Get Together with Technology (GTT) Victoria
A Chapter of the Canadian Council of the Blind
in Partnership with
The Greater Victoria Public Library
Theme: Smart Speakers and Podcasts for News and Entertainment
Date: March 6, 2019
Time: 1:00 until 3:00 PM
Where: Community Room, GVPL, Main Branch 735 Broughton St
Albert Ruel and Corry Stuive will demonstrate how the Google and Amazon Smart Speakers can be used to gather the news, replace the radio and provide information and entertainment to their owners. Podcasts will also be discussed as a means of listening to your favourite radio, news, comedy or other entertainment sources at your convenience rather than at their scheduled time.
Bring along the questions you have or the gadgets you’re struggling with and perhaps someone will be able to help you find solutions.
For More Information:
Contact Albert Ruel at 250-240-2343, or email us at GTT.Victoria@Gmail.com
The CCB was founded in 1944 by a coalition of blind war veterans, schools of the blind and local chapters to create a national self-governing organization. The CCB was incorporated by Letters Patent on May 10, 1950 and is a registered charity under the provisions of the Income Tax Act (Canada).
The purpose of the CCB is to give people with vision loss a distinctive and unique perspective before governments. CCB deals with the ongoing effects of vision loss by encouraging active living and rehabilitation through peer support and social and recreational activities.
CCB promotes measures to conserve sight, create a close relationship with the sighted community and provide employment opportunities.
The CCB recognizes that vision loss has no boundaries with respect to gender, income, ethnicity, culture, other disabilities or age.
The CCB understands in many instances vision loss is preventable and sometimes is symptomatic of other health issues. For the 21st century, the CCB is committed to an integrated proactive health approach for early detection to improve the quality of life for all Canadians.
As the largest membership organization of the blind and partially sighted in Canada the CCB is the “Voice of the Blind™”.
CCB National Office
100-20 James Street Ottawa ON K2P 0T6