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Announcing Ben Mulroney as CNIB Brand Ambassador

As a proudly Canadian organization, there’s no better way to reach those audiences than by welcoming a quintessentially Canadian icon to champion our cause.

To that end, we are thrilled to announce that Ben Mulroney is joining the CNIB Foundation as our new brand ambassador.

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Events

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Truro Holiday Dinner

Join us for a special Holiday dinner in Truro!

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Blogs

Tracy with Marion, black Labrador Retriever and Autumn, Tracy’s pet dog.

Meet Tracy & Marion

After an accident, Tracy knew he needed some help for his safety and independence. He applied to CNIB Guide Dogs. A few months later, he was matched with Marion, a black Labrador Retriever.

“Marion licked my face as soon as she met me," says Tracy. "I just knew that she was going to be a great fit – she has a kind, gentle soul.”

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Raise Your Voice on International Day of Persons with Disabilities

It’s International Day of Persons with Disabilities! At CNIB, we believe advocacy and self-advocacy are integral to the independent lives of persons with sight loss in Canada and around the world.

CNIB is proud to release a series of three self-advocacy videos. Whether you’ve been a self-advocate for decades or you’re new to the world of self-advocacy, you’ll find some tips, tricks, and thought-provoking insights in these videos!

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A graphic showing the cover of the 2020 CNIB Guide Dogs Calendar. The text on the graphic reads, "Proceeds support the CNIB Foundation's innovative programs and powerful advocacy that empower people impacted by blindness to live their dreams and tear down barriers to inclusion."

2020 CNIB Guide Dogs calendar on sale now!

The 2020 CNIB Guide Dogs calendars are now available!

This year’s calendar features future guide dogs (Eric, Hope, Ray, Lily, Luna, Pepper, Potter and Wonder) and working CNIB Guide Dogs (Maple and Piper). Ambassador (Willow) and buddy (Queenie) dogs are also featured.

You can purchase a 2020 CNIB Guide Dogs calendar for only $10 at CNIB Halifax, 6136 Almon Street. Stop by or call 902-453-1480.

Proceeds support the CNIB Foundation's innovative programs and powerful advocacy that empower people impacted by blindness to live their dreams and tear down barriers to inclusion.

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Volunteer Opportunities

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.

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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