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Young Leaders

Samantha Moore standing on a stage holding a microphone with her right hand and then point to the right with her left hand. Behind her stands Jack McCormick with his arms behind his back. On the other side of her is Patrick Losier.
The 2019 National Young Leaders Program Kicks Off in Vancouver

Launched by Fighting Blindness Canada in 2015, The National Young Leaders Program offers resources to young people living with vision loss, and provides opportunities for participants to build networks, strengthen leadership skills,…

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Meet Samantha Moore: Adventurer, Artist, and Co-Chair of the 2019 National Young Leaders Program

This is a guest post written by Samantha Moore, a recent addition to the FBC head office! As Coordinator of the National Young Leaders Program, Sam works part-time with FBC’s Research and…

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National Young Leaders Program Announces Continuation of Support from RBC Future Launch

Launched in 2015, the National Young Leaders Program provides young people living with vision loss the resources they need to build professional networks and advance their careers. It’s an initiative that requires…

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National Young Leaders Advocate Profiled by CIBC

To celebrate the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, CIBC recently featured a number of community leaders as part of its “One for Change” campaign, highlighting the tremendous impact people have when…

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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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National Young Leaders: a report on the 2018 Summit

“My perception of leadership has changed. I believe that leadership is not just about being a leader for yourself, but for your team and for what you stand for.” – 2018 Young…

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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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Jun 10, 2019

June 21st is Yellow Day at L’Occitane en Provence! To celebrate the 2nd annual Yellow Day – and the first day of summer! – L’Occitane en Provence will donate ten percent of…

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Samantha Moore standing on a stage holding a microphone with her right hand and then point to the right with her left hand. Behind her stands Jack McCormick with his arms behind his back. On the other side of her is Patrick Losier.
Jun 10, 2019

Launched by Fighting Blindness Canada in 2015, The National Young Leaders Program offers resources to young people living with vision loss, and provides opportunities for participants to build networks, strengthen leadership skills,…

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Jun 10, 2019

Dr. Raymond Stein is a world-renowned innovator in laser eye treatment, and has played a lead role in bringing many pioneering laser procedures to Canada. Most recently, Dr. Stein became the first…

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