Marie Claire Bilyk, who is an entrepreneur, smiles and stands by a garden.

Success stories

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Best Face Forward: How sisters Emilee and Hannah Schevers are creating community for people with disabilities

Emilee and Hannah Schevers know the importance of feeling included. That's why they created Tru Faces, an online community for people with disabilities and other identified differences to share their experiences. Read the story of these two teenage sisters and their mission to build a more open world.
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Where talk meets tech: Nelson Régo

Nelson Régo wasn't a tech guy. That is, until he lost his sight and decided to take over a website on technology. Now he owns Cool Blind Tech and makes podcasts. Read his story to find out how he got here.
Frontier Computing owner Chris Chamberlin smiles while sitting at a desk in the CNIB Bayview office.

Meet Chris Chamberlin of Frontier Computing

Watch this video to see the story of Chris Chamberlin, who owns Frontier Computing, a company that sells assistive technology.
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The power of voice: Speebly founder Chris Maley

Chris Maley was always passionate about voice technology, so he decided to create his own voice assistant. Read about his new startup and journey as an entrepreneur.
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Becoming an independent author

If you want to self-publish your writing, here's how-to for tips on the whole process from writing to publishing and marketing. Also check out our list of writer's grants and read about how two writers with sight loss published their stories.