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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

Our Community: Powley for District 7

4/12/2021
Our Halifax colleague, Ryan Delahanty, will tell us about the most recent episode of Our Community on AMI-tv. From the April 12, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:10:33

Critical care triage protocol

4/12/2021
David Lepofsky of the AODA Alliance drops by to discuss the fear of critical care triage guidelines for COVID-19 for people with disabilities and seniors. From the April 12, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:14:18

Miniseries review: The Stand

4/12/2021
Film and TV reviewer Amy Amantea will be here with her thoughts on the Prime Video series “The Stand”. From the April 12, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:14:17

COVID-19 vaccines in BC

4/12/2021
In our accessibility story roundup, Dave Brown tells us about Troy Lindstrom who has been trying to gain priority access to a COVID-19 vaccine. He is one of numerous B.C. residents with a disability who've become increasingly concerned about how provincial health officials are handling the rollout of vaccines to vulnerable people. From the April 12, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:04:11

Liberal Party and NDP conventions

4/12/2021
Michelle McQuigge of the Canadian Press recaps the news that made headlines this past weekend including the two virtual policy conventions held by the Liberal Party and the NDP. This is the April 12, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:13:46

Full Show – Episode 290

4/12/2021
Today on NOW with Dave Brown, Michelle McQuigge of the Canadian Press recaps the two virtual policy conventions that were held by the Liberal Party and the NDP. Film and TV reviewer Amy Amantea will be here with her thoughts on the Prime Video series “The Stand”. David Lepofsky of the AODA Alliance drops by to discuss the fear of critical care triage guidelines for COVID-19 for people with disabilities. And, our Halifax colleague, Ryan Delahanty, will tell us about the most recent episode of...

Duration:01:44:38

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