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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

Language:

English

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1 800 567 6755


Episodes

Contenders for 2021 Canada Reads

1/15/2021
Karen McKay from Centre for Equitable Library Access tells us about the contenders for this year’s Canada Reads. We then look back at Eric Jerome Dickey's work. We also chat about how eRead Canada will feature a book by Kim Thúy. From the January 15, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:10:33

Film preview: Malcom and Marie

1/15/2021
Entertainment critic Michael McNeely previews the upcoming Netflix film “Malcolm & Marie” starring Zendaya and John David Washington. From the January 15, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:11:19

Excessive noise in residential areas

1/15/2021
In our weekly news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Meagan Gillmore, we explore the idea of how mindful we have to be when making excessive noise in residential areas considering more people are working from home. From the January 15, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:11:24

Special education during COVID-19

1/15/2021
In our weekly news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Meagan Gillmore, we chat about the concerns raised by educators about students with disabilities who have been allowed to attend school during lockdown. From the January 15, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:12:56

Donald Trump impeachment

1/15/2021
In our weekly news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Meagan Gillmore, we discuss U.S. President Donald Trump's impeachment trial that could begin next Wednesday as President-elect Joe Biden is being sworn into office. From the January 15, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:15:46

Full Show - Episode 229

1/15/2021
We have our weekly news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Meagan Gillmore. We discuss U.S. President Donald Trump's impeachment trial that could begin next Wednesday as President-elect Joe Biden is being sworn into office. We chat about the concerns raised by educators about students with disabilities who have been allowed to attend school during lockdown. We also explore the idea of how mindful we have to be when making excessive noise in residential areas considering more people are working...

Duration:01:44:11

2 BE CALM hotline

1/14/2021
Our colleague Sylvi Fekete tells us about ‘2 BE CALM,’ a new hotline that offers calming sounds to relieve stress. We also chat about AMI premiering a new digital series this week about emergency preparedness planning. From the January 14, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:10:13

Disability advocates call for easier access to technology

1/14/2021
For our accessibility story roundup, we chat about how disability advocates call for easier access to life-changing technology. In a 2017 Canadian Survey on Disability, Statistics Canada reported that among people aged 15 and older with disabilities, 1.5 million were in need of an aid or a device that they did not have. Dave Brown shares the details. From the January 14, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:03:14

The responsibility for big tech

1/14/2021
Steven Scott of Double Tap Canada discusses the responsibility big tech companies have for managing content on their platforms. From the January 14, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:12:50

PS5 media coverage

1/14/2021
Producer Dawn Dickinson previews The Guardian This Week. She tells us about how the launch of video game console PS5 has received more media coverage than 10 humanitarian crises combined. Dawn also talks about how an unmanaged wild deer from Britain’s largest herds for 1,000 years are no longer needed with restaurants in lockdown. From the January 14, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:12:35

U.S. Capitol siege

1/14/2021
Journalist Alice Li from the Washington Post shares her experience outside the U.S. Capitol during the siege that took place earlier this month. From the January 14, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:11:49

Full Show - Episode 228

1/14/2021
Journalist Alice Li from the Washington Post shares her experience outside the U.S. Capitol during the siege that took place earlier this month. The launch of video game console PS5 has received more media coverage than 10 humanitarian crises combined. Producer Dawn Dickinson gives us more details in her preview of The Guardian This Week. Coming up in the second hour of the show, Steven Scott of Double Tap Canada discusses the responsibility big tech companies have for managing content on...

Duration:01:44:06

New Ontario restrictions

1/13/2021
Veteran political correspondent Craig Oliver discusses the latest news in Canadian and American politics. We listen to Craig's perspective on Ontario's restrictions. We also talk about how Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal government has reached a deal with Pfizer to buy millions more doses of its COVID-19 vaccine. For his third topic, Craig tells us his thoughts on the cabinet shuffle. We also chat about our reactions on the violence that erupted at the US Capitol. From the...

Duration:00:20:56

CES reveals new smart home tech

1/13/2021
Mike Agerbo of The App Show describes some of the new smart home appliances revealed at this year’s CES convention, including the LG Wash Tower. From the January 13, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:07:27

Community report - Milena Khazanavicius - Halifax, NS

1/13/2021
Milena Khazanavicius shares more details on how the law for organ donation is set to change in Nova Scotia this month, making it possible for more donations. Milena also tells us about her involvement in the Municipality Active Transportation Advisory Committee. From the January 13, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:13:25

Community report - Derek Lackey - Winnipeg, MB

1/13/2021
Derek Lackey in Winnipeg tells us about an upcoming virtual event on accessible sports and recreation in Manitoba! From the January 13, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:09:07

Season 2 of #IGotThis

1/13/2021
It’s a new year and that means AMI has new programming in stock for you, TV producer Tara Mewis discusses season 2 of AMI-tv’s #IGotThis! From the January 13, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:10:20

Full Show - Episode 227

1/13/2021
It’s a new year and that means AMI has new programming in stock for you, TV producer Tara Mewis discusses season 2 of AMI-tv’s #IGotThis! Community reporter Derek Lackey in Winnipeg tells us about an upcoming virtual event on accessible sports and recreation in Manitoba! Community reporter Milena Khazanavicius shares more details on how the law for organ donation is set to change in Nova Scotia this month, making it possible for more donations. Coming up in the second hour of the show, Mike...

Duration:01:44:05

News quiz: Jan 12

1/12/2021
Our weekly news quiz is back! Dave, Karen and Mark battle it out to see who takes top honours this week. From the January 12, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:12:26

Accessibilities on Samsung TV

1/12/2021
Samsung’s TV lineup has plans to become a lot more accessible for people with disabilities. We also discuss CES 2021 innovation award honouree, Mudra Band. Nelson Régo of Cool Blind Tech gives us all the details. From the January 12, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:12:19