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.
CCB-GTT OPEN CHAT
Monday, November 29, 2021, 1:00 PM Eastern/10:00 AM Pacific:
Host: Kim Kilpatrick
Topic: Bring your favourite apps and devices, low tech solutions, questions, tips and tricks to this lively weekly discussion group.
CCB-GTT MAC USERS GROUP
Tuesday, November 30, 2021, 2:00 PM Eastern/11:00 AM Pacific:
Host: Wayne Antle
Topic: Following last week’s presentation, on Messages on the Mac, we will have a Q and A session this week.
Our presentations start at 2 PM Eastern. We open the room for people who would like a little extra help with their Mac at 1:30 pm Eastern, 10:30 am Pacific.
(NOTE): Registration required. To register, please e-mail, email@example.com
NO CCB-GTT PRESENTATION
on Wednesday, December 1, 2021,
NO CCB-GTT BRAILLE DISPLAY USERS GROUP
On Thursday December 2, 2021
Many members of our community are very excited about the Sight Tech Global conference taking place on December 1 and 2, 2021.
Ned Desmond (head of Sight Tech Global) was the speaker on the CCB GTT national call in October. To find out more about this event, please listen to episode 83 of the Canadian Council of the Blind podcast.
To find out more and to register, please visit
CCB-GTT OPEN CHAT
Friday, December 3, 2021, 1:00 PM Eastern/10:00 AM Pacific:
Hosts: Shelley Ann Morris and David Greene
Topic: Sharing stories from our community
(NOTE) Friday December 3rd is The International Day of Persons with Disabilities. This year, the United Nations theme is:
Envisioning Leadership and participation of persons with disabilities toward an inclusive, accessible, and sustainable post-COVID-19 world. For more information visit:
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 link to the originating distribution source. https://ccbpod.podbean.com/
NEW THIS WEEK: A deep dive into IOS15 accessibility with Kim Kilpatrick & Messages on the Mac with Wayne Antle
CCB-GTT TECH SUPPORT LIST
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: GTTsupportfirstname.lastname@example.org
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: https://groups.io/g/GTTsupport
CCB-GTT BUY, SELL, TRADE OR DONATE LIST
This is a Canadian Group for blind, partially sighted and deaf-blind folks to buy, sell, trade or donate previously enjoyed assistive technology.
To subscribe to the email list, send an empty email to: main+subscribe@CCB-Tech-BuySellTrade.groups.io
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: email@example.com
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
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:
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