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Canadian National Institute for the Blind

College ignores pleas of blind student

Despite the Canadian government agreeing to abide by standards set in a 2010 UN convention that mandates braille signs in indoor and outdoor facilities including schools, Vancouver building codes have not followed suit. As such, neither…

Blind student receives no aid

Reported by Roxanne Egan-Elliott Soma Ali can do everything that other students can on campus, but she can’t fight a bureaucracy that fails to address her concerns. Two years after raising concerns about the lack of braille signs on…