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The case for described video

For Canadians who are blind or partially sighted, described video is not just a way to access entertainment. It levels the societal playing field by allowing everyone to enjoy popular culture. The CRTC is trying to mandate described video during prime time, and some broadcasters are pushing back and seeking exemption.

Let them know you support described video!

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Events

Dining in the Dark & Gypsy Tea Room brand with Save the Date May 29th, 2019

Dining in the Dark Gypsy Tea Room

May 29, 2019 Browning Harvey Ltd & CNIB Foundation present Dining in the Dark at the beautiful Gypsy Tea Room.

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Stories

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Travis's battle

At two years old, an E.coli infection almost took Travis's life and stole his sight.

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Download our new app, The Venture Zone Game!

The Venture Zone Game is a new app that provides Canadians with an accessible, fun and risk-free way to gain entrepreneurial experience – regardless of their sight.

The game allows players to create and name their own company, select products to sell based on three price points, and raise virtual cash with seed funding, a bank loan or friends and family.

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CNIB Newfoundland and Labrador

Blindness is never a reason to settle for less.

CNIB's mission is to change what it means to be blind through innovative programs and powerful advocacy that enable a person impacted by sight loss to live the lives they choose.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Braille Creative Writing Contest Judge - National

Help unleash the imagination of young minds with sight loss

Volunteer for Braille Creative Writing Contest Judge - National