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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.

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:

November 30, 2021:  Derek told us about the CNIB Vision Mate Program, the CNIB's Cozy Christmas Virtual Chat, the CNIB Bringing in the New Year Virtual Chat and a free pass giveaway to the Assiniboine Park and Zoo.

Topic 1:  CNIB Vision Mate Program

Topic 2:  CNIB Cozy Christmas Chat-virtual

Details:
Date: December 24, at 2pm central time
Contact:  register with Ashley Nemeth at the CNIB: Ashley.nemeth@cnib.ca

Topic 3:  CNIB Bringing in the New Year Chat-virtual

Details: 
Date: December 31, at 2pm central time
Contact: register with Ashley Nemeth at the CNIB: Ashley.nemeth@cnib.ca

Topic 4:  Assiniboine Park and Zoo

Details:
Contact:  reach out to Joanne Fabian at our CNIB office here in Winnipeg: phone 204-774-5421.
 

 
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