.

23 Apr 2020
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Telephone Social: Trivia & Games
A bearded man stands leaning against a tree with his arms crossed; a party hat, red nose, and bow tie have been photoshopped on him. The text reads: "CNIB's Telephone Social: Trivia & Games hosted by CNIB Manager of Foundation Programs, Jeff"
A bearded man stands leaning against a tree with his arms crossed; a party hat, red nose, and bow tie have been photoshopped on him. The text reads: "CNIB's Telephone Social: Trivia & Games hosted by CNIB Manager of Foundation Programs, Jeff"

During this phone group, Jeff deViller will be hosting an interactive series of trivia and games with very, real prizes on the line! This group runs via Zoom web conference and teleconference. Call-in information will be given upon registration.

06 Apr 2020
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29 Apr 2020
HomeFit LIVE (National)
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An illustration of a running shoe outlined in thick, black, paintbrush design.

Join in to learn and participate at home! We will educate and demonstrate the basics of staying fit and healthy while at home. Watch LIVE on Facebook or sign up for the email list to get the videos sent to you. Learn about a fitness routine structure, how to use home items to maximize success and get your fitness questions answered. Join us on Facebook Live every Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday at 10 a.m. EST.

Get Connected - Ontario North
The keypad of a landline telephone.
The keypad of a landline telephone.

Social Distancing can elicit additional feelings of isolation. Conversations will not be cancelled! Needing some additional support? Program Leads and Volunteers can help to reach out to you, whether through a phone call, texting, Facetime, or email; we are here to help. 

06 Apr 2020
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29 Apr 2020
Tech It Out: Tech & App Demos (National)
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Three people sit with iPhones in hand and white canes sitting on the table in front of them

Call in to our virtual Tech It Out sessions to learn about new accessible technology and apps and how you can access them from home. The group will be meeting every Wednesday from 2 to 3 p.m. Atlantic Time for March and April. 

06 Apr 2020
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29 Apr 2020
Connecting with Technology Zoom sessions in the Lower Mainland / Sunshine Coast / Fraser Valley regions
An over the shoulder shot of a woman tapping on an iPad.
An over the shoulder shot of a woman tapping on an iPad.

Connecting with Technology is an adapted curriculum developed by the CNIB Foundation, addressing the unique needs of blind and partially sighted technology users. This group runs via Zoom web conference and teleconference every Wednesday. Call-in information will be given upon registration.

06 Apr 2020
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30 Apr 2020
Facebook Live Technology Sessions (National)
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A desktop screen displaying the Facebook login page.

CNIB’s resident technology experts will be going LIVE via the Facebook platform. Join the conversation in this new format twice a week every week. Every Monday and Thursday from 2:30 p.m to 3 p.m. EST on Facebook Live!

09 Apr 2020
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Telephone Social: Let's Connect!
A woman, sitting in a recliner, is talking on a white phone.
A woman, sitting in a recliner, is talking on a white phone.

A CNIB social to bring us closer in a time of social distancing! This group runs via Zoom web conference and teleconference. Call-in information will be given upon registration.

06 Apr 2020
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Children and Youth Music
Keyboard in all the colors of the rainbow.
Keyboard in all the colors of the rainbow.

Music can help to create a space in which people can relate, inspire, and connect with one another. Music Therapy is the self-actualized practice, that supports individuals through music, to better explore and understand their potential. Join an Accredited Music Therapists, Erin Koop and Emily Brown, in practicing the art of self-empowerment through musical exploration. This group runs via Zoom web conference and teleconference every Monday from 2-3 p.m. Pacific Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.

06 Apr 2020
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24 Jun 2020
CNIB Empowerment Workshop Series (National)
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an extreme close up of 4 people sitting at a wooden table.  A laptop, paper, pens, glasses, notebooks are infront of them

Connect with others and learn how technology can enable you to work more effectively and efficiently. Weekly sessions are held Wednesday's from April 1, 2020 - June 24, 2020 thanks to the generous support of the Solcz Family Foundation. This virtual program runs via Zoom web conference or teleconference every Wednesday, 4:30-6 p.m. Eastern Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.

Ontario West "Virtual Peer Support" Facebook Group
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A desktop screen displaying the Facebook login page.

We are super excited to launch our new Peer Support initiative designed to engage people from every corner of the Ontario West Region.

06 Apr 2020
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Technology Workshop: Facebook and VoiceOver (National)
A smartphone sits on a table next to scrabble pieces that spell out "social media."
A smartphone sits on a table next to scrabble pieces that spell out "social media."

Facebook is an awesome social media platform to connect with old friends and find some new friends. Join creative groups to explore your interests and even start new conversations around things you find most interesting. The Facebook iOS app works well with VoiceOver that makes it easier to use the platform. Join us virtually and learn how you can get started! This technology workshop meets via Zoom web conference and teleconference on April 6 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Eastern Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.

06 Apr 2020
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28 Apr 2020
Connecting with Technology Zoom sessions in the Southern Interior / Northern BC / Yukon regions
An over the shoulder shot of a woman tapping on an iPad.
An over the shoulder shot of a woman tapping on an iPad.

Connecting with Technology is an adapted curriculum developed by the CNIB Foundation, addressing the unique needs of blind and partially sighted technology users. This group runs via Zoom web conference and teleconference every Tuesday. Call-in information will be given upon registration.

07 Apr 2020
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Tech Drop-in Session (National)
A man wearing sunglasses and a hat holds an iPhone in his left hand. A white cane sits in his right hand.
A man wearing sunglasses and a hat holds an iPhone in his left hand. A white cane sits in his right hand.

Are you having challenges with using your technology or do you simply have questions about something new? Join us for a forum discussion by teleconference. Tech successes are welcome too! Many heads are better than one! The group meets via teleconference every Tuesday from 1-3 p.m. Eastern Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.

07 Apr 2020
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Tech Time - Newfoundland & Labrador
A group of people participating in tech training
A group of people participating in tech training

This training program includes introductions to new, accessible technology like smartphone apps and the latest tech for people with varying degrees of sight loss. There are opportunities for learning, sharing and problem-solving in both a group and one-on-one setting. This group runs via Zoom web conference on April 7 from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Newfoundland Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.

