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 782: Thursday, April 18

Steven Scott from Double Tap Canada compares two prominent text-to-speech scanning programs – the Kurzweil 1000 and the Voice Dream Scanner. A recent Supreme Court decision may make it legal to publish the names of Ontario’s highest-paid doctors. Michelle McQuigge tells us more. We discuss a report that many drivers of accessible taxis in Ottawa are quitting because they are frustrated with high costs. 

Episode 781: Wednesday, April 17

We speak with Faye Blackwood, a former track and field champion who has recently been honoured for her work coaching Paralympic athletes. We speak about accessible voting in Prince Edward Island, with CBC reporter Jessica Doria-Brown and Marcia Carroll from the P.E.I. Council of People with Disabilities. We discuss a US government report that says the number of complaints about disability discrimination in the workplace is going down.

Episode 781: Tuesday, April 16

We speak with para alpine skier Frédérique Turgeon about her experience at the 2018 Paralympics, and the next stage of her career. Our colleague Karen Magee calls in from Ottawa with news about a local tool library. Donna Jodhan from Barrier-Free Canada had the strange experience of being invited to speak at the Senate hearings on Bill C-81, and then being disinvited. She tells us more.

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