As we commemorate National Indigenous History Month, CNIB is committed to seeking support from the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation to ensure we continue to explore and engage in meaningful dialogue and unlearn colonial practices.
Under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) there are a number of committees that are tasked with reviewing or developing new accessibility standards.
The Health Care Standards Development Committee has released their drafted recommendations that would inform the government’s work on proposed accessibility standards in the healthcare sector. The report can be viewed on the Government of Ontario's website.
We’re asking community members to respond to the recommendations to ensure the proposed standards include the voices of people who are blind or partially sighted.
GATINEAU, May 31, 2021 – The Government of Canada continues on the path towards a barrier-free Canada. In this modern day and age, the Government is especially focused on supporting new technologies that help Canadians with disabilities play an active role in society. This has never been more important, as our country build back better from the COVID-19 pandemic.
TORONTO, ON – In celebration of Global Accessibility Awareness Day, and in partnership with BlindSquare, CNIB is pleased to announce that the premium paid version of BlindSquare’s navigation and wayfinding app, “Blindsquare EVENT” is now free to use for all Canadians with sight loss from coast to coast.
Connecting the Dots is Canada's largest educational and professional development conference focused on education, technology, and employment for people who are blind or partially sighted. Organized by CNIB, the conference features thought-provoking workshops, keynote presentations and panel discussions on a variety of topics connected to the conference theme. Share your unique perspectives and knowledge! Have an idea for a session, product demo or keynote presentation? Submit a proposal to present!