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How Our Programs Have Evolved

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PTCB’s programs have changed over time as we continue to develop new ways to structure our training, learn about new best practices in the field of blindness/Deafblindness skills training, and support our students in meeting their ever-changing needs. When cleaning up the website we noticed that there were several pages that listed details for programs […]

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Student Spotlight: Jinnie Saran

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Editor’s note: Jinnie Saran was PTCB’s final student before the conclusion of the Victoria-based Home Stay pilot program, which is being replaced. Jinnie graduated in December of 2019. The following article originally appeared in the Blind Beginnings Limitless newsletter and is reprinted verbatim with permission from both Jinnie and Blind Beginnings. Chili to Italy By: […]

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The Blind Bulletin: November 29, 2019 – Upcoming Events in Victoria

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Hello Everyone, Welcome to the seventh edition of The Blind Bulletin, the new format for Blind News Victoria. In this edition: Upcoming Described Events in Victoria Canadian Federation of the Blind (CFB) Christmas Holiday Social in Victoria Free Christmas Dinners in Victoria Upcoming Described Events in Victoria Here’s a couple of described upcoming events you […]

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The Blind Bulletin: November 22, 2019 – Free described tour of the Gallery of Nature, Robert Bateman Centre

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Hello Everyone, Welcome to the sixth edition of The Blind Bulletin, the new format for Blind News Victoria. Starting in January of 2020 we will be removing the reference to Blind News Victoria from this publication and complete the rebranding to The Blind Bulletin. We’d like to take this opportunity to thank Linda Bartram, logtime […]

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The Blind Bulletin: October 30, 2019 – Join Us for the Kickoff of the PTCB Blind Young Adults Project Tomorrow at 11:30 AM, Pizza provided!

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Hello Everyone, Welcome to the fifth edition of The Blind Bulletin, the new format for Blind News Victoria. In this edition: 1. Join Us for the Kickoff of the PTCB Blind Young Adults Project Tomorrow at 11:30 AM, Pizza provided! Join Us for the Kickoff of the PTCB Blind Young Adults Project Tomorrow at 11:30 […]

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The Blind Bulletin: September 16, 2019 – Reminder of the Pacific Training Centre for the Blind Society’s Annual General Meeting (AGM), Announcing the Blind Youth In Charge Program, and Reminder of the Camp Bowen Society for the Independence of the Blind and Deafblind’s Annual Meeting of Members

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Hello Everyone, Welcome to the fourth edition of The Blind Bulletin, the new format for Blind News Victoria. In this edition: Reminder of the Pacific Training Centre for the Blind Society’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) Announcing the Blind Youth In Charge Program and: Reminder of the Camp Bowen Society for the Independence of the Blind […]

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The Blind Bulletin: August 29, 2019

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Hello Everyone, Welcome to the third edition of The Blind Bulletin, the new format for Blind News Victoria. In this edition: Notice of the Pacific Training Centre for the Blind Society’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) Accessible event at the Maritime Museum and: Notice of the Camp Bowen Society for the Independence of the Blind and […]

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The Blind Bulletin: July 17, 2019

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Hello Everyone, Welcome to the second edition of The Blind Bulletin, the new format for Blind News Victoria. In this edition: How to Book Your Coaching Calls! Government Releases Poverty Reduction Legislation Stay Up-to-Date on the Accessible Canada Act RDSP Awareness Month Watch the Pacific Training Centre for the Blind Documentary and: Perception Massage How […]