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FBC’s first ever virtual Young Leaders summit a success!

On October 16-18 Fighting Blindness Canada (FBC) held its first virtual Young Leaders summit! The summit is part of FBC’s Young Leaders Program – a career-oriented initiative that provides young people aged…

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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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FBC’s Young Leader Co-Chair Interviewed by AMI!

Last month, Samantha Moore, Co-Chair and Program coordinator of FBC’s Young Leaders Program, published an article with AMI on her experiences living with blindness – and about how FBC’s Young Leaders Program…

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GIVEAWAY: Win an eSight Device at Vision Quest!

Fighting Blindness Canada is giving away a fully calibrated eSight device to celebrate Vision Quest! eSight is a revolutionary pair of electronic glasses which enhance sight for low-vision users. Developed in Canada,…

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My Four Key Takeaways from the 2019 FBC Young Leaders Summit – Vancouver

This is a guest post written by Ramya Amuthan, who attended FBC’s Young Leader Summit in Vancouver. To learn more about the Young Leaders Program and upcoming Summits in Toronto and Halifax,…

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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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