Full Show - Episode 583Authored on June 24, 2022
Today on NOW with Dave Brown: we have our weekly news panel with Michelle McQuigge and Joeita Gupta. We discuss the federal government’s decision to freeze Hockey Canada’s funding amid a sexual misconduct scandal. We also chat about a new Elections Canada report that shows thousands of mail-in ballots were not counted in the federal election. We’ll take a closer look. And we share our thoughts on a new report that shows thousands of mail-in ballots were not counted in the federal election. In the second hour of the show, entertainment critic Michael McNeely reviews the 2021 drama film “Wildhood.” And AMI communications specialist Greg David gives you the scoop on AMI-tv’s summer programming! This is the June 24, 2022 episode.
Full Show - Episode 582Authored on June 23, 2022
Today on NOW with Dave Brown, veteran political correspondent Craig Olivers chats about the latest news in Canadian politics. David MacDonald from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives shares findings from their new report on corporate companies profiting of inflation. Dawn Dickinson previews The Guardian This Week with an article about the International Rugby League’s decision to bar transgender women from international competition. Shaun Preece of Double Tap Canada discusses a recent story about a Google engineer who claims LaMDA, the company’s AI, is sentient. And in her Central regional report, Karen Magee describes the world’s first brain stimulation test that showed results in preventing a youth from self-harm. This is the June 23, 2022 episode.
Full Show - Episode 581Authored on June 22, 2022
Today on Now with Dave Brown, we check in with Dana Erickson of Manitoba Possible to find out how they’re serving the disability community in the province. Doris Koop from the Vision Impaired Resource Network describes some of the programs they offer for the blind and partially sighted community in Winnipeg. Mike Agerbo of The App Show gives you the lowdown on the Amazon re: MARS Conference currently taking place in Las Vegas. Community reporter Derek Lackey shares his experience participating in CNIB’s guide dog program. And lifestyle columnist Shaini Saravanamuthu chats about what it’s like dating with a disability. This is the June 22, 2022 episode.