Deputy Prime Minister says this week is “critical” in COVID-19 fight as infection count passes 10,000
Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland said in today’s daily briefing (April 2) that this week is “critical” in the fight against COVID-19. Freeland encouraged Canadians to stay home, announcing this morning’s toll: 10,113 confirmed cases in Canada. The deputy prime minister reaffirmed her plea, asking Canadians to continue social... Read more
Life as an “essential worker” in the time of COVID-19
While many people across Canada are staying home, and the government institutes new measures to keep people safe, some employees still have to go to work. The government has indicated that members of essential services must stay and continue their work. These essential services include the LCBO, grocery store... Read more
The Curse of Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Tony Ferguson
By Jack Anderson The most anticipated fight in UFC history is in jeopardy once again. Lightweight (155 lb) champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is in danger of being stranded in his home country of Russia due to a COVID-19 travel ban. Khabib would be forced out of his UFC 249 title... Read more
Humber’s international student shares her struggles during COVID-19
By Luka Tskhadaia COVID-19 shook the entire world and led to quarantine measures. Canada announced the shutdown of schools, universities and colleges across provinces, and Humber College is no exception. After switching to online studying, the educational institution also decided to empty its Lakeshore Campus completely by forcing the... Read more
#ClosedButStillCaring: How the Toronto Zoo is dealing with the COVID-19 crisis
#ClosedButStillCaring — that is the hashtag the Toronto Zoo has been using on social media, as the site is finding ways to adapt in the thick of the COVID-19 crisis.  The zoo has been closed to the public since Mar. 14, and remains closed as the COVID-19 crisis continues.... Read more
Trudeau announces Canada Emergency Response Benefit during daily briefings
BY: IRELYNE LAVERY & SARAH TAHER Last week Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made a series of important announcements in regards to COVID-19 during his daily press conference briefings to the country.  Tues. Mar 24 On Tuesday, Trudeau said that the Coronavirus is the “biggest public health crisis our... Read more
Ontario government shuts down “non-essential services”
Ontario Premier Doug Ford held a press conference on Tuesday, to give an update on measures the provincial government is taking to prevent the COVID-19 outbreak.  Ford announced that “non-essential” services would be shut down by midnight Tuesday. The government released a list that determines what is considered an... Read more
Will NHL have a summer playoff run? Anything’s possible and all is unknown
AUDIO REPORT – Everyone wants to know what’s going on with the National Hockey League. Is the season over for good? Will Toronto Maple Leafs star Auston Matthews get his chance to reach the 50-goal plateau? Will the Stanley Cup even be awarded? Skedline reporter Christian Holmes investigates the... Read more
Covid-19: What it’s like for Skedline alum stuck in Italy
Italy has been struggling with the worst outbreak of COVID-19 outside of Asia, and earlier this week they put their entire northern region under a quarantine to help combat the virus. Skedline alumni Haeley Dirisio graduated in 2019 and arrived... Read more
Ontario teachers remain united as strikes roll on
The teacher strike continues on in Ontario as educators are looking for a new contract with the government. As striking continues, many teachers have united together despite the inaction in the form of a contract. Listen to this audio report about the teacher strike and how Etobicoke teachers feel... Read more