Consumer Groups

Advocates for Sight Impaired Consumers (ASIC)
Since 1998, ASIC has been advocating for independent access and equality for Greater Vancouver area residents who are blind, sight-impaired or deaf-blind.

Alliance for Equality of Blind Canadians
The AEBC exists to increase awareness of rights and responsibilities, so blind, deaf-blind and partially sighted individuals can have equal access to the benefits and opportunities of society.

The Canadian Council of the Blind
CCB is a national self-help consumer organization of persons blind, deaf-blind and visually impaired.

Ontarians with Disabilities Act Committee
A voluntary coalition of individuals and community organizations in Ontario working for a barrier-free society for persons with disabilities.

Le Regroupement des aveugles et amblyopes du Québec
L'RAAQ est une corporation qui a été mise sur pied dans le but de favoriser l'intégration, à part entière, de tous les aveugles et amblyopes du Québec, dans les différents domaines de l'activité humaine.

World Blind Union
CNIB was a founding member of the World Council for the Welfare of the Blind which merged with the International Federation of the Blind in 1984 to form the World Blind Union. Today, the WBU represents the estimated 285 million blind and partially sighted persons from 600 organizations in over 190 countries. CNIB hosts the WBU world office in Toronto and the Regional President for WBU’s North America and Caribbean Region is CNIB Board Member, Charles Mossop.