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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

The Disability Experience

4/22/2021
Sylvi Fekete tells us about “The Disability Experience,” a new book about the lived experiences of Canadians with physical, sensory and cognitive disabilities. She also discusses the increased advocacy for sidewalk accessibility in British Columbia. From the April 22, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:09:16

Accessibility guidelines in St. John's

4/22/2021
In our accessibility story roundup, we discuss the city of St. John’s updated accessibility guidelines for businesses planning to use outdoor space during the spring and summer season. From the April 22, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:03:43

New iPad Pro

4/22/2021
Shaun Preece of Double Tap Canada describes Apple’s new iPad Pro! From the April 22, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:12:20

Community report - Becki Zerr - Regina, SK

4/22/2021
Becki Zerr gives us an update on the state of Regina Public Schools that have gone virtual with online learning. She also shares some baking tips using the Pampered Chef scoop! From the April 22, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:10:30

Sleep and dementia study

4/22/2021
Producer Dawn Dickinson shares a preview of The Guardian This Week. She describes a new study that finds middle-aged people who sleep six hours or less are at greater risk of dementia. She also tells us about survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire, who claim the council landlord knowingly housed people with disabilities on some of the tower’s highest floors. From the April 22, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:11:52

FuelService app

4/22/2021
We learn about FuelService, a new app that aims to make it easier for Canadians with disabilities to buy gas. From the April 22, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:09:49

Full show - Episode 298

4/22/2021
Today on NOW with Dave Brown, we learn about FuelService, a new app that aims to make it easier for Canadians with disabilities to buy gas. Producer Dawn Dickinson shares a preview of The Guardian This Week with an article about a new study that finds middle-aged people who sleep six hours or less are at greater risk of dementia. Community reporter Becki Zerr gives us an update on the state of Regina Public Schools that have gone virtual with online learning. Shaun Preece of Double Tap...

Duration:01:44:42

The federal budget

4/21/2021
Veteran political correspondent Craig Oliver analyzes the latest news in Canadian politics including the federal budget and the role of Ontario Premier Doug Ford. From the April 21, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:18:43

TCL teases a new foldable phone

4/21/2021
Mike Agerbo of the App Show describes TCL's new foldable phone concept, the “Fold ‘n Roll.” He also tells us about how Logitech's discontinuation of the Harmony universal remote. And, he chats about Mike Lindell's new social media site "Frank." From the April 21, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:10:03

Community report - Dorothy Macnaughton - Sault Ste. Marie, ON

4/21/2021
Dorothy Macnaughton shares an update on the passenger train service between Sault Ste. Marie and Hearst, Ontario. She also tells us about the next session by the Northern Ontario and Rural GTT group. From the April 21, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:09:46

New music by Justin Wack

4/21/2021
Vancouver-based musician Justin Wack tells us about his new single and shares his experiences as a blind artist with synesthesia. From the April 21, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:09:46

Workplace accessibility

4/21/2021
Tova Sherman of reachAbility discusses the importance of reviewing workplace accessibility for a post-pandemic world. From the April 21, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:14:09

Full show - Episode 297

4/21/2021
Today on NOW with Dave Brown, Tova Sherman of reachAbility discusses the importance of reviewing workplace accessibility for a post-pandemic world. Vancouver-based musician Justin Wack tells us about his new single and shares his experiences as a blind artist with synesthesia. Community reporter Dorothy Macnaughton shares an update on the passenger train service between Sault Ste. Marie and Hearst, Ontario. Mike Agerbo of the App Show tells us about TCL's new foldable phone concept, the...

Duration:01:44:35

Weekly news quiz - April 20, 2021

4/20/2021
Host Dave Brown competes against contestants Karen Magee and Mark Phoenix in another edition of our weekly news quiz. From the April 20, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:14:55

Travelmate robotic suitcase

4/20/2021
Nelson Rego of Cool Blind Tech describes Travelmate, a fully autonomous and all-purpose robot assistant that doubles as a suitcase. We also chat about Amazon's Alexa Transit, a new travel feature to simplify navigation between destinations. From the April 20, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:13:39

Community report - Louise Levesque-Burley - Moncton, NB

4/20/2021
Louise Levesque-Burley discusses her upcoming coast-to-coast bistro social night. She also tells us about a neat way we can make laundry accessible using audio labelling for clothing. From the April 20, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:12:51

Accessible technology projects

4/20/2021
In our accessibility story roundup, we discuss the government of Canada's announcement of support for new accessible technology projects. From the April 20, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:03:16

Eye care during COVID-19

4/20/2021
Dr. Alison Ng from the University of Waterloo discusses the importance of keeping on top of your eye health during the COVID-19 pandemic. From the April 20, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:10:31

Full show - Episode 296

4/20/2021
Today on NOW with Dave Brown, Dr. Alison Ng from the University of Waterloo discusses the importance of keeping on top of your eye health during the COVID-19 pandemic. Community reporter Louise Levesque-Burley tells us about her upcoming coast-to-coast bistro social night. Nelson Rego of Cool Blind Tech describes Travelmate, a fully autonomous and all-purpose robot assistant. And, host Dave Brown competes against contestants Karen Magee and Mark Phoenix in another edition of our weekly news...

Duration:01:44:51

The Routledge History of Disability

4/19/2021
Our western regional reporter Jim Krysko tells us about re-release of the book "The Routledge History of Disability." He also explains how an Estevan wheelchair user in Saskatchewan is working to bring more attention to accessibility. From the April 19, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:12:00