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.

Recent episodes

Full show - Episode 135

Authored on August 14, 2020

In our weekly news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Meagan Gillmore we discuss: Kamala Harris’ nomination for US vice president, international travel during COVID-19, and summer camp closures in Canada. In the second hour of the show, entertainment critic Michael McNeely will preview the upcoming physiological thriller “I'm Thinking of Ending Things.” And, Karen McKay from the Centre for Equitable Library Access shares her list of chocolatey book recommendations. This is the August 14, 2020 episode.

Full show - Episode 134

Authored on August 13, 2020

David Macdonald from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives discusses the end of CERB and its impact on Canadians. Producer Dawn Dickinson previews The Guardian This Week and chats about connecting with an ex-partner during the pandemic. Shaun Preece of Double Tap Canada describes some of his favourite smart home devices including the iRobot Vacuum Cleaner. Community Reporter Becki Zerr in Regina shares an update on Saskatchewan’s return-to-school plans. And, our colleague Sylvi Fekete tells us about the WorkBC Assistive Technology Services program. This is the August 13, 2020 episode.

Full show - Episode 133

Authored on August 12, 2020

Community Reporter Dorothy Macnaughton from Sault Ste. Marie tells us about the increased awareness of transportation needs in Northern Ontario during COVID-19. UFO researcher and author Chris Rutkowski tells us about Canada’s public online archive on UFO sightings and reports. We explore how the pandemic has impacted the wrestling industry with Zach McGibbon, podcast host of "This Is Wrestling”. Tech expert Mike Agerbo explains why wireless charging may not be as efficient as the traditional charging cord. We explore the latest news in politics with political analyst Craig Oliver. This is the August 12, 2020 episode.