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Canadian Congress on Disability Inclusion

  • Alexis Jonathan Conrad is from the department of Employment and Social Development with the Government of Canada. He describes their first annual Canadian Congress on Disability Inclusion
    • As part of this virtual event, there will be a national Career Fair to people with disabilities with employment opportunities. 
    • The Career Fair will only be open on May 26th from 1:00pm until 6:00pm (EDT)and on May 27th from 1:00pm until 4:15pm (EDT).
    •  You can register through the Attendee Registration Portal located here 
  • Accessibility specialist Thea Kurdi describes what it takes to make transit fully accessible to passengers with disabilities 
  • Environmental contributor Lawrence Gunther explains how ancient fire practices are beneficial to preventing the risk of wildfires 
  • Community reporter J.R. Bjornson shares details about the upcoming Summer Science Circus in Edmonton
  • Nelson Rego of Cool Blind Tech chats about Apple’s new accessibility features including a voice control spelling mode 
    • He also describes a new screen reader that Sony is adding to their A7R IV camera
  • Quizmaster Mike Ross challenges Karen Magee, Mark Phoenix, and Dave Brown to another edition of the weekly news quiz