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Gearing up with Zoom to collaborate online (magnification)

In this day and age, virtual communication platforms are quintessential to professional life. Zoom is one of the most popular video-conferencing platforms and this session will cover Zoom in the Windows environment for magnification users. This technology workshop meets via Zoom web conference on Thursday, February 17 from 12 to 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.
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Gearing up with Zoom to collaborate online (screen reader)

In this day and age, virtual communication platforms are quintessential to professional life. Zoom is one of the most popular video-conferencing platforms and this session will cover Zoom in the Windows environment for screen reader users. This technology workshop meets via Zoom web conference on Thursday, February 17 from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.
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A Journey Through Our Black History

Join us for another  journey of our black history with renown audio describer JJ Hunt. To expand on our last event, this will be  an evening of description-rich storytelling honouring and celebrating Black Canadians and their communities. Stories of notable people who have shaped Canadian Black History, told with description of archival photos, film clips, and key visuals woven into engaging narratives. This programs runs via Zoom web conference on Thursday, February 17 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.
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Coast to Coast to Coast Bistro Night

Join us for some great music and social time! As always, we will feature lots of singing, piano, violin, clarinet, guitar and even more - with music in English and some French too. You will get to enjoy CNIB talent from across the country. So Zoom in with us for some music from your friends coast-to-coast-to-coast! This is a family friendly event. We encourage you to join with your video turned off to improve on the sound quality of the event. This group runs via Zoom web conference on Saturday, February 19 from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. Atlantic Time. Call in information will be given upon registration. 
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Test Trivia Talent

Think you know TV Show Theme Songs? Why not try your luck at our Trivia Night! This program runs via Zoom web conference on Tuesday,  February 22 from 7 to 8 p.m. Newfoundland Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.
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Parent Support Group

Do you have a child who has additional needs? Our monthly parent support group runs via Zoom web conference on the last Wednesday of the month from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Newfoundland Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.
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Windows 11 Accessibility Features

Windows keeps getting better and better – as evidenced by the recent release of Windows 11. Windows accessibility features have also enjoyed improvements and enhancements, making it even easier for blind and low vision users to be productive at home, work and school. Join Runa Patel, a member of Microsoft Canada’s Training Team, as she shares what’s new in Windows 11 through an accessibility lens – and then takes all your questions. This technology workshop meets via Zoom web conference on Wednesday, February 23 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Pacific Time. Call in information will be given upon registration
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CNIB SmartLife Product Demo: BlindShell Classic Cellular Phones

The new BlindShell Classic is the mobile phone you've been waiting for, if you are looking for ease of use. It provides unique hardware, tactile keypad, voice control and loud speaker, creating the perfect phone for people who are blind or partially sighted. Join us and learn more about its functions and how you can purchase it from the CNIB SmartLife Centre. This technology workshop meets via Zoom web conference on Wednesday, February 23 from 4 to 5 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.
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Choosing the Right iPhone for You

With so many models out in the market, consumers can choose the right price point to get in on the Apple product offering. From the most affordable to the latest in the iPhone world, learn what to consider when thinking of purchasing your next device. This technology workshop meets via Zoom web conference on Wednesday,  February 23 from 5 to 6 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.
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Let's Talk RDSP's

Join us for a virtual webinar style talk about the in's and out's of RDSP's or Registered Disability Savings Plan. This session will provide an education and general knowledge of RDSP's. This workshop runs via Zoom web conference on Thursday, February 24 from 2 to 3 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.