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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.

Full show - Episode 518

Season 2 Episode 518 | Posted on: March 22, 2018

Episode Description

Chris O'Brien calls in from the CSUN Assistive Technology Conference in San Diego. Tim Schwartz introduces an accessible emergency and weather alert app called Alertable. Michelle McQuigge discusses a report that says Canadians with disabilities are twice as likely as other Canadians to experience violence. Donna Jodhan addresses the problem of inaccessible self-serve checkouts at major stores. Derek Lackey tells us about a CNIB employment and skills training program in Winnipeg. Karen Magee tells us that Ottawa's transit system is being penalized for not calling out bus stops. And Professor Bryan Palmer speaks about the history of Canada's student movement. This is the March 22, 2018 episode.