NOW with Dave Brown

Join Dave Brown weekdays at 9 a.m. ET as he discusses the latest news, entertainment, sports and current events through a disability lens.

NOW with Dave Brown

Join Dave Brown weekdays at 9 a.m. ET as he discusses the latest news, entertainment, sports and current events through a disability lens.

NOW with Dave Brown

Episode 107: Monday, July 6 

Canadian Press reporter Michelle McQuigge explains why childcare providers in Ontario say the province’s efforts to help re-open are falling short. Community reporter Amy Amantea shares her review of the new Hulu series “Little Fires Everywhere” starring Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington. Marc Aflalo from Double Tap TV chats about the most popular work-from-home tech that has made trends over the past four months. For our Accessibility Story Roundup, host Dave Brown discusses a Washington Post article about US Democratic candidate Joe Biden's search for a running mate. And, AMI’s director of digital strategy, Virginia Vuleta, previews AMI’s newly redesigned website! 

Episode 106: Friday, July 3 

Reporters Michelle McQuigge and Meagan Gillmore join us for our weekly news panel to discuss the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision to dismiss a new appeal from British Columbia First Nations over the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. They also explore the introduction of mandatory mask policies for indoor public spaces in some Ontario and Quebec municipalities. For their final topic, they revisit some of the issues facing landlords and tenants during COVID-19, in particular, rental payments and evictions. We also hear from entertainment critic Michael McNeely who examines several prominent films tied to controversial directors. And, director of CELA Rina Hadziev describes the contenders for this summer’s Canada Reads book competition. 

Episode 105: Thursday, July 2 

Andria Barrett, President of the Canadian Black Chamber of Commerce, discusses the financial barriers faced by Black entrepreneurs. Community reporter Milena Khazanavicius in Halifax tells us about some municipal recreation facilities that are reopening in the city. AMI-tv reporter Shelby Travers shares tips on coping with a hangover after Canada Day. Community reporter Elizabeth Mohler tells us about this year’s virtual programming for the Toronto Triathlon Festival. Tech expert Mike Agerbo gives us the lowdown on why Microsoft is permanently closing 83 retail stores. This is the July 2, 2020 episode. 

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