CCB-GTT weekly call list from April 23-29 2023.

CCB-GTT weekly meetings, April 23-29, 2023, 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.

(Information on how to Join the various meetings is located towards the end of this document)


Monday, April 24, 2023, 1:00 PM Eastern/10:00 AM Pacific

Host: David Greene

Description: Have questions about your technology? Want to share a new tech tip or device? This is the call for you.

CCB-GTT SMALL GROUP WORKSHOP Adding, removing, and arranging IOS rotor options.

Monday, April 24, 2023, 2:30 PM Eastern/11:30 AM Pacific

Instructor: David Greene

Description: Would you like to increase your speed in navigating the internet? in editing documents?

Come join this group and learn how to make the IOS rotor work for you.

(NOTE) Registration required, we limit this workshop to ten people. To register please e-mail david.gtt


Tuesday, April 25, 2023, 2:00 PM Eastern/11:00 AM Pacific:

Host: Wayne Antle

Topic: A variety of presentations and general Q and A.

Description: This group is for people who are using Mac computers. The room opens at 1:30 Eastern to give anyone who needs it, some extra help before the meeting starts.

(NOTE): Registration is required. Please e-mail gtt

CCB-GTT Low Tech Tips and tricks

Wednesday, April 26, 2023, 1:00 PM Eastern/10:00 AM Pacific:

Host: David Greene

Description: Join us to discuss those low-tech tips and tricks you use every day. From labeling, to gardening, to kitchen gadgets and tips, I am sure we all have valuable information to share.


Thursday April 27, 2023, 8:00 PM Atlantic/8:30 PM NDT:

Host: David Greene.

Description: This is a weekly group for those living in Atlantic Canada. To find out more and to register please e-mail David.gtt


Friday April 28, 2023, 1:00 PM Eastern/10:00 AM Pacific:

Host: David Greene

Topic: Open Chat

Not tech but may be of interest.

CCB National Men’s Group Monthly Meeting

– Tuesday, April 25th, 2023 @ 7PM EDT/4PM PDT

Description: April’s chat is all about Employment – we will be talking about our experiences finding work, any obstacles you have faced, and your successes as a blind or visually impaired person.

To register, contact Shane Cashin at


Additional Resources:


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.

New this week: 114. Unseen Touch Screen Course Session 8

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: GTTsupport+subscribe 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: main+subscribe

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: ccb If you need help doing these things or learning to use zoom, please contact us and we can help you.

How to Join Meetings:

You can participate by phone or Internet from wherever you are: All calls listed above, except for the men of CCB group, can be accessed via the following link:

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


David Greene, CCB GTT Accessibility Trainer


1-877-304-0968 Ext 509

Corry Stuive, CCB National Program Coordinator


1-877-304-0968 Ext 550

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