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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.

Twitter:

@AMIaudio

Language:

English

Contact:

1 800 567 6755


Episodes

Weekly News Quiz – February 23, 2021

2/23/2021
Contestants Karen Magee, Mark Phoenix and host Dave Brown compete against each other in this week’s new quiz! From the February 23, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:08:55

Action Audio

2/23/2021
Nelson Rego of Cool Blind Tech describes Action Audio, an audio system that translates live tennis into spatial sound effects for users who are blind and partially sighted. From the February 23, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:10:26

Community report - Louise Levesque-Burly - Moncton, MB

2/23/2021
Louise Levesque-Burley tells us about the various activities offered at Jardin Botanique in Edmundston, New Brunswick. She also tells us about the Blindfold Games Launcher app for iOS. From the February 23, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:10:03

Accessible housing issues

2/23/2021
In our accessibility story roundup, we talk about Surrey South MLA Stephanie Cadieux and her recent call out on the development industry for not doing enough to address housing accessibility issues. From the February 23, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:03:03

CNIB Young Leaders Program

2/23/2021
Kara Aramini from the CNIB Foundation tells us about their youth leadership program that takes a focus on fundraising. We also hear from young leader Alicia Chenier about her project's campaign. From the February 23, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:08:49

Full Show - Episode 256

2/23/2021
Today on NOW with Dave Brown, we learn about the CNIB Foundation’s Young Leaders Program in Edmonton, Alberta. Community reporter Louise Levesque-Burley tells us about the various activities offered at Jardin Botanique in Edmundston, New Brunswick. Nelson Rego of Cool Blind Tech describes Action Audio, an audio system that translates live tennis into spatial sound effects for users who are blind and partially sighted. And, contestants Karen Magee, Mark Phoenix and host Dave Brown compete...

Duration:01:44:01

Canada research chair

2/22/2021
Jim Krysko shares his Western Regional Report. He tells us about how University of Alberta professor Joanne Weber becomes Canada’s first research chair in Deaf education. We also chat about a family in southern Alberta that started the ‘New Hope at Park Lake’ GoFundMe campaign. It came together after the family encountered another obstacle to build a place to help employ people with disabilities. From the February 22, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:09:13

Library of smells in Poland

2/22/2021
For our accessibility story roundup, we discuss how Poland plans to open a library of smells at the Educational Centre for Blind Children in the locality of Owinska, western Poland. Dave Brown shares the details. From the February 22, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:04:10

Smartphone-enabled COVID-19 test

2/22/2021
Marc Aflalo from Double Tap TV tells us about a new smartphone-enabled COVID-19 test kit. From the February 22, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:07:31

Film review: The Minimalists: Less Is Now

2/22/2021
Film reviewer Kim Thistle shares her commentary on the Netflix documentary “The Minimalists: Less Is Now.” From the February 22, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:11:40

Ask Dave Anything - February 22

2/22/2021
Today is the day Dave Brown answers your questions in our segment “Ask Dave Anything!” From the February 22, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:15:05

New travel restrictions

2/22/2021
Michelle McQuigge of the Canadian Press gives us a weekend news recap and discusses the new travel restrictions for Canadians. From the February 22, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:08:15

Full Show - Episode 255

2/22/2021
Today on NOW with Dave Brown, Michelle McQuigge of the Canadian Press gives us a weekend news recap and discusses the new travel restrictions for Canadians. Today is the day Dave Brown answers your questions in our segment “Ask Dave Anything!” Film reviewer Kim Thistle shares her commentary on the Netflix documentary “The Minimalists: Less Is Now.” Coming up in the second hour of the show, Marc Aflalo from Double Tap TV tells us about a new smartphone-enabled COVID-19 test kit. For our...

Duration:01:44:07

Framing Britney Spears

2/19/2021
AMI’s communications specialist Greg David discusses the impact of the New York Times documentary “Framing Britney Spears.” He also gives us an inside scoop on AMI's 2021 scholarship. From the February 19, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:12:18

Variety's review of Promising Young Woman

2/19/2021
Entertainment critic Michael McNeely describes the controversy over Variety’s Review of Carrie Mulligan’s performance in “Promising Young Woman.” He also explores what makes a good and bad review in film criticism. From the February 19, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:13:18

Facebook blocks news in Australia

2/19/2021
In our weekly news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Meagan Gillmore, we talk about Facebook's actions to block news in Australia and discuss the cascading impact government laws can have on the media. From the February 19, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:13:47

Superior Court oversight

2/19/2021
In our weekly news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Meagan Gillmore, we explore the geographical limitations of remote work and discuss an Ontario Judge who has been told they can no longer hear cases remotely from the Caribbean. From the February 19, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:12:19

Uighur Muslims in China

2/19/2021
In our weekly news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Meagan Gillmore, we discuss the Conservatives’ call on Canada to take the same stand other countries have against China's treatment of the Uighur Muslim population. From the February 19, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:15:58

Full Show - Episode 254

2/19/2021
Today on NOW with Dave Brown, we have our weekly news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Meagan Gillmore. We discuss the Conservatives’ call on Canada to take the same stand other countries have against China's treatment of the Uighur Muslim population. We also talk about Facebook's decision to is block news on their platform in Australia. And, we explore the geographical limitations of remote work. In the second hour of the show, entertainment critic Michael McNeely describes the controversy...

Duration:01:44:05

Fishing for Autism

2/18/2021
Karen Magee tells us about Fishing for Autism, an awareness event in Cornwall, Ontario. Karen also chats about how a family in London, Ontario is turning to True North Tiny Homes to build a tiny accessible home for their daughter. From the February 18, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:10:52