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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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Episodes

Trucker protests

1/24/2022
Michelle McQuigge from the Canadian Press tells us about a BC protest by truckers against vaccine mandates. She also shares the emerging details about the death of four people near the Manitoba-U.S. border. From the January 24, 2022 episode.

Duration:00:10:36

Mental health in the workplace

1/24/2022
Workplace accessibility specialist Kelly Bron Johnson tells us how can workplaces help employees with their mental health. From the January 24, 2022 episode.

Duration:00:08:10

Disability workers shortage in Alberta

1/24/2022
In his Western regional report, Jim Krysko describes the shortage of disability workers in Alberta. He also tells us about a couple in Manitoba who are helping out people with disabilities overcome the bureaucratic red tape. From the January 24, 2022 episode.

Duration:00:07:46

Film review: The Tender Bar

1/24/2022
Film reviewer Amy Amantea shares her commentary on the drama film “The Tender Bar.” From the January 24, 2022 episode.

Duration:00:13:08

The impact on 5G on airports and airlines

1/24/2022
Marc Aflalo of Double Tap TV discusses the impact of 5G on airports and airlines. From the January 24, 2022 episode.

Duration:00:08:53

Full show - Episode 478

1/24/2022
Today on NOW with Dave Brown, Michelle McQuigge from the Canadian Press tells us about a BC protest by truckers against vaccine mandates. Workplace accessibility specialist Kelly Bron Johnson tells us how can workplaces help employees with their mental health. In his Western regional report, Jim Krysko describes the shortage of disability workers in Alberta. Marc Aflalo of Double Tap TV discusses the impact of 5G on airports and airlines. And film reviewer Amy Amantea shares her commentary...

Duration:01:44:39

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