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 40: Monday March 30

Canadian Press reporter Michelle McQuigge tells us what powers the federal government is exercising through the Quarantine Act. We ask tech expert Marc Aflalo about wireless routers and other devices that make it easier to work from home. Kim Thistle reviews the Netflix documentary “Crip Camp.” And our east coast colleague Ryan Delehanty talls us about major changes to transit services in Halifax and St. John's because of the pandemic.

Episode 39: Friday March 27

Reporters Meagan Gillmore and Michelle McQuigge join Dave Brown for our weekly news panel. We talk about what should count as an essential service, using the language of war when referring to the pandemic, and whether any of us have developed positive habits or routines while staying at home. In the second hour of the show, Amy Amantea tells us about the Marvel movie "Black Widow." And Karen McKay from the Centre for Equitable Library Access recommends books that can help in a time of isolation.

Episode 38: Thursday March 26

Our entertainment critic Michael McNeely joins us with movie series recommendations. AMI producer Kevin Philipupillai gives us an update on the federal emergency relief package. AMI producer Dawn Dickinson discusses the risks the COVID-19 outbreak poses to prisoners in the UK. We ask Steven Scott from Double Tap Canada about accessibility on various work-from-home platforms. Our community reporter Becki Zerr tells us what it was like to be a nurse during the H1N1 epidemic in 2009. And our Vancouver colleague Sylvi Fekete tells us about online workshops available from the CNIB in BC and Yukon.

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