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The Future of Accessibility for the Blind

Education and AdvocacyThe Canadian Council of the Blind is an organization dedicated to changing what it means to be blind.

The Future of Accessibility for the Blind

Three Programs Changing What it Means to be Blind

Education and AdvocacyLearn about three initiatives that are improving blind and partially-sighted Canadians' access to resources, education, and community activities.

Three Programs Changing What it Means to be Blind

The Importance of Accessibility at VIA Rail

Education and AdvocacyVIA Rail Canada President and CEO, Yves Desjardins-Siciliano’s address to the House of Commons Committee about Bill C-81 on October 22, 2018.

The Importance of Accessibility at VIA Rail

When It Comes to Vision Health, Can You See Your Treatment Options?

Prevention and TreatmentAdvocacy organizations advise that patient education and empowerment are key to healthy ageing, particularly when it comes to vision health.

When It Comes to Vision Health, Can You See Your Treatment Options?

Do You Have Sight of Your Vision Health?

Education and AdvocacyDr. Michael Dennis, President of the Canadian Association of Optometrists, explains why eye exams are critical for preventing or treating vision loss.

Do You Have Sight of Your Vision Health?

Ask the Expert: What You Should Know about Dry Eye Disease

Prevention and TreatmentWe spoke with Dr. Richard Maharaj about dry eye disease and how your eye care team can help treat it.

Ask the Expert: What You Should Know about Dry Eye Disease

The Diabetes and Vision Connection

Education and AdvocacyIf you live with diabetes, keeping your eyes healthy is vital. Here’s the scoop on what you should know and what you can do.

The Diabetes and Vision Connection

Sick Teens See Treatment Just Out of Reach

Prevention and TreatmentPatients with SMA have spent a long time waiting for access to treatment.

Sick Teens See Treatment Just Out of Reach

Rachel Platten Opens Up About Loving Her Skin

Patient PerspectiveWe asked the Fight Song star how she’s kept her skin beautiful throughout the different stages of her pregnancy.

Rachel Platten Opens Up About Loving Her Skin

Living with Psoriasis? Don’t Compare Your Case to Others

Prevention and TreatmentAn estimated one million Canadians are living with psoriasis.

Living with Psoriasis? Don’t Compare Your Case to Others

Canadians Missing Out on Innovative Eczema Treatments

Prevention and TreatmentAtopic dermatitis, or eczema, is a chronic disease of the skin that affects about 1 in 20 Canadians.

Canadians Missing Out on Innovative Eczema Treatments