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From Foundation to Fighter

A Message from the President and CEO For 45 years, the Foundation Fighting Blindness has raised and directed critical funding into sight-saving research for blinding eye diseases. From our earliest days as…

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Meet Doug Earle

INTRODUCING DOUG EARLE, PRESIDENT AND CEO OF THE FOUNDATION FIGHTING BLINDNESS With more than 30 years of professional fundraising experience, Doug Earle has worked with some of Canada’s leading health charities, including…

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Sharon Colle Presented with Award

Sharon Colle, retired President & CEO of FBC, was presented with the Sharon Colle Partnership Award on January 14, 2019 by FBC’s Board of Directors. Thanks to many donors and friends, $190,000…

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Young Leaders
Meet the 2019 Co-chairs for Young Leaders

Launched in 2015 by Fighting Blindness Canada (FBC), the National Young Leaders Program saw a lot of growth in 2018. Designed to provide Canadian youth living with vision loss and blindness with…

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Decades of Service to the FBC Community

This past August, Sharon Colle, President and CEO of Fighting Blindness Canada (FBC) announced that she will be retiring at the end of 2018. We recently sat down with Sharon to discuss…

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Apr 25, 2019

A Message from the President and CEO For 45 years, the Foundation Fighting Blindness has raised and directed critical funding into sight-saving research for blinding eye diseases. From our earliest days as…

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Stem Cells
May 23, 2019

In light of a recent article published by the Globe and Mail regarding the potential correlation between Avastin injections and increased glaucoma rates specifically in British Columbia, Fighting Blindness Canada is republishing…

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May 15, 2019

We are letting our community know about a patient experience study being conducted by Medicys Ltd., a medical research company that is looking for people with a confirmed diagnosis of Usher syndrome…

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May 14, 2019

On May 28, 2019, Dr. Chad Andrews, Senior Manager of Research and Education at Fighting Blindness Canada, will be taking part in Dispelling Myths Surrounding the Vision of Older People, an interdisciplinary…

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