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CNIB Foundation opens Ottawa Community Hub in Lansdowne Park

The CNIB Ottawa Community Hub, at 425 Marché Way, hosts an extensive menu of offerings, including accessible technology training, advocacy resources, child and youth programming, peer support sessions as well as opportunities within culture, recreation and sport.

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Mr Manoli in a gym practicing kick with young ladies with a mattress

Self-defense workshop taught by professionals

A policeman and his team will teach you self-defense techniques in case of robbery or mugging with simulations.

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Winning a CNIB scholarship change what is to be blind

Winning this scholarship changes what it means to me to be blind in many ways. Here the testimonial of Allison.

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Download our new app, The Venture Zone Game!

The Venture Zone Game is a new app that provides Canadians with an accessible, fun and risk-free way to gain entrepreneurial experience – regardless of their sight.

The game allows players to create and name their own company, select products to sell based on three price points, and raise virtual cash with seed funding, a bank loan or friends and family.

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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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Volunteer Opportunities

National Elections Advocate

We are looking for Canadians who are blind, partially sighted, deafblind, or part of the wider community to join the CNIB Foundation in changing what it means to be blind today. Join us as an advocate!
Our focus over the next few months is ensuring the needs of Canadians with sight loss are on the agenda of all federal political parties and candidates. With a federal election this October 2019, CNIB's advocates will be a powerful voice. Join us to advocate in your community by engaging with federal candidates, voters and community organizations.

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CNIB Ambassador

thanks to his experience, knowledge and passion, the Ambassador informs the public of the realities linked with vision loss ,communicate his story in a personal and relevant way and represent CNIB and our clients during events and for different audiences.

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