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Ninety years later, voting is still not accessible in Canada

The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms gives Canadian citizens the right to vote. But for many Canadians living with sight loss, voting isn’t as simple as walking into a voting booth and checking a name on the ballot. It’s an inaccessible process that involves little to no secrecy, and numerous barriers.

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Events

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Technology Workshop: Cyber Security

It’s beginning to look a lot like the holiday season – and with the holidays comes various opportunities for cyber-scrooges to exploit.  his workshop covers concepts that help you navigate the web while keeping in mind how you can stay protected as you purchase gifts for loved ones during this holiday season. This technology workshop meets via Zoom web conference on December 3 from 6 to 7 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

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Blogs

Danika and Ulysses sitting on the ground in a forest in Autumn. Danika has her arms wrapped around Ulysses for a huge hug.

Humans with CNIB Guide Dogs: Danika & Ulysses

“I remember I was so nervous and excited when I met Ulysses for the first time. When the trainer brought him out to the training property, I threw my cane to the side, knelt on the ground and Ulysses licked my entire face!" - Danika

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Have you seen us in your neighbourhood?

Yes, we are fundraising!

The CNIB Foundation has partnered with fundraising organization Globalfaces Direct, Up Fundraising 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.

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