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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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Episodes

Ellen DeGeneres to end talk show

5/14/2021
AMI communications specialist Greg David chats about Ellen DeGeneres’ announcement to end her daytime talk show. He also tells us about the upcoming virtual event, AMI Connect! From the May 14, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:12:43

Film preview: Cruella

5/14/2021
Entertainment critic Michael McNeely previews the upcoming Disney film “Cruella” starring Emma Stone. From the May 14, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:11:45

The ethics of sales

5/14/2021
In our weekly news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Meagan Gillmore, we explore the broader picture of sales ethics after an 85-year-old with Alzheimer’s was upsold a bunch of a products at an electronics store. From the May 14, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:09:37

The 2021 Census

5/14/2021
In our weekly news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Meagan Gillmore, we discuss what stood out to us in the 2021 Census. From the May 14, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:13:24

Vaccine rollout in Canada

5/14/2021
In our weekly news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Meagan Gillmore, we talk about a few stories that caught our attention this week on the COVID-19 Vaccine rollout in Canada including the pause of the AstraZeneca vaccine and Manitoba’s paid leave for vaccinations.. From the May 14, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:17:45

Full Show - Episode 314

5/14/2021
Today on NOW with Dave Brown, we have our weekly news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Meagan Gillmore. We talk about a few stories that caught our attention this week on the COVID-19 Vaccine rollout in Canada. We also discuss what stood out to us in the 2021 Census. And, we explore the ethics of sales. In the second hour of the show, entertainment critic Michael McNeely previews the upcoming Disney film “Cruella” starring Emma Stone. And, AMI communications specialist Greg David chats about...

Duration:01:44:41

Full Show - Episode 313

5/13/2021
Today on NOW with Dave Brown, researcher Vera Kubenz discusses a new study on people with disabilities in the global south during the pandemic. Producer Dawn Dickinson previews The Guardian This Week and tells us why more people want to continue wearing face masks. Community reporter Shaini Saravanamuthu chats about this year’s Cycle for Sight event hosted by Fighting Blindness Canada! Shaun Preece of Double Tap Canada describes Samsung’s new upcycling program. And, Karen Magee tells us...

Duration:01:44:41

Ultrasonic sensor prototype

5/13/2021
In her central regional report, Karen Magee tells us about the Senior on Wheels Program in Cornwall, Ontario. She also provides us an update on the CNIB Lake Joe. And, she describes a prototype for a new navigational device that uses ultrasonic sensors. From the May 13, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:10:58

Samsung’s upcycling program

5/13/2021
Shaun Preece of Double Tap Canada describes Samsung’s new upcycling program that allows users to upcycle their existing phones to smart home devices. Shaun Preece of Double Tap Canada fills us in on the details. From the May 13, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:12:24

Community report - Shaini Saravanamuthu – Montreal, QC

5/13/2021
Community reporter Shaini Saravanamuthu chats about this year’s Cycle for Sight event hosted by Fighting Blindness Canada! She also tells us about her participation in the upcoming AMI Connect event. From the May 13, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:14:20

The decline of sketching

5/13/2021
Producer Dawn Dickinson previews The Guardian This Week and tells us why more people want to continue wearing face masks. She also discusses the rise of conceptual art and the decline of drawing and sketching in U.K. art schools. From the May 13, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:16:34

Disability & COVID-19

5/13/2021
Researcher Vera Kubenz from the University of Birmingham shares findings from a new study about the discrimination faced by people with disabilities across the global south during the pandemic. From the May 13, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:10:12

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