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Bill C-81: the next step in accessibility for all Canadians

Bill C-81 is now law. After receiving royal assent on June 21, the Act to Ensure a Barrier-Free Canada – or the Accessible Canada Act – will now proactively eliminate and prevent barriers and ensure greater opportunities for persons with disabilities.

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CNIB Foundation Coffee Break

Drop by CNIB's staff lounge at 70 The Boulevard, St John's and enjoy a coffee with our Foundation and Vision Loss Rehabilitation staff the third Thursday of each month from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Its a great time ro catch up on all the latest news while enjoying your favourite a hot beverage.

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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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Male teenager triumphantly raising his white cane into the air.

Bill C-81 is now law!

Bill C-81 is now law! The Accessible Canada Act – created to proactively eliminate barriers and ensure greater opportunities for persons with disabilities – requires all organizations under federal jurisdiction to ensure that public spaces, workplaces, employment program services and information be accessible to everyone.

CNIB’s John Rafferty and Diane Bergeron share their thoughts on the passing of this historic legislation and celebrate the triumphant efforts of the sight loss and disability communities across Canada.

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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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Braille Creative Writing Contest Judge - National

Help unleash the imagination of young minds with sight loss

Volunteer for Braille Creative Writing Contest Judge - National