07 Apr 2020
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Talking Book Club
a blue book with headphones resting on top.
a blue book with headphones resting on top.

Calling all book lovers, do you enjoy a good page turner? Spend your morning in the company of friends, and those who are experiencing vision loss, discussing books! This group meets via teleconference on the first Tuesday of the month from 10-11 a.m. Eastern Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.

07 Apr 2020
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Virtual Conversation Circle – Continuation for LVL (Living with Vision Loss Participants)
A group of five people sit in a circle and engage in lively conversation.
A group of five people sit in a circle and engage in lively conversation.

This weekly check-in picks up where LVL left off at week two of the program. Join this group to continue the conversation. While the formal, in-person LVL sessions will be rescheduled as soon as possible, this teleconference group is a chance to keep some of the momentum going. This is a chance to keep learning and sharing between people who are experiencing the world with vision loss. The group meets via teleconference every Tuesday from 2:15 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.

07 Apr 2020
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09 Apr 2020
Social Meet Up - Teleconference (National)
The keypad of a landline telephone.
The keypad of a landline telephone.

Are you craving that social interaction you normally get from going for coffee, attending meetings or going shopping? We are here to provide a safe alternative. Social distancing is a challenge, but you’re not alone. Join us on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. Eastern Time for a friendly group chat. We’ll get to know each other, share some good news stories, and discuss practical tips for staying healthy and connected. Call-in information will be given upon registration. 

07 Apr 2020
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The Curiosity Club - Virtual Teleconference
Hands sculpting clay on a potter's wheel.
Hands sculpting clay on a potter's wheel.

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. April Curiosity Club: Professional audio describer J.J. Hunt just returned with his family, from a rambling, 8-month trip around Mexico and Asia. He’ll pick a few of his photos and outstanding visual memories, and describe them for us in his typical absorbing style. He’s a natural storyteller, so you won’t want to miss it. This group runs via Zoom web conference and teleconference on April 6 from 6-7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.

07 Apr 2020
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Coffee & Chat – Moncton
A coffee cup sits on a table.
A coffee cup sits on a table.

Join us at our new office for our weekly Coffee & Chat group. Every week will provide you with an opportunity to meet a group of people from the Greater Moncton Area who also have sight loss. This group runs via Zoom web conference and teleconference every Tuesday from 10-11:30 a.m. Atlantic Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration

07 Apr 2020
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Women 2 Women Social
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hands stacked on top of each other in a circle

A friendly gathering to chat and stay connected. This group meets via teleconference on April 7, from 2-3 p.m. Eastern Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.

07 Apr 2020
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Community Music Jam Sessions
A hand playing guitar
A hand playing guitar

Music Therapist Erin Koop will be hosting a weekly jam session on zoom for CNIB Participants across the province. This will be a space for people to share, create, and listen to music together. This group runs via Zoom web conference and teleconference every Tuesday from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Pacific Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.

07 Apr 2020
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Virtual Games
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Two excited kids react in front of a laptop. The boy has his arms up in victory. The girl is smiling pointing at a laptop screen they are looking at.

Connect and play some games with the participants on the call. Dial-in and come play! The group meets via Zoom conference every Tuesday from 1-2 p.m. Eastern Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration. 

07 Apr 2020
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Tech Talk Tuesday (National)
Photo of lightbulbs
Photo of lightbulbs

This group runs via Zoom web conference every Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. Atlantic Time to chat about technology. Call-in information will be given upon registration.

07 Apr 2020
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Peer Support - Teleconference (National)
A group of 5 people sit in a circle
A group of 5 people sit in a circle

Understanding, support, mentorship and advice when you need it most. Peer support will be taking place via teleconference.

08 Apr 2020
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Tech It Out: Fun & Games (National)
Three people sit with iPhones in hand and white canes sitting on the table in front of them
Three people sit with iPhones in hand and white canes sitting on the table in front of them

Call in to our virtual Tech It Out sessions to learn about new accessible technology and apps and how you can access them from home. On April 8, we will take a look at some of the free accessible games and apps available on ios and android devices, from dice world, audio game hub and more. The group will be meeting every Wednesday from 2 to 3 p.m. Atlantic Time.

08 Apr 2020
Crafter’s Guild – Home Challenge (National)
An artist's pallet filled with paint.
An artist's pallet filled with paint.

Join fellow crafters for a craft session where you can share your skills and learn new ones alongside your peers. Registered participants will receive an email every Wednesday morning with instructions for their first Items for the challenge.

08 Apr 2020
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Youth Ontario United (Y.O.U) Teleconference
A group of four young people hold hands and jump in the air.
A group of four young people hold hands and jump in the air.

Join other Ontario Youth for a monthly meetup via Teleconference. Learn, engage and share among peers across the province. Chat about a new topic and collaborate to develop new friendships, new skills and initiatives in your community. The group meets via teleconference the second Wednesday or Thursday of the month from 7-8 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration. 

08 Apr 2020
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Parenting With Sight Loss - Teleconference (National)
A group of five people sit in a circle and engage in lively conversation.
A group of five people sit in a circle and engage in lively conversation.

A support group for blind/partially sighted parents. From infancy to adulthood - blind mothers and fathers can learn, explore, and share their triumphs, challenges, tips and stories among peers in a supportive environment. Participate via teleconference on the second Wednesday of the month from 6-8 p.m. Eastern Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration. 

08 Apr 2020
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Bookish Social (National)
a blue book with headphones resting on top.
a blue book with headphones resting on top.

An opportunity for people to connect and chat about their favourite books, authors and everything books!  This group meets via teleconference at 1:15 p.m. Central Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.

08 Apr 2020
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13 May 2020
Come To Work: Online Boot Camp Workshops (National)
An over the shoulder shot of a woman tapping on an iPad.
An over the shoulder shot of a woman tapping on an iPad.

Come to Work Boot Camp will help you explore what employers are looking for in an applicant for your new job. This group runs online via Zoom web conference every Wednesday beginning April 8 from 1-3 p.m. Eastern Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration. 

