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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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Soup Social (Fundraiser for the United Way)

Join us for a bowl of delicious soup and help contribute to a great cause! Soup is $5/person and proceeds from this event will go to the United Way of KFL&A. 

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Blogs

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Meet Ashley & Danson

Ashley Nemeth's sense of confidence and independence was stripped away from her when her guide dog, Rick, was hit by a cyclist on a sidewalk in downtown Regina in 2018.

She was eager to regain the freedom that a guide dog partnership promises, so she applied to CNIB Guide Dogs.

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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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Connecting the Dots

Registration Now Open!

Join the CNIB Foundation as we launch our new nationwide conference – Connecting the Dots – the largest educational and professional development experience focused on technology, employment and literacy for people with sight loss.

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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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