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 702: Friday, December 14

Nelson Régo from Cool Blind Tech tells us about an accessible astronomy app developed by a blind engineering student in Australia. For AMI at the Movies, JM Frey previews the film Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. Via Rail has announced a fleet of new trains. We’ll discuss the accessibility features.

Episode 701: Thursday, December 13

Steven Scott from Double Tap Canada tells us about Alexa’s Yuletide Tunes. Canadian Press reporter Michelle McQuigge tells us about the sobering findings from the latest Data on Domestic Homicides. Community reporter JR Bjornson tells us about a holiday skating party in Calgary, organized by the Alberta Sports and Recreation Association for the Blind.

Episode 700: Wednesday, December 12

We speak with artist and designer Vahakn Matossian about The Baton Project, which aims to make it easier for musicians with vision impairments to interpret the orchestra conductor’s instructions. Producer Kevin Philipupillai previews a National Post article about the new UN agreement on migration. It appears that people in Hong Kong are fed up with tiny apartments. We discuss the city’s chronic housing shortage.

 

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