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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.

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Shifting COVID-19 policies

Authored on January 14, 2022

On Friday January 14's show: 

Remembering Sidney Poitier

Authored on January 13, 2022

On Thursday January 13's show: 

We remember actor Sir Sidney Poitier and reflect on his legacy with Dr. Aram Goudsouzian, author of "Sidney Poitier: Man, Actor, Icon." The book is available as an e-book and audiobook and can be found on Amazon.ca 
Producer Dawn Dickinson previews The Guardian This Week with an article about new vaccine incentives for houseless citizens in England. She also shares an article about newsroom closures in Hong Kong, a result of the ‘draconian’ national security law introduced by the Chinese government in 2020 
Personal finance columnist Aaron Broverman gives us a breakdown of bundling cryptocurrency into exchange traded funds 
Steven Scott of Double Tap Canada discusses the 15th Anniversary of the Apple iPhone 
And, in her Pacific regional report, Sylvi Fekete tells us about Access for Sight Impaired Consumers who have recently returned from a brief hiatus. She also discusses a recent partnership between Nanaimo Child Development Centre teams and Island Mediquip to provide access to therapeutic equipment
 

Quebec's plans to impose a tax on the unvaccinated

Authored on January 12, 2022

On Tuesday January 12's show: 

Tuesday, January 11, 2022

Authored on January 11, 2022

On today's episode of NOW with Dave Brown:

Accessibility reporter Meagan Gillmore discussed Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s recent mandate letters to federal cabinet ministers, including Minister Carla Qualtrough. 

Mental health advocate Shane Baker described the effects of blue Monday and told us how to cope with seasonal depression.

Nelson Rego of Cool Blind Tech told us about the new accessibility options available on Sony’s PC game ‘God of War.”

Community reporter Dorothy Macnaughton gave us details on ‘Hideaway Pictures new production deal in Northern Ontario.

And we had another edition of our weekly news quiz with contestants Karen Magee and Mark Phoenix.

 

Headshot of Meagan Gillmore

CES convention in Las Vegas

Authored on January 10, 2022

On Monday January 11's show: