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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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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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Episodes

Full show - Episode 293

4/15/2021
Today on NOW with Dave Brown, author Catherine Fogarty reflects on the deadly riot at Kingston Penitentiary in Ontario that took place 50 years ago. Producer Dawn Dickinson previews The Guardian This Week with an article about a French property developer who plans to build 5,000 retirement homes across U.K. city centres. Community reporter Shaini Saravanamuthu in Montreal tells us how we can stay fit and active through CNIB’s new and virtual yoga classes. Steven Scott of Double Tap Canada...

Duration:01:44:35

Retirement homes in U.K. city centres

4/15/2021
Producer Dawn Dickinson previews The Guardian This Week with an article about a French property developer who plans to build 5,000 retirement homes across U.K. city centres. She also tells us about Facebook’s slow reaction to a manipulation campaign hosted on their platform by the Honduran president. From the April 15th, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:07:48

New Microsoft Hardware

4/15/2021
Steven Scott of Double Tap Canada describes the latest hardware from Microsoft including the new Surface Laptop 4 and the Surface Headphones 2+. From the April 15th, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:10:59

Community report - Shaini Saravanamuthu - Montreal, QC

4/15/2021
Community reporter Shaini Saravanamuthu tells us how we can stay fit and active through CNIB’s new and virtual yoga classes. She also describes their new fashion and makeup program with Keya Osbourne. From the April 15th, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:09:09

Kingston Penitentiary riot

4/15/2021
Author Catherine Fogarty reflects on the deadly riot at Kingston Penitentiary in Ontario that took place 50 years ago. She also tells us about her book “Murder on the Inside.” From the April 15th, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:10:30

Shared E-scooters in Ottawa

4/15/2021
Karen Magee shares her central regional report with a story on a new motion passed by Ottawa to allow the use of shared e-scooters on the city’s downtown streets. She also tell us about recent issues faced by people with accessible parking permits in no parking zones. From the April 15th, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:10:10

Air Canada's bailout agreement

4/14/2021
Veteran political correspondent Craig Oliver analyzes the latest news in Canadian politics including Air Canada's bailout agreement with the federal goverment. He also reviews the NDP and Liberal party conventions that took place this past weekend. From the April 14, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:20:17

Global chip shortage update

4/14/2021
Mike Agerbo of the App Show tells us how the global chip shortage is reportedly affecting Apple’s production. He also discusses LG's exit from the smartphone business. From the April 14, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:09:28

Wheel Voices: Tune In!

4/14/2021
Amy Amantea tells us about “Wheel Voices: Tune In,” a virtual presentation showcasing fourteen artists from a range of talents, collaborating across genres. She also shares the latest news on VocalEye’s crowd-sourced description project. From the April 14, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:15:17

Community Care in Ontario

4/14/2021
Accessibility reporter Meagan Gillmore shares concerns about the Community Care Act and describes the lack of rights for people who use attendant services in Ontario. From the April 14, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:13:40

Road to Inclusion

4/14/2021
AMI Vancouver Presenter Grant Hardy and Bureau Producer Amit Tandon join us to discuss AMI-tv’s “Road to Inclusion,” a new documentary that explores issues of accessibility in urban city planning. From the April 14, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:12:27

Full Show – Episode 292

4/14/2021
Today on NOW with Dave Brown, we discuss AMI-tv’s “Road to Inclusion,” a new documentary that explores issues of accessibility in urban city planning. Accessibility reporter Meagan Gillmore shares concerns about the Community Care Act and describes the lack of rights for people who use attendant services in Ontario. Community reporter Amy Amantea tells us about “Wheel Voices: Tune In,” a virtual presentation showcasing fourteen artists from a range of talents, collaborating across genres....

Duration:01:44:52

Weekly news quiz - April 13, 2021

4/13/2021
Host Dave Brown competes against contestants Karen Magee and Mark Phoenix in another edition of our weekly news quiz. From the April 13, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:13:04

Mini Cheetah

4/13/2021
Nelson Rego of Cool Blind Tech tells us about how scientists have developed the Mini Cheetah, a four-legged robot to help guide users who are blind or partially sighted. He also discusses a new retinal implant called, POLYRETINA. From the April 13, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:12:37

Community report - Elizabeth Mohler - Toronto, ON

4/13/2021
Elizabeth Mohler tells us about “Enabled: Connecting with Birds,” an upcoming panel for birding enthusiasts who are blind or partially sighted. She also describes a new program offered by the High Park Nature Centre in Toronto called Urban Naturalists. From the April 13, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:11:29

Access to the disability tax credit

4/13/2021
In our accessibility story roundup, we discuss an advisory committee calling on the Canada Revenue Agency to promote access to the disability tax credit in Indigenous communities. From the April 13, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:03:01

Netflix documentary: Seaspiracy

4/13/2021
Environmental contributor Lawrence Gunther discusses “Seaspiracy,” a new Netflix documentary that explores the environmental impact of fishing. From the April 13, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:12:48

Full Show – Episode 291

4/13/2021
Today on NOW with Dave Brown, environmental contributor Lawrence Gunther discusses “Seaspiracy,” a new Netflix documentary that explores the environmental impact of fishing. Community reporter Elizabeth Mohler tells us about “Enabled: Connecting with Birds,” an upcoming panel for birding enthusiasts who are blind or partially sighted. Nelson Rego of Cool Blind Tech tells us about how scientists have developed the Mini Cheetah, a four-legged robot to help guide users who are blind or...

Duration:01:44:52

Our Community: Powley for District 7

4/12/2021
Our Halifax colleague, Ryan Delehanty, will tell us about the most recent episode of Our Community on AMI-tv. From the April 12, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:10:33

Critical care triage protocol

4/12/2021
David Lepofsky of the AODA Alliance drops by to discuss the fear of critical care triage guidelines for COVID-19 for people with disabilities and seniors. From the April 12, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:14:18