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Join Dave Brown as he discusses the latest news, sports, entertainment and current events through a disability lens.

Join Dave Brown as he discusses the latest news, sports, entertainment and current events through a disability lens.

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Canada

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Join Dave Brown as he discusses the latest news, sports, entertainment and current events through a disability lens.

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@AMIaudio

Language:

English

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1 800 567 6755


Episodes

Community Living Dundas County

3/4/2021
Karen Magee shares her central regional report with a story on a series of engaging "quarantivities” offered by Community Living Dundas County. She also tells us about Austin Anderson, a Bolsover youth who recently won a virtual Special Olympics event for soccer. From the March 4, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:08:46

Disability day of mourning

3/4/2021
In our accessibility story round up, host Dave Brown discusses Disability Day of Mourning, an annual day of remebrance for victims of filicide. From the March 4, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:01:26

The Right to Repair

3/4/2021
Shaun Preece of Double Tap Canada informs us about “Right To Repair,” the European Union’s new law for reducing electronic waste. From the March 4, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:12:47

Loblaws partners with Loop

3/4/2021
Food & drink columnist Jennie Bovard chats about Loblaws’ new partnership with Loop to introduce reusable packaging for groceries. From the March 4, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:12:52

New analysis on coral reefs

3/4/2021
Dawn Dickinson previews The Guardian This Week with an article about a secret blacklist for UK’s Pontin Park that has prevented people with Irish surnames from booking. She also describes a new analysis on coral reefs that shows the risk of extinction of some species may not be as high as previously thought. From the March 4, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:07:26

GoodMaps Explore app

3/4/2021
Mike May of GoodMaps tells us about GoodMaps Explore, an accessible app for people who are blind to navigate the indoors and outdoors safely and efficiently. From the March 4, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:08:38

Full Show - Episode 263

3/4/2021
Today on NOW with Dave Brown, we learn about GoodMaps Explore, an accessible app to navigate the indoors and outdoors safely and efficiently. Dawn Dickinson previews The Guardian This Week with an article about a secret blacklist for UK’s Pontin Park. Food & drink columnist Jennie Bovard tells us all about a Canadian supermarket chain that will be introducing reusable packaging for groceries. Shaun Preece of Double Tap Canada informs us about “Right To Repair,” the European Union’s new law...

Duration:01:44:07

Full Show - Episode 262

3/3/2021
Today on NOW with Dave Brown, Melanie Panitch from Ryerson University discusses the legacy and impact of Justin Clark on the disability rights movement in Canada. Accessibility reporter Meagan Gillmore describes the first regulations under the Accessible Canada Act. Community reporter Guy Carriere in Sudbury Ontario gives us the lowdown on Fighting Blindness Canada’s new challenge, Screens Off for Sight! Mike Agerbo of the App Show tells us about Super Follows, Twitter’s new paid...

Duration:01:44:10

Vaccine rollout

3/3/2021
Veteran political correspondent Craig Oliver shares his perspective on the latest news in Canadian politics, including the vaccine rollout, military sexual misconduct and parliamentary procedure.From the March 3, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:17:10

Super Follows on Twitter

3/3/2021
Mike Agerbo of the App Show tells us about Super Follows, Twitter’s new paid feature. He also describes the recent malfunctioning of Roomba robot vacuums that have appeared to look “drunk.” From the March 3, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:09:31

Community report - Guy Carriere - Sudbury, ON

3/3/2021
Guy Carriere in Sudbury Ontario gives us the lowdown on Fighting Blindness Canada’s new challenge, Screens Off for Sight! He shares an update on the courses he's been taking. We also chat about how March break is being postponed. From the March 3, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:06:58

ACA proposed regulations

3/3/2021
Our accessibility reporter Meagan Gillmore describes the first regulations under the Accessible Canada Act and shares some early feedback on them. From the March 3, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:15:21

Justin Clark and disability rights

3/3/2021
Melanie Panitch from Ryerson University discusses the legacy and impact of Justin Clark on the disability rights movement in Canada. From the March 3, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:07:06

Weekly News Quiz – March 2, 2021

3/2/2021
Contestants Karen Magee, Mark Phoenix and host Dave Brown compete against each other in this week’s new quiz! From the March 2, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:07:11

TalkBack screen reader for Android

3/2/2021
Nelson Rego of Cool Blind discusses Google's all-new version of their TalkBack screen reader for Android. He also tells us about Google's new roll out updates to some of their Android apps. From the March 2, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:12:18

Community report - J.R. Bjornson - Red Deer, AB

3/2/2021
J.R. Bjornson tells us about a goalball opportunity for youth by the Alberta Sports and Recreation Association for the Blind. He also describes the public and free ice slides at Sylvan Lake. From the March 2, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:11:13

Guide dogs training during COVID-19

3/2/2021
In our accessibility story roundup, we discuss two Canadian agencies that are training guide dogs during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dave Brown has the story. From the March 2, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:02:14

Aging and deteriorating dams

3/2/2021
Environmental contributor Lawrence Gunther describes the threat of aging and deteriorating dams on people living downstream. From the March 2, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:11:26

Full Show - Episode 261

3/2/2021
Today on NOW with Dave Brown, environmental contributor Lawrence Gunther describes the threat of aging and deteriorating dams on people living downstream. Community reporter J.R. Bjornson tells us about a goalball opportunity for youth by the Alberta Sports and Recreation Association for the Blind. Nelson Rego discusses Google's all-new version of their TalkBack screen reader for Android. And, contestants Karen Magee, Mark Phoenix and host Dave Brown compete against each other in this week’s...

Duration:01:44:07

Accessible transit in Halifax

3/1/2021
Ryan Delehanty shares his Atlantic regional report with the latest news on accessible transit and taxis in Halifax. From the March 1, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:08:45