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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales movie poster

May 26, 2017 - Pirates of The Caribbean Preview!

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May 25, 2017 - Blind Hockey in Halifax?

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May 24, 2017 - See The Possibilities

On today's show:

  • We speak with the Canadian Ophthalmological Society about their campaign, “See The Possibilities” which helps educate Canadians on the important role ophthalmologists play in eye health care.
  • Mike Agerbo of Get Connected Media tells us about a few accessibility features coming to Windows 10 and their Creators Update.
  • J.R. Bjornson, our AMI Community Reporter in Alberta, joins us to talk about a few events coming up including the start of his YouTube video on learning basic braille.
  • Kevin Philipupillai, producer of AMI’s The National Post Show, shares a few articles that made it in to the show this week. Including one on how a writer thinks NHL tickets should be free.
  • Plus Craig Oliver stops by to chat politics. Topics include: The Conservative leadership race, NATO meetings, the Britain attacks and more.

 

AMI-tv is having a casting call for a new commercial they are filming and we want you to be in it!

Jigsaw casting is looking for Blind and Partially Sighted Men and Women ages 21 to 60 who love TV shows and movies. Ideally someone who enjoys talking about their favourite actors, characters and movie scenes. You should be animated and honest while articulating your thoughts and feelings about movies and TV shows.

If you’re selected you’ll be compensated $750.00 for your time and you do not need any previous acting experience to participate.

For more details on how to submit your application visit AMI.ca/casting-call

Submissions are due by Thursday, May 27th at 9 a.m. Eastern

 

May 23, 2017 - Ontario/Quebec Flooding

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May 19, 2017 - Government Plans for Eye Health

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May 18, 2017 - Robotic Eye Surgery

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  • Donna Jodhan, our accessibility and special-needs business consultant shares tips for the blind and partially sighted on how to successfully open a bank account.
  • We talk to AMI’s Vice President of Programming and Production, John Melville about AMI Audios launch into the podcasting world.
  • Jessica Rickards, a member of the team at Cool Blind Tech, joins us with news from the tech world including:  First robot performs operation on the human eye.
  • Jim Krysko, AMI’s Regional Content Specialist in Edmonton, shares news from the west including his recent trip to Fort McMurray.
  • Dawn Dickinson, producer of the Guardian This Week joins us in studio to share a few articles that made it in to the show this week.

May 17, 2017 - Kitchen Confession

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May 16, 2017 - Basic Income

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  • We chat with Thomas Venos, the #16 ranked player in the world in junior boy’s wheelchair tennis. We talk to him about his journey in the sport as well as some events that are coming up this year.
  • Canadian Press Reporter Michelle McQuigge discusses her article: Deadline looms for Via Rail to respond to order to change wheelchair policy.
  • Can a government sponsored basic income pilot project in Ontario help close the income gap in Canada? Open Dialogue producers Michael Iantorno and Paul Daniel join us to discuss this week’s program.
  • Karen Magee, AMI’s Regional Content Specialist in Ottawa, shares news from her region including an update on the floods that hit Eastern Ontario and Quebec – and Karen will challenge on the News Quiz!
  • Plus, we have our weekly news quiz!

May 15, 2017 - Kinova Robotics

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