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A man touches his Bose eyeglass frames to adjust the directional audio.

Microsoft launches free app to help Canadians navigate the world around them

As the next step on the journey to creating a more accessible Canada for all, Microsoft Canada announced the availability of Soundscape, an app that empowers people who are blind or partially sighted to explore the world around them through a 3D audio experience.

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Events

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CNIB Guide Dogs Graduation

As we celebrate the 25 Guide Dog Partnerships, Buddy Dog Partnerships and Ambassador Dog Partnerships that have successfully completed training with CNIB Guide Dogs in 2019, you’re invited to watch the Graduation ceremonies on Facebook Live on Friday, November 22, 2019.

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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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Male teenager triumphantly raising his white cane into the air.

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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Group hands in the air at CNIB Montreal Hub, some people have white cane

CNIB's Montreal Community Hub is turning 1 !

It's been 1 year that we've moved at 2085 Parthenais st and we want to celebrate with you Saturday, July 6th from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. !



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Phone It Forward Event Team Member

Help us collect cellphones and promote our Phone It Forward Program. Cellphones will be handed to blind people so they can be even more independent.

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Phone It Forward Tech Expert

Help us collect cellphones and promote our Phone It Forward Program. Cellphones will be handed to blind people so they can be even more independent.

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