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Community Report - West

Listen to Kelly and Company weekdays 3 p.m. - 5 p.m. Eastern to find out what’s happening in your community! Tune in weekly to hear from our community reporters across the country bringing you information on events and happenings in the blind and partially sighted community across Canada. Click here for more reports in other regions: Atlantic and Central 


Ashley Nemeth - Saskatchewan 

Ashley Nemeth stands with her guide dog


Ashley is a blind blogger, and mother to three children. She lives and works in Regina, Saskatchewan, and spends her free time breaking down stereotypes of those that are blind and partially sighted by snowboarding, golfing and living life to its fullest. 

Recent Reports: 

October 31, 2017 - We welcome Ashley Nemeth back to Kelly and Company. She tells us about Girl Power, YES camp, and the Tech Ease Drop In.


J.R. Bjornson - Alberta 

J.R. Headshot

J.R. is a proud father of two boys ages 3 and 6, 2 cats and husband to an amazing wife. He is legally blind and promotes living independently with vision loss in the community. When J.R. isn’t busy with brewing the best cup of coffee in town, he spends time creating videos for his YouTube channel, often focusing on “How to” content. J.R. lives in Red Deer and reports on the Alberta region.

Recent Reports:

January 4, 2018 - J.R. tells us about the Lending Cupboard and about Visor App, which turns your phone into a digital magnifier.

December 7, 2017 - J.R. tells us about an audible meat thermometer and about helping out with a high school art project.

November 9, 2017 -  J.R. tells us about his first visit to a CNIB support group. He also shares his advice on keeping winter at bay.


Anthony Hodgetts - Calgary 

Head shot of Anthony Hodgetts

Anthony loves media and keeping up on the news. When he is not at home he's is involved in his church choir, a blind bowling league, an arts and crafts class and/or a yoga class depending on the day! Anthony helps out with a radio show dealing with blindness and vision impaired issues called Bumping into Walls on the local community radio station CJSW FM 90.9.

Recent Reports: 

November 29, 2017 - Anthony tells us about a fully accessible escape room.

November 2, 2017 - In his first segment with us, Anthony tells us about an audio book club at the Calgary Public Library, an opportunity to give feedback on the transit experience in Calgary, and a bowling night with the Alberta Sports & Recreation Association.


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