Canadian Council of the Blind

General Information

Canadian Council of the Blind
20 James Street, Suite 100
Suite 401
Ottawa, ON K2P 0T6
(613) 567 0311

Brief Description

Representatives available in provinces of British Columbia/Yukon, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia/Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland/Labrador. All may be contacted via central office at (613)567-0311 or (877) 304-0968.


Louis Gilles, President

Services Offered

  • Information and Referral
    • Provides nationwide information and referral concerning blindness/visual impairment.

  • Recreation Services
    • Offers crafts, music, sports, annual national/regional/divisional bowling, and cribbage tournaments.

  • Braille/Electronic/Audio/Large Print Production
    • Newsletters and various requested materials.

  • Counseling
    • Offers family and peer counseling and community integration support for seniors.