February 23, 2017 - Foot Health
On this episode:
- Have you ever considered the health of your feet? How can we prevent issues and what can we do to relieve foot pain? We ask an expert.
- AMI’s man in Canada’s Western Region Jim Krysko shares some good news about accessibility on Regina's conventional transit fleet.
- Our Cool Blind Tech Joel Ramos of Los Angeles, California, shares information about three new devices that are assisting people who are blind / low vision.
- We also tell you about a girl with cerebral palsy who won a case at the US Supreme Court after her school banned her service dog.
- A hundred years after the Russian Revolution, historian Robert Service has written a rich drama about the final months of Tsar Nicholas the Second. Find out what new information this book contains.
- And, as previously discussed on Live5, are you a fan of Pineapple on your pizza? Well, turns out the President of Iceland isn’t. Find out what he wants to do about it in our “what in the world” segment.
February 22, 2017 - Canadian Paralympic HOF Inductees
On today's show
- Craig Oliver of AMI-tv and CTV News has his weekly report from Parliament Hill. This week, he talks about Yazidis coming to Canada, Justin Trudeau apologizing for his slip up in Sherbrooke, QC and how Brian Mulroney is helping Trudeau work out his relationship with U.S.
- Our Entertainment and Pop Culture expert JM Frey tells us about The Beatles - is there new music coming our way?
- The Manitoba Paddling Association presents the first Manitoba Ice Dragon Boat Festival on February 25th at the Manitoba Canoe and Kayak Centre. Doris Koop of the Vision Impaired Resource Network fills us in.
- Five uniquely accomplished individuals were named yesterday as the Canadian Paralympic Hall of Fame's inductees for 2017. CEO Karen O’Neill of the Canadian Paralympic Committee tells us who they are.
- Will Dare Foods, the makers of many familiar confectionery products including Girl Guide Cookies, crumble because of a nasty family lawsuit? Victoria Marck of AMI-audio shares that and other highlights of some of the stories that will be featured in The National Post Show.
February 21, 2017 - Heart Month
On this episode:
- February is Heart Health Month and joining us today is Greg Killough of the Heart and Stroke to tell us more on heart health and how to maintain a healthy heart.
- Dave Brown of AMI TV stops by for some Blue Jays talk as he’s currently in Dunedin Florida soaking up the sun and a little bit of baseball.
- Alex Massie, a member of the Canadian Para Snowboardcross team, joins us to talk about the World Championships held earlier this month.
- Karen Magee, AMI’s Ottawa Assignment Editor, drops by with a few stories from central Canada including one about the 2017 Eastern Goalball Championships coming up in March.
- And we play our weekly news quiz!
February 17, 2017 - Fist Fight
On today's show:
- JM Frey, our entertainment contributor, joins us to preview the newest Ice Cube comedy, Fist Fight.
- Greg David of TV-eh shares some news on a new docu-series called Keeping Canada Safe.
- Mike Agerbo of Get Connected Media joins us with a story about the eSight 3 camera, a revolutionary pair of glasses that lets you zoom in up to 24X on images.
- Ted Cooper, ATW’s Toronto bureau producer, drops by our studio to talk about one of the stories featured on tonight’s episode of ATW Weekend Edition all about the Nathaniel Dett Chorale.
- Sylvi Fekete, AMI’s Vancouver Assignment Editor, joins us with a few stories from the West Coast including one about the Richmond Hospital Music Therapy Program.
- Plus, we look back at some of the interesting stories we've covered here this week on Live From Studio 5 as we share our thoughts in the What Did We Learn This Week segment!
February 16, 2017 - Joeita's Trip to The Science Centre!
On this episode:
- We share some audio from Joeita’s trip to a new exhibit called Biomechanics: The Machine Inside, at the Ontario Science Centre.
- Jessica Rickards, a member of the team at Cool Blind Tech, joins us with news from the tech world, including a story about a handheld scanner that converts text to 36Cell refreshable braille.
- Jim Krysko, AMI’s Edmonton Assignment Editor, drops by with a few stories from the west including one about Kaitlyn Hoar, a Saskatchewan woman with physical disabilities, who is fulfilling her lifelong dream of hunting, with an adaptive twist!
- Our colleague Kevin Philipupillai joins us in studio to talk about some of the projects The Guardian is working on now.
- Plus we have our What in The World segment where we tell you about crazy stories from around the world!
February 15, 2017 - Care Confirmed
On this program:
- Ian Macfarlane, President of Care Confirmed stops by to tell us about his company and how it’s helping seniors live in their own homes longer.
- JM Frey our pop culture and entertainment expert joins us to talk about the big news that was revealed yesterday regarding who the next Bachelorette is and why it’s such a big deal.
- Mike Agerbo of Get Connected Media joins us with news about Fords major investment into autonomous vehicle technology!
- Victoria Marck, producer of the National Post Show, drops by with a few articles that made it in to the show this week including a story about a new Veggie Burger and what it means for climate change.
- Plus Craig Oliver joins us to chat all things politics including, the Trudeau/Trump meeting.
February 14, 2017 - NIHL
On this show:
- Saturday February 18th is International Whale Day and Lawrence Gunther of Blue Fish Radio drops by with some news about the big mammal’s. How are they fairing these days? Are they still hunted?
- Scott Bujeya from The Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) joins us to tell us about NIHL, Noise Induced Hearing Loss. How can you protect your ears? Are you doing enough to protect them now?
- H’art Centre in Kingston Ontario launched a new choir for the blind and visually impaired and AMI’s Ottawa Assignment Editor Karen Magee joins us to tell us that story and more from central Canada.
- What are the big issues affecting people with disabilities in Canada and the United States? Open Dialogue explored that topic this week. Producers Paul Daniel and Michael Iantorno along with Canadian Press Reporter and co-host of Open Dialogue Michelle McQuigge join us to reflect on the show.
- Plus we have a special Valentines Day Quiz!