NOW with Dave Brown

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Join Dave Brown as he discusses the latest news, sports, entertainment and current events through a disability lens.

Location:

Canada

Description:

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

Episode 715: Hour 2

2/7/2023
In the second hour of NOW with Dave Brown: Nelson Rego of Cool Blind Tech describes Ashirase (19:41), Honda’s new navigational system. And contestants Elysia Yardley, Line Gendreau and Alex Smyth compete in another edition of the weekly news quiz (38:04).

Duration:00:49:56

Episode 714: Hour 2

2/6/2023
In the second hour of NOW with Dave Brown: Marc Aflalo discusses the CRTC's consideration to revamp internet pricing (19:13). And Ryan Van Praet offers up some advice how to stay active in winter (40:44).

Duration:00:51:26

Episode 714: Hour 1

2/6/2023
In the first hour of NOW with Dave Brown: Denis Boudreau shares his thoughts on the accessibility of ChatGPT (25:55). Michelle McQuigge of the Canadian Press describes a potential database in Winnipeg for missing persons (16:46). Plus, Amy Amantea reviews Will Smith’s new movie “Emancipation” (38:53).

Duration:00:53:36

Episode 713: Hour 2

2/3/2023
In the second hour of the show, Alex Smyth reports live from the Ontario Parasport Games in Whitby (26:48)! Michael McNeely discusses the Disability Screen Office and their presence at CMPA’s Prime Time Conference in Ottawa (16:53). Plus, HBO’s “The Last of Us” is bringing in millions of dollars to Alberta. Greg David fills you in on this story (36:46).

Duration:00:49:26

Episode 713: Hour 1

2/3/2023
In the first hour of the show, Michelle McQuigge and Joeita Gupta take on the weekly news panel. They discuss the controversy stewing over Canada’s first special representative for combatting Islamophobia (17:22). They also share their thoughts on political leaders switching from one party to another (31:35). And they explore the FDA’s push for regulating cannabis-infused health products (43:59).

Duration:00:55:42

Episode 712: Hour 2

2/2/2023
In the second hour of NOW with Dave Brown: Dawn Dickinson previews Maclean’s Magazine with an article about Canada’s opioid crisis (35:39). Plus, Steven Scott of Double Tap tells you all about the latest version of HumanWare's Victor Reader Stream (15:23).

Duration:00:46:24

Episode 712: Hour 1

2/2/2023
In the first hour of NOW with Dave Brown: Sherri Hanley from Community Food Centres Canada explores the ongoing issues of food insecurity in the country (16:53). Liza Arnason tells you all about the ASE Community Foundation for Black Canadians with Disabilities (27:08). And Jennie Bovard shares tips on enjoying a March Break staycation (49:43).

Duration:00:58:35

Episode 711: Hour 2

2/1/2023
In the second hour of NOW with Dave Brown: columnist Kevin Shaw shares his commentary on media’s coverage of the economy (16:09). Plus, Marco Pasqua and Elizabeth Mohler explore the impact of Canada’s plastic ban on people with disabilities (28:17).

Duration:00:52:06

Episode 711: Hour 1

2/1/2023
In the first hour of NOW with Dave Brown: Fareed Khan discusses Canada’s first special representative to combat Islamophobia (14:40). Clover Thursday shares some tips on staying motivated with your new year’s resolutions (29:50). And community reporter Shaini Saravanamuthu tells you everything you need to know about this year’s Montreal Igloofest and Montréal en Lumière (41:54)!

Duration:00:53:08

Episode 710: Hour 2

1/31/2023
In the second hour of NOW with Dave Brown, Engineers from the University of Colorado have developed a smart walking stick using AI. Nelson Rego of Cool Blind Tech gives you that story (18:36). And contestants Elysia Yardley, Greg David and Alex Smyth compete in this week’s news quiz (40:02).

Duration:00:51:51

Episode 710: Hour 1

1/31/2023
In the first hour of the show, Author Jamie Bowman discusses her book “Bike Riding in Kabul: The Global Adventures of a Foreign Aid Practitioner” (18:26). And, legislation in B.C. is failing to protect old growth trees in the province. Lawrence Gunther fills you in on this story (31:54).

Duration:00:53:09

Episode 709: Hour 2

1/30/2023
In the second hour of NOW with Dave Brown: Marc Aflalo previews this year’s Samsung Galaxy Unpacked Event (14:35)! And disability advocate Shelley Petit chats about the persisting issues of sidewalk clearing in the province of New Brunswick (38:11).

Duration:00:48:25

Episode 709: Hour 1

1/30/2023
In the first hour of NOW with Dave Brown: Michelle McQuigge of the Canadian Press remembers former Mississauga, Ontario mayor Hazel McCallion (15:19). Filmmaker Barri Cohen discusses he’s new film “Unloved: Huronia's Forgotten Children” (28:47). And Amy Amantea reviews the gothic thriller film “The Pale Blue Eye.” (44:46)

Duration:00:56:48

Episode 708: Hour 2

1/27/2023
In the second hour of NOW with Dave Brown: Michael McNeely reviews a few films features at this year’s Sundance Film Festival (17:53). And Karen McKay from the Centre of Equitable Library Access runs this year’s shortlist for Canada Reads (40:51).

Duration:00:52:07

Episode 708: Hour 1

1/27/2023
In the first hour of NOW with Dave Brown: Joeita Gupta and Michelle McQuigge take on the news panel. They discuss the latest news in the Rogers-Shaw merger case (14:40) . They also explore the issues around politicians and certain tax write-offs (28:10). Plus, they contemplate the idea of having flexible statutory holidays (42:37).

Duration:00:52:42

Episode 707: Hour 2

1/26/2023
In the second hour of the show, Steven Scott of Double Tap explores the issues new technology poses on the white cane (20:40). And Dawn Dickinson previews Maclean’s magazine with an article about Canada’s gymnastics abuse scandal (42:28).

Duration:00:52:15

Episode 707: Hour 1

1/26/2023
In the first hour of the show, Dr. Phil Hooper from the Canadian Ophthalmological Society discusses Glaucoma Awareness Month (14:12). Pharmacists in Ontario can now prescribe treatments to some common ailments. Pharmacist Patty Vamvakitis breaks down the details. And, community reporter Blaine Deutscher tells you everything about this year’s ‘Frost Regina’ winter festival! (34:33)

Duration:00:52:38

Episode 706: Hour 2

1/25/2023
In the second hour of NOW with Dave Brown: Dr. Craig Meador reflects on the 165th anniversary of the American Printing House for the Blind (28:22). And John Loeppky discusses the presence of parasport at the upcoming Canada Winter Games on Prince Edward Island (17:26).

Duration:00:50:41

Episode 706: Hour 1

1/25/2023
In the first hour of NOW with Dave Brown: community reporter Derek Lackey describes a free and virtual healthcare service for Manitobans (42:56). Columnist Jennie Bovard shares her top five recommendations of must-watch and must-listen programs to take in this month (32:48). Plus, Mike Ross and Andrika De Lanerolle discuss the Oscar nominees for this year’s best picture (16:29).

Duration:00:54:09

Episode 705: Hour 2

1/24/2023
In the second hour of NOW with Dave Brown: Nelson Rego describes a new authentication method called OneButtonPIN (20:10). Plus, contestants Bruce Baklarian, Alex Smyth and Jim Krysko compete in another edition of the weekly news quiz (39:54).

Duration:00:51:30