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Outdoors with Lawrence Gunther: Audio show

Outdoor news, environmental issues, reviews of outdoor tech and tips on exploring the outdoors with a guide dog. Sundays at 3 p.m. ET.

Today, environmental contributor Lawrence Gunther tells us all about his passion for ice fishing Community Reporter J.R. Bjornson describes the Bullseye Blind Hockey Program in Red Deer, Alberta. To access his full report, visit here Nelson Régo from Cool Blind Tech discusses: Clio app’s new AR feature “Look to Speak,” Google’s newest experimental app allows you to communicate using your eyes and, the iPhone’s App Library on iOS 14 And, Karen Magee, Mark Phoenix and Dave B...
Lawrence Gunther from Blue Fish Radio tells us about the annual report from Ontario's environmental commissioner. From the November 7, 2017 episode.
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 Regist...
Our environmental expert Lawrence Gunther tells us about the unexplained deaths of 2.6 million salmon off the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador earlier this year. From the December 3, 2019 episode.
Dragon boats may be over 2,500 years old, but blind and vision impaired athletes love them. ON this episode of AMI Audio’s podcast, “Outdoors with Lawrence Gunther”, it’s all about what it takes to become a competitive dragon boat paddler. Ms Lilly explores their origins, and we speak with Albert McDonald, a dragon boat coach for the Dartmouth Dragon Boat vision impaired team. Lawrence, a competitive dragon boat paddler himself, shares his tips and insights on what it takes to be a ...
Today on NOW with Dave Brown, we commemorate National Indigenous Peoples’ Day and speak with Felix Berry, curator of Indigenous perspectives and content at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. We also hear from Jesse Boiteau, the Senior Archivist at the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation. Other guests on the show include community reporter J.R. Bjornson in Red Deer, Nelson Rego of Cool Blind Tech, and environmental contributor Lawrence Gunther. This is the June 21, 2022 e...
Our environmental expert Lawrence Gunther tells us about The Green New Deal, an ambitious new economic and environmental proposal in the United States. This year’s edition of the AMI Robert Pearson Memorial Scholarship is now accepting applications. Our colleague Janis Davidson Pressick tells us more. The toy company Mattel is introducing a few Barbie dolls with disabilities. We speak with our accessibility consultant Donna Jodhan about how culturally significant this is. Community ...
Today on NOW with Dave Brown, environmental contributor Lawrence Gunther describes the effects of Russia's anti-satellite missile test that resulted in extensive debris-scattering. Workplace accessibility specialist Kelly Bron Johnson discusses the importance of defining accessibility in public spaces and workplaces. Community reporter J.R. Bjornson shares details on this year’s Santa’s Bus Tour in Red Deer, Alberta. And we have another edition of our weekly news quiz with quizmaste...
Environmental contributor Lawrence Gunther shares his experience training guide dogs for outdoor living. From the November 24, 2020 episode.
Leni Goggins describes the New Inclusive Economy, a research project that aims to build an inclusive labour market in B.C. Lawrence Gunther explores the issues surrounding Coastal GasLink’s natural gas pipeline in B.C. Nelson Rego describes the “Grid Editor,” a new coding tool for blind or partially sighted computer programmers He also shares tips on how to track shipments with Live Text in iOS 16 And host Dave Brown puts Karen Magee, Ryan Delehanty and Alex Smyth to the tes...
Is Canada ready to combat major oil splls? Lawrence Gunther from Blue Fish Radio informs us if we are. From the June 19, 2018 episode.
Today on NOW with Dave Brown, Brock Richardson wraps up his coverage on the 2022 Paralympic Games in Beijing! Environment contributor Lawrence Gunther discusses the UN’s recent report and warning on climate change. Community reporter Elizabeth Mohler describes a survey for Clear Access, a website in development for accessible health care. Nelson Rego of Cool Blind Tech shares details about Dot Inc.’s new tactile Braille display.
Ottawa, as are many other areas across Canada, is now known as a tick hotspot. Lawrence Gunther shares how to protect yourself, and your dog, while enjoying the outdoors.
This new project follows Lawrence Gunther as he documents the over ten-month journey of matching with, and training, a new guide dog.
Today, Bonnie Brayton of DAWN Canada tells us about the More Than A Footnote campaign that seeks to address systemic violence against women with disabilities and Deaf women. Lawrence Gunther of Blue Fish Radio discusses the People’s Great Lakes Summit that took place in November. Regional content specialist Karen Magee describes the story of a 94-year-old volunteer who is retiring for the second time. And, community reporter Gerry Harris tells us which Christmas-related events to ch...
On Outdoors with Lawrence Gunther Ms Lilly explains how bears in Pakistan are being liberated. We here from a bear researcher about his own much to close encounter with an angry mother Grizzly, and Dr. Barrie Gilbert then explains how he overcame his facial disfigurement and loss of one eye to become a world-famous Grizzly Bear expert and advocate. Lawrence also shares his own much less traumatic encounter with a Black Bear.
Our environmental expert Lawrence Gunther tells us about a proposal to build an enormous new oil sands mine in Alberta. Community reporter JR Bjornson calls in from Red Deer, Alberta to tell us how he marked World Braille Day yesterday. Tech expert Mike Agerbo calls in from the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas to tell us about a few of the quirkier inventions on display. Karen Magee and Mark Phoenix join me for our weekly news quiz. UC Berkeley Researchers Restore Vision in Mi...
On May 25th's show: Environmental expert Lawrence Gunther tells us about IPCAs, a new tool that many Indigenous nations have added for stewardship work to protect Indigenous lands and conserved areas Ottawa bureau reporter Chris Vallee discusses “Is It Time For Online?,” his new AMI documentary that takes a look at how online education has impacted students with disabilities Community Reporter J.R. Bjornson in Red Deer tells us about virtual jazz and hip-hop dance classes offere...
Lawrence Gunther takes to the water to show off accessible equipment to use when solo fishing, and Grant Hardy hits Science World with a few guests in tow.