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Here, you will find items of interest that have come to the attention of the Alliance for Equality of Blind Canadians, and which we believe would be interesting or beneficial for blind, deaf-blind and partially sighted Canadians to know about.

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"Braille+" CNIB Braille Conference - October 30th and 31st, 2014 (Toronto)

The 2014 Braille conference will take place on October 30th and 31st at the Courtyard Mariott Downtown hotel in Toronto. Focused on education and transition, digital literacy and accessibility, and advocacy and government policy, the conference will boast sessions for parents, teachers, transcribers, and consumers.

AEBC members Donna Jodhan, Natalie Martiniello, and others will be presenting as part of the conference program.

More information on the conference, including the program and hotel information, may be found at http://cnib.ca/en/get-involved/join-an-event/conferences-and-seminars/Pages/2014-CNIB-National-Braille-Conference.aspx

Rock 'n Roll Revival Fundraiser in Montreal - November 22, 2014

Presented by the Montreal Chapter, with a full 6-piece band (featuring HRMC Studios)

Date: Saturday , November 22nd , 2014
Time: 6pm - 11pm
Location: Royal Canadian Legion (5455 boul Maissoneuve O, Montreal (ndg))

Tickets are $20.00 each (includes dry snacks on table).  (See below to purchase online.)

Proceeds benefit AEBC Montreal's projects, including funding annual bursaries for blind, deaf-blind or visually impaired post-secnodary students!

For more information, contact Ron (514-484-1349) or Heather (514-240-0257).

 

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Valentine's Spagettata (Italian Dinner) - Montreal Chapter Fundraiser - February 8th, 2015

Presented by the Montreal Chapter, with entertainment featuring HRMC Studios

Date: Sunday, February 8th, 2015
Time: 12pm - 6pm
Location: San Domenico Savio Church (Hall) @ 9190 Sainte-Claire, Montreal, Quebec, H1L 1Z7
Price: $40 for adults, $20 for children (8 and under)

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Save the date! Next National Conference to be in Halifax, Nova Scotia - May 1st to 3rd, 2015

The AEBC's 2015 National Conference will take place in Halifax, Nova Scotia at the Atlantica Hotel from Friday, May 1st to Sunday, May 3rd, 2015.

A room rate of $129 per night, plus taxes (double occupancy), has been negotiated for conference participants, and this rate will be available for a few days before and a few days after the conference for those would like to come earlier or stay later to explore all that Halifax has to offer.

On Friday, May 1st, a series of workshops and presentations will take place throughout the day, leading to our opening ceremonies for the conference on Friday evening.