Movie Review: Joker
- Our movie critic Amy Amantea calls in from Vancouver to review Joker, starring Joaquin Phoenix.
- Canadian Press reporter Michelle McQuigge gives us an update on the story of a family who planned to shut down the restaurant after receiving death threats.
- We speak with Paralympian Tess Routliffe about her medal-winning performance at last month’s world Para swimming championships.
- California’s largest utility company cut off power to almost a million people last week, as a precaution against strong winds. We talk about the effects of the shutdown.
- Nelson Régo from Cool Blind Tech joins us;
- Weekly News Quiz.
The NBA in China
- We talk about the difficult position the NBA is in, after a prominent executive spoke out in favour of the protesters in Hong Kong.
- We discuss Conservative leader Andrew Scheer’s promise to set aside $50 million for a national autism strategy.
- The US Supreme Court has ordered Domino’s to make its website accessible. We ask why the pizza chain fought so hard against this ruling.
- The Philadelphia Flyers hockey team has built a rage room in its arena, for fans who need to blow off some steam. We ask if this is a good idea.
- Our entertainment critic Michael McNeely previews the movie “Doctor Sleep,” which is based on the sequel to Stephen King’s book “The Shining.”
- The AMI-tv show Employable Me is back for a third season! Our colleague Greg David tells us what to expect.
- We speak with circus aerialist Erin Clark about how she dealt with nervous adults taking her out of physical activities as a child, because of her spinal disability.
- Producer Kevin Philipupillai previews two Walrus magazine articles by writer Max Fawcett: Political polling and SNC-Lavalin.
- Producer Dawn Dickinson previews The Guardian This Week
- Article 1: After drugs, guns, and human trafficking, wildlife trafficking is the world’s most lucrative organised crime. And now the trade is growing across Latin America.
- Article 2: To mark the 250th anniversary of Captain James Cook’s first voyage to Australia, Manchester Museum is returning 43 sacred artefacts to Indigenous Australians.
- Our community reporter Becki Zerr calls in with details about the new Blind curling program from the Saskatchewan Blind Sports Association.
- Shaun Preece from Double Tap Canada tells us what he thinks of Microsoft’s new Surface devices.
- Our west coast colleague Fekete tells us the latest report;