CCB-GTT Weekly Meetings, May 16 to May 22, 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, May 17, 2021, 1:00 PM Eastern/10:00 AM Pacific: 

Host: Kim Kilpatrick 

Topic: Open tech chat 



Tuesday, May 18, 2021, 7:00 PM Eastern/4:00 PM Pacific: 

Facilitators:  Brian Bibeault and Dorothy Macnaughton 

There will not be a specific topic, but this will be a chance to ask any tech question of the people on the call.  Everyone from across Canada is welcome. 



Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 1:00 PM Eastern/10:00 AM Pacific: 

Presenter: Kim Kilpatrick 

Topic: Using the address book which is built into your IPhone 



Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 7:00 PM Eastern/4:00 PM Pacific: 

Topic: The contact list on your phone: how to create and search for a contact. 

Tracy and Matthew have put this group together to share their experiences navigating Android devices. We welcome the input from users of all experience levels so we can learn together. Please make sure your device in which you will be signing into the Zoom meeting has your proper name, so the host will recognize you and let you into the meeting. 

(NOTE) Registration required, Email: 



Thursday, May 20, 2021, 6:00 PM Eastern/3:00 PM Pacific: 

Host: Jason Fayre 

Topic: Passwords. Seemingly hundreds of them, everywhere! Every email account, every social media platform, every government portal, financial institution, everything online has its own password! Every one has to be long, include symbols and numbers, and capitals and lower case letters! How on earth can I keep track of them all? Jason will offer up some of the best tips and tricks for managing all those pesky passwords, reviewing a few of the most popular password management apps, and generally educate us on how best to make online access easier and more secure.  

 (NOTE) The meeting credentials are different for this meeting,  

To join the CCB GTT Toronto Zoom meeting on your smart device, click this link: 

One tap mobile 

+12042727920,,93700586904#,,,,*005761# Canada 

+14388097799,,93700586904#,,,,*005761# Canada 

Dial by your location 

+1 647 558 0588 Canada 

Meeting ID: 937 0058 6904 

Passcode: 005761 



Friday, May 21, 2021, 1:00 PM Eastern/10:00 AM Pacific: 

Host: David Greene 

Topic: Open discussion 


(Note) Early notice, there will be no “Open Chat” call on Monday May 24, 2021 



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, Rogers Ignite TV, (Part 2) with Wayne Antle and Jim Hamilton 


CCB sponsors a GTT email support list to provide help and support with technology for blind and low vision 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