Terry Fox Exhibit

  • Authored on April 6, 2018

Alex Smyth heads to Telus World of Science in Edmonton to check out an exhibit dedicated to Canadian icon Terry Fox.

Season 6Episode 30

Keywords: Alex Smyth, Terry Fox, Telus World of Science, Edmonton, AMI This Week

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Ask Us Anything: Best Advice

  • Authored on April 6, 2018

The AMI presenters from coast to coast sit down to answer the question: what’s the best piece of advice you were ever given?

Season 6Episode 30

Keywords: AMI Presenters, AMI This Week, Ask Us Anything, AMA, Best Advice

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AMI This Week April 9, 2018

  • Authored on April 6, 2018

In this edition of AMI This Week, we check out Rock Steady Boxing, a fitness program for people living with Parkinson’s disease, demonstrate the Amazon Echo, and visit an exhibit honouring Canadian icon Terry Fox.

Season 6Episode 30

Keywords: AMI This Week, ATW,  Alex Smyth, Laura Bain, Rock Steady Boxing, Kyle Cameron, Parkinson’s Disease, Amazon Echo, Grant Hardy, Andy Baryer, Get Connected, smart speaker, Terry Fox, Telus World of Science, Edmonton, Marathon of Hope, Glace Bay, Ask Us Anything

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Meenu Sikand

  • Authored on April 4, 2018

Canada’s foreign-born population is growing rapidly. Craig Oliver meets with Meenu Sikand, a disability rights activist, to examine the issues facing immigrants of all abilities.  

Season 4Episode 12

Keywords: Meenu Sikand, immigration, disability rights, Craig Oliver, Challenges and Change 

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Dan Ten Veen

  • Authored on April 4, 2018

Craig Oliver meets with Dan Ten Veen, the director of Spectrum Productions, a Montreal organization that teaches youth and young adults on the autism spectrum the art of video and media production. 

Season 4Episode 13

Keywords: Dan Ten Veen, Spectrum Productions, Autism, Craig Oliver, Challenges and Change 

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John Rafferty

  • Authored on April 4, 2018

March marks the centennial anniversary of the Canadian National Institute for the Blind. Join Craig Oliver as he catches up with CNIB president John Rafferty.

Season 4Episode 11

Keywords: CNIB, John Rafferty, centennial, Challenges and Change, Craig Oliver

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Ableism in Media: Kristen Parisi at SXSW 2018

  • Authored on April 3, 2018

Lifestyle and disability writer Kristen Parisi wants to see more people with visible disabilities working in newsrooms. "When people get used to seeing people with disabilities on camera, they get more comfortable with them in public." Learn more about her ableism in media talk at the SXSW 2018 Conference.

Keywords: ableism, media, news, newsrooms, television, tv, sxsw, sxsw 2018, disability, advocate, kristen parisi

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