Let the Games Begin!

50th Annual Western Blind Curling Championships Open in Edmonton

Hosted at the Granite Curling Club

March 20 - 23, 2024

During a very enthusiastic opening ceremony, Lori Hysert, President of the Western Blind Curling Association, proudly welcomed the curlers to their 50th Annual event. For the first time ever, 2 rinks from Ontario were invited to participate.

The Canadian Council of the Blind is proud to be the main sponsor of the event.

Everyone has a responsibility to end racism

March 21, 2024 – Ottawa, Ontario – Canadian Human Rights Commission

To mark the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, Charlotte-Anne Malischewski, Interim Chief Commissioner of the Canadian Human Rights Commission, issues the following statement:

Today on International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, the Canadian Human Rights Commission is calling for urgent and concrete action to combat all forms of systemic racism in Canada.

Too many women still left behind this International Women's Day

Click on the following link to access an article by Bonnie Brayton, Chief Executive Officer, DisAbled Women’s Network of Canada:


Chairperson's Update: February 2024

What I Want You to Know about CCD’s Work in February

Introduction - Collaboration is a key word that describes CCD’s approach to many of its activities. In this Update, I will share information about work undertaken by CCD which strongly illustrates how CCD collaborates with other organizations to advance our collective goal of disability justice.

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