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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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Full show - Episode 467

Authored on January 6, 2022

Today on NOW with Dave Brown, producer Dawn Dickinson previews The Guardian This Week with an article about the deadly threat of underground coal fires at a mine in the town of Hwange in Zimbabwe. Shaun Preece of Double Tap Canada describes the new assistive touch features available on the Apple Watch. Film reviewer Amy Amantea shares her commentary on the musical drama film “Tick Tick Boom.” Food and drink columnist Jennie Bovard gives five tips on making nutritious food decisions this new year. And in her central regional report Karen Magee tells us about the Inclusion Coffeehouse, a new café by L’Arche in Hamilton. This is the January 6, 2022 episode.

Full show - Episode 466

Authored on January 5, 2022

Today on NOW with Dave Brown, Mike Agerbo of The App Show describes some new tech gadgets and products showcased at this year’s CES show in Las Vegas. Accessibility specialist Thea Kurdi explains how spaces can be designed for people with sensory disabilities. Lifestyle columnist Shaini Saravanamuthu shares her first-hand experience isolating with COVID-19 at home. Community report Guy Carriere in Sudbury, Ontario gives an update on the ice fishing season and describes the province’s new legislation for sustainable bait management zones. And host Dave Brown answers audience questions in another edition of Ask Dave Anything! This is the January 5, 2022 episode.

Full show - Episode 465

Authored on January 4, 2022

Today on NOW with Dave Brown, Natalie Martiniello, President of Braille Literacy Canada, chats about World Braille Day and explores the relevance and future of Braille. With the number of natural disasters and their severity on the rise, environmental expert Lawrence Gunther shares tips on preparing emergency kits for evacuation scenarios. Community reporter J.R. Bjornson shares an update on the World Junior Tournament in Red Deer, AB. Michelle McQuigge of the Canadian Press discuses the new COVID-19 restrictions in Ontario. And, we have a special 2021 retrospective news quiz with contestants Karen Magee and Mark Phoenix. This is the January 4, 2022 episode.