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Mar 24, 2020

We understand this time of uncertainty may be confusing. We have prepared answers to some questions you may have about your eye health during these times. Please note, different levels of government…

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Mar 19, 2020

Fighting Blindness Canada wants to hear from you! By filling out our surveys you’re telling policy makers what it’s like to live with vision loss and will help explain why it’s so…

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Mar 11, 2020

Robert Smyth, executor for estate of Doreen Powles presented a cheque to Fighting Blindness Canada (FBC) in the amount of $400,000 at a donor reception at the Calgary Petroleum Club on October…

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Mar 10, 2020

On Tuesday, February 11 we gathered in Ottawa for our first Vision Quest of 2020! At this afternoon “tea & talk”, 60 people living with vision loss, their families, and allied professionals…

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Mar 9, 2020

World’s first approved gene therapy for an eye disease is turning the dream of treating inherited retinal diseases (IRD) into a reality. Forty-six years ago families came together to form Fighting Blindness…

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Mar 9, 2020

The long white cane serves to identify a person who has a visual impairment but is designed primarily to be used as a mobility tool. Increasing detection range to nearly a meter,…

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