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Usher Syndrome

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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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FBC-Funded Researcher Bringing New Clinical Trial to Canada

This month, we’re pleased to announce that Dr. Robert Koenekoop—a long-time FBC-funded researcher—will be bringing a natural history clinical trial to Canada focused on developing an effective treatment for Usher syndrome caused…

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Celebre Family Raises $14,000 for Vision Research!

Earlier in October, the Celebre family invited 200 friends and family members for a night of fun and fundraising on behalf of Fighting Blindness Canada! The event, called A Night for Nick,…

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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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