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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

Season 2 of a popular program

1/22/2021
AMI’s Communications Specialist Greg David describes Season 2 of “You Can’t Ask That.” Greg also tells us about some choices in streaming services for customers, particularly those who are on fixed- or low-incomes who want to stretch their consumer dollar to the fullest. From the January 22, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:11:13

2021 Sundance Film Festival preview

1/22/2021
Entertainment critic Michael McNeely previews the films we can expect at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. From the January 22, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:12:59

Pandemic audio etiquette

1/22/2021
We have our weekly news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Meagan Gillmore. We consider what is acceptable audio etiquette in virtual settings during the pandemic. From the January 22, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:11:41

Triage protocol

1/22/2021
We have our weekly news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Meagan Gillmore. We talk about triage protocol and look at how that impacts people with disabilities. From the January 22, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:14:17

Expulsion from caucus

1/22/2021
We have our weekly news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Meagan Gillmore. We discuss the Conservative’s recent expulsion of Ontario MP Derek Sloan from caucus. From the January 22, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:15:13

Full Show - Episode 234

1/22/2021
We have our weekly news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Meagan Gillmore. We discuss the Conservative’s recent expulsion of Ontario MP Derek Sloan from caucus. We talk about triage protocol and look at how that impacts people with disabilities. We also consider what is acceptable audio etiquette in virtual settings during the pandemic. In the second hour of the show, entertainment critic Michael McNeely previews the films we can expect at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. AMI’s...

Duration:01:46:30

Black parents support group

1/21/2021
Our colleague Karen Magee tells us about a support group for Black parents of children with disabilities. Karen also chats about a campaign for Kingston Circus Arts, who have also suffered during COVID-19. From the January 21, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:12:43

CELA and Penguin Random House Canada announce collaboration

1/21/2021
For our accessibility story roundup, we chat about how the Centre for Equitable Library Access and Penguin Random House Canada are pleased to announce a collaborative partnership. This partnership will dramatically increase access to reading materials for Canadians with print disabilities. Dave Brown shares the details. From the January 21, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:02:10

Managing online passwords

1/21/2021
There was a story earlier this month about a man with over $200 million worth of bitcoin in his bitcoin wallet, but unfortunately, he’s forgotten the password. Tech expert Marc Aflalo shares some tips on how to manage our online passwords. From the January 21, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:08:35

Community report - Shaini Saravanamuthu - Montreal, QB

1/21/2021
Shaini Saravanamuthu in Montreal fills us in about three national social events put on by Balance for Blind Adults. We also hear her perspective on the Quebec lockdown and curfew. From the January 21, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:09:59

Community living boom

1/21/2021
Producer Dawn Dickinson previews The Guardian This Week with an article about a boom in communal living and another article about the statue of a fossil hunter, Mary Anning. From the January 21, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:08:36

U.S. presidential pets

1/21/2021
We chat about the history of U.S. Presidents and their pets with Historian Andrew Hager from the Presidential Pet Museum. From the January 21, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:10:06

Full Show - Episode 233

1/21/2021
We chat about the history of U.S. Presidents and their pets with Historian Andrew Hager from the Presidential Pet Museum. Producer Dawn Dickinson previews The Guardian This Week with an article about a boom in communal living. Community reporter Shaini Saravanamuthu in Montreal fills us in about three national social events put on by Balance for Blind Adults. Coming up in the second hour of the show, Tech expert Marc Aflalo shares some tips on how to manage our online passwords. For our...

Duration:01:44:26

Biden inauguration

1/20/2021
We talk about the latest news in Canadian and American politics with veteran political correspondent Craig Oliver. We talk about Biden's inauguration. Craig tells us about how Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada will continue trying to convince U-S President-elect Joe Biden's administration of the merits of the Keystone X-L pipeline expansion. We will also chat about how Canada will be receiving significantly fewer doses of the Pfizer Vaccine in the coming weeks. Conservative Leader...

Duration:00:16:29

GM electric delivery vans

1/20/2021
Mike Agerbo of The App Show fills us in on General Motors’ new venture to develop electric delivery vans. He tells us about a number of devices such as, the GM BrightDrop Delivery System and the Flying Cadillac Passenger Drone. From the January 20, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:06:40

Community report - Amy Amantea - Vancouver, BC

1/20/2021
Amy Amantea in Vancouver tells us about this year’s online celebrations for White Cane Week! She shares her experience using audio description and explains how it works. Amy also talks about how the Canadian Blind Sports Association has launched the Women’s Active Living Engagement Network. From the January 20, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:09:44

Disability Advisory Group

1/20/2021
Accessibility reporter Meagan Gillmore describes the federal government's COVID-19 disability advisory group and what this group will be doing. From the January 20, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:09:45

Presidency of Joe Biden

1/20/2021
U.S. democratic party strategist Roger Fisk discusses Joe Biden’s presidency and the challenges ahead. From the January 20, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:12:34

Full Show - Episode 232

1/20/2021
U.S. democratic party strategist Roger Fisk discusses Joe Biden’s presidency and the challenges ahead. Accessibility reporter Meagan Gillmore describes the federal government's COVID-19 disability advisory group. Community reporter Amy Amantea in Vancouver tells us about this year’s online celebrations for White Cane Week! Coming up in the second hour of the show, Mike Agerbo of The App Show fills us in on General Motors’ new venture to develop electric delivery vans. We talk about the...

Duration:01:43:57

News quiz: Jan 19

1/19/2021
Our weekly news quiz is back! Dave, Karen and Mark battle it out to see who takes top honours this week. From the January 19, 2021 episode.

Duration:00:11:01