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Alberta Health Services 2019 - Video

May 2019

The Team Gets Bigger – Karon’s Story In 2019, Karon was asked to take part in a digital connection project for Alberta Health Services. Her story serves as an example to healthcare workers across the province about the importance of having the continuity of a family doctor to coordinates specialist services for patients with complex healthcare needs.

Alberta Health Services 2019

May 14, 2019

World Family Doctor Day celebrates dedication. High River writer gives thanks for 18 years of care from her family physician. Story by Bretton Davie 

The Best of Routes Magazine 2018

July 2018

Routes Magazine wraps up with a Best of digital issue, highlighting some of southern Alberta's most remarkable people - Karon Argue takes centre spread. 

AMI This Week March 6, 2017

March 6, 2017

This week on ATW we meet Niam Jain, a 14-year-old artist who has autism. Halifax's Laura Bain visits the Stone Hearth Bakery and we profile Karon Argue, a children's book author and illustrator who is legally blind.

ZekeNews February 2016

February 13, 2016

High River artist and author Karon Argue reads from her new book, "The Smooch" at the River Runs Thru It Cafe in High River, Alberta. The colourful children's book was written and illustrated by Argue who is visually impaired.


November 4, 2016

AT Banter hosts talk with Karon Argue, Author and Illustrator about life as a legally blind artist and the challenges she’s had to overcome.

High River Times February 2016

13 February 2016

Pucker Up And Grab The Smooch - High River Author and Illustrator Karon Argue sees the good in the world even though she's blind. Written by Jeff McLenaghan

High River Times November 2015

November 2015

Karon was interviewed by the High River Times' Kevin Rushworth to talk about the kidney transplant that she received. They also talked about her Kickstarted campaign which is rasing funds to publish her first children's book 'The Smooch'.

CBC TV Calgary News

July 2013

Terri Trembath once again visited Karon post-2013 flooding in her home in High River, Alberta. Karon was one of the lucky ones through the flood, and "only" lost all the items stored in her basement - including her portfolio of work from the last 25 years. Luckily, her most recent work survived!


Unfortunately, the CBC story is MIA on the CBC website, so you'll have to take our word that this television interview did actually happen!

CTV's Inspiring Albertans Segment

May 2013

In May, Karon was featured on fellow High Riverite Daryl Janz' "Inspiring Albertans" segment on the CTV 6:00pm news.

CBC TV National News

March 2013

Karon was interviewed by CBC TV Calgary's Terri Trembath on March 27th at her home in High River. The spot aired on March 28th in Calgary, and was picked up the following day by the national CBC syndicate, airing across the country on Good Friday. 

CBC Radio International

March 2013

Following on from the CBC TV interview, Karon was interviewed remotely by Marc in the Montreal office of CBC Radio International. The interview aired on April 7th, 2013.

High River Times

April 2013

Karon and friend Lee-Ann Murakami were interviewed by the High River Times' Kevin Rushworth prior to their joint art show Into the Wild on April 6. The article ran in the April 1st issue of the local newspaper.   

Read the article 

Routes Magazine Cover Story

March 2013

Karon's inspiring story was featured as the lead article in the southern Alberta's Routes magazine in March 2013.

Read the article to learn how Karon has overcome the odds to follow her passion for creating illustrated characters that jump off the page and visually-arresting paintings -- with only 20% vision in one eye.

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