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Prince Edward Island 2018-2019 Annual Review now available

The Prince Edward Island 2018-2019 Annual Review is now available.

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Events

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CNIB Guide Dogs Graduation

Join us as CNIB Guide Dogs celebrates the guide dog teams, buddy dog partnerships, and ambassador dog partnerships that have successfully completed training this year!

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Blogs

Victoria, her Guide Dog Alan, and a police officer sit on a couch.

AdvoCorner: Toronto Police Service educates community about the rights of guide dog handlers

Guide Dog Awareness Month (GDAM) wrapped up on September 30 with a joint message from the CNIB Foundation and Toronto Police Service – guide dogs belong everywhere. It's the law.

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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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Audio Book Club meeting

CNIB's Audio Book Club meets once a month over the phone to discuss a book that members listened to from the CELA library. Each month is a new book and a new opportunity to share your thoughts and connect with fellow book lovers from across the Maritimes. This month, the Audio Book Club will be reading and discussing "Under the Dome" by Stephen King.

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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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Tandem Biking Pilot

Do you love to cycle?
Would you like to share that experience with someone who can't enjoy a ride by themselves?
Then our tandem bike program may be for you!

Volunteer for Tandem Biking Pilot