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Listening to Blind Canadians

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Here is a video of blind Canadians talking about some of the challenges facing people who are blind in Canada. It was filmed at the Canadian Federation of the Blind Convention in Victoria last Spring and includes some of our staff and our colleagues from the Canadian Federation of the Blind and the Pacific Training […]

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Staff Photos, Then and Now

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Camp Bowen turned 55 this year and our team’s commitment is as strong as ever. Though there have been many challenges this past year, one of the pillars of Camp Bowen has always been the people who have come together to make the programs we all love and cherish happen. In reflection of this, here […]

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2018, A Year in Review

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As 2018 winds down and we prepare to ring in 2019, we thought we’d take a moment and reflect on the year. 2018 has been a very busy, difficult, and rewarding year that has brought both challenges and positive momentum. In January, we announced that we had become a licensed publisher at the end of […]

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July 24, 2018 Update On the Bowen Island Lodge Dispute

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Dear Community, On Monday, July 23, 2018, members from Camp Bowen went before Mayor and Council on behalf of the interests of persons with disabilities during public comments to share some of our concerns regarding the rezoning application of the Bowen Island Lodge. At the meeting we learned that Mayor and Council are required to […]

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July 23, 2018 Update On the Bowen Island Lodge Dispute

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Please see this post for important updates and corrections. Dear Community, On July 20, 2018, we were made aware of a report drafted by the bylaw office, dated July 13, 2018, regarding a rezoning application submitted by the owners of the Bowen Island Lodge, that will go before Mayor and Council on Monday, July 23, […]

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Going Forward Report (2018-2019)

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Going forward, the Camp Bowen Society for the Visually Impaired is committed to working to resolve the issues surrounding the Bowen Island Lodge and will make every effort to run a camping program in 2019. We remain as committed as ever to protecting the rights of the blind, visually impaired, and deaf blind to access […]

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Looking Back Report (2017-2018)

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At the beginning of December the Camp Bowen Society for the Visually Impaired was made a publisher by Library and Archives Canada. Achieving this designation allowed us to create an initiative, launched on World Braille Day, to create accessible books in electronic text, audio, and Braille as part of our effort to increase literacy of […]

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Agenda for the 2018 Annual General Meeting

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June 15, 2018 1. Call to Order 2. Approval of Agenda 3. Approval of Minutes From the 2017 AGM 4. Looking Back Report 5. Financial Report 5.1. Motion: Whereas the society’s 2017 financial report is still being assembled Let it be resolved that the Camp Bowen Society for the Visually Impaired hold a special meeting […]

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Notice of the 2018 Annual General Meeting

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Notice is hereby given that the 2018 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Camp Bowen Society for the Visually Impaired will be held on Friday, June 15 at 7 PM Pacific at 5737 180 St., Surrey BC, Canada. Members unable to attend in person can attend via teleconference using the instructions found on the contact […]