Press Releases

April 27, 2016

AMI launches two new, fully accessible websites

Accessible Media Inc. announced today the launch of two new websites: AMI.ca in English and AMItele.ca in French. Both websites were completely reimagined and rebuilt from the ground up to be fully accessible, user friendly and more reflective of the organization’s mandate to make accessible media for all Canadians.

March 11, 2016

AMI’s Canada in Perspective wins the CSA Academy’s Diversity Award

​Accessible Media Inc. (AMI) is thrilled to announce that season four of its series Canada in Perspective, produced by Varner Productions Limited, has won the 2016 Academy of Canadian Film and Television’s Diversity Award. It will be presented at the Canadian Screen Awards Television & Digital Media Gala on Tuesday, March 8 in Toronto. The Academy’s Diversity Award, sponsored by Playback, recognizes excellence and the racial and cultural diversity in Canada.

March 2, 2016

Challenges and Change with Craig Oliver returns for season two on AMI-tv

Accessible Media Inc. (AMI) announced today that Challenges and Change, hosted by legendary broadcaster Craig Oliver will return for a second season on AMI-tv beginning March 8. Challenges and Change is an interview based program that pairs host Craig Oliver with Canadians who have inspired change and helped reshape the perception of ability.

February 25, 2016

Accessible Media Inc. to add new audio comedy show to its lineup

An AMI-audio exclusive, Double Exposure’s Newzapalooza is a take on the original Canadian radio comedy, Double Exposure, which was popular in the 1980’s. Hosted by comedic duo Linda Cullen and Bob Robertson, Double Exposure was known for its narration and mockery toward politics, current affairs and well-known Canadian and international figures.

February 9, 2016

AMI renames annual scholarship program

Accessible Media Inc. (AMI) announced today that it has renamed its scholarship program in memory of former colleague and advocate for accessibility, Robert Pearson.

January 6, 2016

Season three of AMI’s Four Senses to premiere on January 14, with a live online Q & A session with Christine Ha

Accessible Media Inc. (AMI) announced today that its cooking show with an accessibility twist, Four Senses, will kick off season three on Thursday, January 14 at 7:30 p.m. on AMI-tv. For the first time, fans are invited to visit AMI’s Facebook page during the broadcast to stream the episode and participate in a live question and answer session hosted by Four Senses’ very own celebrity Christine Ha.