Ben Mulroney Chats with a Vision Mate Partnership
May 13, 2020
CNIB brand ambassador, Ben Mulroney, meets with a Vision Mate partnership to discuss how the program has changed during COVID-19.
Ben Mulroney talks International Guide Dog Day
April 29, 2020
CNIB’s brand ambassador, Ben Mulroney, talks about the importance of International Guide Dog Day with Diane Bergeron, President CNIB Guide Dogs.
Ben Mulroney on Giving Tuesday Now
May 05, 2020
Listen while CNIB Brand Ambassador, Ben Mulroney, talks about the importance of community on Giving Tuesday Now.
Important message from CNIB’s Patron, Her Excellency, the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada
April 29, 2020
As patron of your organization, I wanted to send along my best wishes to you during these difficult times. I hope you are well. Wherever you are and whatever you do, you are facing a historic and unprecedented challenge alongside people and organizations from around the world. I want to wholeheartedly thank the membership of the Canadian National Institute for the Blind, who are assuming a leadership role in tackling this shared challenge.
Virtual 5 km ‘Pup Crawl’ to raise funds for CNIB Guide Dogs
April 27, 2020
CNIB Guide Dogs is launching a virtual 5 km fundraiser in honour of International Guide Dog Day – a special day that honours guide dogs and the important work they do for Canadians with sight loss.
Provincial government responds to the CNIB Foundation about accessibility issues with Ontario Health Card renewal process
April 22, 2020
Over the last few months, the CNIB Foundation has been asking the Ontario government to ensure Ontarians who are blind, partially sighted or Deafblind have equal access to renewing their health card online. As it stands, a person needs a valid Ontario driver's licence, which is unacceptable because it prevents Ontarians with sight loss from using the same process. At the end of March, we received a response from Lisa Thompson, Minister of Government and Consumer Services.
A chat with Joan Kelley Walker and Angela Bonfanti
April 21, 2020
Award-winning philanthropist and humanitarian, Joan Kelley Walker, sits down with Angela Bonfanti, Senior Vice President, CNIB Foundation Programs, for an intimate chat about COVID-19 and how it has impacted the sight loss community.
Canadians urged to keep safe distance from guide dog teams
April 20, 2020
CNIB Guide Dogs is urging Canadians to keep a safe distance from guide dog teams. Lives may depend on it.
National Volunteer Week 2020
April 20, 2020
National Volunteer Week (April 19-25) is a time to celebrate and thank volunteers. This week, our website will feature volunteer stories from across the country. Take a few minutes to read their stories and, more importantly, take a moment to say thank you.
Equalize – April 2020
January 20, 2020
In this issue, we discuss the CNIB Foundation's Ontario Budget Ask. We talk to Jacob Charendoff about a complaint he filed with the Ontario Human Rights Commission, and we learn more about The Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Robyn Rennie tells us about her passion for making art accessible, and Bernard Akuoko shares his story about growing up with sight loss as a young black man. We also hear from an advocate in Northern Ontario about his advocacy journey for accessible pedestrian signals.