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Inviting applications from Canadians with disabilities who wish to serve on Corporate Boards

The Canadian Foundation for Physically Disabled Persons is inviting applications from Canadians with disabilities to be considered for appointment to Corporate Boards.

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Events

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CNIB Foundation Rug Hooking

Rug hooking is very much a part of the Newfoundland and Labrador culture and can be enjoyed by individuals of all ages who live with sight loss.

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Blogs

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Pup-dates: Introducing the CNIB Guide Dogs Team

At CNIB, we believe that everyone who would like to have a guide dog should have that opportunity. That's why we launched CNIB Guide Dogs in 2017. Our program is designed to raise and train dogs exclusively for Canadians with sight loss. Our technical team has nearly 150 years of combined experience working with guide dogs. So, who are we?

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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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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

National Youth Council Member

Are you a Canadian youth, passionate about changing what it means to be blind? Do you want to influence change and increase awareness of issues of importance to youth with sight loss? Then this opportunity is for you!

Volunteer for National Youth Council Member

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