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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

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

NBC's Paralympic coverage

3/1/2021
In our accessibility story roundup, we talk about how NBC Universal will air a record 1,200 hours of Paralympic coverage from the Tokyo Games, including the first NBC primetime broadcasts in history as part of unprecedented programming for a Paralympic Games. From the March 1, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:02:05

Microsoft's accessible gaming

3/1/2021
Marc Aflalo of Double Tap TV describes Microsoft’s new program to help develop more accessible games. He also tells us about ZOOM's new closed captioning feature. From the March 1, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:09:56

Series review: Fate: The Winx Saga

3/1/2021
Film reviewer Amy Amantea gives her commentary on the Netflix Series “Fate: The Winx Saga.” From the March 1, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:10:47

Accessible winter recreational activities

3/1/2021
Thea Kurdi from DesignABLE Environments tells us about some accessible winter recreational activities such as Calgary's accessible skating rink and Whistler's adaptive ski program. From the March 1, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:08:48

P.E.I.'s new lockdown

3/1/2021
Michelle McQuigge of the Canadian Press shares a recap of the news that made headlines this past weekend, including COVID-19 travel rules, P.E.I.’s new lockdown and March break in Quebec. From the March 1, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:10:33

Full Show - Episode 260

3/1/2021
Today on NOW with Dave Brown, Michelle McQuigge of the Canadian Press shares a news update on the COVID-19 travel rules, PEI’s new lockdown and March break in Quebec. Thea Kurdi from DesignABLE Environments tells us about some accessible winter recreational activities. Film reviewer Amy Amantea gives her commentary on the Netflix Series “Fate: The Winx Saga.” Marc Aflalo of Double Tap TV describes Microsoft’s new program to help develop more accessible games. And, Ryan Delehanty shares his...

Duration:01:44:03

Freedom to Read Week

2/26/2021
Karen McKay from the Centre for Equitable Library Access tells us about this year’s Freedom to Read Week award winner, David Robertson. She also provides us with some featured titles from the CELA collection for World Thinking Day. From the February 26, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:11:42