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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

Contact:

1 800 567 6755


Episodes

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

Star Wars Day

5/4/2021
We discuss Star Wars Day and explore the cultural significance of the franchise with Dr. David Christopher from the University of Victoria. From the May 4, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:13:43

Accessibility issues and systemic racism

5/4/2021
The new director and CEO of the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission says tackling accessibility issues and systemic racism are two of his main priorities as he begins his five-year term. We disucss the issue in our accessibility story roundup From the May 4, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:04:59

CBSA cancels men's goalball team

5/4/2021
The Canadian Blind Sports Association is cancelling the international competitions and national team training camps for the men’s national Goalball teams. We learn more about this story and find out how the team is responding with Peter Parsons of Blind Sports Nova Scotia. From the May 4, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:10:40

Full Show - Episode 306

5/4/2021
Today on NOW with Dave Brown, Peter Parsons of Blind Sports Nova Scotia tells us about the Canadian Blind Sports Association's recent cancellation of the men’s national goalball teams. We discuss Star Wars Day and explore the cultural significance of the franchise with Dr. David Christopher from the University of Victoria. Nelson Rego of Cool Blind Tech describes e-commerce provider “Rosie” and their incorporation of accessibility into its online grocery shopping platform. And, host Dave...

Duration:01:44:43

Manitoba's disability income support program

5/3/2021
Jim Krysko fills us in on a new income support program for Manitobans with disabilities. And, he tells us about about three long-term care residents who released a trilogy of books called, "A Fictional Memoir of New Petrograd." From the May 3, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:10:37

Accessible Media Production graduates

5/3/2021
In our accessibility story roundup, we discuss the latest class of graduates from Mohawk College’s Accessible Media Production program! From the May 3, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:03:11