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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.

Twitter:

@AMIaudio

Language:

English

Contact:

1 800 567 6755


Episodes

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

Documentaries about relationships

5/7/2021
Entertainment critic Michael McNeely describes some documentary films about relationships featured at this year’s Hot Docs Film Festival! From the May 7, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:12:35

New immigration program in Canada

5/7/2021
In our weekly news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Meagan Gillmore, some advocates are saying Canada’s new immigration program excludes some migrant workers. We chat about the intersection of immigration and the labour market. From the May 7, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:14:20

Proud Boys Canada

5/7/2021
In our weekly news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Meagan Gillmore, we talk about how the Canadian Chapter of the Proud Boys recently dissolved and explore what this means for extremist ideologies moving forward. From the May 7, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:11:47

Military sexual misconduct

5/7/2021
In our weekly news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Meagan Gillmore, we discuss the political and institutional issues surrounding sexual misconduct in the military. From the May 7, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:15:41

Full Show - Episode 309

5/7/2021
Today on NOW with Dave Brown, we have our weekly news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Meagan Gillmore. We discuss the political and institutional issues surrounding sexual misconduct in the military. We talk about how the Canadian Chapter of the Proud Boys recently dissolved and explore what this means for extremist ideologies moving forward. And, we chat about Canada’s new immigration program. In the second hour of the show, entertainment critic Michael McNeely describes some documentary...

Duration:01:44:48

Microsoft Ability Summit

5/6/2021
Steven Scott of Double Tap Canada shares his experience at this week’s Microsoft Ability Summit. From the May 6, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:11:04

E-scooters in public spaces

5/6/2021
In our accessibility story roundup, we discuss how Toronto City Council has unanimously voted to reinforce the City’s commitment to safety and accessibility by voting not to opt-in to the provincial e-scooter pilot. From the May 6, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:03:39

Community report - Michelle Creedy - Duncan, BC

5/6/2021
Michelle Creedy describes some accessible hiking trails on Vancouver Island. She also tells us how residents in Duncan can catch movies in the park. And, she describes Plantitude, a vegan restaurant that she recently discovered in Ladysmith B.C. From the May 6, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:10:58

UK and EU travel

5/6/2021
Producer Dawn Dickinson previews The Guardian This Week and tells us how the U.K. will likely give the green light for travel to fewer than 10 EU countries this summer. She also describes an article about a woman who recently delivered a child on a flight between Salt Lake City and Honolulu. From the May 6, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:11:26

Podcast: Into You

5/6/2021
We discuss dating and relationships with Fern Lulham, host of the AMI-audio original podcast “Into You.” From the May 6, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:12:45

Full Show - Episode 308

5/6/2021
Today on NOW with Dave Brown, we discuss dating and relationships with Fern Lulham, host of the AMI-audio original podcast “Into You.” The U.K. will likely give the green light for travel to fewer than 10 EU countries this summer. Producer Dawn Dickinson tells us more in her preview of The Guardian This Week. Community reporter Michelle Creedy describes some accessible hiking trails on Vancouver Island. She also tells us how residents in Duncan can catch movies in the park. Steven Scott of...

Duration:01:44:44

Vaccine confusion

5/5/2021
Political correspondent Craig Oliver analyzes the latest news in Canadian politics including the COVID-19 restrictions in Alberta, vaccine confusion and military sexual misconduct. From the May 5, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:18:11

Roku pulls YouTube

5/5/2021
Mike Agerbo of the App Show explains why Roku pulled YouTube TV from its channel store. He also describes how to train a Google Assistant to pronounce names correctly. And, he tells us about Netflix’s new feature, “Play Something.” From the May 5, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:09:55

Community report - Milena Khazanavicius - Halifax, NS

5/5/2021
Milena Khazanavicius describes The Spirit of Nova Scotia, a virtual World Tour by the Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo. She also tells us about Wellness Together Canada, a free mental health support service. From the May 5, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:11:09

Community report - Derek Lackey - Winnipeg, MB

5/5/2021
Derek Lackey in Winnipeg tells us about “Cruising Down the Crescent,” an upcoming virtual fundraiser by the Children’s Rehabilitation Foundation. From the May 5, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:10:33

Long-term care commission report

5/5/2021
Producer Paul Daniel shares findings from a recent report about the performance of long-term care facilities in Ontario during the pandemic. From the May 5, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:10:02

Full Show - Episode 307

5/5/2021
Today on NOW with Dave Brown, Producer Paul Daniel shares findings from a recent report about the performance of long-term care facilities in Ontario during the pandemic. Community report Derek Lackey in Winnipeg tells us about “Cruising Down the Crescent,” an upcoming virtual fundraiser by the Children’s Rehabilitation Foundation. Community reporter Milena Khazanavicius describes The Spirit of Nova Scotia, a virtual World Tour by the Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo. Mike Agerbo of...

Duration:01:44:42

Weekly news quiz - May 4, 2021

5/4/2021
Host Dave Brown competes against contestants Mark Phoenix with a special guest appearance by the manager of AMI-audio, Andy Frank in another edition of our weekly news quiz! From the May 4, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:13:48

E-commerce Provider, Rosie

5/4/2021
Nelson Rego of Cool Blind Tech gives us the lowdown on how E-commerce provider “Rosie” is starting to incorporate accessibility into its online grocery shopping platform. And, we learn about a new app being developed by Magnusmode to support shoppers with autism. From the May 4, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:12:31