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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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The Alliance for an Accessible and Inclusive Canada - “What Should Canada’s Promised National Accessibility Law Include?" - August 22, 2017 @ 10am EST

The Alliance for an Accessible and Inclusive Canada is proud to be hosting our pioneering conference, called “What Should Canada’s Promised National Accessibility Law Include? Cutting-edge Ideas from Experts from Around the World”.

Hosted by David Lepofsky, the event will be lived streamed on August 22nd, 2017 from the Ontario College of Arts and Design in Toronto, ON from 10:00 am-1:00pm ET. Watch the live stream on The Alliance for an Inclusive and Accessible Canada’s YouTube channel which can be found at http://www.alliance-canada.org, as well as a complete list of speaker biographies.

Guide Dog Users of Canada Conference and General Meeting - September 29-30, 2017 - Brantford, ON

Do you have a guide dog? Are you interested in learning how to get a guide dog? Would you like to hear the Seeing Eye's Lucas Frank giving his famous address on dealing with traffic? Do you have a question for school reps on minimizing stress in your guide dog that you've always been wanting to ask?

If your answer to any of these questions is yes, then join us for our Annual General Meeting and conference at the Best Western Hotel and Conference Centre in Brantford, Ontario for the weekend of September 29 and 30.

We promise you an excellent time filled with learning from our various workshops, good eating fun, and best of all, lots of dogs!

New this year!

Disability Alliance BC invites you to celebrate their 40th anniversary at Fall Fling 2017 - October 4th, 2017

Join us in celebrating Disability Alliance BC's 40th anniversary on October 4th. We're in a new venue at the Italian Cultural Centre and we want you to help us throw a birthday bash!

Wednesday, 4 October 2017 from 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)
Italian Cultural Centre
3075 Slocan Street
Vancouver, BC V5M 3E4

Fall Fling is a fun evening out and a fabulous way to connect with friends and colleagues from BC's diverse disability community. And your attendance is an opportunity to show your support for our work and for British Columbians with disabilities.

For all the details, please see http://disabilityalliancebc.org/fall-fling/.

We really hope you will join us!