Stories and articles from our community

Calling All Change-Makers: Join the Deafblind Community Services Board and Committees Today

f you are an influential community or business leader who is passionate about this mission and want to play a critical role in supporting the Deafblind Community, we want to hear from you. We are looking for board members and potential committee members for the Audit & Finance Committee and Service Quality Committee who have lived experience as a Deafblind individual or family member, a finance background (CA, CGA, CMA), and individuals from British Columbia and Nova Scotia.

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Celebrating Collaboration at the Deafblind International Conference

In the heart of July, the CNIB Deafblind Community Services (DBCS) team embarked on an enriching journey to the 18th International World Conference hosted by Deafblind International. This week-long event, held at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa, welcomed more than 600 participants, including individuals who are Deafblind, researchers, interpreters, intervenors, support professionals, community organizations, and stakeholders from across the world

The DBCS team poses for a photo at the gala for the Deafblind International Conference.

Black History Month: All About Michaëlle Jean

February is Black History Month. Black History Month is about honouring the enormous contributions that Black people have made, and continue to make, in all sectors of society. In honour of this important awareness month, one of our clients, Diane Lodge, shared her article, “All About Michaëlle Jean.”

Michaëlle Jean