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2020 Vision Summit

In recognition of the symbolic year 2020, Fighting Blindness Canada, the Canadian Council of the Blind, and other national vision organizations are hosting a summit in Ottawa on February 12 called the…

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2019 Research Grant Winners

We’re kicking off 2020, the Year of Vision, with a huge thank you to our generous donors and supportive community. Thanks to your generosity, Fighting Blindness Canada is funding six new research…

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The Way I See It: Blindsided

The Way I See It is a ten-part blog series about living with vision loss, written by FBC community member Marlene Cust. Marlene lives in Victoria, BC, and has retinitis pigmentosa. To…

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Ruanne Vent-Schmidt
Ruanne Vent-Schmidt: The blind and visually impaired can help researchers by getting their genes tested

Dr. Ruanne Vent-Schmidt is a PhD candidate in FBC funded Dr. Orson Moritz’s lab. She recently wrote an article for The Conversation about the importance of genetic testing. Read the full article…

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Fighting Blindness Canada Celebrates World Sight Day!

Did you know that in three out of four cases, vision loss can be treated or prevented if caught early enough? That’s why Fighting Blindness Canada has teamed up with the Canadian…

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FBC Launches Health Information Line!

At FBC, we are committed to helping people living with blinding eye diseases navigate the complex research and ophthalmology landscape in Canada. In 2018, we launched our Vision Care Pathways to provide…

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