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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

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English

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1 800 567 6755


Episodes

Billionaire pandemic tax

1/21/2022
We discuss a new Oxfam report that says billionaires should be paying a pandemic profits tax to alleviate inequality. From the January 21, 2022 episode.

Duration:00:08:07

2022 Sundance Film Festival

1/21/2022
Entertainment critic Michael McNeely previews this year’s virtual Sundance Film Festival. From the January 21, 2022 episode.

Duration:00:13:45

Fashion Dis on AMI-tv

1/21/2022
AMI’s communications specialist Greg David gives us the scoop on AMI-tv’s new program “Fashion Dis.” And, he tells us about disability representaion on Primetime TV. From the January 21, 2022 episode.

Duration:00:12:09

Full show - Episode 477

1/21/2022
Today on NOW with Dave Brown, we have our news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Joeita Gupta. We explore the standards that politicians and celebrities should meet to comply with COVID-19 regulations. With blizzards battering everywhere east of Alberta this week, we look at a smattering of snowstorm stories affecting some Canadian regions. And we discuss a new Oxfam report that says billionaires should be paying a pandemic profits tax to alleviate inequality. In the second hour of the show,...

Duration:01:44:32

Snowstorm stories

1/21/2022
With blizzards battering everywhere east of Alberta this week, we look at a smattering of snowstorm stories affecting some Canadian regions. From the January 21, 2022 episode.

Duration:00:16:05

Politicians, celebrities and COVID-19

1/21/2022
We explore the standards that politicians and celebrities should meet to comply with COVID-19 regulations. From the January 21, 2022 episode.

Duration:00:16:02

Community reporter - Shaini Saravanamuthu - Montreal, QC

1/20/2022
Shaini Saravanamuthu describes Le Bon Pilote, a new accessible car service in Montreal. She also discusses the current restrictions in the city and shares an update on how she is feeling after her personal experience with COVID-19. From the January 20, 2022 episode.

Duration:00:11:29

Remembering Alexa McDonough

1/20/2022
We remember former NDP Leader Alexa McDonough and reflect on her legacy with journalist Stephen Kimber. Stephen is the author of the 2021 biography “Alexa: Changing the Face of Canadian Politics.” From the January 20, 2022 episode.

Duration:00:14:05

Bee brick initiative in Brighton

1/20/2022
Producer Dawn Dickinson previews The Guardian This Week with an article about the risks associated with the bee brick initiative in Brighton, England. She also tells us about the invasion of marbled crayfish in waters across Europe. From the January 20, 2022 episode.

Duration:00:09:44

Full show - Episode 476

1/20/2022
Today on NOW with Dave Brown, we remember former NDP Leader Alexa McDonough and reflect on her legacy with journalist Stephen Kimber. Producer Dawn Dickinson previews The Guardian This Week with an article about the risks associated with the bee brick initiative in Brighton, England. In her Central regional report, Karen Magee shares details on CNIB Lake Joe’s in-person events schedule for 2022. Community reporter Shaini Saravanamuthu describes Le Bon Pilote, a new accessible car service in...

Duration:01:44:43

The impact of web 3.0

1/20/2022
Shaun Preece of Double Tap Canada considers the potential impact of web 3.0, an emerging new era of the internet. From the January 20, 2022 episode.

Duration:00:14:40

CNIB Lake Joe 2022 schedule

1/20/2022
In her Central regional report, Karen Magee shares details on CNIB Lake Joe’s in-person events schedule for 2022. She also tells us how to become a volunteer puppy trainer for the CNIB Guide Dog program. From the January 20, 2022 episode.

Duration:00:07:55

Ink cartridge shortage

1/19/2022
Mike Agerbo of the App Show explains how the worldwide chip shortage is causing companies like Canon to provide work arounds for customers using their ink cartridges. He also describes why Netflix is increasing the cost of its service across Canada. From the January 19, 2022 episode.

Duration:00:10:20

Full show - Episode 475

1/19/2022
Today on NOW with Dave Brown, infectious disease specialist Dr. Gerald Evans discusses the state of COVID-19 in Canada and considers what a shift to an endemic could look like. Veteran political correspondent Craig Oliver analyzes the latest news in Canadian and international politics including news on the Canada-China committee, tensions in Russia and the Beijing Olympics. CNIB president John Rafferty tells us about organization’s community outreach and next strategic plan. Community...

Duration:01:44:38

Community report - Amy Amantea - Vancouver, BC

1/19/2022
Amy Amantea discusses this year’s White Cane Week and shares details on a special event hosted by the CCB’s BC and Yukon division. She also tells us about an upcoming virtual baking event hosted by Blind Beginnings. And she shares details on this year’s Dine Out Vancouver. From the January 19, 2022 episode.

Duration:00:09:58

CNIB news and events

1/19/2022
CNIB president John Rafferty tells us about organization’s community outreach and next strategic plan. He also describes their upcoming virtual career fair. From the January 19, 2022 episode.

Duration:00:08:22

The state and future of COVID-19

1/19/2022
Infectious disease specialist Dr. Gerald Evans discusses the state of COVID-19 in Canada and considers what a shift to an endemic could look like. From the January 19, 2022 episode.

Duration:00:11:47

Canada-China committee

1/19/2022
Veteran political correspondent Craig Oliver analyzes the latest news in Canadian and international politics including news on the Canada-China committee, tensions in Russia and the Beijing Olympics. From the January 19, 2022 episode.

Duration:00:16:00

Weekly news quiz - January 18, 2022

1/18/2022
We have another edition of our weekly news quiz with Karen Magee and Mark Phoenix. From the January 18, 2022 episode.

Duration:00:12:42

Heritage for All project

1/18/2022
Jesse Klimitz from Human Space tells us about “Heritage for All,” a new project to develop accessible strategies for heritage properties. From the January 18, 2022 episode.

Duration:00:10:59