CCB-GTT Weekly Meetings, February 21 to February 27, 2021 via Zoom

You are invited to the CCB’s GTT Zoom meetings where we focus in on the technology needs and concerns of Canadians who are blind or low vision.  The calls will take place over the accessible Zoom Conference system, which will allow participants to dial in using their landline phones, smart phones, or computers.  You will find the Zoom link and phone numbers below the meeting listings. Please pay special attention to the “(NOTE)” notation after some of the meeting listings. Different zoom platforms are used for different meetings and some require preregistration.


Monday, February 22, 2021, 1:00 PM Eastern/10:00 AM Pacific:

Host, Kim Kilpatrick,

Topic, Open tech chat.


Wednesday, February 24, 2021, 1:00 PM Eastern/10:00 AM Pacific:

Presenter, Sam Moore,

Topic, LinkedIn

 LinkedIn, What is it? How do I sign up? Who should have it?  How does it work? These are only a sampling of the questions that will be answered, plus of course, you questions are always welcome.


Thursday, February  25, 2021, 8:00 PM Eastern/5:00 PM Pacific:

Host, Nolan Jenikov

For individuals between the ages of 16 and 25ish.

(NOTE) The meeting credentials are different for this meeting, preregistration required. For more info contact Nolan at


Friday, February 26, 2021, 1:00 PM Eastern/10:00 AM Pacific:

host, David Greene,

Topic, Open discussion,


At the 2021 CCB White Cane Week Gala, Gerry Chevalier  was honoured with the CCB 2021 Person of the Year award!

Gerry’s contributions to the Council and to  the blindness community throughout the years has truly been invaluable. As you may know, Gerry heads up a team that run the CCB GTT program in Edmonton doing a masterful job. Gerry has also contributed a great deal to the CCB GTT program with  his instructional materials delivered via this blog and our Zoom presentations.

From all of us at the CCB and GTT, Congratulations Gerry! Thanks for your help and the interesting, informative and educational content you have provided throughout the years!


Security procedure remains in effect.

When you enter the waiting room before a meeting, please ensure that you give us a recognizable name. If you are calling for the first time or from a land line, please e-mail the CCB’s Receptionist, (Shelley Morris) ahead of time to let us know your name and number so we will let you in. Shelley’s email is

If you need help doing these things or learning to use zoom, please contact us and we can help you.

You can participate by phone or internet from wherever you are:

CCB is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Meeting ID: 983 959 5688

Password: 320119

Alberta One tap mobile for Smart Phones:


BC One tap mobile for Smart Phones:


Manitoba One tap mobile for Smart Phones:


Montreal One tap mobile for Smart Phones:


Toronto One tap mobile for Smart Phones:


Direct Dial:

Alberta: +1 587 328 1099

BC: +1 778 907 2071

Manitoba: +1 204 515 1268

Montreal: +1 438 809 7799

Toronto: +1 647 374 4685

For more information, contact:

Kim Kilpatrick, CCB GTT Coordinator

1-877-304-0968 Ext 513

David Greene, CCB GTT Accessibility Trainer

1-877-304-0968 Ext 509

Corry Stuive, CCB National Program Coordinator 

1-877-304-0968 Ext 550