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2003-17: Name Change Feasibility Study

Whereas The National Federation of the blind: Advocates for Equality (NFB:AE), is often confused with the National Federation of the Blind in the United States, and as such has been rejected by many blind Canadians; and

Whereas, the name National Federation of the Blind: Advocates for Equality (NFB:AE) is continuing to be a contentious issue within the Canadian blind community;

and Whereas the majority opinion would favour a name change that identifies and reflects an autonomous Canadian organization;

Therefore, be it resolved that a committee be struck to investigate the feasibility of changing the name of the organization in accordance with the guidelines set down in the Corporations Act,

And be it further resolved that the findings and recommendations of the committee be reported back to the membership at the 2004 AGM.

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