Life after vision loss

Life after vision loss

Louise Gillis begins third term as president of national organization, represents Canada at international level

As president of the Canadian Council of the Blind, Louise Gillis is busy throughout the year attending meetings across the country and dealing with council business and responding to emails from her home in Sydney. LAURA JEAN GRANT – COMMUNITY POST

BY LAURA JEAN GRANT

COMMUNITY POST

SYDNEY — “There is life after vision loss.”

It’s a statement that Cape Bre- ton’s Louise Gillis not only strong- ly believes, it’s something she’s demonstrated day in and day out for decades.

Originally from Skye Glen, Inverness County, Gillis has called Sydney home for the last 40 years. About two years after settling in Sydney, where she was working as a nurse,   Gillis’ eye troubles first developed…..   Read the Rest by downloading the PDF 

White Cane Magazine 2013

white cane 2013

The white cane week 2013 Magazine has been released. You can view a copy by clicking here, download a copy by clicking here, download an audio copy by clicking here,or by contacting the CCB.

 

This edition of the magazine contain articles on.

 

CCB 2013 President’s Award

2012 Curling Championship Recap

How the blind are reshaping the iPhone

Braille is Thriving in a high-tech world

 

 

The Canadian Council of the Blind is the Voice of the Blind™ in Canada. Extend accessibility. The white cane is a symbol of ability not disability… of independence, not dependence. Changing what it means to be blind. A lack of sight is not a lack of vision. Most people don’t know what it’s like to be blind. Just close your eyes. FOREVER. Accessibility promotes ability not disability. We’re changing what it means to be blind.

White Cane Magazine 2012

wcwm2012

The white cane week 2012 Magazine has been released. You can download a copy by clicking here. or by contacting the CCB.

 

 

This edition of the magazine contain articles on.

 

CCB 2012 person of the year

2012 Curling CHampionship

New Assistive Technology

Tactile Approach to the Guitar

 

The Canadian Council of the Blind is the Voice of the Blind™ in Canada. Extend accessibility. The white cane is a symbol of ability not disability… of independence, not dependence. Changing what it means to be blind. A lack of sight is not a lack of vision. Most people don’t know what it’s like to be blind. Just close your eyes. FOREVER. Accessibility promotes ability not disability. We’re changing what it means to be blind.

 

White Cane Week Magazine 2011

wcwm2011

The white cane week 2011 Magazine has been released. You can download a copy by clicking here. or by contacting the CCB.

 

 

This edition of the magazine contain articles on.

 

CCB 2011 person of the year

2011 Curling CHampionship

Triathlon Team

Lack of Vision No Longer a Barrier for Fitness

 

The Canadian Council of the Blind is the Voice of the Blind™ in Canada. Extend accessibility. The white cane is a symbol of ability not disability… of independence, not dependence. Changing what it means to be blind. A lack of sight is not a lack of vision. Most people don’t know what it’s like to be blind. Just close your eyes. FOREVER. Accessibility promotes ability not disability. We’re changing what it means to be blind.

 

White Cane Week Magazine 2010

wcw2010

The white cane week 2010 Magazine has been released. You can download a copy by clicking here. or by contacting the CCB.

 

 

This edition of the magazine contain articles on.

 

  • CCB person of the year
  • Team Canada Awards
  • Embassy Day
  • Kitchens of the world
  • Cross Canada Journey

 

 

The Canadian Council of the Blind is the Voice of the Blind™ in Canada. Extend accessibility. The white cane is a symbol of ability not disability… of independence, not dependence. Changing what it means to be blind. A lack of sight is not a lack of vision. Most people don’t know what it’s like to be blind. Just close your eyes. FOREVER. Accessibility promotes ability not disability. We’re changing what it means to be blind.

 

White Cane Magazine 2009

wcw2009

The white cane week 2009 Magazine has been released. You can download a copy by clicking here. or by contacting the CCB.

This edition of the magazine contain articles on.

 

  • CCB person of the year
  • Paralympic Glory
  • Lions Curling Championship 2009
  • Kitchens of the world
  • CCB Resource Guide

 

 

The Canadian Council of the Blind is the Voice of the Blind™ in Canada. Extend accessibility. The white cane is a symbol of ability not disability… of independence, not dependence. Changing what it means to be blind. A lack of sight is not a lack of vision. Most people don’t know what it’s like to be blind. Just close your eyes. FOREVER. Accessibility promotes ability not disability. We’re changing what it means to be blind.