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What are some common causes of blindness? Blindness is a condition in which a person is no longer able to see or even tell the difference between light and darkness in both eyes. However, it may also refer to severe Read more…

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  • CNIB offers condolences on the passing of Senator Tobias Enverga
    CNIB offers condolences to Rosemer Enverga and her three daughters on the passing of Senator Tobias Enverga. Senator Enverga was an advocate for those with sight loss. He was deeply committed to those who are blind and partially sighted, and this was the first charitable cause he championed when he immigrated to Canada. (Senate Hansard, June […]
  • October CNIB 50/50 Raffle Winner Selected
    CNIB would like to thank everyone who purchased 50/50 tickets at lottery kiosks across Ontario. This draw supports CNIB's new Foundation, that is entirely dependent on charitable funding, to provide programs and services that complement and enhance our rehab services. These programs address the social and emotional needs of people dealing with sight loss. CNIB's […]
  • 2017 CNIB National Youth Council Leadership Award Presented to Charlene Young
    On behalf of the CNIB National Youth Council, we are pleased to recognize Charlene Young of Saskatoon as the recipient of the first youth leadership award.Ms. Young has been a CNIB volunteer for the past thirteen years. She has taken on many initiatives including:Spokesperson for CNIB EmployAbility campaign Dinner coach for seven Dining in the […]
  • Join us for the 2017 CNIB National Braille Conference
    CNIB invites you to join us for the 2017 CNIB National Braille Conference – A Century of Change: Inspired by Braille. The conference will bring together educators, braille transcribers, students and professionals in the field of braille. This year’s conference features: A look at technologies such as AIRA, Seeing AI, and developments in Beacon Positioning […]
  • CNIB's response to the Canadian General Standards Board's draft standard for service dog teams
    ​The Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB) is developing a set of standards for service dog teams in Canada, with a view to ensuring a high degree of quality and safety. CGSB recently invited individuals and organizations to provide feedback on their latest draft of these standards. After carefully reviewing this draft, CNIB has a number […]