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Migraine World Summit 2021

The Migraine World Summit is a great patient resource! By registering for the 2021 Migraine World Summit, you’ll have access to 32 international migraine and headache experts. They will be hosting a live Webinar from March 17–25, 2021, you can learn about the latest research, treatments, and strategies to help […]

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Foundation Fighting Blindness Ambassador Spotlight: Dr. Briar Sexton

As some of you know my goddaughter and her brother were born deaf and later discovered to be losing vision to Usher Syndrome. Usher Syndrome is a rare disease that causes tunneling of vision and night blindness.  The kids are awesome. They don’t just survive, they thrive. I am always […]

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Upcoming Event: Cycle for Sight West Coast 2019

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April 18, 2019

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Upcoming Event: Cycle for Sight West Coast 2019

I’d like to share with you another upcoming event from the Foundation Fighting Blindness: Cycle for Sight Join sighted, low-vision and blind cyclists across the country as they pedal hundreds of kilometers toward treatments and cures for retinal eye diseases. West Coast (Langley, BC)  June 1, 2019 Registration Details Price FREE […]

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Upcoming event by Foundation Fighting Blindness: Vision Quest 2019

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March 29, 2019

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Upcoming event by Foundation Fighting Blindness: Vision Quest 2019

I’d like to share with you another upcoming event from the Foundation Fighting Blindness: Vision Quest 2019 The Foundation Fighting Blindness(FFB) is Canada’s largest charitable funder of sight-saving research. Vision Quest, the FFB’s premier educational series, is coming to Vancouver on Saturday, April 27, 2019 with a special session on cutting-edge approaches […]

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Upcoming event: National Young Leaders Program April 2019

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March 25, 2019

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Upcoming event: National Young Leaders Program April 2019

I’d like to share with you an upcoming event from the Foundation Fighting Blindness. I’m so proud of my good friend Donovan Tildseley for being their keynote speaker! National Young Leaders Program We know that young people will steer the future of Canada and the world. We also know that […]

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Far-sighted fundraiser – Comic Vision: November 2, 2018

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December 7, 2018

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Far-sighted fundraiser – Comic Vision: November 2, 2018

Blind Paralympian swimmer Donovan Tildsley and ophthalmologist Dr. Briar Sexton help raise funds for sight-saving research.     Far-sighted fundraiser Twenty years since she learned her five-year-old son Gavin was diagnosed with Retinitis Pigmentosa — a degenerative disease that strikes children and young adults resulting in a progressive and narrowing tunnel vision […]

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Blind hikers tame the Grouse Grind

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September 11, 2017

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Blind hikers tame the Grouse Grind

  So you see North Vancouver’s Grouse Grind hiking trail as a challenge. Try doing it blind. Participants in the Blind Grind Challenge in action on the Grouse Grind in North Vancouver on Sunday. Nine blind young people climbed the Grind with the help of sighted guides NICK PROCAYLO / PNG That’s what […]

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There is a solar eclipse coming up on Monday the 21st of August.

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August 15, 2017

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There is a solar eclipse coming up on Monday the 21st of August.

  There are lots of old wives tales about vision (no reading in the dark won’t make you go blind, your parents just wanted you to go to sleep) but vision loss from sun gazing isn’t one of them. Thinking of watching the eclipse? Make sure you have ISO approved […]

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Encountering Darkness, PAINTING LIGHT

Encountering Darkness, PAINTING LIGHT

Encountering Darkness, PAINTING LIGHT  KARINA SVALYA An Integrated Project in Arts and Theology Kby Karina Svalya March 30th -May 4th 2017 Opening Reception: Thursday March 30th, 2017 4:30pm-7:30pm Lookout Gallery: 5800 University Blvd. Vancouver, B.C. Canada V6T 2E4 http://www.lookoutgallery.ca/ Be sure to also check out  Karina’s Svalya’s website http://www.ksvalya.com/

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Bicycling for Beans – The pursuit of life and the ultimate espresso

Bicycling for Beans – The pursuit of life and the ultimate espresso

Follow Paul Gully and Lois Leslie on their journey Fundraising for Parkinson’s Disease: “We are now in Lisbon, about to embark on an 18-month cycle trip that will take us from Lisbon to Auckland, New Zealand. We will be blogging again, if you would like to track our progress: cycling.loisandpaul.com. […]

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