08 Apr 2020
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Weekly Touch Base - Ontario North
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The keypad of a landline telephone.

Join the conversation. While we can’t get together physically, we can still talk to each other! Call in for some information sharing, quick hot topic and community updates, round table check-ins, and fun daily challenges. The group meets via teleconference every Wednesday from 2-3:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration

08 Apr 2020
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16 Apr 2020
CNIB Volunteer Orientation
A man holding a while cane stands in front of a large screen with the CNIB Logo.
A man holding a while cane stands in front of a large screen with the CNIB Logo.

The CNIB Foundation is hosting an orientation for new volunteers in Nova Scotia. 

08 Apr 2020
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Techstravaganza - Teleconference (National)
Close of a black keyboard
Close of a black keyboard

This virtual group brings people with sight loss together to discuss any technical issue that affects their every-day lives and to share ideas and experiences that might be helpful to the group. You don't have to be "technical" in order to participate in group discussions. The tech talk group meets every Wednesday via teleconference from 1-3 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

08 Apr 2020
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Technology Workshop: Introduction to Android Accessibility
A hand holding an Android smartphone against a black background.
A hand holding an Android smartphone against a black background.

Join us for this introductory session where we will explore the basics from turning on a device to identifying which accessibility features are best suited for you. After this session, you will be able to hold your device correctly and identify important access points, identify the main accessibility, explain how the build-in accessibility features make Android devices easier to use. This is a four-part series of group sessions that will help guide participants through the basics of using Android devices, as well as understanding and using the built-in accessibility features. It is recommended that participants take all sessions, but participants can choose the sessions best suited for their needs. Sessions run via Zoom web conference or teleconference every Wednesday from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

08 Apr 2020
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The Coffee Kings - Barrie
A cup sits on a table filled with an artisan cappuccino and foaming milk
A cup sits on a table filled with an artisan cappuccino and foaming milk

This virtual coffee group for men offers an opportunity to meet new people and start interesting discussions with others who are experiencing vision loss. Get comfortable in your favourite chair and set yourself up with snacks and coffee or your beverage of choice, then bring on the conversation. Learn and talk about relevant and interesting topics. The group meets via teleconference on the second Wednesday of the month from 2:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.

08 Apr 2020
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Edmonton Men's Group
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hands stacked on top of each other in a circle

If you're struggling to overcome the emotional challenges of sight loss and wish you had someone to help you work through these feelings, you’re not alone. We're here for you. Peer support groups connect you with others living with sight loss. This group meets via teleconference on the second and fourth Wednesday of every month, from 1-3 p.m. Mountain Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.

08 Apr 2020
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Wednesday Guitar Lessons
An acoustic guitar sits in a holder up on a wall at the Hub.
An acoustic guitar sits in a holder up on a wall at the Hub.

Continue your Wednesday guitar lessons online - with Joe Bernard! This group runs online via Zoom web conference every Wednesday from 2-4 p.m. Eastern Time Call-in information will be given upon registration.

08 Apr 2020
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Remote One-on-One Technology Training, Coaching & Support - Wednesday Sessions
An over the shoulder shot of a woman tapping on an iPad.
An over the shoulder shot of a woman tapping on an iPad.

Join us for one-on-one training sessions for a variety of popular, accessible technology options including smartphones, tablets, smart home devices and so much more. Ask questions and learn more about your technology in a dedicated time slot - just you and your instructor. Sessions run via Zoom web conference or teleconference every Wednesday, by appointment only. Call in information will be given upon registration.

08 Apr 2020
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29 Apr 2020
CNIB EmpowerPlay LIVE (National)
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An illustration of a running shoe outlined in thick, black, paintbrush design.

We're taking our CNIB Empowerply podcast LIVE! We will bring in empowering and informative quests to share their stories of success. You will feel empowered to take on the next great challenge in your life and learn some secrets to making that happen. Join us on Facebook Live every Wednesday at 11 a.m. EST. 

09 Apr 2020
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25 Jun 2020
National Empowerment Workshop Series II
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an extreme close up of 4 people sitting at a wooden table.  A laptop, paper, pens, glasses, notebooks are infront of them

The National Empowerment Workshop Series II will provide participants with an opportunity to immerse themselves in Virtual educational workshops focusing on empowering people to live the lives they choose. Weekly sessions are held Thursday's from April 9, - June 25. This virtual program runs via Zoom web conference or teleconference every Thursday, 12-1:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.

09 Apr 2020
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Youth Hang Out - Zoom (National)
a young woman sits at a bus stop using her smart phone
a young woman sits at a bus stop using her smart phone

Join us for some Zoom hangout sessions with other youth from across the country. This group runs online via Zoom web conference every Thursday from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Central Standard Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.

09 Apr 2020
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Come To Work: Online Boot Camp Workshops (National)
An over the shoulder shot of a woman tapping on an iPad.
An over the shoulder shot of a woman tapping on an iPad.

Come to Work Boot Camp will help you explore what employers are looking for in an applicant for your new job. This group runs online via Zoom web conference at 11 a.m. Mountain Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration. 

09 Apr 2020
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Come to Work: Power Session - Building Confidence through Self Promotion (National)
A man with his right arm extended out for a hand shake
A man with his right arm extended out for a hand shake

This session will help you open yourself up to what you can offer to others and the world that you impact. Ideas on how to explore what you have and how to present it to others around you. You are your best advocate and worthy of promotion. This program runs via Zoom web conference and teleconference on April 9 from 2-3:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.

09 Apr 2020
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Gaining Grounds Coffee Group - Barrie
a woman holds a cup of coffee and smiles.
a woman holds a cup of coffee and smiles.

This on-going weekly coffee group is currently at capacity and has started meeting up virtually on the teleconference line for conversation, laughter and friendly support. The group meets via teleconference every Thursday from 1:15 p.m. - 3 p.m. Eastern Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.

09 Apr 2020
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Youth Hang Out - Zoom (National)
a young woman sits at a bus stop using her smart phone
a young woman sits at a bus stop using her smart phone

Join us for some Zoom hangout sessions with other youth from across the country. This group runs online via Zoom web conference every Thursday from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Central Standard Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.

