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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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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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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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Group of speakers from Vancouver Vision Quest 2019
Aug 14, 2019

In this panel discussion from Vision Quest Vancouver on April 27, 2019, experts from around the world introduced the new era of gene therapy and discussed what this means for the future…

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Aug 12, 2019

Cycle for Sight is one of Fighting Blindness Canada’s (FBC’s) most beloved fundraising events, and it’s not difficult to know why: sunny skies, challenging routes, and a focus on fun make it…

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Young girl wearing eSight glasses holding cards in her hand playing with a man
Aug 6, 2019

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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