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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

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English

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Episodes

Air Canada's bailout agreement

4/14/2021
Veteran political correspondent Craig Oliver analyzes the latest news in Canadian politics including Air Canada's bailout agreement with the federal goverment. He also reviews the NDP and Liberal party conventions that took place this past weekend. From the April 14, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:20:17

Global chip shortage update

4/14/2021
Mike Agerbo of the App Show tells us how the global chip shortage is reportedly affecting Apple’s production. He also discusses LG's exit from the smartphone business. From the April 14, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:09:28

Wheel Voices: Tune In!

4/14/2021
Amy Amantea tells us about “Wheel Voices: Tune In,” a virtual presentation showcasing fourteen artists from a range of talents, collaborating across genres. She also shares the latest news on VocalEye’s crowd-sourced description project. From the April 14, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:15:17

Community Care in Ontario

4/14/2021
Accessibility reporter Meagan Gillmore shares concerns about the Community Care Act and describes the lack of rights for people who use attendant services in Ontario. From the April 14, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:13:40

Road to Inclusion

4/14/2021
AMI Vancouver Presenter Grant Hardy and Bureau Producer Amit Tandon join us to discuss AMI-tv’s “Road to Inclusion,” a new documentary that explores issues of accessibility in urban city planning. From the April 14, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:12:27

Full Show – Episode 292

4/14/2021
Today on NOW with Dave Brown, we discuss AMI-tv’s “Road to Inclusion,” a new documentary that explores issues of accessibility in urban city planning. Accessibility reporter Meagan Gillmore shares concerns about the Community Care Act and describes the lack of rights for people who use attendant services in Ontario. Community reporter Amy Amantea tells us about “Wheel Voices: Tune In,” a virtual presentation showcasing fourteen artists from a range of talents, collaborating across genres....

Duration:01:44:52

Weekly news quiz - April 13, 2021

4/13/2021
Host Dave Brown competes against contestants Karen Magee and Mark Phoenix in another edition of our weekly news quiz. From the April 13, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:13:04

Mini Cheetah

4/13/2021
Nelson Rego of Cool Blind Tech tells us about how scientists have developed the Mini Cheetah, a four-legged robot to help guide users who are blind or partially sighted. He also discusses a new retinal implant called, POLYRETINA. From the April 13, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:12:37

Community report - Elizabeth Mohler - Toronto, ON

4/13/2021
Elizabeth Mohler tells us about “Enabled: Connecting with Birds,” an upcoming panel for birding enthusiasts who are blind or partially sighted. She also describes a new program offered by the High Park Nature Centre in Toronto called Urban Naturalists. From the April 13, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:11:29

Access to the disability tax credit

4/13/2021
In our accessibility story roundup, we discuss an advisory committee calling on the Canada Revenue Agency to promote access to the disability tax credit in Indigenous communities. From the April 13, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:03:01

Netflix documentary: Seaspiracy

4/13/2021
Environmental contributor Lawrence Gunther discusses “Seaspiracy,” a new Netflix documentary that explores the environmental impact of fishing. From the April 13, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:12:48

Full Show – Episode 291

4/13/2021
Today on NOW with Dave Brown, environmental contributor Lawrence Gunther discusses “Seaspiracy,” a new Netflix documentary that explores the environmental impact of fishing. Community reporter Elizabeth Mohler tells us about “Enabled: Connecting with Birds,” an upcoming panel for birding enthusiasts who are blind or partially sighted. Nelson Rego of Cool Blind Tech tells us about how scientists have developed the Mini Cheetah, a four-legged robot to help guide users who are blind or...

Duration:01:44:52

Our Community: Powley for District 7

4/12/2021
Our Halifax colleague, Ryan Delehanty, 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 Delehanty, 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