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CNIB announces Measha Brueggergosman as new brand ambassador

NOVA SCOTIA, July 25, 2022 – CNIB, Canada’s largest non-profit supporting people who are blind or partially sighted, announced today that Canadian opera singer and concert artist Measha Brueggergosman will become the organization’s newest official brand ambassador.

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Friday Morning Coffee Group

August 19, 2022

Make new connections and find friendship and great conversation. The focus is on a positive, inclusive and safe support network of people who have experienced sight loss. Everyone is welcome. This group meets in-person at CNIB Winnipeg every Friday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Central Time. 

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Accessible Public Transit Campaign Roundup

By: Lee-Anne Thompson 

Accessible public transportation has been identified as one of the key advocacy issues for people who are blind or partially sighted from communities across Canada. This spring, advocacy leads and volunteers across the country worked together to raise awareness about the importance of accessible public transit, leading up to our campaign Week of Action from June 20-24, 2022. 

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Register for Connecting the Dots 2022!

Connecting the Dots is Canada's largest educational and professional development conference focused on education, technology, and employment for people who are blind or partially sighted.

We are so excited to offer a hybrid experience for Connecting the Dots, so we can connect online, and in person! Join us this October and dive into education, tech and employment at #CTD2022

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CNIB Manitoba launches Know Your Rights!

Better understand your rights, navigate the provincial legal system, and self-advocate to challenge discrimination.

CNIB has developed nine plain language legal information handbooks to empower Manitobans who are blind, partially sighted or Deafblind to better understand their rights. The legal information handbooks cover topics like: education; employment; housing; healthcare; transportation; built environment, the COVID-19 pandemic, and government and consumer services.

Explore the legal information handbooks!

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Virtual Event Volunteer: Session Facilitator

To provide day-of-event virtual support to participants and speakers during CNIB’s virtual Connecting the Dots conference.

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Virtual Event Volunteer: General Support & Concierge

To provide general support to conference participants during CNIB’s virtual Connecting the Dots conference.

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