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Walter Gretzky sits at a grand piano surrounded by 9 youth with sight loss. They are smiling and excitedly singing a tune while Walter plays the piano.

Remembering Walter Gretzky

CNIB is very saddened to hear of the loss of Walter Gretzky. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Gretzky family. Walter was an incredible CNIB supporter and avid advocate for youth with sight loss.

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two men and two women playing bridge

CNIB Bridging Barriers

CNIB Bridging Barriers
Sunday, March 7, 2021

Play some hands, raise funds, remove barriers!
Register today for CNIB Bridging Barriers
A bridge charity game through Bridge Base Online (BBO)

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Marie-Claire and Rhonda, walking through a lush, green forest – the ground covered with colourful autumn leaves.

Humans with CNIB Guide Dogs: Marie-Claire & Rhonda

"When we first met, I was overwhelmed with hopeful excitement. Instantly, I could tell that she was incredibly loving, and eager to do a good job." – Marie-Claire

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An example of the sighted guide technique. Two woman walk down a sidewalk together. A woman holds the guide's arm lightly above the elbow and allows the guide to walk one-half step ahead.

COVID-19 Resources

Visit our new COVID-19 Resources webpage to get the latest information on everything from new foundation programs to our physical distancing advocacy initiatives and interviews with program participants.

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Fundraising image of Two volunteer  with  CNIB T-shirt

Have you seen us in your neighbourhood?

Yes, we are fundraising!

The CNIB Foundation has partnered with fundraising organization Globalfaces Direct, TNI and Public Outreach to fundraise safely for monthly donations in B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario and Nova Scotia.

To learn more, including why we’re fundraising and what precautions are being taken in line with provincial regulations, please visit our Donor Info page.

Please visit our donor info page

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Volunteer Opportunities

Vision Mate

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

Volunteer for Vision Mate