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For participating in Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon Virtual Race 2020


Membership provides inclusion, purpose, fellowship and social interaction with peers who understand and support each person’s unique strengths and abilities.

The CCB was founded in 1944 by blind Canadian war veterans and schools of the blind. The national office is located in Ottawa with over 80 chapters across Canada. The CCB is the largest membership based organization for the blind in Canada and is known as the Voice of the Blind™.

The CCB’s offers programs to assist people living with vision loss, increase accessibility in all areas of life and bring awareness of vision issues to the public and government.

The CCB works to improve the quality of life for persons living with vision loss through awareness, peer mentoring, socializing, sports & recreation, advocacy, health promotion and illness prevention.

CCB’s community-based model offer programs to assist those people living with vision loss, create awareness of vision issues to the public and government. Recently, the CCB has undertaken proactive programs such as mobile eye health and training for employment.

The CCB partners with a number or local, provincial, national and international organizations all of whom are dedicated to the same mandates and principals that CCB adheres to.

The CCB has implemented the Get Together With Technology (GTT) program which helps people who are blind, deaf-blind or with low vision explore the accessibility and usefulness of electronic devices in every day living.