09 Apr 2020
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Virtual Bingo (National)
An illustration of two bingo cards and red, circular, chips marking the card.
An illustration of two bingo cards and red, circular, chips marking the card.

Bingo is fun for all ages. It's a game of chance and there is no skill involved! An opportunity to play bingo in a virtual way! Join us for telephone bingo. As long as you have a bingo card or two at home to use, you will be ready to play. This group runs via teleconference every Thursday from 1:30-3 p.m. Eastern Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.

09 Apr 2020
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Youth Virtual Game Night (National)
Two excited kids react in front of a laptop. The boy has his arms up in victory. The girl is smiling pointing at a laptop screen they are looking at.
Two excited kids react in front of a laptop. The boy has his arms up in victory. The girl is smiling pointing at a laptop screen they are looking at.

Join us for fun, conversation and word games, all from home!  The group meets via Zoom conference on April 9, from 7-8:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration. 

09 Apr 2020
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Come to Work: Power Session - Personal Networking (National)
A man with his right arm extended out for a hand shake
A man with his right arm extended out for a hand shake

LinkedIn is a social networking tool where you can display your resume, search for jobs, post about the work you're doing and interact with other people. Learn more about LinkedIn at this Come to Work power session. This group runs via Zoom web conference on April 9 from 1-2 p.m. Eastern Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.

09 Apr 2020
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Dance Class (Low Impact/Seat-based)
People wearing aerobics attire participate in a dance class.
People wearing aerobics attire participate in a dance class.

Let’s dance! Our adaptive Dance instructor, Tiffany Tjosvold, will be leading a guided seat based low-impact dance class for our 19+ participants.  This group runs via Zoom web conference and teleconference every Thursday from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Pacific Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.

09 Apr 2020
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30 Apr 2020
Bible Study

1080 Portage Ave
Winnipeg MB R3G 3M3
Canada

close up of open bible
close up of open bible

Be part of something great by joining other blind and partially sighted individuals for a discussion of the Bible every Thursday, now available via teleconference. Call-in information will be provided upon registration.

09 Apr 2020
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18 Apr 2020
Come to Work: Power Session - Job References
A man with his right arm extended out for a hand shake
A man with his right arm extended out for a hand shake

Learn about the power behind getting the most appropriate reference for the job that you really want! This group runs via Zoom web conference on April 9 & 18 from 1-2 p.m. Eastern Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.

10 Apr 2020
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Career Support Appointments
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Three women in a meeting. Two women are sitting at a table in front of a laptop. Another woman stands near a window. They are engaging in a serious conversation.

Let's boost participation in the world of work! This is a great opportunity for talent with sight loss to learn new skills that current employers are expecting in the new emerging workforce. This group runs via Zoom web conference and teleconference on the second and fourth Friday of each month from 1-2:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.

10 Apr 2020
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Employment Series: Let's Talk About... (National)
A woman with sight loss in a red dress stands in a park in front of a sign reading: "What is for the Public Good?"
A woman with sight loss in a red dress stands in a park in front of a sign reading: "What is for the Public Good?"

This series of employment talks taking place over the phone and computer every Friday from 1-2 p.m. Atlantic Time. This group runs online via Zoom web conference. Call-in information will be given upon registration. 

10 Apr 2020
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Tech Talk (National)
A computer keyboard and smartphone with earbuds.
A computer keyboard and smartphone with earbuds.

Our monthly tech talks introduce new, technology options like smartphone apps and the latest devices for people with varying degrees of sight loss. This group runs via Zoom web conference from 10-11:30 a.m. Eastern Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.

10 Apr 2020
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Advocacy Trivia - Teleconference (National)
An ambassador stands at the front of a room and gives a presentation to 30+ seated children.
An ambassador stands at the front of a room and gives a presentation to 30+ seated children.

Feeling like you can’t listen to one more audiobook or watch one more minute of news coverage? Join us for advocacy-themed trivia Friday afternoons. This program runs via Zoom web conference every Friday from 1-1:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.

10 Apr 2020
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Coffee Talks
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A cup of coffee placed on the table next to a sheep of papper

Grab a cup of coffee and join us for a weekly call-in social group. Each Session will have a topic of discussion. This group runs via Zoom web conference and teleconference every Friday from 2-3 p.m. Pacific Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.

10 Apr 2020
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Virtual Coffee Meet-ups
Latte coffee with heart draw on it
Latte coffee with heart draw on it

The CNIB Foundation will be offering virtual coffee meet-ups hosted by a counsellor, for a total of 4 weeks. This group runs via teleconference Every Friday from 10:30 a.m.- 12 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration. Call in information will be given upon registration.

10 Apr 2020
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Dance & Movement Games for Kids
A group of children hold hands and stand in a circle.
A group of children hold hands and stand in a circle.

Our adaptive dance instructor, Tiffany Tjosvold, will be leading a zoom based dance and movement program for children. This group runs via Zoom web conference and teleconference every Friday from 10-11 a.m. Pacific Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.

13 Apr 2020
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Peer Support Monthly Teleconference - Ontario West
A person sits in a group circle. Their hands are clasped in their lap.
A person sits in a group circle. Their hands are clasped in their lap.

This teleconference group will connect with others across the region who are living with sight loss. If you have a topic of interest, please let us know! This call is designed to gather a solutions focused group of people who will tackle common problems with positivity, creativity, and sharing. This group runs via Zoom web conference on the second Monday of the month from 6-7 p.m. Eastern Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.

13 Apr 2020
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Post-Secondary Connect Online Group (National)
A smartphone, laptop, mouse and mug sitting on a desk.
A smartphone, laptop, mouse and mug sitting on a desk.

If you are a student interested in connecting with others, exchanging ideas and discussing the challenges of attending post-secondary school with sight loss, join us for our monthly discussions from the comfort of your home or dorm room! This group runs online via Zoom web conference on the second Monday of every month from 6-8 p.m. Eastern Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration. 

14 Apr 2020
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Come to Work: Small and Medium-Sized Businesses Program Information Session
A man and woman sit at a restaurant table and enjoy coffee - their hands are extended and locked in a firm handshake across the table.
A man and woman sit at a restaurant table and enjoy coffee - their hands are extended and locked in a firm handshake across the table.

