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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.

Twitter:

@AMIaudio

Language:

English

Contact:

1 800 567 6755


Episodes

Slack’s new accessibility updates

8/16/2022
Nelson Rego of Cool Blind Tech shares details about new accessibility updates to the Slack messaging platform and Waymo, an American autonomous driving company. For his tech tip of the day, he explains how to delete duplicate photos on iOS16. From the August 16, 2022 episode.

Duration:00:09:35

Full Show - Episode 613

8/16/2022
Today on NOW with Dave Brown, Devorah Kobluk from the Income Security Advocacy Centre explains why advocacy groups in Ontario are calling on the provincial government to increase disability support. Environmental contributor Lawrence Gunther describes which burgers are more environmentally friendly to consumer at your next barbeque. In his last community report, JR Bjornson in Red Deer, Alberta shares his experience using the LyriQ Assistive Text-to-speech Reader. Nelson Rego of Cool Blind...

Duration:01:42:39

Commmunity report - JR Bjornson - Red Deer, AB

8/16/2022
In his last community report, JR Bjornson in Red Deer, Alberta shares his experience using the LyriQ Assistive Text-to-speech Reader. He also chats about a walking club by the Alberta Sports & Recreation Association For The Blind. And he describes some neat yoga sessions available in the Capstone area. From the August 16, 2022 episode.

Duration:00:11:56

Weekly news quiz - August 16, 2022

8/16/2022
We have another edition of our weekly news quiz with quizmaster Mike Ross and contestants: Dave Brown, Karen Magee and Mark Phoenix! From the August 16, 2022 episode.

Duration:00:11:59

Green Burger Choices

8/16/2022
Environmental contributor Lawrence Gunther describes which burgers are more environmentally friendly to consumer at your next barbeque. From the August 16, 2022 episode.

Duration:00:11:32

Demand to increase disability support

8/16/2022
Devorah Kobluk from the Income Security Advocacy Centre explains why advocacy groups in Ontario are calling on the provincial government to increase disability support. From the August 16, 2022 episode.

Duration:00:11:40

Full Show - Episode 612

8/15/2022
Today on NOW with Dave Brown, Michelle McQuigge of the Canadian Press takes a closer into a news story about enrollment for autism therapies in Ontario. Accessibility specialist Thea Kurdi discusses the necessity and standards for accessible hotel accommodations. Marc Aflalo of Double Tap TV tells us about how tech company Ericsson believes an “holistic approach” to deployment can keep energy usage and costs down. And, Amy Amantea shares her review of the Netflix romance film “Purple...

Duration:01:44:00

Ericsson’s solutions to energy usage and costs

8/15/2022
Tech company Ericsson believes an “holistic approach” to deployment can keep energy usage and costs down. Marc Aflalo of Double Tap TV gives you the details. From the August 15, 2022 episode.

Duration:00:07:18

Richmond job fair

8/15/2022
Dave Thomson shares details about an upcoming job fair hosted by the Richmond Centre for Disability! From the August 15, 2022 episode.

Duration:00:10:19

Film review: "Purple Hearts"

8/15/2022
Amy Amantea shares her review of the Netflix romance film “Purple Hearts.” From the August 15, 2022 episode.

Duration:00:10:20

Autism Therapies in Ontario

8/15/2022
Michelle McQuigge of the Canadian Press takes a closer into a news story about enrollment for autism therapies in Ontario. From the August 15, 2022 episode.

Duration:00:10:06

Accessibility at hotels

8/15/2022
Accessibility specialist Thea Kurdi discusses the necessity and standards for accessible hotel accommodations. From the August 15, 2022 episode.

Duration:00:14:40

Travel delay solutions

8/12/2022
In our weekly news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Joeita Gupta, we consider some solutions for the continuing travel delays, cancellations, and luggage issues at airports. From the August 12, 2022 episode.

Duration:00:08:25

Law enforcement and spyware

8/12/2022
In our weekly news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Joeita Gupta, we discuss the use of spyware by law enforcement agencies in Canada. From the August 12, 2022 episode.

Duration:00:15:32

Crowdfunding campaigns

8/12/2022
In our weekly news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Joeita Gupta, we contemplate the roles and responsibilities of crowdfunding campaigns on platforms like GoFundMe. From the August 12, 2022 episode.

Duration:00:08:46

Film preview: "The Whale"

8/12/2022
Entertainment critic Michael McNeely previews the upcoming film “The Whale” starring Brendan Fraser. From the August 12, 2022 episode.

Duration:00:11:30

Full Show - Episode 611

8/12/2022
Today on NOW with Dave Brown, we have our weekly news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Joeita Gupta. We discuss the use of spyware by law enforcement agencies in Canada. We consider some solutions for the continuing travel delays, cancellations, and luggage issues at airports. And we contemplate the roles and responsibilities of crowdfunding campaigns on platforms like GoFundMe. In the second hour of the show, entertainment critic Michael McNeely previews the upcoming film “The Whale”...

Duration:01:44:01

Stephen Leacock shortlist

8/12/2022
Karen McKay from the Centre of Equitable Library Access shares this year’s shortlist for the Stephen Leacock Medal. From the August 12, 2022 episode.

Duration:00:09:34

Workers over 50 needed for labour shortage

8/11/2022
The head of a U.K. retail store says that workers over the age of 50 should return to work to help tackle the labour shortage. Dawn Dickinson fills you in on the story during her preview of The Guardian This Week. She also explains the cost-of-living crisis affecting people in Britain. From the August 11, 2022 episode.

Duration:00:16:36

Operation Freedom Paws Canada

8/11/2022
In her Pacific regional report, Sylvi Fekete tells you about Operation Freedom Paws Canada and their services for people with disabilities on Vancouver Island. She also describes an upcoming described performance by VocalEye at Bard on the Beach. From the August 11, 2022 episode.

Duration:00:08:43