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Blind on film: 10 movies that put blindness front and centre

Just because you’re blind doesn’t mean you don’t enjoy movies. And just like anyone else, you want to relate to the characters on screen. So it can be refreshing to catch a movie where blind characters are put front and centre.

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Events

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Training for the Federal Election of 2019

Canadians will head to the polls on Monday October 21, 2019 for a Federal Election. CNIB Foundation wants to make sure electors who are blind, partially sighted, or deafblind are aware of their right to accessible services and tools available at the polls.

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Stories

A head shot of Scott Seiler. He is smiling and wearing a grey turtleneck.

Receiving a smartphone through the CNIB Foundation's Phone it Forward program

Receiving a smartphone through the CNIB Foundation's Phone it Forward program! Meet Scott.

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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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