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Challenges and Change with Craig Oliver

Challenges & Change with Craig Oliver

Veteran journalist Craig Oliver and his guests analyze issues relating to accessibility and inclusion in Canada.

Challenges & Change with Craig Oliver

Veteran journalist Craig Oliver and his guests analyze issues relating to accessibility and inclusion in Canada.

  • Lisa Drouillard

    Lisa Drouillard

    Duration: minutes and seconds

    Canada goes to the polls this fall: make sure your vote counts. Craig Oliver discusses accessibility issues and your voting rights with Lisa Drouillard of Elections Canada. 

  • Keith Smith

    Keith Smith

    Duration: minutes and seconds

    Almost half of all complaints filed with the Canadian Human Rights Commission are disability related. Guest Keith Smith updates Craig Oliver on the latest efforts by the CHRC to promote, and protect, human rights.

  • Mary-Louise Hayward

    Mary-Louise Hayward

    Duration: minutes and seconds

    From closed captioning to described video, television is slowly becoming more accessible to persons with disabilities. Craig Oliver delves into that progress with the Mary-Louise Hayward from the CRTC.  

  • Alexis McConachie

    Alexis McConachie

    Duration: minutes and seconds

    The War Amps has assisted and advocated for amputees since the First World War. Alexis McConachie, Communications and Case Manager, Advocacy Program, discusses the program and its history with Craig Oliver.

  • Senator Jim Munson

    Senator Jim Munson

    Duration: minutes and seconds

    Disability advocate Senator Jim Munson updates Craig Oliver on his work championing the Accessible Canada Act through the Senate on the last step towards making the bill law.

  • Marcel Hacault

    Marcel Hacault

    Duration: minutes and seconds

    Farming in Canada is a hazardous occupation and a major source of disability. This week on Challenges and Change, Craig Oliver addresses the issue with the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association's Marcel Hacault.

  • Ross Eadie

    Ross Eadie

    Duration: minutes and seconds

    This week on Challenges and Change, Craig Oliver sits down for a one-on-one with Winnipeg city councillor, Ross Eadie.

  • Hon. Lloyd Axworthy

    Hon. Lloyd Axworthy

    Duration: minutes and seconds

    The Honourable Lloyd Axworthy joins Craig Oliver at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights to talk human rights, politics and world affairs. This week on Challenges and Change.

  • Tannyce Cook

    Tannyce Cook

    Duration: minutes and seconds

    Diabetes is a leading cause of blindness in Canada and Indigenous peoples are among the highest risk. Craig Oliver speaks with Tannyce Cook about it on Challenges and Change.

  • Alan Bridgeman

    Alan Bridgeman

    Duration: minutes and seconds

    This week on Challenges and Change, Craig Oliver is in Winnipeg, where he discusses accessible technology with computer science student Alan Bridgeman.

  • Tara Tompai

    Tara Tompai

    Duration: minutes and seconds

    This week on Challenges and Change, Craig Oliver speaks with Tara Tompai, a blind and low-vision intervention specialist, about the challenges facing babies with vision loss.

  • Sean MacGinnis

    Sean MacGinnis

    Duration: minutes and seconds

    It's not easy to renovate your home or business to make it accessible. This week on Challenges and Change, Craig Oliver chats with Sean MacGinnis of BuildAble Accessible Design & Renovations.

  • Todd Nicholson

    Todd Nicholson

    Duration: minutes and seconds

    This week on Challenges and Change, Craig Oliver speaks with Todd Nicholson, five-time Paralympian, Chef de Mission of the 2018 PyeongChang Paralympic Games, and tornado survivor. 

  • Dr. Gail Beck

    Dr. Gail Beck

    Duration: minutes and seconds

    Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre psychiatrist Dr. Gail Beck joins Craig Oliver to discuss the challenges involved with youth mental health, and reaching out to them for treatment.

  • Peter Morel

    Peter Morel

    Duration: minutes and seconds

    Join Craig Oliver and his guest, adaptive fitness specialist Peter Morel, as they discuss the challenges involved with getting in shape and staying fit when you have mobility impairment.  

  • Dr. Anne Berndl

    Dr. Anne Berndl

    Duration: minutes and seconds

    Obstetrician Dr. Anne Berndl joins Craig Oliver to talk about Toronto's Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. The clinic is one of the first in North America dedicated to women with physical disabilities who want to become mothers. 

  • Adam Jones

    Adam Jones

    Duration: minutes and seconds

    Join Craig Oliver at the Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau, QC, for this week's edition of Challenges and Change. His family served in the military and Adam Jones was determined to carry on that tradition. Then he suffered a head trauma.

  • Mark Dumalski

    Mark Dumalski

    Duration: minutes and seconds

    We know persons with disabilities can be valuable employees. An Ottawa organization is reaching out to convince companies of that. Join Craig Oliver and Mark Dumalski of the Employment Accessibility Resource Network for this week's Challenges and Change.   

  • Frank Smith

    Frank Smith

    Duration: minutes and seconds

    This week on Challenges and Change, Craig Oliver is at the Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau, QC, where he talks with Frank Smith, the coordinator for the National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS).   

  • Carla Qualtrough

    Carla Qualtrough

    Duration: minutes and seconds

    The Honourable Carla Qualtrough joins Craig to discuss the historic Accessible Canada Act.