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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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1 800 567 6755


Episodes

Human sweat and electric energy

7/29/2021
Steven Scott of Double Tap Canada describes a new device that harvests sweat from your fingertips to generate power. From the July 29, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:11:49

Medication and pregnancy

7/29/2021
Producer Dawn Dickinson previews The Guardian This Week with an article about an Alabama woman who is facing felony charges for filling a doctor’s prescription while pregnant. She also tells us how an elite team of four canine ‘super-detectors’ and their Yazidi handlers are leading a groundbreaking sniff-search for the homemade explosive devices that litter regions of Iraq. From the July 29, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:14:05

Quebec abandons pilot project

7/29/2021
In our accessibility story roundup, we talk about how the Quebec government is abandoning a pilot project that was expected to allow some adults with disabilities to move out of CHSLDs, after it says a key activist pushing for the project shot down its proposed plans. From the July 29, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:11:22

Full Show - Episode 364

7/29/2021
Today on NOW with Dave Brown, AMI communication specialist Greg David tells us about a wide range of new documentaries coming to AMI-tv in August. Producer Dawn Dickinson previews The Guardian This Week with an article about an Alabama woman who is facing felony charges for filling a doctor’s prescription while pregnant. Steven Scott of Double Tap Canada describes a new device that harvests sweat from your fingertips to generate power. And, Sylvi Fekete shares her pacific regional report and...

Duration:01:32:51

New AMI-tv documentaries

7/29/2021
AMI communication specialist Greg David tells us about a wide range of new documentaries coming to AMI-tv in August. From the July 29, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:11:22

Virtual Connections camp

7/29/2021
Sylvi Fekete shares her pacific regional report and chats about Camp Bowen’s Virtual Connections summer programming. And, she chats about a new original AMI mini-series called Changing Lanes. From the July 29, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:07:49

Vaccine Hesitancy in Canada

7/28/2021
Veteran political correspondent Craig Oliver analyzes the latest news in Canadian politics and discusses Governor General Mary Simon, vaccine hesitancy, and federal daycare funding. From the July 28, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:18:44

Zoom apps

7/28/2021
Mike Agerbo of the App Show describes the new gaming apps available for Zoom conferencing calls. He also tells us why British Columbia has the highest uptake of electric vehicles in North America. And, he explains why branded printer ink remains more expensive than third-party alternatives. From the July 28, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:18:44

Community report - Milena Khazanavicius - Halifax, NS

7/28/2021
Milena Khazanavicius tells us about some accessible camping opportunities at Mersey River in Halifax. She also discusses the Nova Scotia election & tells us about a new survey for accessible taxis. From the July 28, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:23:43

Community report - Derek Lackey - Winnipeg, MB

7/28/2021
Derek Lackey gives us details for visiting the Assiniboine Park Zoo in Winnipeg! From the July 28, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:24:41

Moon of the Crusted Snow: A Novel

7/28/2021
Author Waubgeshig Rice describes what it's like to be a writer during the pandemic. He also discusses his 2018 novel “Moon of the Crusted Snow.” From the July 28, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:27:29

Full Show - Episode 363

7/28/2021
Today on NOW with Dave Brown, author Waubgeshig Rice describes what it's like to be a writer during the pandemic. Community reporter Derek Lackey gives us details for visiting the Assiniboine Park and Zoo in Winnipeg! Community reporter Milena Khazanavicius tells us about some accessible camping opportunities at Mersey River in Halifax. Mike Agerbo of the App Show describes the new gaming apps available for Zoom conferencing calls. And, veteran political correspondent Craig Oliver analyzes...

Duration:01:44:38

Weekly News Quiz - July 27, 2021

7/27/2021
Contestants Karen Magee, Ryan Delehanty, and Dave Brown duke it out in another edition of our weekly news quiz! From the July 27, 2021, episode.

Duration:00:11:59

Tech talk roundtable

7/27/2021
We have a tech talk roundtable and hear the new male voice for Amazon’s virtual assistant! From the July 27, 2021, episode.

Duration:00:15:45

The return to movie theatres

7/27/2021
Andrika De Lanerolle and Dave Brown discuss the return of movies theatres during the pandemic and share our experiences. From the July 27, 2021, episode.

Duration:00:11:39

Walmart loses lawsuit brought by worker with Down syndrome

7/27/2021
in our accessibility story roundup, we discuss Walmart losing a federal lawsuit in Wisconsin when a jury sided with a sales associate who has Down syndrome and alleged that schedule changes exacerbated attendance problems that led to her firing. From the July 27, 2021, episode.

Duration:00:11:27

National Islamaphobia summit

7/27/2021
Fareed Khan from Canadians United Against Hate reflects on Canada’s recent summit on Islamophobia. From the July 27, 2021, episode.

Duration:00:13:26

Full Show - Episode 362

7/27/2021
Today on NOW with Dave Brown, Fareed Khan from Canadians United Against Hate reflects on Canada’s recent summit on Islamophobia. Andrika De Lanerolle and Dave Brown discuss the return of movies theatres during the pandemic and share our experiences. We have a tech talk roundtable and hear the new male voice for Amazon’s virtual assistant! And, contestants Karen Magee, Ryan Delehanty, and Dave Brown duke it out in another edition of our weekly news quiz! This is the July 27, 2021, episode.

Duration:01:45:13

Skill training in Saskatchewan

7/26/2021
Jim Krysko presents his western regional report and describes Saskatchewan’s commitment to a new skills training program. He also discusses three human rights complaints in Manitoba that allege First Nations adults with disabilities are being left behind in the province. From the July 26, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:12:56

Induction stovetop for the blind and partially sighted

7/26/2021
In our accessibility story roundup, we discuss accessible cookware products. Ugo is a portable, two-part induction stovetop that helps people who are blind navigate cooking through haptic dials and an overall ergonomic build. From the July 26, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:16:42