CNIB

News

Older man smiles while talking on the phone

Novartis Pharmaceuticals Canada helps Canadians with sight loss face challenges of COVID-19 head on

CNIB would like to thank Novartis Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc. for their longstanding support of people with sight loss across the country.

Read more

Events

A man wearing sunglasses and a hat holds an iPhone in his left hand. A white cane sits in his right hand.

Friday Tech Talk

April 16, 2021

Join us every Friday to discuss the wonderful world of apps & computers and share your technology tips with other participants. Basic familiarity with smartphones and computers is recommended to get the most from this group. The group meets via Zoom web conference every Friday from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

Read more

Blogs

Photo of Shelley sitting on a wooden porch, smiling while giving Rookie a big hug.

Humans with CNIB Guide Dogs – Shelley & Rookie

"Having a guide dog in my life gives me freedom and independence that I never had with my cane. I have the confidence to go places I wouldn’t have visited before." – Shelley

Read more
An example of the sighted guide technique. Two woman walk down a sidewalk together. A woman holds the guide's arm lightly above the elbow and allows the guide to walk one-half step ahead.

COVID-19 Resources

Visit our new COVID-19 Resources webpage to get the latest information on everything from new foundation programs to our physical distancing advocacy initiatives and interviews with program participants.

Learn More!
Fundraising image of Two volunteer  with  CNIB T-shirt

Have you seen us in your neighbourhood?

Yes, we are fundraising!

The CNIB Foundation has partnered with fundraising organization Globalfaces Direct, TNI and Public Outreach to fundraise safely for monthly donations in B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario and Nova Scotia.

To learn more, including why we’re fundraising and what precautions are being taken in line with provincial regulations, please visit our Donor Info page.

Please visit our donor info page
Volunteer

Find the perfect volunteer opportunity for you!

Volunteer

Volunteer Opportunities

Tech Mate

Get involved by providing one-to-one technology (iOS) training and support for a person who is blind or partially sighted to increase their confidence and help them engage in the world of technology.

Volunteer for Tech Mate

Ambassador

To promote education on vision health, vision loss, and prevention. Share stories about the impact of vision loss, the abilities of blind and partially sighted Canadians and the role CNIB plays in their lives.

Volunteer for Ambassador