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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

Weekly News Quiz - October 26, 2021

10/26/2021
We have another edition of our weekly news quiz with contestants Karen Magee and Mark Phoenix! From the October 26, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:14:01

Brampton Transit partners with MagnusCards

10/26/2021
Nelson Rego of Cool Blind Tech tells us how Brampton Transit is improving accessibility through a new partnership with MagnusCards. He also describes how people in Fish Creek Park in Calgary, Alberta can experience the BlindSquare app. And, he shares tips on how to use Apple’s new voice plan for Apple Music. From the October 26, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:09:36

Forestry policies in B.C.

10/26/2021
Environmental contributor Lawrence Gunther describes the proposed policy reforms for forest management in B.C. He also tells us about his contributions to a new book called “Artificial Divide.” From the October 26, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:14:35

Community report - Elizabeth Mohler - Toronto, ON

10/26/2021
Community reporter Elizabeth Mohler shares details on this year’s “Because of BALANCE” fundraising campaign. She also tells us about an upcoming event hosted by Seneca College called “Artists with Disability: The Final Avant-garde.”

Duration:00:09:32

The impact of COVID-19 on vision loss

10/26/2021
In our Accessibility Story Roundup, we discuss a CCB webinar about COVID-19's impact on the cost of vision loss and blindness in Canada. We also chat about AMC’s efforts to add open captions at 240 of it U.S. movie theatres. From the October 26, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:04:14

Full Show - Episode 422

10/26/2021
Today on NOW with Dave Brown: environmental contributor Lawrence Gunther describes the proposed policy reforms for forest management in B.C. Nelson Rego of Cool Blind Tech tells us how Brampton Transit is improving accessibility through a new partnership with MagnusCards. Community reporter Elizabeth Mohler shares details on this year’s “Because of BALANCE” fundraising campaign. And, we have another edition of our weekly news quiz with contestants Karen Magee and Mark Phoenix. This is the...

Duration:01:44:32

Iqaluit water crisis

10/25/2021
Michelle McQuigge of the Canadian Press shares her weekend news recap & discusses: the water crisis in Iqaluit, the container shipping fire in B.C., & the infighting within Rogers Communications. From the October 25, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:09:48

Inclusivity and accessibility on Halloween

10/25/2021
Accessibility consultant Marco Pasqua describes the Rick Hansen Foundation’s school program and chats about inclusivity and accessibility on Halloween. From the October 25, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:10:28

Described music videos

10/25/2021
Singer/songwriter Christina Martin tells us about a new described music video for her song “Stay with Me.” From the October 25, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:11:39

Wheelchairs and mobility scooters in bike lanes

10/25/2021
In our accessibility story roundup, we chat about the Victoria city council considers allowing wheelchair users and mobility scooters in bike lanes. From the October 25, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:02:50

Film review: Kate

10/25/2021
Film reviewer Amy Amantea gives her commentary on the Netflix action-thriller “Kate” starring Woody Harrelson. From the October 25, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:13:05

Surface Studio Laptop and Surface Duo

10/25/2021
Marc Aflalo of Double Tap TV reviews Microsoft's new Surface Studio Laptop and Surface Duo 2. From the October 25, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:11:21

Full Show - Episode 421

10/25/2021
Today on NOW with Dave Brown, Michelle McQuigge of the Canadian Press shares her weekend news recap & discusses: the water crisis in Iqaluit, the container shipping fire in B.C., & the infighting within Rogers Communications. Accessibility consultant Marco Pasqua chats about inclusivity and accessibility on Halloween. Film reviewer Amy Amantea gives her commentary on the Netflix action thriller, “Kate.” Marc Aflalo of Double Tap TV reviews Microsoft's new Surface Studio Laptop and Surface...

Duration:01:44:18

Banff book awards winners

10/22/2021
Karen McKay from the Centre of Equitable Library Access tells us about the winners of this year’s Banff Mountain Book Competition! She also discusses the finalists for the Governor General Literary Awards. From the October 22, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:11:29

Film review: The Night House

10/22/2021
Entertainment critic Michael McNeely reviews the horror-thriller film “The Night House.” From the October 22, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:12:52

Newfoundland and Labrador sugar tax

10/22/2021
In our weekly news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Joeita Gupta, we break down the granular details of Newfoundland and Labrador’s tax on sugary drinks. From the October 22, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:13:14

Ontario temp agencies and recruiters

10/22/2021
In our weekly news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Joeita Gupta, we explore the implications of Ontario’s proposal for legislation to regulate temp agencies and recruiters. From the October 22, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:13:05

New mayors in Alberta cities

10/22/2021
In our weekly news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Joeita Gupta, we discuss the two newly elected mayors in Edmonton and Calgary, Amarjeet Sohi and Jyoti Gondek. From the October 22, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:15:33

Full Show - Episode 420

10/22/2021
NOW with Dave Brown, we have our weekly news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Joeita Gupta. We discuss the two newly elected mayors in Edmonton and Calgary, Amarjeet Sohi and Jyoti Gondek. We explore the implications of Ontario’s proposal for legislation to regulate temp agencies and recruiters. And, we break down the granular details of Newfoundland and Labrador’s tax on sugary drinks. In the second hour of the show, entertainment critic Michael McNeely reviews the horror-thriller film “The...

Duration:01:44:31

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