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CNIB Response: #BuildTheVisionTO

October 12, 2018
The Toronto Centre for Active Transportation (TCAT) #BuildtheVisionTO: Safe and Active Streets for All campaign outlines a set of 15 municipal election priorities for building streets where people of all ages and abilities can get around actively, sustainably and safely.  Here are some of the #BuildtheVisionTO recommendations that are of significance to Torontonians who are blind, partially sighted or Deafblind:
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100 years later, veterans still turn to CNIB

November 07, 2018
Canada was built on the dreams and ambitions of veterans. Ahead of this Remembrance Day, we pause to thank them for their service and sacrifice. Lest we forget.
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Apple Store Hiring Events

October 19, 2018
The CNIB Foundation is working with Apple Canada in support of an upcoming hiring opportunity for blind or partially sighted job seekers in Ontario and Quebec.
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John Rafferty chats with Vision Australia

November 08, 2018
John Rafferty chats to Vision Australia about "matters of blindness and low vision", as well as how to drive achievement and equality.
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What's all the hubbub about?

October 15, 2018
Ever wish you had an accessible place to hang out in your area? A place where you could attend fun events, try out the latest assistive technologies, learn new skills and get to know other people in your community who are blind or have sight loss? Well that's what CNIB's Community Hubs are all about.
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Commitment to accessibility in new independent leader's debate commission

October 31, 2018
CNIB Foundation applauds commitment to accessibility in new independent leader's debate commission.
Group photo. From the left:  Dr Yue-Ting Siu, Board Member, Lighthouse, San Francisco, USA Andrew Moffat, Chair, Vision Australia Matt Wieseler, Director of Strategic Intelligence, NIB (National Industries for the Blind, USA) Ron Hooton, CEO, Vision Australia Sandra Budd, Chief Executive, Blind Foundation New Zealand Ron Kruzeniski, Chair, CNIB  (Canadian Institute for the Blind) John Rafferty, President and CEO, CNIB Rick Hoskin, Chair, RNZFB

CNIB Group's John Rafferty attends forum in New Zealand

October 29, 2018
CNIB Group president and CEO John Rafferty recently attended the International CEO and Chair Forum hosted by the Blind Foundation in Auckland, New Zealand.
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Get to know the CNIB Foundation

September 10, 2018
The needs of our community are constantly evolving, and we need to keep evolving too. If you've been to our website lately, you probably noticed that we've made a lot of changes. So let's break these changes down one by one…
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AMI-tv announces its fall programming

September 18, 2018
AMI-tv has announced its schedule for the 2018 fall season for people who are blind and partially sighted, featuring season two of the award-winning Employable Me, the debut of dating series There's Something You Should Know and new episodes of Eyes for the Job.
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Your voices: The joy of cooking

September 18, 2018
During an unexpected hospital stay for my husband, I found myself sharing accommodations with my son at his apartment in Halifax.