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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

2021 PEN/Nabokov Award

4/9/2021
Karen McKay from the Centre for Equitable Library tells us about this year’s winner for the 2021 PEN/Nabokov Award for Achievement in International Literature. She also tells us about the longlist for the 2021 International Booker Prize. From the April 9, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:13:30

Nominees for best female actor

4/9/2021
Entertainment critic Michael McNeely continues his Oscars coverage and describes this year’s nominees for best female actor. From the April 9, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:11:37

Employment Insurance Reform

4/9/2021
In our weekly news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Meagan Gillmore, we talk about how gig workers are suggesting employment insurance reform. And, we contemplate how the gig economy and the social safety net don’t necessarily mesh. From the April 9, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:10:45

MLB All-Star Game

4/9/2021
In our weekly news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Meagan Gillmore, we discuss Major League Baseball's decision to move its All-Star Game from Atlanta due to new voting laws in Georgia. And, we'll explore corporate social responsibility and where it intersects with politics. From the April 9, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:16:01

Online education

4/9/2021
In our weekly news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Meagan Gillmore, we explore how online education and remote learning could influence school curriculum. From the April 9, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:14:21

Full Show – Episode 289

4/9/2021
Today on NOW with Dave Brown, we have our weekly news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Meagan Gillmore. We explore how online education and remote learning could influence school curriculum. We also discuss corporate social responsibility and where it intersects with politics. And, we contemplate how the gig economy and the social safety net don’t necessarily mesh. In the second hour of the show. entertainment critic Michael McNeely continues his Oscars coverage and describes this year’s...

Duration:01:44:37

HandyDART Accessible Transportation

4/8/2021
Sylvi Fekete shares her pacific regional report with a story on Metro Vancouver's transit network goal to modernize their HandyDART accessible transportation service. She also discusses the upcoming episode of AMI-tv's "Our Community" that features the organziation People In Motion. From the April 8, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:10:51

An open letter to Ottawa schoolboards

4/8/2021
In our accessibility story roundup, Dave Brown shares an open letter written by special education teacher Martha Brown. The letter was sent to members of school boards in Ottawa, regional and provincial politicians, and describes the issues teachers have faced in creating safe educational environments for students during the pandemic. From the April 8, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:03:27

Amazon Echo Show 10

4/8/2021
Shaun Preece of Double Tap Canada describes Amazon’s new Echo Show 10 smart display. He also tells us about Belkin's new wireless charger for the iPhone 12 From the April 8, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:10:10

Diversity and representation in kids' books

4/8/2021
Author Valene Campbell tells us about her new children’s book series “The Amazing Zoe.” She also discusses issues of diversity and representation in kids' books and literature. From the April 8, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:11:59

The decline of religion

4/8/2021
Corinne Van Dusen previews The Guardian This Week with an article about a new study shows that rightwing politics are fueling a decline of religion. She also discusses pet ownership during the pandemic and the issues faced by British renters who are told they cannot have animals in their apartments From the April 8, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:09:18

WWE WrestleMania 37

4/8/2021
We check in with Jason Frazier of MindsEye and discuss WWE’s WrestleMania 37! From the April 8, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:10:13

Full Show – Episode 288

4/8/2021
Today on NOW with Dave Brown, we check in with Jason Frazier of MindsEye and discuss WWE’s WrestleMania 37! Corinne Van Dusen previews The Guardian This Week with an article about a new study shows that rightwing politics are fueling a decline of religion. Author Valene Campbell tells us about her new children’s book series “The Amazing Zoe.” Shaun Preece of Double Tap Canada describes Amazon’s new Echo Show 10 smart display. And, Sylvi Fekete shares her pacific regional report with a story...

Duration:01:44:36

Intergovernmental tensions

4/7/2021
Veteran political correspondent Craig Oliver analyzes the latest news in Canadian politics including tensions that have been brewing between varying levels of government throughout the pandemic. And, how the federal Conservatives are pledging to hold a public inquiry into the government's handling of the pandemic. From the April 7, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:17:11

Apple updated Siri

4/7/2021
Mike Agerbo of The App Show tells us about how Siri will no longer default to a female voice on North American Apple devices. He talks about how Google is refreshing its Nest Hub smart display with a reduced cost with new features. We also chat about how Tech Start-up UVeya has created a new robot armed with virus-killing ultraviolet light that is being tested on Swiss airplanes. From the April 7, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:09:45

Community report - Milena Khazanavicius - Halifax, NS

4/7/2021
Milena Khazanavicius gives us the lowdown on dragon boating opportunities in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Milena also gives us an update on the Villains Theatre production of “Observatory Mansions.” From the April 7, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:11:33

Community report - Derek Lackey - Winnipeg, MB

4/7/2021
Derek Lackey shares details on an upcoming virtual trivia night hosted by Accessible Sport Connection Manitoba. He also tells us about how the Rotary Club of Winnipeg will be hosting an upcoming comedy night with Big Daddy Tazz. From the April 7, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:09:32

Kitchen Confession Podcast

4/7/2021
Mary Mammoliti tells us about her AMI-audio original podcast Kitchen Confession. From the April 7, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:10:46

Full Show – Episode 287

4/7/2021
Today on Now with Dave Brown, Mary Mammoliti tells us about her AMI-audio original podcast Kitchen Confession. Community reporter Derek Lackey shares details on an upcoming virtual trivia night hosted by Accessible Sport Connection Manitoba. Community reporter Milena Khazanavicius gives us the lowdown on dragon boating opportunities in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Siri will no longer default to a female voice on North American Apple devices. Mike Agerbo of the App Show fill us in. Veteran...

Duration:01:44:36

Weekly News Quiz - April 6, 2021

4/6/2021
Host Dave Brown competes against contestants Karen Magee and Mark Phoenix in another edition of our weekly news quiz. From the April 6, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:13:48