Facts about vision loss, Day Five, Employment, White Cane Week 2021

Canadian Council of the Blind (CCB)

BC-Yukon Division

White Cane Week (WCW)

“A Lack of Sight is not a lack of vision”


WCW Day Five, February 11, 2021
Facts About blindness, vision loss and deaf-blindness

Fact #5 – You will find blind & deaf-blind citizens in a variety of employment opportunities.  These employment opportunities can range from grocery clerk to a member of parliament, from the mum & pop store to career oriented opportunities.

Please Join us

Check out our 4 virtual information sessions and learn more about vision loss, White Cane Week and life after blindness.

This year the CCB BC-Yukon Division is planning four virtual WCW events via a Zoom Webinar with special event host Fraser Hiltz

Webinar 1: Sunday February 7th at 1:00 PM PST, Zoom link here

Topic: History of CCB & WCW

Presenter: Amy Amantea

Webinar 2: Tuesday February 9th at 10:00 AM PST, Zoom link here

Topic: Evolution of Assistive Technology

Presenter: Albert Ruel

Webinar 3: Thursday February 11th at 7:00 PM PST, Zoom link here

Topic: World Blind Union (WBU)

Presenter: Charles Mossop

Webinar 4: Saturday February 13th at 11:00 AM PST, Zoom link here

Topic: Life Experience, A Success Story

Presenter: Betty Nobel

How to Connect with Us

Please click this yellow highlighted link to join us:


(you will be asked to enter your email and name; and once connected, you will be automatically muted during the presentation)


Or join by using one-tap mobile:

Canada: +17789072071,,86809309057# or +12042727920,,86809309057#


Or join by telephone: (use the nearest area code)

Webinar ID: 868 0930 9057

(when phoning you will be required to punch in the webinar ID)

Canada: +1 778 907 2071 or +1 204 272 7920 or +1 438 809 7799 or +1 587 328 1099 or +1 647 374 4685 or +1 647 558 0588
US: +1 929 205 6099 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 301 715 8592 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 6833

For more information email ccbbc-yukondivision@telus.net or call 604-795-3885 or 1-800-874-4666

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