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Adam Dixon handling the puck playing sledge hockey

September 20, 2017 - Canada’s 2017-2018 National Sledge Hockey Team

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More info from Kim:

CCB/GTT North Bay Chapter - call Brian at 705-472-6426

Sault Ste Marie group - contact Dorothy Macnaughton at 705-759-0733; e-mail -

Storytelling day long event - For more information visit; contact CNIB in Ottawa (613) 563-4021

September 19, 2017 - Peach Season!

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September 18, 2017 - Mother Review

On this show:

  • Movie reviewer, Todd Blenkhorn gives us his review of the movie, Mother.
  • University of Montreal Masters student Sara Brennan discusses her project exploring the user experiences of audio descriptions on Netflix programs.
  • Our Regional Content Specialist in Halifax Ryan Delehanty tells us about a boxing program that is coming to Cape Breton to help Parkinson’s patients.
  • Laura Bain of AMI This Week gives us an advance peek of a profile of a person she knows very well: herself.
  • We speak to Jason DaSilva, recipient of the inaugural CBC-ReelAbilities Screenwriter Fund.

September 15, 2017 - Mother Preview

On today's episode:

  • J.M. Frey gives us a preview of the new Jennifer Lawrence movie, Mother.
  • We speak to AMI’s director of Television programming, Brian Perdue, about an award AMI recently received for its Paralympic coverage.
  • Producer Kevin Philipupillai discusses his interview with a writer on an article that appears on The Walrus this weekend regarding sports and concussions.
  • Live 5 producer Paul Daniel joins us in the studio to discuss the controversial book by Hillary Clinton, What Happened and her take on the 2016 presidential election.
  • TV Critic Greg David gives us a recap of this year’s Creative Arts Emmys.


September 14, 2017 - Care Partners Program

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More info from Becki:

The Care Partners Program/Beyond the Classroom - contact Ashley at 306-525-2571

Assistive Technology and Career Fair - contact Amber at 306-525-2571

September 13, 2017 - Parliamentary Preview

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Goalball in Edmonton with ASRAB