CDBA National is pleased to once again participate in this exciting content offered by CanadaHelps, and excited that is runs during Deafblind Awareness Month in June! The contest rules for the Great Canadian Giving Challenge are as follows: Every $1 donated IN JUNE is an automatic entry for your charity of choice to win (minimum $3 donation [...]
Click on any of the job titles below to open and read about new and exciting career opportunities in the field of deafblindness. *Please note that jobs listed here are posted for 30 days before being removed. June 1, 2019 Intervenor (DeafBlind Ontario Services, Embrun) May 24, 2019 Camp Bus Driver (CNIB, Lake [...]
Andrew Love Memorial Award ELIGIBILITY: Presented to a special Intervenor who displays outstanding skills. The successful candidate will be a dedicated and compassionate individual who has devoted time and effort to enhance the quality of life of a person who is Deafblind. NOMINATION PROCEDURE: Persons interested in nominating an individual to receive this award should [...]
In June, Bill C-81 was introduced in the Canadian House of Commons. Also known as the Accessible Canada Act, this was the first-ever proposed national legislation of its kind. This bill affects all Canadians – and especially people with disabilities. Visit https://t.co/L83M87ItGQ
CDBA National invites you to join us at Dragon's Fire Golf Club for our Lend-A-Hand golf tournament on Monday, June 24, 2019.
After 32 years, we are moving our tournament to a new month in order to place a greater emphasis on Deafblind Awareness Month activities. We are also excited to announce that we have also moved the event to a new course.
To register, call the CDBA National Office toll-free at 1-866-229-5832 or go to the tournament website (online registration opens April 1, 2019).
Whether you're new to the organization or renewing for another year, purchasing a membership with CDBA gives you access to supports and services both in your home province and through our national office.
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It is with a very heavy heart that I inform members of the deafblind community both nationally and internationally that our dear friend and colleague Stan Munroe of Canada passed away suddenly on Monday February 11th, 2019 as the result of a stroke.
Stan wore many “hats” in our field following the birth of his oldest son Andrew, who was deafblind as a result of congenital rubella syndrome. His work with and dedication to the Canadian Deafblind Association (CDBA) spanned a lifetime, first as a founding member and subsequently followed by Board Member, President of the Board of Directors, Executive Director and lastly as the Information Officer for Deafblind International (DbI) on behalf of CDBA.
Stan embraced each of his roles with commitment and unwavering determination to advocate for persons who were deafblind. He was especially proud of his work to inform and empower family members, both across Canada and around the world. He often referred to his role as editor of the DbI Review magazine as a “labour of love”, as it afforded him the opportunity to interact with so many wonderful people. He was respected by all who knew him as positive, kind, hard-working and fun loving. We will be forever grateful for his contribution to our field both personally and professionally.
Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife Carol and his children Andrew, Jonathan and Sarah.