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February 23, 2017 - Foot Health

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February 22, 2017 - Canadian Paralympic HOF Inductees

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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

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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!