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Thursday May 25, 2017-

Wednesday May 24, 2017

  • Dawn Dickinson joins us to share this weeks Health Report Headlines. Heath Report airs Monday to Friday at 12:00pm Eastern
  • Today Margrett Weldon will continue her mini-series on post-secondary students with disabilities who are in the process of pursuing post-secondary education. Today they will be interviewing Daphne Gayle, a former nurse who lost her vision in 1990. She decided to go back to school and in the fall of 2016 she graduated with a Masters in Disability Studies. She is going to share her experiences of being a student.
  • Last week,. AMI announced that our shows, Kelly and Company and Live From Studio 5, are now available to be downloaded as podcasts on iTunes through the podcasting app. And we have John Melville – the Vice-President of AMI’s Production and Programming – here to talk about this launch.
  • Disability and women’s rights activist Nidhi Goyal drops by our studio to chat about her experiences being India’s first blind stand-up comedian. She also shares with us some info on the webinar she is doing May 25th with the MATCH Fund called “Stand Up (Comedy) for Women’s Rights.” To register go here.
  • Our TV Critic Greg David talked to the creator of the hit Sci-Fi show The Killjoys, Michelle Lovretta about the ideology of casting an actual amputee to play the role and the process they went through to make those choices. He will also be talking about his time at CBC and discuss the fall 2017 Upfronts

Tuesday May 23, 2017- Jane Beaumont on the founding of the CNIB Library

  • Our resident veterinarian, Dr. Danielle Jongkind, joins us to discuss heartworm parasites: prevention, care, and treatment for your canine.
  • Fern Lulham returns with more misheard lyrics! She shares her tales behind Sophie Ellis-Bextor’s Murder on the Dance Floor and Sister Sledge’s We Are Family.
  • Mike Ferras and Mike Bruels from the W. Ross MacDonald School join us to talk about the 30th anniversary of Run For Light, which takes place on May 25. This 3km or 5km walk is open to the public, and everybody is invited to attend!
  • It's the CNIB's Centennial! We're proud to announce a special series with Jane Beaumont, who will be guiding us through the history of the CNIB. Our first segment is about the organization's founders.
  • It's Tuesday, which means another visit from the iHabilitation Man. He's bringing us a bevy of new apps: Headphone Check, Parceltrack, Speedtest, Prizmo Go, and more!

Friday May 19, 2017 - Disability Awareness Week