Toronto Visionaries chapter of the Canadian Council of the Blind

White Cane Week activities

In the first full week of February each year, the CCB celebrates White Cane Week, a public awareness campaign which broadens the understanding of vision loss and its impact on all Canadians. Visit the CCB national website for a list of events, information forums, and celebrations across the country.

In 2024, White Cane Week is celebrated Sunday, February 5, through Saturday, February 10, 2024.

White Cane Week 2024 in Toronto

Experience Expo 2024 logo

Visit our calendar of events and activities for what's happening at the CCB Toronto Visionaries during White Cane Week in February.

Then, in May — which is Vision Health Month in Canada — we'll be hosting the WCW Experience Expo, the Visionaries Forum, and a celebratory dinner at the Visionaries Community Social!

WCW Experience Expo

White Cane Week Experience Expo, the only major exposition and consumer show for people with vision loss in Canada, is back in 2024!

This day-long celebration includes the Expo, the Visionaries forum, and a Community Social Dinner, all held on Saturday, May 25, 2024, in the Miles Nadal JCC.

The Experience Expo is an interactive, hands-on exhibition featuring dozens of exhibitors, products and services, covering every aspect of the experience of living with vision loss. Get connected with information on new assistive technologies, recreation and leisure, tactile art and accessible entertainment, sport & fitness, transportation, education, employment, government supports, advocacy issues, and more.

Come to the Expo and experience passion, creativity, and the wide range of activities, tools and tips for people living with vision loss.

Admission is free!

Contact us by email for more information or to register as and exhibitor.

2024 Visionaries Vision Health Month forum

The Visionaries Forum is an interactive panel discussion on a topic of vital interest to all those living with vision loss.

This year, the ADP Reform Working Group will present progress on bringing the Ontario Ministry of Health's Assistive Devices Program up-to-date.

Admission is free!

Reserve your spot to join us in person or online.

More information on how to register to attend in-person or online is coming in the new year.

2024 Visionaries Community Social dinner

Join us at our Community Social Dinner, a chance for the CCB Toronto Visionaries and all our friends in the vision-loss and sighted communities to come together for an evening of fun, some great food, a cash bar, door prizes, and much more!

Reserve your spot to join us in person.

White Cane 2023 sponsors

Past exhibitors

Here's a list of just some of the exhibitors who have exhibited at the Experience Expo in the past:

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