Live from Studio 5

Tune in weekdays at 9 a.m. Eastern for community news and information from coast to coast and a daily look at technology, health and current affairs. 

Live from Studio 5

Tune in weekdays at 9 a.m. Eastern for community news and information from coast to coast and a daily look at technology, health and current affairs. 

Community Report - Pacific

Listen to Live from Studio 5 weekdays 9 to 11 a.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: AtlanticCentral and West

Vancouver – Amy Amantea

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An artist, actor and advocate for persons with disabilities, Amy spends her time volunteering in the community, enhancing accessibility and creating awareness around sight loss. She plans to experience all that life has to offer! Amy lives in Vancouver and reports on the British Columbia region.  

Recent Reports:

October 3, 2018 - Community reporter Amy Amantea explains how to get involved with tennis with BC Blind Sports.

 

Okanagan Valley - Michelle Jorgensen

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Michelle was born with a rare eye condition, PFV, which has resulted in her being partially sighted her whole life. Michelle actively trains in martial arts and competes in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. She is a full-time student studying psychology and anthropology at UBC Okanagan and a passionate volunteer and advocate for many non-profit organizations.

 

Recent Reports:

August 27, 2018 - Michelle Jorgensen, our newest community reporter, tells us about the Accessibility and Disability Resource Centre at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus.

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