CNIB is working with the Federal Government on a project engaging with Small Medium Business SMB) – those employing 500 or less employees. To that end, we have put out the call for applicants. This session will provide background information to interested individuals who are blind, partially sighed, or Deafblind. This group runs via Zoom web conference on April 14 from 1-2 p.m. Eastern Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.

14 Apr 2020
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Virtual Music Jam Session
Christine Malec plays the guitar. Three people sit next to her.
Christine Malec plays the guitar. Three people sit next to her.

Bring an instrument, your voice, or just a love of music. Each monthly jam session is different. Whether you’re an experienced musician, or you just like to listen, join us and be nourished by music.  This group runs via Zoom web conference and teleconference on April 14 from 6-8 p.m. Eastern Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.

14 Apr 2020
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Come To Work: Disclosure Workshop
An over the shoulder shot of a woman tapping on an iPad.
An over the shoulder shot of a woman tapping on an iPad.

Whether we have a disability or not, in the workplace we are all looking to be valued, productive, contribute to society, and our work to be appreciated by our supervisors and co-workers. We all want to be a valued member of the team and we want to be honest. This raises questions about when to disclose and what to disclose about the nature of our disability and workplace accommodations. Not to mention there are varying thoughts and recommendations about how to disclose during the recruitment and hiring process. This group runs online via Zoom web conference on April 14 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Eastern Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration. 

15 Apr 2020
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Tech It Out: A.I. Voice Assistants (National)
Three people sit with iPhones in hand and white canes sitting on the table in front of them
Three people sit with iPhones in hand and white canes sitting on the table in front of them

Call in to our virtual Tech It Out sessions to learn about new accessible technology and apps and how you can access them from home. On April 15, we will take a look at some of the life-enhancing features products like Google Home, Alexa Echo, and Siri has to offer. From setting timers to obtaining the most up to date news and information and more. The group will be meeting every Wednesday from 2 to 3 p.m. Atlantic Time.

15 Apr 2020
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Daily Living Resources in Manitoba - Zoom Meeting
Close up of a large button phone
Close up of a large button phone

Come join us to find out about local business services that are offering accommodations through delivery and dedicated shopping times.
This program runs via Zoom web conference or teleconference. Call-in information will be provided upon registration.

15 Apr 2020
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Young Leaders Community Engagement
A group of  young campers huddle in a circle. Arms are raised in the air.
A group of  young campers huddle in a circle. Arms are raised in the air.

Providing youth who are blind or partially sighted ways to develop leadership, advocacy and skills in a social setting by building self-esteem, confidence and empowerment. This group runs via Zoom web conference on April 15, from 7-8 p.m. Mountain Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.

16 Apr 2020
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Edmonton Women's Group
hands stacked on top of each other in a circle
hands stacked on top of each other in a circle

If you're struggling to overcome the emotional challenges of sight loss and wish you had someone to help you work through these feelings, you’re not alone. We're here for you. Peer support groups connect you with others living with sight loss. This group meets via teleconference on the first and third Thursday of every month, from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Mountain Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.

16 Apr 2020
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Tech Training

This group runs via teleconference on the third Thursday of the month.
Regina SK S4P 1Y5
Canada

An image of an iPhone with apps
An image of an iPhone with apps

The Regina tech training will take place via teleconference on April 16, 2020.

16 Apr 2020
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Come to Work: Effective Public Speaking (National)
A microphone sits in a tripod stand.
A microphone sits in a tripod stand.

Public speaking whether in a group or an interview can be difficult even for seasoned professionals or actors. We have all felt butterflies in our stomachs at one point or another and the real trick is to get them to fly in formation. Through this introduction, we will look at some basic frameworks to assist in building the speech and also some tricks on how to overcome some common challenges.  This program runs via Zoom web conference and teleconference on April 16 from 2-3:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.

18 Apr 2020
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Youth Tech Club
5 people but their fists together in the middle of a table covered in computers, cords, and phones.
5 people but their fists together in the middle of a table covered in computers, cords, and phones.

A place for youth to discover assistive technology through peer to peer interaction and collaboration. This group runs via Zoom web conference from 2-3 p.m. Mountain Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

21 Apr 2020
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Fashion Forward For Youth (National)
Four makeup brushes and an eyeshadow palette.
Four makeup brushes and an eyeshadow palette.

Learn fashion coordination, makeup and styling needs. For youth who are transitioning into young adulthood.

21 Apr 2020
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Technology Workshop: Technology for Health, Fitness & Nutrition
A hand holding an Android smartphone against a black background.
A hand holding an Android smartphone against a black background.

Ahh, spring is here! The days are getting warmer and the nights are getting shorter. Maybe you are feeling more inclined to get started on a new exercise regiment or to ditch the comfort foods of winter. But sometimes it can be hard to know where to start. Well, let technology help you with that! These days there are so many online resources that can help you manage and reach your health, nutrition and exercise goals. Now, you really don't have any excuse to not get started on your path to health! This group meets via Zoom web conference or teleconference. Call in information will be given upon registration.

22 Apr 2020
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27 May 2020
Care Partners

Join via teleconference
Regina SK S4P 1Y5
Canada

three women sit around a table
three women sit around a table

Join other caregivers to talk about how to better support yourself and your loved one with vision loss. This group meets via teleconference every Wednesday from April 22 to May 27 from 6-7:00 p.m. SK Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration. Call in information will be given upon registration.

22 Apr 2020
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Guide Dog Handler Group - Teleconference
A black guide dog and its handler enter a building.
A black guide dog and its handler enter a building.

This group meets via teleconference on April 22 from 6-7 p.m. Central Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.

22 Apr 2020
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Tech It Out: GPS Apps (National)
Three people sit with iPhones in hand and white canes sitting on the table in front of them
Three people sit with iPhones in hand and white canes sitting on the table in front of them

Call in to our virtual Tech It Out sessions to learn about new accessible technology and apps and how you can access them from home. On April 22, we will look at a few of the GPS apps (Soundscape, Wewalk, Blindsquare) that can help those of us with sight loss navigate our communities more independently. The group will be meeting every Wednesday from 2 to 3 p.m. Atlantic Time.

