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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

Weekly news quiz - June 22, 2021

6/22/2021
Host Dave Brown competes against contestants Karen Magee and Mark Phoenix in another edition of our Weekly News Quiz. From the June 22, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:12:38

Night vision prototype

6/22/2021
Nelson Régo of Cool Blind Tech describes a new prototype out of Australia that enhances night vision. He also discusses a newly wearable orientation system developed by students in Greece. And, he tells us how to silence unknown callers on iOS 14. From the June 22, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:10:32

Community report - J.R. Bjornson - Red Deer, AB

6/22/2021
J.R. Bjornson tells us about an inclusive and accessible playground for children in Blackfalds, Alberta. He also chats about a new walking club by the Alberta Sports and Recreation Association for the Blind. And, he describes his return to the comedy scene. From the June 22, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:11:58

Brain-computer interfaces

6/22/2021
In our accessibility story roundup, we talk about an Ottawa neurosurgeon that has launched a clinical trial that will connect the brains of paralyzed patients to computers in effort to decode their brain signals and convert them into actions. From the June 22, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:04:25

Hydrogen as an energy source

6/22/2021
Environmental contributor Lawrence Gunther discusses the potential benefits of using hydrogen as an energy source. From the June 22, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:09:21

Full Show - Episode 340

6/22/2021
Today on NOW with Dave Brown, environmental contributor Lawrence Gunther discusses the potential benefits of using hydrogen as an energy source. Community reporter J.R. Bjornson tells us about an inclusive and accessible playground for children in Blackfalds, Alberta. Nelson Régo of Cool Blind Tech describes a new prototype out of Australia that enhances night vision. And, we have another edition of our weekly news quiz with Karen Magee and Mark Phoenix. This is the June 22, 2021 episode.

Duration:01:44:40

Read Atlantic Project

6/21/2021
Ryan Delahanty delivers his Atlantic Report featuring news about the “Read Atlantic Project”. He also tells us about Dalhousie University’s new project to highlight accessible summer patios in Halifax. From the June 21, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:12:53

Balance Annual General Meeting

6/21/2021
In our accessibility story roundup, we discuss the BALANCE Annual General Meeting. From the June 21, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:04:23

New Microsoft features

6/21/2021
Marc Aflalo of Double Tap TV describes Microsoft’s new features to Teams that helps employees with hybrid work including Teams Rooms and Viva. From the June 21, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:08:48

Film review: Awake

6/21/2021
Film reviewer Kim Thistle shares her commentary on the Netflix sci-fi thriller “Awake.” From the June 21, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:09:53

Accessible beaches

6/21/2021
Accessibility Specialist Thea Kurdi tells us how to make beaches more accessible. From the June 21, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:12:59

Federal travel rules

6/21/2021
Michelle McQuigge of the Canadian Press shares her weekend news recap and discusses the new federal travel rules and Quebec’s new music policy. From the June 21, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:09:37

Full Show - Episode 339

6/21/2021
Today on NOW with Dave Brown, Michelle McQuigge of the Canadian Press shares her weekend news recap and discusses the new federal travel rules and Quebec’s new music policy. Accessibility Specialist Thea Kurdi tells us how to make beaches more accessible. Film reviewer Kim Thistle shares her commentary on the Netflix sci-fi thriller “Awake.” Marc Aflalo of Double Tap TV describes Microsoft’s new features to Teams that helps employees with hybrid work including Teams Rooms and Viva. And, Ryan...

Duration:01:44:35

Pulitzer prize winner

6/18/2021
Karen McKay from the Centre for Equitable Library Access tells us about the winner of this year’s Pulitzer Prize for fiction. She also talks about a new month-long program called Read Atlantic that was launched earlier this week to make more e-books available and accessible. From the June 18, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:11:54

Joe Buffalo documentary

6/18/2021
Entertainment Critic Michael McNeely discusses a documentary about Residential School Survivor and Pro Skateboarder Joe Buffalo. From the June 18, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:13:10

Equity of honours classes

6/18/2021
In our weekly news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Meagan Gillmore, we talk about how the Vancouver School Board has cited a lack of equity as a reason to scrap honours classes in math and science. From the June 18, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:14:49

Vaccine favouritism

6/18/2021
In our weekly news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Meagan Gillmore, we explore vaccine favouritism. Access to certain events in the United States is dependent on which vaccine you received. From the June 18, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:11:51

Quarantine hotels

6/18/2021
In our weekly news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Meagan Gillmore, we discuss Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s one night stay at a Quarantine Hotel. From the June 18, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:14:47

Full Show - Episode 338

6/18/2021
Today on NOW with Dave Brown, we have our weekly news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Meagan Gillmore. We discuss Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s one night stay at a Quarantine Hotel. We explore vaccine favouritism. And, we talk about how the Vancouver School Board has cited a lack of equity as a reason to scrap honours classes in math and science. In the second hour of the show, entertainment Critic Michael McNeely discusses a documentary about Residential School Survivor and Pro...

Duration:03:28:40

CBC CAPE program

6/17/2021
Content development specialist Sylvi Fekete gives details on this year’s program for the CBC Abilicrew Placements for Excellence. From the June 17, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:09:41