you know what Prime Minister Justin Trudeau did yesterday? It’s in this
morning’s newspaper, and it’s a doozy.
happening to my supermarket? Is it really going to close? They told me the
whole story would be in the paper today.
are the team standings in the Stanley Cup playoffs? And how are the Maple Leafs
a special article on the Canada Winter Games in today’s paper, I’m told.
New York Times says President Obama doesn’t like Canada, or was it in the Globe
what did my favourite candidate say last night at the rally?
Do you miss being able to access all of this
information and more from your local newspaper? Perhaps you may not know that
the Centre for Equitable Library Access (CELA) offers people with print
disabilities access to over 35 newspapers from across Canada, including the Toronto
Star, Vancouver Sun, Globe and Mail, National Post, and The New York Times.
newspapers are available in large print and are easily accessible using screen
magnification and screen-reading software like JAWS and ZoomText. You can
leisurely scroll through all your favourite newspapers by visiting the
newsstand link at www.celalibrary.ca. But first, you must
sign up for the service by contacting your local public library. If you already
have a public library card, you can sign up for the service at www.signup.celalibrary.ca. If you are
currently using CNIB Library, log in to the CELA Library website using
your CNIB Library user name and password. For more information, contact CELA by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at
let vision loss keep you out of the loop of the latest news shared on the bus,
at the water cooler, or in the lunch room! Personally, my day isn’t complete
until I’ve scanned the headlines of the local newspapers. I’m addicted!