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Tune in weekdays at 2 p.m. Eastern for interviews and discussions about arts, entertainment, and the lifestyle issues that matter to you.

Kelly and Company

Tune in weekdays at 2 p.m. Eastern for interviews and discussions about arts, entertainment, and the lifestyle issues that matter to you.

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Virtual reality program to educate the impacts of vision loss

Écrit le 12 mai 2021
A man wearing a VR headset
  • Is it safe to go to big sporting events during the pandemic? Jeff Ryman explains in his health headlines.
  • You’ve already heard about the gift that keeps on giving. Margrett Weldon brings us In The Know about the card that keeps on creating from Sow Sweet Greetings.
  • An Edmonton firm developed a virtual reality program to educate people on the impacts of vision loss; Jim Krysko has the story.
  • Last week was Mental Health Awareness Week, and Registered Nurse Leslie Depoe takes some time to give our mental health some love.
  • Let’s chat about getting ready for Summer, and prepping your outdoor spaces with Leanne Baarda.

Making TV more accessible for blind and partially sighted

Écrit le 11 mai 2021
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  • Around this time of year, there are plenty of opportunities for parasites to infest our pets. Dr. Danielle Jongkind lets us know what to keep in mind.
  • Which summer foods should we be excited about eating? Nutritionist Julia Karantjas has our picks.
  • A Mohawk College student is developing a creative way to raise awareness for accessibility in the blind and partially sighted community. We learn more about this with Accessible Media Production student, Rachel Brown.
  • Edmonton Community Reporter Wade Brown highlights the International Children's Festival of the Arts.
  • We cover all things swim suits on our Fashion talk with Keya Osborne.
  • On our Collections segment, Debbie Williams tells us about her love for music boxes, and how she wound up accumulating them.

Accessible audio editing software on Windows and Mac

Écrit le 10 mai 2021
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  • On our Tech Talk, Michael Babcock shares with us his favourite audio editing software, available and accessible on Windows and Mac.
  • Connor McDavid hit a certain milestone over the weekend. Brock Richardson gives us the details in his sports report.
  • Vancouver’s Grant Hardy is here to preview the AMI This Week feature on Mandy Harvey.
  • The 2021 Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair is taking place from May 16 to 21. We learn more about this event and the eight students that are representing Canada at this prestigious science fair!
  • We’re rejoined by author of The Success-Energy Equation, Michelle Cederberg as she dives into how we can stay positive and fresh as we navigate the pandemic.
  • Danielle McLaughlin talks with David Baker of Baker Law, a firm that represents people with disabilities, about a recent case dealing with the inequitable roll-out of Ontario’s COVID vaccinations.

Last minute Mother's Day ideas

Écrit le 7 mai 2021
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  • Need some last minute Mother's Day ideas? Jeff Ryman has you covered in his lifestyle report.
  • A study Shows that the Night Shift Feature in iOS does not help users sleep better. John Biehler tells us why.
  • A recent graduate of the CNIB Guide Dog program has found his home as a Buddy Dog. Karen Magee in Ottawa has the story.
  • The hashtag BookTalk is trending all over TikTok, where all kinds of people are sharing their latest reads. Ryan Hooey gives us the scoop

Programs and events in part of Vision Health Month

Écrit le 6 mai 2021
A drawing of 3 doctors examining an eye
  • Michael Feir tells us about a new audio game called Sonar Islands, filled with elements of resource management, strategy and arcade action.
  • Fern Lulham highlights a survey by the UK government, created to develop and deliver a national strategy for disabled people.
  • May is Vision Health Month! We learn more about some events, programs and news related to eye health in Canada with Dr. Larissa Moniz, Fighting Blindness Canada’s director of research and mission.
  • Jessica Hipp, COO for WayAround, gives us information about the WayAround accessible labeling system, as well as the new partnership with CNIB SmartLife.
  • Today’s Roundtable guest is Laura Bain, AMI Reporter in Halifax, Nova Scotia.