January 2020: Self-Defence Program Coverage on CBC

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Curious about our self-defence program? Marjorie Dowhos and Jaison Empson from CBC Manitoba came to speak with our coaches and athletes about how our jiujitsu based self-defence program came to be, and how it’s boosting their confidence! Read the write-up: ‘You carry yourself differently’: Martial arts course teaches self-defence to visually impaired people Watch the video […]

September 2018: Dragon Boat Coverage on CBC

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We were fortunate to have CBC Manitoba join our Dragon Boat team for their last practice of the year! Read the write-up: Vision-impaired dragon boat team serious contenders in competition Watch the video below (Link: Dragon Boat Racing for the Visually Impaired)  

December 2017: Goalball comes to River East

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October 2017: A Chance to Try Goalball [AMI Podcast]

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March 2017: ‘Develop your game’: Blind curlers face off at Winnipeg competition

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Manitoba Blind Sports Association hosted the 2017 Western Blind Curling Championships in March 2017. CBC Article: ‘Develop your game’: Blind curlers face off at Winnipeg competition

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For media inquiries, contact Manitoba Blind Sports Association at (204) 925-5694, or by e-mail, [email protected]

September 2015: MBSA Demonstration Day

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Manitoba Blind Sports hosted a demonstration day at the University of Winnipeg on Sunday, September 27, 2015. CBC article and video report: English – Winnipeg group challenges visually impaired to face fears, try sports French – Une journée d’initiation aux sports pour les aveugles et malvoyants

April 2015: Courage Canada makes its first stop in Winnipeg

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April 2015: Courage Canada makes its first stop in Winnipeg CBC – Blind and visually impaired youth learn to skate in Winnipeg Winnipeg Sun – Program teaches blind youth to play hockey