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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

AMI research panel

10/15/2021
Communications specialist Greg David gives us the scoop on how to participate in the AMI research panel. He also explains why 98 per cent of 60,000 members of International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees voted to authorize a strike. From the October 15, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:10:47

Film review: A.rtificial I.mmortality

10/15/2021
Entertainment critic Michael McNeely shares his review of the documentary film “A.rtificial I.mmortality.” From the October 15, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:13:35

Universities in crisis

10/15/2021
In our weekly news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Joeita Gupta, we discuss the rising tuition rates and precarious job market and ask ourselves: are universities facing a crisis? From the October 15, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:11:10

Potential film and TV strike

10/15/2021
In our weekly news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Joeita Gupta, we chat about a potential strike for workers in the tv and film industry and examine the issues and possible disruption to creating content. From the October 15, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:14:29

Sexual misconduct in the military

10/15/2021
In our weekly news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Joeita Gupta, we discuss sexual misconduct in the military and consider who might be qualified to take on the defence portfolio in the federal cabinet. From the October 15, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:16:24

Full Show - Episode 415

10/15/2021
NOW with Dave Brown, we have our weekly news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Joeita Gupta. We discuss sexual misconduct in the military, a potential film and TV strike, and the university crisis. In the second hour of the show, entertainment critic Michael McNeely shares his documentary review of “A.rtificial I.mmortality.” And, communications specialist Greg David tells us about AMI's research panel! This is the October 15, 2021 episode.

Duration:01:44:42

New audio features on YouTube

10/14/2021
Shaun Preece of Double Tap Canada describes the new audio features available on YouTube that allow for a more accessible user experience. He also describes YouTube’s plans to expand live auto-captions to more languages, as well as adding multiple audio tracks on videos. From the October 14, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:11:37

Barrie Sports Hall of Fame inductees

10/14/2021
In her central regional report, Karen Magee tells us about the three Special Olympian athletes that have been inducted into the Barrie Sports Hall of Fame. She also tells us about a university student who was denied residence accommodation at Carleton University in Ottawa. From the October 14, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:09:31

Pumpkin season

10/14/2021
Food and drink columnist Jennie Bovard chats about the various ways to incorporate pumpkin into your recipes this fall season. From the October 14, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:10:40

Upcoming accessibility webinars

10/14/2021
In our accessibility story roundup, we chat about two webinars that are upcoming inlcuding one by the Accessible Housing Network on disability activism. The second is in honor of National Disability Employment Awareness Month and is hosted by inclusive digital agency Diamond. From the October 14, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:03:19

Smart refrigerator

10/14/2021
Tech expert Marc Aflalo shares some speculation around Amazon’s production of a new smart refrigerator. From the October 14, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:11:04

Full Show - Episode 414

10/14/2021
Today on NOW with Dave Brown, tech expert Marc Aflalo shares some speculation around Amazon’s production of a new smart refrigerator. Food and drink columnist Jennie Bovard chats about the various ways to incorporate pumpkin into your recipes this fall season. Shaun Preece of Double Tap Canada describes the new audio features available on YouTube that allow for a more accessible user experience. And, in her central regional report, Karen Magee tells us about the three Special Olympian...

Duration:01:44:36

Community report - Guy Carriere

10/13/2021
Guy Carriere describes the CNIB’s upcoming conference, Connecting the Dots. He also tells us about a series of Halloween events at Science North’s Dynamic Earth! From the October 13, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:08:30

Full Show - Episode 413

10/13/2021
Today on NOW with Dave Brown, veteran political correspondent Craig Oliver analyzes the latest news in Canadian politics including the Canada-U.S. border and vaccine mandates. Community reporter Guy Carriere describes the CNIB’s upcoming conference, Connecting the Dots. Mike Agerbo of The App Show tells us about Wyze’s new and budget-friendly smart scale. Lifestyle columnist Shaini Saravanamuthu shares some tips and tricks on preparing for the Halloween season. And, Mike Ross and I discuss...

Duration:01:44:42

Canada-U.S. border

10/13/2021
Veteran political correspondent Craig Oliver analyzes the latest news in Canadian politics including the Canada-U.S. border, vaccine mandates and humanitarian aid to Afghanistan. From the October 13, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:16:10

Preparing for Halloween

10/13/2021
Lifestyle columnist Shaini Saravanamuthu shares some tips and tricks on preparing for the Halloween season. From the October 13, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:07:17

Wyze smart scale

10/13/2021
Mike Agerbo of The App Show tells us about Wyze’s new and budget-friendly smart scale that can measure 11 body composition metrics. He also shares an update on Alberta’s contact tracing app ABTraceTogether. And, he shares details on Translink’s new and free WiFi in Metro Vancouver for select buses, SkyTrains and stations. From the October 13, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:08:28

Weekly News Quiz - October 12, 2021

10/12/2021
We have another edition of our weekly news quiz with contestants Karen Magee and Mark Phoenix. From the October 12, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:13:11

Inflatable braille technology

10/12/2021
Nelson Rego of Cool Blind Tech describes a new inflatable braille technology that changes shape under the user’s fingertip. He also chats about Vision Buddy’s new VR-style headset. And, he tells us about the PlayStation store’s new accessibility collection. From the October 12, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:10:32

Issues of climate change in Canada

10/12/2021
Environmental contributor Lawrence Gunther explains how Indigenous Protected and Conserved Areas will play a role in tackling issues of climate change in Canada. From the October 12, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:09:34