22 Apr 2020
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Mental Health During Challenging Times - Zoom Meeting
close up of a large button phone
close up of a large button phone

Join us to learn about some community resources that people can access during these difficult times. Listen to an engaging speaker present about things we can do for ourselves.
This program runs via Zoom web conference or teleconference. Call-in information will be provided upon registration.

23 Apr 2020
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POSTPONED: Dining in the Dark 2020 - Sydney

Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion
74 Esplanade
Sydney NS B1P 1A1
Canada

Two women at CNIB's Dining in the Dark event, laughing at their tables while wearing blindfolds
Two women at CNIB's Dining in the Dark event, laughing at their tables while wearing blindfolds

This event has been postponed and will be rescheduled shortly.

24 Apr 2020
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Pursuing our Passions (POP) for youth!
Five pairs of hands play a piano keyboard.
Five pairs of hands play a piano keyboard.

Calling all aspiring artists and musicians! Pursuing Our Passions (POP) will host monthly guest speakers, creatives and professional artists from diverse streams in the art and entertainment industry to share their skills, knowledge and talent and help grow your artistic dreams into successful careers. This group runs via Zoom web conference from 6-8 p.m. Eastern Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.

25 Apr 2020
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Working-Age Group - Teleconference
Friends hanging out together.
Friends hanging out together.

Working-age individuals get together and discuss topics that impact them and socialize with like-minded individuals living with sight loss. This group runs via teleconference on the last Saturday of every month from 1-3 p.m. Mountain Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.

26 Apr 2020
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Parents educational resources for kids (PERK)
A young girl sits at a table creating a clay sculpture.
A young girl sits at a table creating a clay sculpture.

A support program for parents of children with sight loss, combined with interactive family recreational events. This group runs via Zoom web conference on the last Sunday of the month. Call-in information will be given upon registration.

27 Apr 2020
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Grande Prarie Support Group
hands stacked on top of each other in a circle
hands stacked on top of each other in a circle

If you're struggling to overcome the emotional challenges of sight loss and wish you had someone to help you work through these feelings, you’re not alone. We're here for you. Peer support groups connect you with others living with sight loss. This group meets via teleconference on the fourth Monday of every month, from 6-8:30 p.m. Mountain Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.

27 Apr 2020
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Parent and Family Support Group - Teleconference (National)
A group of five people sit in a circle and engage in lively conversation.
A group of five people sit in a circle and engage in lively conversation.

Parents and family members of children with vision loss may sometimes face challenges and barriers. The opportunity to connect with other families who have been through similar experiences can be a valuable form of support. This group meets via teleconference on the last Monday of the month from 7-8 p.m. Eastern Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.

28 Apr 2020
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The Curiosity Club - Virtual Teleconference
Hands sculpting clay on a potter's wheel.
Hands sculpting clay on a potter's wheel.

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. April Curiosity Club: Join us for a presentation on data sonification of COVID-19 data from around the world. This means that data from graphs and charts will be presented using tones and other audio indicators, so it can be quickly grasped by those who can’t rely on vision to get a quick snapshot of what the data is saying. Please note that, like so much else, this one is uncertain at the moment, but either way we promise to offer something fun and engaging. This group runs via Zoom web conference and teleconference on April 28 from 6-7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.

28 Apr 2020
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Red Deer Seniors Support Group
hands stacked on top of each other in a circle
hands stacked on top of each other in a circle

If you're struggling to overcome the emotional challenges of sight loss and wish you had someone to help you work through these feelings, you’re not alone. We're here for you. Peer support groups connect you with others living with sight loss. This group meets via teleconference on the last Tuesday of the month from 1:30-3 p.m. Mountain Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.

29 Apr 2020
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Tech It Out: Internet Security (National)
Three people sit with iPhones in hand and white canes sitting on the table in front of them
Three people sit with iPhones in hand and white canes sitting on the table in front of them

Call in to our virtual Tech It Out sessions to learn about new accessible technology and apps and how you can access them from home. On April 29, we will take a closer look at staying safe online, including protecting your personal information, to navigating the online world, and using smart devices like google and Alexa safely. The group will be meeting every Wednesday from 2 to 3 p.m. Atlantic Time.

29 Apr 2020
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Technology and Coping with Social Distancing - Zoom Meeting
Close up of a large button phone
Close up of a large button phone

Come join us and learn about how we can adjust to social distancing through the power of technology.
This program runs via Zoom web conference or teleconference. Call-in information will be provided upon registration.

29 Apr 2020
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Guide Dog Peer Group - Ontario
A golden lab. CNIB Guide Dog - puppy in training, wearing a yellow vest and leash. It is walking alongside a handler.
A golden lab. CNIB Guide Dog - puppy in training, wearing a yellow vest and leash. It is walking alongside a handler.

Join other guide dog handlers to talk about social/advocacy issues. This group meets via teleconference on April 29 from 6-7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration. Call in information will be given upon registration.

02 May 2020
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Introduction to Guitar (National)
An acoustic guitar sits in a holder up on a wall at the Hub.
An acoustic guitar sits in a holder up on a wall at the Hub.

Learn to play the guitar! Partially sighted guitar teacher, Joe Bernard, will lead you through the basics in a serene and respectful setting. This group runs online via Zoom web conference on the first Saturday of every month from 2-3 p.m. Eastern Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.

02 May 2020
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Monthly meetup group - Toronto

CNIB GTA Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M4T 1Z2
Canada

A group of people enjoy drinks in a restaurant.
A group of people enjoy drinks in a restaurant.

Meet new people. Learn something new! Mix and mingle. Each monthly meetup will have a different theme, topic or outing. The group meets on the first Saturday of the month.

07 May 2020
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Coffee Time Chat
A coffee cup sits on a table.
A coffee cup sits on a table.

Join us for coffee, snacks and chatter! Kick back and relax over a cup of java and some great conversation. This group runs via Zoom web conference on the first Thursday of the month at 10:30 a.m. Newfoundland Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.

