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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

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English

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1 800 567 6755


Episodes

Little library in Sudbury

6/24/2021
Karen Magee gives her central regional report including a story on a new little library in Sudbury that is sharing diverse voices and perspectives. She also tells us about the closure of one of Ottawa’s inclusive dance companies. From the June 24, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:10:17

Accessible drive to vaccines program

6/24/2021
In our accessibility story roundup, we discuss how the Ontario government is investing $3.7 million into a program to provide transportation access to vaccines. And, we talk about a new school in Edmonton that will be named after Joey Moss, a legendary locker-room attendant for the city's national hockey and football teams. From the June 24, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:02:39

AirFly Pro

6/24/2021
Steven Scott from Double Tap Canada describes the AirFly Pro, a new wireless headphone adaptor for Apple’s AirPods. From the June 24, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:11:29

Cocktails and icy beverages

6/24/2021
Food and drink columnist Jennie Bovard chats about some must-have cocktails and icy beverages you can enjoy this hot summer. From the June 24, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:12:14

Garden designers and outdoor living

6/24/2021
Producer Dawn Dickinson previews The Guardian This Week with an article about the rise in demand for garden designers and outdoor living. She also tells us about a proposal by the U.K.’s prime minister Boris Johnson for a new £200 million pound royal yacht. From the June 24, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:14:36

Accessible payment terminals

6/24/2021
CNIB president and CEO John Rafferty discusses how accessible payment terminals may be coming soon to a store near you. From the June 24, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:10:39

Full Show - Episode 342

6/24/2021
Today on NOW with Dave Brown, CNIB president and CEO John Rafferty discusses how accessible payment terminals may be coming soon to a store near you. Producer Dawn Dickinson previews The Guardian This Week with an article about the rise in demand for garden designers and outdoor living. Food and drink columnist Jennie Bovard chats about some must-have cocktails and icy beverages you can enjoy this hot summer. Steven Scott from Double Tap Canada describes the AirFly Pro, a new wireless...

Duration:01:44:34

Military misconduct

6/23/2021
Veteran political correspondent Craig Oliver analyzes the latest news in Canadian politics including military misconduct, Green Party leader Annamie Paul, as well as international travel and the Canada-U.S. border. From the June 23, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:17:18

Digital Fair Repair Act

6/23/2021
Mike Agerbo of the App Show discusses the Digital Fair Repair Act, a new legislation passed by the New York State Senate. He also tells us about Microsoft’s upcoming Windows 11 operating system. And, he describes Facebook’s new method to reverse-engineer deepfakes online.From the June 23, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:09:48

Community report - Guy Carriere - Sudbury, ON

6/23/2021
Community reporter Guy Carriere describes Merchmart.ca, an online store for inclusive devices and products. He also shares an update on COVID-19 in Sudbury. From the June 23, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:07:07

COVID-19 and disability

6/23/2021
Accessibility reporter Meagan Gillmore summarizes a recent report about how the pandemic is impacting people with intellectual disabilities. From the June 23, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:12:49

The history of Pride in Canada

6/23/2021
Author Nisha Eswaran explores some of the history of Pride in Canada and describes the book "Out North: An Archive of Queer Activism and Kinship in Canada." From the June 23, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:09:50

Full Show - Episode 341

6/23/2021
Today on NOW with Dave Brown, author Nisha Eswaran explores some of the history of pride in Canada and describes the book "Out North: An Archive of Queer Activism and Kinship in Canada." Accessibility reporter Meagan Gillmore summarizes a recent report about how the pandemic is impacting people with intellectual disabilities. Community reporter Guy Carriere describes Merchmart.ca, an online store for inclusive devices and products. Mike Agerbo of the App Show discusses the Digital Fair...

Duration:01:44:44

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