News and Events

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Events Calendar

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If you have a community event in your neighbourhood that you'd like to share with us, please email thisweek@ami.ca. Kindly submit information at least one month prior to the event and be sure to include all pertinent information including date, time, location, web address and a contact name and email/phone number. While we can't promise to list every event that is submitted to us, we will do our best to post as many as possible. Thank you!

September 2017
Day Event Description
15

CNIB Night Steps - Toronto

Come celebrate a century of change with us at CNIB Night Steps – a fun and easy fundraising walk under the stars. Bring your family and friends for a glow-in-the-dark celebration and help CNIB brighten the night. Your fundraising efforts will provide life-changing support for people with sight loss right here in our community.

19

Vision Quest Toronto

The FFB’s education series will come to Toronto with a Lunch & Learn session focused on cutting-edge vision treatments and sight-saving research. Dr. Netan Choudhry will lead a discussion on AMD and other eye diseases, as well as share insights into his vision research.

20

CNIB Tech Fair - Saskatoon

21

CNIB Tech Fair - Regina

25

CNIB Tech Fair - Kingston

26

CNIB Tech Fair - Ottawa

29 - 30

Guide Dog Users of Canada AGM

October 2017
Day Event Description
3 - 4

posAbilities INCLUSION Art Show and Sale

posAbilities 13th Annual INCLUSION Art Show and Sale is taking place on October 3 from 5:00-8:00pm and October 4 from 11:00am-6:00pm at Heritage Hall (3102 Main Street, Vancouver). Held during Community Inclusion month in BC, this Art Show is a springboard for connection and collaboration in the community. This event is open to the public and admission is by donation.

4

Vision Quest Toronto (Speaker Series)

The FFB’s education series will come to Toronto with a Speaker Series focused on cutting-edge vision treatments and sight-saving research. The event will feature Dr. Derek van der Kooy, who will share insights into his vision research, and additional speakers will be announced shortly!

10

Vision Quest Montreal

The FFB’s education series will come to Montréal with a Speaker Series focused on cutting-edge vision treatments and sight-saving research. The event will feature Dr. Robert Koenekoop, who will deliver a presentation on eye diseases and share insights into his vision research, and. Additional speakers will be announced shortly!