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!

April 2018
Day Event Description
19

Comic Vision Toronto

Comic Vision is a coast to coast fundraising tour in support of the Foundation Fighting Blindness that turns laughter into results. 

27 - 29

AEBC AGM

The Alliance for Equality of Blind Canadians is pleased to announce that the organization's 26th annual conference and AGM will be held from April 27 to 29 in Burnaby, BC at the Hilton Vancouver Metrotown Hotel.

As in past years, there will be seminars and the AEBC Exhibit Hall throughout the day on Friday. The conference will take place Friday evening, all day Saturday, and Sunday morning.

 

28

Vision Quest London

The FFB’s educational series will come to London with a conference focused on cutting-edge vision treatments and sight-saving research. Sessions will include information that is relevant for individuals affected by inherited retinal diseases, age-related macular degeneration (AMD), and other eye diseases. The event will feature Dr. Tom Shiedow, who will deliver a presentation on Emerging Therapies for Retinal Diseases and share insights into his vision research.

May 2018
Day Event Description
7

Passion Connected: Free Public Screening

Join AMI as we host a free public screening of the original documentary Passion Connected - exploring the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games!

The screening will be held Monday, May 7 at the Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre (Bloor and Spadina) beginning at 7:30 p.m. Seating will be on a first come first served basis and complimentary refreshments will be provided. The documentary is accessible with Integrated Described Video and Closed Captioning and the theater space is wheelchair accessible.

Canadian para ice hockey player and one of the stars of Passion Connected, Tyrone Henry, will be in attendance.

10

Comic Vision Last Call

Comic Vision is a coast to coast fundraising tour in support of the Foundation Fighting Blindness that turns laughter into results. 

18 - 20

CCB 41st Annual Atlantic Sports Weekend

September 2018
Day Event Description
15

Vision Quest Toronto

The FFB’s educational series will come to Toronto with a Speaker Series focused on cutting-edge vision treatments and sight-saving research. The event will feature Dr. Elise Heon, Dr. Johane Robitaille, and Dr. Kevin Gregory-Evans, who will deliver presentations on Emerging Therapies for Inherited Retinal Diseases (IRD) and share insights into their vision research.

October 2018
Day Event Description
13

Vision Quest Edmonton

The FFB’s educational series will come to Edmonton with a Conference focused on cutting-edge vision treatments and sight-saving research. The event will feature Dr. Ian McDonald, who will deliver presentations on Emerging Therapies for Retinal Diseases and share insights into his vision research.

November 2018
Day Event Description
6

Vision Quest Victoria

The FFB’s educational series will come to Victoria with a Conference focused on cutting-edge vision treatments and sight-saving research. Speakers will be announced shortly!