CCB-GTT Weekly Meetings, May 9 to May 15, 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.


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

Host: Kim Kilpatrick 

Topic: Open tech chat 



Wednesday, May 12, 2021, 1:00 PM Eastern/10:00 AM Pacific: 

Presenters:Wayne Antle and Jim Hamilton 

Topic: A slightly deeper dive into Rogers Ignite cable TV, the remote control unit and the Rogers Ignite app. 



Wednesday, May 12, 2021, 7:00 PM Eastern/4:00 PM Pacific: 

Presenters: Shelley Ann Morris and Corry Stuive 

Topic: All about “low” vision, as opposed to “no” vision. Lets explore some of the unique needs, concerns, challenges and victories, faced by those of us with low vision. A bit of tech, a bit of peer support and lets see where this goes.  


Friday, May 14, 2021, 1:00 PM Eastern/10:00 AM Pacific: 

Host: David Greene 

Topic: Open discussion 



You can subscribe to the CCB Podcast feed by searching for CCB/Canadian Council of the Blind Podcast on the Victor Reader Stream, or your favourite smart device Pod Catcher. You can use this like to the originating distribution source. 

New this week, Kim Kilpatrick: making the most of the phone function of your iPhone 


CCB sponsors a GTT email support list to provide help and support with technology for blind, low vision and Deaf Blind Canadians. To subscribe to the email list, send an empty email to: 

You will get an email back from the list asking you to confirm your subscription. Simply reply to that email and you are subscribed. You will then receive a second email welcoming you to the list and describing how to use it. You are then ready to post your technology questions and/or answers to the list.  

For more information visit: 


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