Category: CNIB

Phone It Forward Launch

Change the Life of Someone Who Is Blind With a Visit to your Local Library CNIB Foundation partners with CULC to bring Phone It Forward to public library system TORONTO – March 12, 2019 – CNIB Foundation has partnered with CULC (Canadian Urban Libraries Council) to bring their Phone It Forward Program to participating local […]

Centre for Equitable Library Access Launches

For Immediate Release Launch of new library service provides accessible books to over three million Canadians with print disabilities May 29, 2014 – Victoria, BC: The Centre for Equitable Library Access ( officially launched its new national service which provides accessible library services and materials to Canadians with print disabilities. The announcement was made at […]

CULC/CBUC supports CNIB Digital Hub Proposal

THAT CULC/CBUC reaffirm their May 2012 motion that the CNIB’s Digital Hub proposal is a reasonable production and delivery model for accessible format materials and that CULC/CBUC is committed to working with CNIB and other stakeholders to further refine the operational, financial, and governance model for the Digital Hub. Moved by Greg Hayton, Cambridge Public […]

CULC/CBUC offers support to the Digital HUB proposal for Canadians with Print Disabilities

OTTAWA — Members of the Canadian Urban Libraries Association took the opportunity to ask Guest John Rafferty (CEO and President of the CNIB) many questions, express views and to determine the intent of the Digital HUB proposal that CNIB has offered. In a wide-ranging discussion that was based in the role of the public library […]

CNIB distributes business plan for National Digital HUB

Following up on the presentation to CULC/CBUC last November in Surrey the National Board of CNIB has supported the National Digital HUB business plan. It appears all members of CULC/CBUC have received a copy. Follow-up from CNIB is planned this Spring. The CULC/CBUC Executive will look at it and notify members what is needed from […]