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Jul 8, 2022

On June 14th in the House of Commons, Hon. Judy Sgro, MP for Humber River-Black Creek, introduced Bill C-284 to establish a National Strategy for Eye Care. Fighting Blindness Canada applauds this…

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Jun 7, 2022

Fighting Blindness Canada’s (FBC’s) Clinician Scientist Emerging Leader Awards (CSELA) were launched in 2017 to build the pipeline of ophthalmologists and optometrists who also do research. Clinician-scientists help translate laboratory research into…

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Jun 5, 2022

Despite being approved by Health Canada in October 2020, more than 40 families across the country continue to wait for a decision on public funding of Luxturna, a sight-saving gene therapy. Luxturna…

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May 26, 2022

A dedicated Fighting Blindness Canada (FBC) volunteer for over two decades, Carol Lithwick has been selected as the winner of the 2022 Vision Champion Award. The recognition, handed out by the Canadian…

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May 10, 2022

The Government of Canada must keep its long-overdue promise and develop a Vision Health Plan for Canada. In 2003, the Canadian government made a commitment for the first time to the World…

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May 10, 2022

Innovative research into stem cell therapy made possible by Fighting Blindness Canada funding Thanks to the commitment and generosity of Fighting Blindness Canada (FBC) donors, we’re able to support some of the…

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