Halifax Explosion – Newspaper Headline

The Halifax Herald / Halifax, Canada, Friday December 7, 1917. Headline: HALIFAX WRECKED / More than one thousand killed in this city / Many thousands are injured and homeless

Betty Nobel

Betty Nobel’s lengthy career in education and community work has always demonstrated a commitment to teaching and using Braille. She herself has been a Braille user since age five.

Kim Kilpatrick

Kim Kilpatrick coordinates the Ottawa “Get Together with Technology” (GTT) program of the Canadian Council of the Blind. GTT offers technology training by, and for, people who are blind or have low vision. They work on how to use assistive technology, and how to integrate it into their lives

Jim Sanders

Jim Sanders is a former CNIB president. Jim has been an avid reader throughout his life. He shares memories of his hands-on experience with the evolution of assistive reading technology over more than half a century.

Children’s Discovery Portal

CNIB client Timothy Peters explores the Children's Discovery Portal, sponsored by Microsoft, with Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates

Sherman C. Swift

S.C. Swift, Chief Librarian of the Canadian National Institute for the Blind, reading braille

Sir William Mulock

Pictured in his home with a book of appreciative letters and a silver statuette commemorating the 40th anniversary of the inauguration of free postage for braille literature