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In October 2023, five vision researchers from across Canada will battle it out for up to $80,000 in awards to support their research and advance their innovations. The presentations will be filmed and presented to the public on November 16. The Eye on the Cure competition will showcase early career vision researchers, their projects and their inspiration to focus on eye health and vision research.

The show will be released on Thursday, November 16 at 11 a.m. EST. Sign up below to watch for FREE and cast your vote for the $15,000 People's Choice Award.  People’s Choice voting closes Monday November 20 at 11 a.m. EST. Winners of the People's Choice & Inspiration Award(s) will be announced on Fighting Blindness Canada Facebook Live Tuesday, November 21 at 11 a.m. EST.

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Avis Favaro

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Avis Favaro, health journalist and former Medical Correspondent for CTV National News. Avis Favaro specializes in health stories that can make a difference in the lives of Canadians. Based in Toronto, Favaro is Canada’s longest serving television Medical Correspondent, having started for CTV News in 1992.

Since then she has reported on a wide variety of health issues, including medical errors, drug shortages, mental health, novel therapies for cancer, and the latest therapies for neurological diseases.

Watch the 2022 Show

View the research competition from 2022.

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