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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. Fridays at 8 p.m. ET.

"Our environmental expert Lawrence Gunther explains why it’s important to protect the planet’s shrinking wilderness regions. Our accessibility consultant Donna Jodhan shares her thoughts on the CNIB’s new strategic plan. We bring you a recap of the events from around the world yesterday – the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Our New Brunswick community reporter Gerry Harris tells us about a Blind Bowling series hosted by the Fredericton Lions. Marc...
Environmental expert Lawrence Gunther discusses the controversies over the fall hunting season for double-crested cormorants. From the October 13, 2020 episode.
Join Dave Brown and accomplished angler Lawrence Gunther on their travels to our nation’s smallest territory for the biggest adventures in Postcards from the Yukon, an AMI original documentary.
We all expect a certain level of cleanliness on our beaches. But environmental expert Lawrence Gunther says that can get complicated. Karen Magee stops by the studio today to talk about the United Way in Simcoe, Muskoka.  This is the August 14, 2018 episode
Lawrence Gunther, the producer and subject of the upcoming documentary, Makings of a Guide Dog, describes his journey as a documentary filmmaker and blind storyteller. Lawrence is warm, conversational, and witty as he recounts his journey getting to know seven lively guide dog puppies, all of which are part of the CNIB Guide Dog Program. This is the November 15, 2020 episode.
Lawrence Gunther takes us through a new report from the federal government, warning about flooding and extreme rainfall caused by climate change. From the June 9, 2020 show.
A new study says the Great Pacific Garbage Patch contains 16 times more plastic than previously estimated. Lawrence Gunther of Blue Fish Radio explains what this means for the Pacific ecosystem. From the March 27, 2018 episode.
Does living near a major road increase your chances of developing dementia? Our environmental expert Lawrence Gunther shares the results of a recent UBC study on the effects of air pollution. From the March 3, 2020 show.
Over seventy participants representing more than two-dozen organizations recently gathered for two days in Toronto for the “People’s Great Lakes Summit.” They collaborated to develop a shared approach on how to restore and protect the Great Lakes. Environmental contributor Lawrence Gunther tells us more. This is from the December 5, 2017 episode. "
Our environmental expert Lawrence Gunther says not enough companies realize that sustainable business practices can be good for the bottom line.
Our Ottawa colleague Karen Magee tells us about Uber’s agreement with the city of Ottawa to support accessible transportation in the city. Lawrence Gunther of Blue Fish Radio discusses the worrying state of wild salmon populations on the west coast. NHL player Max Domi talks about the Light It Up campaign, which raises awareness for diabetes. Our Toronto community reporter Orly Shamir tells us how the Canadian Council of the Blind’s Trust Your Buddy program is taking on chronic dise...
As we approach the 50th anniversary of the first successful moon landing, we’ll speak with author James Donovan about his book “Shoot for the Moon.” Our environmental expert Lawrence Gunther discusses the risks facing Canada’s wild salmon population. Donna Jodhan from Barrier-Free Canada tells us about some long-term problems she’s been having with telephone banking. Community reporter Gerry Harris travelled to Moncton recently for the Atlantic Nationals Car Show. He’ll tell us how ...
Environmental expert Lawrence Gunther explores the similarities and differences between food forests and pollinator-friendly yards For our Accessibility Story Roundup, we chat about the new Hampton Inn Buffalo-Amherst that is working toward welcoming all guests of all abilities Community reporter Derek Lackey from Winnipeg tells us about CNIB’s upcoming virtual sessions on travel tips and physical activity for the summer. To catch his full report, visit here Tech expert Mike Ag...
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 ...
Join Lawrence Gunther for the latest outdoor lifestyle news, environmental issues, reviews of outdoor tech and tips on exploring the outdoors with a guide dog
Environmental contributor Lawrence Gunther tells us how more people have connected with birds during the pandemic. Dawn Dickinson previews The Guardian This Week, including an article on how world leaders at the UN have pledged to protect our planet. We are joined by one of our regular listeners Luca Capone, who shares our love of food and today we talk about chili dogs! Steven Scott from Double Tap Canada stops by to share a recap of yesterday’s Google Pixel Showcase! For our Acces...
We hear from Lawrence Gunther of Blue Fish Radio.  He stops by to chat about farming and harvesting the ocean. Also, we speak to AMI's Karen Magee about Aboriginal Day, Kevin Philipupillai stops by and previews what’s on this Sunday on The Walrus with Lloyd Robertson and Michelle McQuigge of the Canadian Press chats about a few articles, including one on religious exemptions in Catholic schools.
Our environmental expert Lawrence Gunther explains why one of Canada’s largest lakes is in serious trouble. Our colleague Karen Magee tells us about a Friendship Circle in Montreal, which provides support to young people with special needs. We'll go through the results of yesterday’s election in New Brunswick. We’ll discuss the news that Ontario’s public sector pensions are being opened to up to workers at non-profits. Tech expert Marc Aflalo digs into Amazon’s surprise announc...
Environmental contributor Lawrence Gunther explains the factors that intensify forest fires and their impact on climate change. From the October 27, 2020 episode.