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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

New holiday radio play on AMI-audio

11/26/2021
Communications specialist Greg David gives us the scoop on AMI-audio’s new holiday radio play! He also tells us about some holiday-themed programming coming to network TV. From the November 26, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:08:57

Film Preview: Licorice Pizza

11/26/2021
Entertainment critic Michael McNeely shares a preview of the film “Licorice Pizza.” From the November 26, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:13:28

Internet reviews as protest

11/26/2021
In our weekly news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Joeita Gupta, we examine of the merit of internet reviews as protest. From the November 26, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:10:02

Beijing Olympic boycott

11/26/2021
In our weekly news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Joeita Gupta, we consider whether Canada should boycott the Beijing Olympic and Paralympics games in 2022 amidst ongoing human rights concerns. From the November 26, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:13:10

Throne speech

11/26/2021
In our weekly news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Joeita Gupta, we reflect on Governor General Mary Simon's first speech from the throne made earlier this week. From the November 26, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:17:44

Full Show - Episode 445

11/26/2021
Today on NOW with Dave Brown,we have our weekly news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Joeita Gupta. We reflect on Governor General Mary Simon's first speech from the throne made earlier this week. Amidst ongoing human rights concerns, we consider whether Canada should boycott the Beijing Olympic and Paralympics games in 2022. And we examine of the merit of internet reviews as protest. In the second hour of the show, entertainment critic Michael McNeely shares a preview of the film “Licorice...

Duration:01:44:31

Barrier Free Canada

11/25/2021
In her Central regional report, Karen Magee tells us about the inaugural Barrier Free Canada awards! She also shares an update on the LRT construction in Ottawa that has caused accessibility issues for pedestrians. From the November 25, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:07:52

New MacBook Pro

11/25/2021
Steven Scott of Double Tap Canada shares his review of Apple’s new MacBook Pro. From the November 25, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:10:02

Community report - Shaini Saravanamuthu - Montreal, QC

11/25/2021
Shaini Saravanamuthu gives a recap of Fighting Blindness Canada’s glaucoma awareness event that took place on World Sight Day. She also chats about Black Friday shopping and reminds us about Atwater Market’s Christmas Village in Montreal. From the November 25, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:11:48

U.K. hospitals & COVID-19 resources

11/25/2021
Producer Dawn Dickinson previews The Guardian This Week with an article about British hospitals straining their COVID-19 resources on patients who are unvaccinated. She also tells us about why people are upset over Westminster’s decision to convert the district’s historic gas street lights to LED lights. From the November 25, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:11:08

International Day of Persons with Disabilities

11/25/2021
AEBC’s national president Marcia Yale discusses International Day of Persons with Disabilities and tell us about their upcoming conference “Breaking Barriers - Making the Invisible Visible.” From the November 25, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:10:51

Full Show - Episode 444

11/25/2021
Today on NOW with Dave Brown, AEBC’s national president Marcia Yale discusses International Day of Persons with Disabilities and tell us about their upcoming conference “Breaking Barriers - Making the Invisible Visible.” Producer Dawn Dickinson previews The Guardian This Week with an article about British hospitals straining their COVID-19 resources on patients who are unvaccinated. Community reporter Shaini Saravanamuthu gives a recap of Fighting Blindness Canada’s glaucoma awareness event...

Duration:01:44:24

100th anniversary of Insulin

11/24/2021
Laura Syron from Diabetes Canada discusses the 100th anniversary of the discovery of insulin. She also chats about Diabetes Awareness Month and tells us about their annual professional conference with Canadian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism. From the November 24, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:13:17

Speech from the throne

11/24/2021
Veteran political correspondent Craig Oliver analyzes the latest news in Canadian politics including the most recent speech from the throne and the resurging question of vaccine status for MPs. He also discusses the re-election of northern Ontario Liberal Anthony Rota as Speaker of the House of Commons. From the November 24, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:16:50

Accessible transit costs

11/24/2021
In our accessibility story roundup, we chat about transportation getting more expensive for people with disabilities. From the November 24, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:02:52

Community report - Amy Amantea - Vancouver, BC

11/24/2021
Amy Amantea shares details on this year’s Vancouver Christmas Market. She also tells us about a Playwriting Circle by Realwheels Theatre. And she describes a new sound installation called Speaker A by Vancouver Theatre Company’s Theatre Replacement. From the November 24, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:09:55

EV charging cable

11/24/2021
Mike Agerbo of The App Show describes a prototype for an electric vehicle charging cable developed by Ford and Purdue University. He also chats about a recent Tesla app outage that locked out drivers from their cars. And he tells us how much DoorDash is settling to pay to the city of San Francisco for allegations over benefits violations. From the November 24, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:08:31

Full Show - Episode 443

11/24/2021
Today on NOW with Dave Brown, veteran political correspondent Craig Oliver analyzes the latest news in Canadian politics including the most recent speech from the throne and the resurging question of vaccine status for MPs. Laura Syron from Diabetes Canada discusses the 100th anniversary of the discovery of insulin. Mike Agerbo of The App Show describes a prototype for an electric vehicle charging cable developed by Ford and Purdue University. And community reporter Amy Amantea shares...

Duration:01:44:28

Weekly News Quiz - November 23, 2021

11/23/2021
We have another edition of our weekly news quiz with contestants Karen Magee and Mark Phoenix, with quizmaster Mike Ross. From the November 23, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:11:26

Biped copilot device

11/23/2021
Nelson Rego of Cool Blind Tech discusses Biped, a co-pilot device that brings autonomous driving features to users who are blind and partially sighted. He also tells us about Apple’s partnership with the eye-tracking company Tobii. And he explains how to get live captions on the social audio app Clubhouse on iOS. From the November 23, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:11:36