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CNIB Foundation Ontario launches Know Your Rights

Through Know Your Rights, the CNIB Foundation Ontario has developed plain language resources (handbooks, videos, training, etc.) to empower Ontarians who are blind, partially sighted or Deafblind to better understand their rights, navigate the provincial legal system, and self-advocate to challenge discrimination.

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Events

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Deck the Halls with Accessible Tech – Celebrating 2019 in Technology - Toronto

The Accessible Technology team at the CNIB Hub would like to invite you to our end-of-year event! Join us as we revisit some of the best tech moments of 2019. We'll be reviewing the various topics that were covered during the year as well as talking about what to expect in 2020.

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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. A black Lab poses with CNIB Foundation branding.  Text: 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 local CNIB offices!

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

Special Events Committee Member - Various Cities

A Special Events Committee Member will help plan and implement special fundraising events throughout the southwest region. We are looking for committed individuals who can take on some shared responsibilities in a professional, dedicated manner.

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Tech Mate - GTA

Make a difference for people who are blind or partially sighted by providing leisure companionship in your community to someone who is blind or partially sighted.

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