Live from Studio 5

Tune in weekdays at 9 a.m. Eastern for community news and information from coast to coast and a daily look at technology, health and current affairs. 

Live from Studio 5

Tune in weekdays at 9 a.m. Eastern for community news and information from coast to coast and a daily look at technology, health and current affairs. 

Live from Studio 5

Recent Episodes: 

Episode 742: Wednesday, February 20

Lindsay Hillier from Surrey Place tells us about the organization’s early intervention program for children with vision impairments. Natasha Prodan-Bhalla from the ACCESS clinic in Vancouver explains why the clinic specializes in sexual health care for women with disabilities.  A pro-pipeline protest convoy has reached Ottawa after driving across the prairies. We’ll discuss what this means for the tension between the environment and the oil industry. 

Episode 741: Tuesday, February 19

We speak with para-taekwondo athlete Anthony Cappello, who won a silver medal for Canada at this month’s world championships. Our colleague Karen Magee explains why a hockey team made up of kids with different abilities was banned from a tournament in Kitchener, Ontario. Our accessibility consultant Donna Jodhan tells us about her trip to England for a chess tournament for people with vision impairments.

Episode 740: Friday, February 15

The Vancouver Art Gallery has launched described tours for blind and partially sighted visitors. Nelson Régo from Cool Blind Tech tells us about them. JM Frey previews the movie How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World. With Prince Philip agreeing to relinquish his driver’s license after a car crash that injured two women, we ask whether it’s time for new rules around Driver’s License Testing.

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