Full Show - Episode 942Authored on October 20, 2020
Vet Danielle Jongkind revisits the topic on things we can do to help our elderly pets get the most out of life, in spite of any health challenges they may be facing. We speak to Health and Wellness enthusiast and Yoga Instructor, Frances Wong, about her wellness journey and involvement. The 21st Annual imagineNATIVE Film and Media Arts Festival is taking place online starting today through Saturday and we get the lowdown with Niki Little, the artistic director of the event! Community Reporter Annette Dennis highlights a 7-week song writing workshop being run by the CNIB in London, Ontario. Freelance journalist Meagan Gillmore tells us about maple syrup in Ontario that's giving jobs to people with developmental disabilities. We speak to Andrew Gurza and Heather Morrison, Co-founders of Handi a brand that aims to tear down the taboo and talk openly about all things sex and disability, with no topic out of bounds.
Full Show - Episode 941Authored on October 19, 2020
Michael Babcock features the latest on the Mosen At Large podcast, where blind and low vision iOS users discuss the most recent Apple Event. Could this be the year the LA Dodgers win the World Series? Brock Richardson explains in his sports report. Edmonton’s Bethany Deer previews tonight’s episode of AMI This Week; we discuss her feature on questions blind people get asked a lot. Two friends have been collecting and exchanging pumpkin memorabilia for a very long time! Chyvonne Emile joins us on our Collections segment to give us the scoop. FaceBook, Twitter, YouTube and Zoom have all decided to censor content on their platforms. What does this mean for Freedom of Speech? We discuss with Danielle McLaughlin on Know Your Rights.
Full Show - Episode 940Authored on October 17, 2020
Statistics Canada says Canadians have been spending more time and money online since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Jeff Ryman tells us why in his lifestyle report. With it being Disability Employment Awareness Month we have a discussion with Michelle Pandith, of the Canadian Council on Rehabilitation and Work about some of the programs they have running this month! On the Chatty Bookshelf, Ryan Hooey highlights how CBC Books is helping us recognize October as Women’s History Month. Plus, he shares his top read this year. We’re joined by Award winning Scottish-Canadian singer-songwriter, David Leask for another edition of Artists Corner!