We begin this jam-packed episode by listening to a brief address given to the local chapter of the Canadian Council of The Blind by Carlos, a trainer from Leader Dogs in Rochester, Michigan who was in town to provide a client with home training. Next, co-host Simon Treviranus celebrates March as Engineering Month by recapping an engineering symposium which was held in Peterborough last October. We follow that with a demonstration of the Google Home Mini. Finally, because March is also Liver Month, we hear a repeat of an interview that co-host Devon Wilkins did with Dr. Morris Sherman of Liver Canada.
First, Devon and Simon take us to a send-off party for three Special Olympic athletes headed to Abu Dhabi. Next, we celebrate International Women’s Day by speaking with the dynamic Hayley Burrett about her involvement in the community.
First, we chat with Leslie Yee about the CNIB’s annual ‘Art in the Dark’ Fundraiser. Next, we speak with Kim Parody and her service dog, Jack, in preparation for the Lions Foundation of Canada’s ‘Walk for Dog Guides’ on May 26th.
First, Devon travels to Vital Air in the Alexander building where she speaks with respiratory therapist Norm Amirault about how sleep apnea leads to heart disease. Then, Simon shares three media releases with us about exciting events that will be taking place very shortly.
Lyle Saunders of Peterborough Disability Tax Services spends the whole hour answering questions as we prepare to enter tax season. We also honour Peterborough-resident Greg Wells for his recent Grammy win.
Accessibility is the word of the day! First, we speak with Sheryl Smith about the accessibility of the new space at The Mount which the congregation of St. Paul’s is about to move into. Next, we speak with Angelica Cooper board member of PIP (Peterborough Independent Podcasters) about their brand new accessibility team.
First, Marcia Yale from the Alliance for Equality of Blind Canadians outlines their scholarship program. And secondly, Suzanne Thomas explains how she became a recipient of a gold medal from the Ministry of Defense.
First, we speak with Leslie Yee, Vice President of the local chapter of The Canadian Council of the Blind – CCB – about plans for the annual ‘White Cane Week.’ Next, we hear from Sarah Cook, Public Education Coordinator of the local Alzheimer’s Society about Alzheimer’s Awareness Month.
First we speak with Lucie Pitcher about TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly). Next, we chat with Debby Harryett about a project called, “From the Blind, For the Blind.”
In this episode, we chat with Wes Ryan who will be conducting a series of dance workshops for people with disabilities in Peterborough. We also talk with Eugene Chong, director of CNIB’s Lake Joseph Centre.