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Survey shows blind people significantly underemployed around the world

New research from the CNIB Foundation, Vision Australia, and the Blind Foundation of New Zealand found people with sight loss are significantly less likely to be employed full time compared to their sighted counterparts.

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Events

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CCB Book club

This monthly book club will meet and discuss audiobooks.

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Stories

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Travis's battle

At two years old, an E.coli infection almost took Travis's life and stole his sight.

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Phone it Forward

Donate a smartphone. Change the life of someone who's blind.

Phone It Forward gives Canadians a unique opportunity to donate their old smartphones, receive a tax receipt, and empower people who are blind in the process.

Smartphones make a tremendous impact on the lives of people who are blind. Accessible smartphone apps make it possible to do all kinds of things that may have seemed challenging before.

Donate your smartphone today
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Registration for the 2019 Lake Joe season is now open!

At Lake Joe, people living with sight loss and their families can enjoy the same summer pursuits as other Canadians: canoeing, campfires, kayaking, cycling, waterskiing, swimming, sailing and fishing. Plus, there’s skills training, confidence building and support from a community that understands living with sight loss.

Register Today!
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Volunteer Opportunities

CNIB Holiday Gift Wrap Kiosk

Get wrappin' with CNIB!
CNIB is actively recruiting volunteers to provide gift wrapping services to shoppers at the CNIB Holiday Gift Wrap Kiosk at the Pickering Town Centre.

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CNIB Ambassador

Contribute to increasing knowledge by educating the public about vision health, living with vision loss and CNIB programs and services.

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