Category: CCB BC-Yukon Division

CCB BC Chapter Call In Session, Gateway Navigation, March 25, 2021

CCB BC-Yukon Division Chapter Call-In Session Gateway Navigation Thursday March 25, 2021 at 10:00 AM Pacific Time To CCB BC-Yukon Division Members and friends,   Hello, the Division’s next Call In Session is Thursday March 25th at 10:00 AM, where David Brun from Gateway… Continue Reading “CCB BC Chapter Call In Session, Gateway Navigation, March 25, 2021”

To See or Not To See on VocalEye, a Described Play by Ruth Bieber

To CCB BC-Yukon Division Members and Friends, Hello, sending you an unique opportunity to hear one of our own; Ruth Bieber’s play “To See or Not To See” will be featured on VocalEye’s Almost Live on Wednesday evening March 10, 2021 via Zoom. Born… Continue Reading “To See or Not To See on VocalEye, a Described Play by Ruth Bieber”

Federal Government funding cuts to CELA and NNELS, March 6, 2021

To CCB BC-Yukon Division members and friends, Re: Federal Government funding cuts to CELA and NNELS In Canada CELA (Centre for Equitable Library Access) and NNELS (National Network for Equitable Library Access) Provide accessible Library Services to people with Print Disabilities – encompassing individuals who… Continue Reading “Federal Government funding cuts to CELA and NNELS, March 6, 2021”

CCB BC-Yukon Division (WCW) Virtual Webinar Recordings February, 7 to 13, 2021

Canadian Council of the Blind (CCB) BC-Yukon Division White Cane Week (WCW) February 7 to 13, 2021   Thank you for having celebrated White Cane Week 2021 with us!   This year the CCB BC-Yukon Division delivered four virtual WCW events via a Zoom… Continue Reading “CCB BC-Yukon Division (WCW) Virtual Webinar Recordings February, 7 to 13, 2021”

Facts about vision loss, Day Seven, Leading Causes of Eye Disease, 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 Seven, February 13, 2021 Facts About blindness, vision loss and deaf-blindness Fact #7 – Leading causes of Eye diseases nationally… Continue Reading “Facts about vision loss, Day Seven, Leading Causes of Eye Disease, White Cane Week 2021”

White Cane Week 2021, Did You Know #4, Dog Guides, Saturday, February 13th at 11 AM Pacific Time.

Canadian Council of the Blind (CCB) BC-Yukon Division White Cane Week (WCW) February 7 to 13, 2021   DID YOU KNOW that a service/guide dog provides individuals the opportunity for independence which could lead to gainful employment and/or a successful career creating a better… Continue Reading “White Cane Week 2021, Did You Know #4, Dog Guides, Saturday, February 13th at 11 AM Pacific Time.”

Facts about vision loss, Day Six, Entertainment Fields, 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 Six, February 12, 2021 Facts About blindness, vision loss and deaf-blindness Fact #6 – You will find blind &… Continue Reading “Facts about vision loss, Day Six, Entertainment Fields, White Cane Week 2021”

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 &… Continue Reading “Facts about vision loss, Day Five, Employment, White Cane Week 2021”

Facts about vision loss, Day Four, Education, 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 Four, February 10, 2021 Facts About blindness, vision loss and deaf-blindness Fact #4 – You will find blind &… Continue Reading “Facts about vision loss, Day Four, Education, White Cane Week 2021”

White Cane Week 2021, Did You Know #3, The World’s Blind, Thursday, February 11th at 7 PM pacific Time.

Canadian Council of the Blind (CCB) BC-Yukon Division White Cane Week (WCW) February 7 to 13, 2021   DID YOU KNOW the World Blind Union (WBU) is a global organization representing the estimated 253 million people who are blind or partially sighted worldwide? Learn… Continue Reading “White Cane Week 2021, Did You Know #3, The World’s Blind, Thursday, February 11th at 7 PM pacific Time.”

Facts about vision loss, Day Three, Sports, 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 Three, February 9, 2021 Facts About blindness, vision loss and deaf-blindness Fact #3 – You will find blind &… Continue Reading “Facts about vision loss, Day Three, Sports, White Cane Week 2021”

Facts about vision loss, Day Two, Underlining Health Conditions, 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 Two, February 8, 2021 Facts About blindness, vision loss and deaf-blindness Fact #2 – Other underlining health conditions that… Continue Reading “Facts about vision loss, Day Two, Underlining Health Conditions, White Cane Week 2021”

White Cane Week 2021, Did You Know #2, History of Assistive Technology, Tuesday, February 9th at 10 AM Pacific Time.

Canadian Council of the Blind (CCB) BC-Yukon Division White Cane Week (WCW) February 7 to 13, 2021   DID YOU KNOW that Assistive Technology products range from braille writers to screen readers to audio books to even a sonar smartband that helps provide social… Continue Reading “White Cane Week 2021, Did You Know #2, History of Assistive Technology, Tuesday, February 9th at 10 AM Pacific Time.”

Facts about vision loss, Day One, Eye Examinations, 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 One, February 7, 2021 Facts About blindness, vision loss and deaf-blindness Fact #1 – Today it is recommended for… Continue Reading “Facts about vision loss, Day One, Eye Examinations, White Cane Week 2021”

White Cane Week 2021, Did You Know #1, History of White Cane Week, Sunday February 7th at 1 PM Pacific Time.

Canadian Council of the Blind (CCB) BC-Yukon Division White Cane Week (WCW) February 7 to 13, 2021   DID YOU KNOW that it was almost 100 years ago that blind pedestrians were first granted any protections? Learn more about the History of White Cane… Continue Reading “White Cane Week 2021, Did You Know #1, History of White Cane Week, Sunday February 7th at 1 PM Pacific Time.”

White Cane Week Virtual Events, February 7 to 13, 2021

Canadian Council of the Blind (CCB) BC-Yukon Division White Cane Week (WCW) February 7 to 13, 2021   Please Join us   This year the CCB BC-Yukon Division is planning four virtual WCW events via a Zoom Webinar with special event host Fraser Hiltz… Continue Reading “White Cane Week Virtual Events, February 7 to 13, 2021”

White Cane Week Proclamation by the Province of British Columbia, February 7 to 13, 2021

White Cane Week Proclamation, 2021  Click to access White-Cane-Week-February-7-13-2021-Proclamation.pdf

The 12 Prizes of CCB Zoom Christmas Call

The 12 Prizes of CCB Zoom Christmas Call   As the first prize of Christmas my blind friends gave to me, A sweet Little Google Mini.   As the second prize of Christmas, my blind friends gave to me, 2 liquid levelers and a… Continue Reading “The 12 Prizes of CCB Zoom Christmas Call”

Join NNELS and CCB in celebrating World Braille Day!

Follow the below links to see how you might participate in the World Braille Day celebrations planned by NNELS, CCB and other Canadian blindness organizations. Join us in celebrating World Braille Day! — Read on secure.campaigner.com/csb/Public/show/cftj-2c6ql6–stqh0-5knzjr54

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