21 May 2020
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Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) Empower Hour - Teleconference
A group of five people sit in a circle and engage in lively conversation.
A group of five people sit in a circle and engage in lively conversation.

You're not alone when struggling to navigate the ODSP system. Join experts and peers to discuss relevant topics and share resources, support, and wellness tools. This teleconference is intended for ODSP recipients, care givers, community supports providers or family members of an ODSP recipient.
Two ODSP and Community Liaisons will be in attendance to answer questions.

28 Jun 2020
to
03 Jul 2019
Summer Camp (ages 8-18)

CNIB Lake Joe
4 Joe Finley Way
MacTier ON P0C 1H0
Canada

Three boys jumping off the dock and into the water.
Three boys jumping off the dock and into the water.

June 28-July 3, 2020: Choose your specialization for the week as you learn new skills while developing confidence and independence in a safe and supportive environment.

28 Jun 2020
to
03 Jul 2020
Wilderness Immersion for Leadership Development (WILD) (ages 15-19)

CNIB Lake Joe
4 Joe Finley Way
MacTier ON P0C 1H0
Canada

A man and a woman canoeing through a small channel.
A man and a woman canoeing through a small channel.

June 28-July 3, 2020: Test your mettle in the wild! Wilderness Immersion for Leadership Development (WILD) is an adventure program where you will work cooperatively with others on a multi-day canoe trip in Algonquin Park.

05 Jul 2020
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11 Jul 2020
Adult Week #1 (ages 19+)

CNIB Lake Joe
4 Joe Finley Way
MacTier ON P0C 1H0
Canada

Two men riding a red tandem bike on a gravel path at Lake Joe.
Two men riding a red tandem bike on a gravel path at Lake Joe.

July 5-11, 2020: Escape and spend a week on the shores of beautiful Lake Joseph in Muskoka. Whether you are seeking adventure or relaxation, we have something for you.

12 Jul 2020
to
18 Jul 2020
Adult Week #2 (ages 19+)

CNIB Lake Joe
4 Joe Finley Way
MacTier ON P0C 1H0
Canada

Six adults sit in a drum circle in the Rec Hall porch.
Six adults sit in a drum circle in the Rec Hall porch.

July 12-18, 2020: Escape and spend a week on the shores of beautiful Lake Joseph in Muskoka. Whether you are seeking adventure or relaxation, we have something for you.

19 Jul 2020
to
25 Jul 2020
Family Week #1

CNIB Lake Joe
4 Joe Finley Way
MacTier ON P0C 1H0
Canada

Mom and daughter holding paddles in a red kayak in the lake.
Mom and daughter holding paddles in a red kayak in the lake.

July 19-25, 2020: Our family program gives you and your family an opportunity to enjoy the beauty of Muskoka together. Activities are available for all ages and there are also events just for adults, youth and kids.

26 Jul 2020
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31 Jul 2020
Pushing Limits for Active Youth (PLAY) (ages 8-18)

CNIB Lake Joe
4 Joe Finley Way
MacTier ON P0C 1H0
Canada

Boy in a bathing suit sliding along a colourful lawn water slide.
Boy in a bathing suit sliding along a colourful lawn water slide.

July 26-31, 2020: Pushing Limits for Active Youth (PLAY) is for those who want to have fun experiencing different sports at CNIB Lake Joe.

26 Jul 2020
to
08 Aug 2020
Counsellor-in-Training (CIT) (ages 15-19)

CNIB Lake Joe
4 Joe Finley Way
MacTier ON P0C 1H0
Canada

A group of  young campers huddle in a circle. Arms are raised in the air.
A group of  young campers huddle in a circle. Arms are raised in the air.

July 26-August 8, 2020: Gain job skills while having fun at our two-week program designed to develop leadership skills and empower youth to take an active role in camp life.

26 Jul 2020
to
31 Jul 2020
Camp Abilities (ages 8-18) 

CNIB Lake Joe
4 Joe Finley Way
MacTier ON P0C 1H0
Canada

Three people sailing a white sailboat in Lake Joseph.
Three people sailing a white sailboat in Lake Joseph.

July 26-31, 2020: Want to try a triathlon, or work on paddling skills? This goal-based program is aimed at athletic development. You will receive one-on-one coaching from experts and instructors who will help guide you to achieve your performance goals through specialized sports programs.

02 Aug 2020
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08 Aug 2020
Family Week #2

CNIB Lake Joe
4 Joe Finley Way
MacTier ON P0C 1H0
Canada

A father and daughter ride a tandem bike at Lake Joe.
A father and daughter ride a tandem bike at Lake Joe.

August 2-8, 2020: Our family program gives you and your family an opportunity to enjoy the beauty of Muskoka together. Activities are available for all ages and there are also events just for adults, youth and kids.

10 Aug 2020
to
14 Aug 2020
Canadian Leadership Development Program (CLDP) (ages 15-21)

CNIB Lake Joe
4 Joe Finley Way
MacTier ON P0C 1H0
Canada

The 2019 CDLP crew sitting on the pontoon boat.
The 2019 CDLP crew sitting on the pontoon boat.

Aug 10-14, 2020: Be the change! Connect with other youth with sight loss from across the country and join in on the conversation.

15 Aug 2020
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CNIB Muskoka: Back to the '80s

CNIB Lake Joe
4 Joe Finley Way
MacTier ON P0C 1H0
Canada

CNIB Muskoka: Back to the 80s poster. Saturday, August 14, 2020 at 6:00 PM at the CNIB Lake Joseph Centre 19+ Rain or Shine
CNIB Muskoka: Back to the 80s poster. Saturday, August 14, 2020 at 6:00 PM at the CNIB Lake Joseph Centre 19+ Rain or Shine

Pull on your leg warmers, let your mullet down and come party like it’s 1989 at this year’s annual CNIB Lake Joe fundraiser, taking place at CNIB Lake Joe on Saturday August 15th from 6:00 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Hosted by The CNIB Lake Joe Vision Team and fundraising committee, this year’s Back to the 80’s theme will be a throw-back, while looking forward to the future, to support bursaries and renovations that will enable CNIB to become a year round facility, as well as continue the development of innovative tools and programs for Canadians who are blind or partially sighted.

