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Announcing Ben Mulroney as CNIB Brand Ambassador

As a proudly Canadian organization, there’s no better way to reach those audiences than by welcoming a quintessentially Canadian icon to champion our cause.

To that end, we are thrilled to announce that Ben Mulroney is joining the CNIB Foundation as our new brand ambassador.

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Events

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CNIB Kelowna Holiday Event

It's time to put on your favourite holiday sweater and join us for an afternoon of fun and festivities! Celebrate the season with festive music, crafts, door prizes and light refreshments.

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Blogs

Tracy with Marion, black Labrador Retriever and Autumn, Tracy’s pet dog.

Meet Tracy & Marion

After an accident, Tracy knew he needed some help for his safety and independence. He applied to CNIB Guide Dogs. A few months later, he was matched with Marion, a black Labrador Retriever.

“Marion licked my face as soon as she met me," says Tracy. "I just knew that she was going to be a great fit – she has a kind, gentle soul.”

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Raise Your Voice on International Day of Persons with Disabilities

It’s International Day of Persons with Disabilities! At CNIB, we believe advocacy and self-advocacy are integral to the independent lives of persons with sight loss in Canada and around the world.

CNIB is proud to release a series of three self-advocacy videos. Whether you’ve been a self-advocate for decades or you’re new to the world of self-advocacy, you’ll find some tips, tricks, and thought-provoking insights in these videos!

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Century of Change Awards

To celebrate our centennial, CNIB is recognizing the inspiring contributions of volunteers, businesses and groups with our Century of Change awards. Volunteers across B.C. and the Yukon have been chosen to receive these medals as a thank you for their service. Find out more about how you can become a volunteer with CNIB.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Vision Mate

Ideal for
• Individual
• Adults (18 years old or older)
• Seniors

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National Elections Advocate

We are looking for Canadians who are blind, partially sighted, deafblind, or part of the wider community to join the CNIB Foundation in changing what it means to be blind today. Join us as an advocate!
Our focus over the next few months is ensuring the needs of Canadians with sight loss are on the agenda of all federal political parties and candidates. With a federal election this October 2019, CNIB's advocates will be a powerful voice. Join us to advocate in your community by engaging with federal candidates, voters and community organizations.

Volunteer for National Elections Advocate