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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

Virtual events by Kickstart

10/21/2021
Sylvi Fekete delivers her Pacific Regional Report that includes details on Kickstart Disability Art Centre’s upcoming online exhibit. She also tells us about a young man from Surrey who recently took, what he describes as, “the trip of a lifetime." From the October 21, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:09:30

Apple event recap

10/21/2021
Steven Scott from Double Tap Canada shares a recap of Monday’s Apple Event. From the October 21, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:11:43

Eye care during the pandemic

10/21/2021
The Canadian Council of the Blind and Fighting Blindness Canada have released a new report about the impact of the pandemic on eye care in Canada. Researcher Dr. Keith Gordon shares some of the findings. From the October 21, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:10:37

Dropping Chinese investments from MPs pensions

10/21/2021
Dawn Dickinson previews “The Guardian This Week” with an article about British MPs who want Chinese-based investments dropped from their pension portfolios. She also tells us about how miscarriage is a distressing, shocking and traumatic experience for many women and their partners. UK doctors want the NHS to overhaul their rules to give more support to women. From the October 21, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:10:17

Clothing with a purpose

10/21/2021
In our accessibility story roundup, we chat about how a new local clothing collaboration promoting inclusivity is helping support a charity serving youth and adults with visible and invisible disabilities. From the October 21, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:02:36

Affordable accessible housing

10/21/2021
Personal Finance Columnist Aaron Broverman examines what kind of barriers are keeping people with disabilities out of affordable and accessible housing. From the October 21, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:11:15

Full Show - Episode 419

10/21/2021
Today on NOW with Dave Brown, Dr. Keith Gordon tells us about his new report on the impact of the pandemic on eye care in Canada. Dawn Dickinson previews “The Guardian This Week” with an article about British MPs who want Chinese-based investments dropped from their pension portfolios. Personal Finance Columnist Aaron Broverman examines what kind of barriers are keeping people with disabilities out of affordable and accessible housing. Steven Scott from Double Tap Canada shares a recap of...

Duration:01:44:22

Community report - Milena Kazanavicius - Halifax, NS

10/20/2021
Our Halifax, Nova Scotia Community Reporter, Milena Kazanavicius, tickles our taste buds with details about Halifax Burger Week. She also tells us about a big video release coming up for Nova Scotia-based artist, Christina Martin. From the October 20, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:11:00

Doug Ford comments

10/20/2021
Veteran political correspondent Craig Oliver analyzes the latest news in Canadian politics including Doug Ford's comments, Trudeau apologies and Minister of Defense. From the October 20, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:15:23

Connecting The Dots Conference

10/20/2021
April Assenza and Wayne Henshall from the CNIB share details about the 2021 Connecting The Dots Conference. From the October 20, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:10:46

The evolution of advocacy

10/20/2021
Philanthropy and Advocacy columnist Anu Pala tells us how advocacy in the disability rights movement has shifted and evolved over the years. From the October 20, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:11:42

Tinder Plus One app

10/20/2021
Tech expert Mike Agerbo from The App Show tells us more about Tinder’s new “Plus One." He chats about Microsoft's announcement that's it's shutting down the localized version of LinkedIn for China. And, he explains how tech analysts say that sales of this year’s iPhone 13 may actually lag behind initial estimates. From the October 20, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:09:37

Full Show - Episode 418

10/20/2021
NOW with Dave Brown, April Assenza and Wayne Henshall from the CNIB share details about the 2021 Connecting The Dots Conference. Philanthropy and Advocacy columnist Anu Pala tells us how advocacy in the disability rights movement has shifted and evolved over the years. Our Halifax, Nova Scotia Community Reporter, Milena Kazanavicius, tickles our taste buds with details about Halifax Burger Week. Tech expert Mike Agerbo from The App Show tells us more about Tinder’s new “Plus One." And,...

Duration:01:44:31

Community reporter - Dorothy Macnaughton - Sault Ste. Marie

10/19/2021
Dorothy Macnaughton gives details on Northern Ontario's largest holiday craft show coming to Sault Ste. Marie. From the October 19, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:09:31

Play Something on Netflix

10/19/2021
Nelson Rego of Cool Blind Tech describes “Play Something,” a new Netflix feature now available on Android devices. From the October 19, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:11:37

Weekly News Quiz - October 19, 2021

10/19/2021
We have another edition of our weekly news quiz with contestants Karen Magee and Mark Phoenix. From the October 19, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:13:28

a11yTO Conference

10/19/2021
Joanne Pak tells us about her upcoming talk on accessible graphic novels at this week’s #a11yTO Conference. From the October 19, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:08:23

Systemic discrimination in Nova Scotia

10/19/2021
Accessibility reporter Meagan Gillmore shares a recap of the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal that ruled the province systemically discriminated against people with disabilities. From the October 19, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:13:06

Full Show - Episode 417

10/19/2021
Today on NOW with Dave Brown, Joanne Pak tells us about her upcoming talk on accessible graphic novels at this week’s #a11yTO Conference. Accessibility reporter Meagan Gillmore shares a recap of the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal that ruled the province systemically discriminated against people with disabilities. Nelson Rego of Cool Blind Tech describes “Play Something,” a new Netflix feature now available on Android devices. Dorothy Macnaughton gives details on Northern Ontario's largest...

Duration:01:44:42

Missionaries kidnapped

10/18/2021
Michelle McQuigge of The Canadian Press shares a weekend news recap and discusses the 17 missionaries kidnapped in Haiti. From the October 18, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:08:54