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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

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

Film review: Supernova

2/26/2021
Entertainment critic Michael McNeely reviews the dramatic film “Supernova” starring Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci. From the February 26, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:12:08

Proposed amendments in Ontario

2/26/2021
In our weekly news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Meagan Gillmore, we talk about Ontario's proposed amendments to the election laws. From the February 26, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:12:01

The cost of civil disobedience

2/26/2021
In our weekly news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Meagan Gillmore, we explore the cost of civil disobedience and talk about a Toronto BBQ restaurant that has been slapped with a hefty bill after they defied public health orders. From the February 26, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:15:57

Tuition-free PSW program

2/26/2021
In our weekly news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Meagan Gillmore, we discuss Ontario’s efforts to help long-term care facilities through a tuition-free PSW program. From the February 26, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:14:57

Full Show - Episode 259

2/26/2021
Today on NOW with Dave Brown, we have our weekly news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Meagan Gillmore. We discuss Ontario’s efforts to help long-term care facilities through a tuition-free PSW program. We explore the cost of civil disobedience and talk about a Toronto BBQ restaurant that defied public health orders has been slapped with a hefty bill. And, we chat about Ontario's proposed amendments to the election laws. In the second hour of the show, entertainment critic Michael McNeely...

Duration:01:44:14

The Including All Citizens Program

2/25/2021
Sylvi Fekete discusses the recent graduates of the Including All-Citizens Program at the Kwantlen Polytechnic University. She also tells us how the UBC Okanagan using therapy dogs to help build social skills in children. From the February 25, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:09:00

Black history and disability

2/25/2021
In our accessibility story roundup, we learn about some notable Black leaders with disabilities in history. From the February 25, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:01:59

Belkin's new 3-in-1 charger

2/25/2021
Steven Scott of Double Tap Canada describes his experience with Belkin’s new 3-in-1 Wireless Charger. From the February 25, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:08:57

Community report - Becki Zerr - Regina, SK

2/25/2021
Becki Zerr joins us to tell us about a new guide dog handler’s group in Regina, Saskatchewan. She also talks about how people with guide dogs are now able to access an exclusive dog park in the city. From the February 25, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:08:21

Clean power for Seville Water Plant

2/25/2021
Producer Dawn Dickinson previews The Guardian This Week with an article about how the Seville Water Plant in Spain is working toward clean power using leftover oranges. She also explains why the remains of Sussex nun Cornelia Connelly are being relocated to Philadelphia to improve her chances of sainthood. From the February 25, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:08:30

Rohingya minority in Myanmar

2/25/2021
Human rights advocate Fareed Khan discusses the Myanmar protests and its effect on the Rohingya minority. From the February 25, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:12:55

Full Show - Episode 258

2/25/2021
Today on NOW with Dave Brown, human rights advocate Fareed Khan discusses the Myanmar protests and its effect on the Rohingya minority. Producer Dawn Dickinson previews The Guardian This Week with an article about a water plant in Spain that is working toward clean power using leftover oranges. Community reporter Becki Zerr tells us about a new guide dog handler’s group in Regina, Saskatchewan. Steven Scott of Double Tap Canada describes his experience with Belkin’s new 3-in-1 Wireless...

Duration:01:44:08