CCB GTT calls for the week of December 5 to 12, 2021.

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, December 6, 2021, 1:00 PM Eastern/10:00 AM Pacific:

Host: Kim Kilpatrick

Topic: Bring your favourite apps and devices, high- and low-tech solutions, questions, tips, and tricks to this lively weekly discussion group.


Tuesday, December 7, 2021, 2:00 PM Eastern/11:00 AM Pacific:

Host: Wayne Antle

Topic: using apple podcasts on the mac.

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,

CCB GTT Back to Basics monthly call

Wednesday December 8, 2021, 1:00 Pm Eastern/10:00 Am Pacific.

Host: Kim Kilpatrick

During these monthly calls, we answer all your burning questions that you have been hesitant to ask about tech. Bring your questions and curiosity.

CCB GTT national call

Wednesday December 8, 2021, 7:00 PM Eastern/4:00 PM Pacific

Host: Kim Kilpatrick

Topic: Presentation from Canadian Assistive Technology

Thanks to the CCB GTT Edmonton team who always brings Steve Barclay to present to their group around this time, we are bringing Steve back on a national call to tell us all the exciting news from Canadian Assistive Technology.

Come and learn about new products, most popular software, devices, and more.

Maybe you will find that perfect gift for yourself or someone else.

CCB GTT Braille Display users group

Thursday December 9, 2021, 2:30 PM Eastern/11:30 AM Pacific

Host: Kim Kilpatrick

Topic: General Q and A.

This group is for people who already have and are using electronic Braille displays.

Note: If you are not already registered for this group, please e-mail


CCB GTT Open chat

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

Hosts: David Greene and Shelley Morris

Topic: Sharing our stories

Our guest for next Friday December 10 is Petro Neborskij. Petro is a professional dancer originally from Ukraine, he also is one of our regular attendees on all CCB GTT zoom calls

Come and hear his story of struggle and triumph adapting with vision loss.


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.


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:


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:

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:


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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