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.

Community Report - Central

Listen to NOW with Dave Brown weekdays 9 to 11 a.m. Eastern to find out what's happening in your community! Tune in weekly to hear from our community reporters across the country bringing you information on events and happenings in the blind and partially sighted community across Canada. Click here for more reports in other regions: Atlantic, Pacific and West.

Portrait of Derek

Derek Lackey

Manitoba

Since losing his eyesight in 2013, Derek has been passionate about advocating for, and educating others about the blind community. Derek has been dedicated to trying to break down the walls of misconception and myth around the lives of blind people.

Recent Reports:

August 4, 2020 - Derek Lackey from Winnipeg tells us about his personal experience of attending his sister's wedding during COVID-19. He also tells us about CNIB’s upcoming virtual sessions on travel tips and physical activity for the summer.

More details: 

  • CNIB’s virtual meeting on travel tips will take place on August 13 at 11 a.m. Central Time 
  • CNIB virtual meeting on physical activities takes place on August 20 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
    • Be sure to wear some active clothing 
  • For more information on both events, contact CNIB's Brianna Fuellbrand at 204-789-0931 or via email at brianna.fuellbrandt@vlrehab.ca 

 

 
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