Live from Studio 5

Tune in weekdays at 9 a.m. Eastern for community news and information from coast to coast and a daily look at technology, health and current affairs. 

Live from Studio 5

Tune in weekdays at 9 a.m. Eastern for community news and information from coast to coast and a daily look at technology, health and current affairs. 

Live 5 Blog

AMI at the Movies: Crazy Rich Asians

A still from "Crazy Rich Asians" featuring Constance Wu, Henry Golding and Sonoya Mizuno.

  • Katie Raso from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives examines the challenges people with disabilities face finding work in the digital economy. 
  • University of Toronto musicology professor Ken McLeod discusses Aretha Franklin’s legacy. 
  • It's AMI at the Movies, as Amy Amantea reviews "Crazy Rich Asians". 
  • A grieving woman in Fredericton swore at Prime Minister Trudeau when he called to offer his condolences. Michelle McQuigge leads the discussion.
  • Are Canada’s medical schools creating enough spots for students who plan to practice in Canada? JIm Van Horne leads the discussion. 
  • Did the city of Victoria did the right thing when it took down a statue of John A. MacDonald? Dave Brown leads the discussion. 
  • Is a  federal holiday the right way to mark the terrible legacy of residential schools? Joeita asks the question.

Flying Over the Atlantic Ocean in a Hot Air Balloon

Nelson Rego, Cool Blind Tech, Atlantic Ocean, hot air balloon

  • Nelson Régo from Cool Blind Tech tells us about a blind man who’s planning to fly over the Atlantic Ocean in a hot air balloon. 
  • JM Frey previews the remake of the 1973 Steve McQueen film 'Papillon'. 
  • We’ve been getting news reports in the past few weeks about the strange foods that people steal. We’ll go through the list. 
  • Kim Parker from the Nova Scotia Rehabilitation Centre tells us about new suites that give patients the chance to practice independent living before leaving the hospital. 
  • Producer Kevin Philipupillai previews a Walrus magazine article that asks how prepared we are for the effects of climate change. 
  • Greg David tells us about a documentary made by our Ottawa presenter Shelby Travers, about the people who saved her life ten years ago, practice independent living before leaving the hospital.

Bridge Collapse in Italy

A photograph of the collapsed bridge.

  • Shaun Preece tells us about an expansion to the Be My Eyes app, in this week’s preview of Double Tap Canada. 
  • Canadian Press reporter Michelle McQuigge tells us how people are picking up after last week’s shooting in Fredericton. 
  • Why did things go wrong when a CNIB vice-president went to the federal budget lockup? We speak with our accessibility consultant Donna Jodhan. 
  • Our community reporter Becki Zerr tells us about a group painting activity at a park in Regina, Saskatchewan. 
  • The search continues for survivors of the bridge collapse in Italy. We’ll ask what role austerity policies played in this tragedy. 
  • Amateur sleuths in the UK have tracked down the burial place of the poet William Blake. Producer Dawn Dickinson tells us how they did it.