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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

One dose summer

5/12/2021
Veteran political correspondent Craig Oliver analyzes the latest news in Canadian politics including: first dose vaccination rates and the fate of the Line 5 energy pipeline. From the May 12, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:17:35

Twitter tip jar feature

5/12/2021
Mike Agerbo of the App Show describes Twitter’s newly launched "tip jar" feature that allows users to send money to others on the platform. He also shares an update on the latest app tracking options for iOS 14.5. And, he weighs the benefits of Canada's electric vehicle incentive. From the May 12, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:09:03

Community report - Amy Amantea - Vancouver, BC

5/12/2021
Amy Amantea chats about this year’s rEvolver Festival hosted by UpInTheAir Theatre. Amy also tells us about an acting class she helped develop for actors with disabilities called Realwheels Acting Academy. From the May 12, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:08:13

Accessibility legislation in BC

5/12/2021
Accessibility reporter Meagan Gillmore tells us B.C.’s new accessibility legislation to build a more inclusive province for people with disabilities. From the May 12, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:13:25

Disability awakening in Canada

5/12/2021
Andrea van Vugt from of the Disability Pride Alberta Foundation describes the need for a disability awakening in Canada. From the May 12, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:10:46

Full Show - Episode 312

5/12/2021
Today on NOW with Dave Brown, Andrea van Vugt from of the Disability Pride Alberta Foundation describes the need for a disability awakening in Canada. Accessibility reporter Meagan Gillmore tells us B.C.’s new accessibility legislation to build a more inclusive province for people with disabilities. Community reporter Amy Amantea chats about this year’s rEvolver Festival hosted by UpInTheAir Theatre. Mike Agerbo of the App Show describes Twitter’s newly launched "tip jar" feature that allows...

Duration:01:44:41

Weekly news quiz - May 11, 2021

5/11/2021
Host Dave Brown competes against contestants Karen Magee and Mark Phoenix in another edition of our weekly news quiz. From the May 11, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:12:53

The e-Guide Dog

5/11/2021
Nelson Rego of Cool Blind Tech describes the e-Guide Dog, a prototype for a navigational robotic dog on wheels. He also tells us about InnoMake smart shoes and new features added to the Google Assistant. From the May 11, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:14:08

Community report - Elizabeth Mohler - Toronto, ON

5/11/2021
Elizabeth Mohler chats about "Let's Talk Apple," an upcoming event that is seeking accessibility feedback from Apple users who are blind and partially sighted. From the May 11, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:09:55

Toronto's COVID-19 vaccine town hall

5/11/2021
In our accessibility story roundup, we discuss the Toronto Public Health's upcoming town hall about COVID-19 vaccines. From the May 11, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:04:49

Carbon footprint of beef

5/11/2021
Environmental contributor Lawrence Gunther discusses the carbon footprint of beef and tells us about Epicurious’ decision to remove beef from their online recipes. From the May 11, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:12:56

Full Show - Episode 311

5/11/2021
Today on NOW with Dave Brown, environmental contributor Lawrence Gunther explains the carbon footprint of beef. Community reporter Elizabeth Mohler tells us about an upcoming Apple event that is seeking feedback from users who are blind and partially sighted. Nelson Rego of Cool Blind Tech describes the e-Guide Dog, a prototype for a navigational robotic dog on wheels. And, host Dave Brown competes against contestants Karen Magee and Mark Phoenix in another edition of our weekly news quiz....

Duration:01:43:53

Accessible taxis in P.E.I.

5/10/2021
In his Atlantic regional report, Ryan Delehanty describes a newly launched accessible taxi program in Prince Edward Island. From the May 10, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:11:11

Paramount commits to inclusion

5/10/2021
In our accessibility story roundup, we discuss Paramount Pictures' adoption of the Ruderman Family Foundation’s guidelines for auditioning actors with disabilities for studio productions. From the May 10, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:02:54

Epic Games Vs. Apple

5/10/2021
Marc Aflalo of Double Tap TV explains the latest news on Epic Games’ lawsuit against Apple's ability to control which apps can be available on its devices. From the May 10, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:10:37

Series review: Shadow and Bone

5/10/2021
Film reviewer Amy Amantea shares her commentary on the Netflix series “Shadow and Bone.” From the May 10, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:11:33

National AccessAbility Week

5/10/2021
Accessibility specialist Marco Pasqua discusses this year’s National AccessAbility Week! He also tells us about Revolve Air, a new and foldable wheelchair. From the May 10, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:10:40

Provinces introduce new pandemic restrictions

5/10/2021
Michelle McQuigge of the Canadian Press shares her weekend news recap and tells us about the COVID-19 restrictions in Manitoba. From the May 10, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:07:41

Full Show - Episode 310

5/10/2021
Today on NOW with Dave Brown, Michelle McQuigge of the Canadian Press shares her weekend news recap and tells us about the COVID-19 restrictions in Manitoba. Accessibility specialist Marco Pasqua describes this year’s National AccessAbility Week! Film reviewer Amy Amantea shares her commentary on the Netflix series “Shadow and Bone.” Marc Aflalo of Double Tap TV explains the latest news on Epic Games’ lawsuit against Apple's ability to control which apps can be available on its devices. And,...

Duration:01:45:03

Governor General Literary Awards

5/7/2021
Karen McKay from the Centre of Equitable Library Access gives us a snapshot of this year’s nominees for the Governor General Literary Awards. And, she tells us about this year's Festival for Literacy Diversity. From the May 7, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:12:29