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Live from Studio 5 is AMI-audio’s daily live morning program. Listen for news of the day, technology and current events. Hear regional information from the blind and partially sighted community as well as segments with political commentator Craig Oliver, film critic Michael McNeely and tech updates with Cool Blind Tech’s Nelson Régo.

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Live from Studio 5 is AMI-audio’s daily live morning program. Listen for news of the day, technology and current events. Hear regional information from the blind and partially sighted community as well as segments with political commentator Craig Oliver, film critic Michael McNeely and tech updates with Cool Blind Tech’s Nelson Régo.

    Canada Reads Shortlist

    Canada Reads Shortlist

    The Canada Reads shortlist is out! Karen McKay from the Centre for Equitable Library Access tells us about the nominated books and the people who will be defending them.

    • 10 min
    Emotional Support Animals On Airplanes

    Emotional Support Animals On Airplanes

    For today's accessibility story roundup: New Restrictions Proposed for Emotional Support Animals on Airplanes.

    • 1 min
    Sundance Film Festival

    Sundance Film Festival

    Our movie critic Michael McNeely calls in from Salt Lake City, Utah, where he is covering the Sundance Film Festival.

    • 9 min
    Underfunded Libraries

    Underfunded Libraries

    We look into a report about chronic underfunding for public libraries in Toronto and elsewhere.

    • 13 min
    Amtrak Backs Down

    Amtrak Backs Down

    We revisit a story from the US about the railway company Amtrak asking two wheelchair users to pay $25,000 for a ride that would usually cost $16 each.

    • 11 min
    Conservative Leadership Race

    Conservative Leadership Race

    We talk about the Conservative leadership race – will anyone emerge in the next five months to challenge Peter MacKay?

    • 13 min

Customer Reviews

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Great stories

This show has an excellent collection of stories as well as some very interesting regular features, such as a weekly news quiz.

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It is amazing to hear the perspective of talented Canadian voices on the show!

It is a first class show from a point of view of Canadians that you will not find anywhere else!

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