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 TECH CHAT
Monday, December 13, 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.
CCB-GTT MAC USERS GROUP
Tuesday, December 14, 2021, 2:00 PM Eastern/11:00 AM Pacific:
Host: Wayne Antle
Topic: Q and a and further discussion about apple podcasts after last week’s presentation.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
CCB-GTT PRESENTATION CALL
Wednesday December 15, 2021, 1:00 Pm Eastern/10:00 Am Pacific.
Host: Kim Kilpatrick
Presenter: Jeff Godfrey from Accessibuild
Description: Join us for a presentation about Accessibuild, a Canadian building navigation system that empowers users to navigate indoor environments independently using their Android or iOS device. Jeff Godfrey, the lead developer, will be discussing how the app works and providing a demonstration. He will also show users how to setup and customize the Accessibuild App to meet individual user needs.
CCB-GTT ANDROID USERS GROUP
Wednesday December 15, 2021, 7:00 Pm Eastern/4:00 Pm Pacific.
Hosts: Tracy Mousseau and Matthew Lorentz
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.
Topic: Questions and Answers and Holiday Cheer
(NOTE) Registration required, Email: email@example.com
CCB-GTT BRAILLE DISPLAY USERS GROUP
Thursday December 16, 2021, 2:30 PM Eastern/11:30 AM Pacific
Host: Kim Kilpatrick
If you are using an electronic Braille display, come join us to ask questions, share tips and tricks, and get the most use out of your device.
(NOTE) Registration required. Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
CCB-GTT OPEN CHAT
Friday December 17, 2021, 1:00 PM Eastern/10:00 AM Pacific
Hosts: David Greene and Shelley Morris
Topic: Sharing our stories
This will be the last Friday gathering for 2021and the topic is favourite Christmas carols/stories.
CCB GTT Podcast Feed
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/
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: GTTsupportemail@example.com
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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