Guests are invited to channel their inner 80’s vibes and relive the decade of permed hair, shoulder pads and Sony walkmans, as they dance the night away to the ultimate 80’s playlist performed by Shawn Brady and the Northern Sons at their Neon Nostalgic Video Dance Party.

Tickets will go on sale Spring 2020.

18 Aug 2020
to
22 Jun 2020
New! Young Adult Week (ages 19-35) 

CNIB Lake Joe
4 Joe Finley Way
MacTier ON P0C 1H0
Canada

Three people stretch with their arms over the head at an outdoor yoga class.
Three people stretch with their arms over the head at an outdoor yoga class.

New Date: August 18-22 (was June 15-19): Join like-minded young adults on the shores of beautiful Lake Joseph for a chance to relax, unwind and have fun! This five-day, four-night experience will include a combination of workshops, leisure activities and social events. Compete in an Amazing Race, participate in a murder mystery or book club, and enjoy classic summer camp activities in beautiful Muskoka.

18 Aug 2020
to
22 Aug 2020
New! Adult Adventure Week (ages 19+)

CNIB Lake Joe
4 Joe Finley Way
MacTier ON P0C 1H0
Canada

A man and a woman in a red canoe.
A man and a woman in a red canoe.

New Date: August 18-22 (was June 15-19): Start your adventure high atop the canopy on a challenge course before you head into the wilderness for a multi-day canoe trip in Algonquin Park. Facilitated by skilled staff, you will paddle, portage, cook outdoors and camp while connecting with nature and other like-minded individuals.

18 Aug 2020
to
22 Aug 2020
Adult Mini-Camp, Summer (ages 19+)

CNIB Lake Joe
4 Joe Finley Way
MacTier ON P0C 1H0
Canada

Woman in red kayak holding a paddle and smiling with her guide dog seated in front of her.
Woman in red kayak holding a paddle and smiling with her guide dog seated in front of her.

August 18-22, 2020: Enjoy our four-night, five-day adult mini-camp to get a taste of the Lake Joe experience.

23 Aug 2020
to
29 Aug 2020
New! Family Week #3

CNIB Lake Joe
4 Joe Finley Way
MacTier ON P0C 1H0
Canada

A family (man, woman and two little girls) enjoying a tubing experience during Family Week.
A family (man, woman and two little girls) enjoying a tubing experience during Family Week.

August 23-29, 2020: New this year, Family Week 3 will be devoted to families with children who are blind or partially sighted. In addition to the classic camp activities offered during other family weeks, this program will include workshops for parents. Go for a dip in the lake, take a tandem bike for a spin, go fishing, cruise the lake or relax by the campfire. There's something for everyone!

30 Aug 2020
to
05 Sep 2020
Adult Week #3 (ages 19+)

CNIB Lake Joe
4 Joe Finley Way
MacTier ON P0C 1H0
Canada

Five adults smiling on the fishing dock, holding with fishing poles.
Five adults smiling on the fishing dock, holding with fishing poles.

August 30-September 5, 2020: Escape and spend a week on the shores of beautiful Lake Joseph in Muskoka. Whether you are seeking adventure or relaxation, we have something for you.

02 Oct 2020
to
04 Oct 2020
New! Family Fishing Weekend

CNIB Lake Joe
4 Joe Finley Way
MacTier ON P0C 1H0
Canada

A man and two boys pose and hold up the fish they've caught on the dock of CNIB Lake Joe.
A man and two boys pose and hold up the fish they've caught on the dock of CNIB Lake Joe.

October 2-4, 2020: In this program you and your child will be partnered with an angler to explore fishing opportunities in Muskoka! You will learn different techniques and strategies on the hunt for the big one while participating in fun challenges throughout the day. Fish on!

05 Oct 2020
to
09 Oct 2020
New! Adult Mini-Camp, Fall (ages 19+)

CNIB Lake Joe
4 Joe Finley Way
MacTier ON P0C 1H0
Canada

A photo taken from the lake of the waterfront area with white Muskoka chairs lining the beach area and the leaves on the trees are beautiful fall colours of red, orange and yellow.
A photo taken from the lake of the waterfront area with white Muskoka chairs lining the beach area and the leaves on the trees are beautiful fall colours of red, orange and yellow.

October 5-9, 2020: Enjoy our four-night, five-day adult mini-camp to get a taste of the Lake Joe experience.

07 Oct 2020
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08 Oct 2020
Connecting the Dots Conference 2020

MaRS Discovery District
101 College Street
Toronto ON M5G 1L7
Canada

A split screen illustration. On the left is the Connecting the Dots logo. On the right is text: Connecting the Dots, Toronto, October 7 & 8 2020.
A split screen illustration. On the left is the Connecting the Dots logo. On the right is text: Connecting the Dots, Toronto, October 7 & 8 2020.

Held annually, Connecting the Dots is Canada's largest educational and professional development experience focused on braille, technology and employment for people who are blind or partially sighted.

16 Oct 2020
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17 Oct 2020
Connecting the Dots Conference 2020 - Montreal, Quebec

999 rue de Sérigny
Longueuil QC J4K2T1
Canada

people at a booth looking products
people at a booth looking products

Our new nationwide conference – Connecting the Dots – is the largest trade show dedicated to adapted services and technology for people with sight loss and is an educational and professional development experience focused on braille, technology and employment. The conference is  for people with sight lost such as those who want to open them their doors and become more inclusive. In Quebec, it's a mix of our TechnoVision Fair and our Accessible neighborhood project .  

16 Oct 2020
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CNIB Night Steps Moncton 2020

811 Saint George Boulevard
Moncton NB E1E 2C2
Canada

a large group of people from Moncton Night Steps 2019 pose at the park
a large group of people from Moncton Night Steps 2019 pose at the park

Bring your family, friends and pets to CNIB Night Steps, an exciting walk under the stars organized by Oulton College Optician students. Help fund CNIB Foundation programs that support people of all ages living with sight loss in New Brunswick!