YouTube Black creators paving their own lane
By Emma Harris In October 2020, YouTube launched a fund for creators from the Black community. The #YouTubeBlack voices fund is a multi-year grant program that aims on providing funding and promoting content from Black creators throughout the world. But for some Black Canadian YouTubers, the fund never came... Read more
Mixed race “Blindian” couples speak on the struggle to unite and fit in
By Saloni Bhugra Interracial couples and children talk to Skedline about how they are fighting racism, anti-blackness, colourism and stigma every day. Humber journalism student Cassondra Daley talks about her experience growing up as a Black and Indian person. Daley said it’s tough to fit in and “mixing” races... Read more
Trudeau and Biden meeting helps
rekindle U.S. and Canada alliance
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Joe Biden met virtually this week. The leaders spoke about their relationships with China, the COVID-19 pandemic, and the battle against climate change. Trudeau said he was glad the U.S. has leadership in Biden that was “sorely missed” during the Trump... 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
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
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
Trucking in Canada faces acute shortages
Canada is suffering an acute trucking labour shortage, according to the newest Trucking HR Canada (THRC) report released at a press conference at the Toronto Airport Marriott Hotel on March 11.  The report, titled The Road Ahead: Addressing Canada’s Trucking and Logistics Industry Labour Shortage, looks at the reasons... Read more
Top nominee Alessia Cara hosts Juno awards Sunday
The 49th annual Juno awards will be taking place this Sunday, Mar. 11. Event organizers announced yesterday that 23-year-old Alessia Cara — who won best new artist at the 2018 Grammys and breakthrough artist of the year at the Junos in 2016 — would host this year’s show in... Read more
Humber has 11 Juno nominations
Humber College will be taking on the Juno Awards this Sunday Mar. 15 with 11 faculty and alumni nominees across 14 categories. Three Humber programs will be represented within these nominees including: Bachelor of Music, Introduction to Commercial Jazz Music and Comedy Writing & Performance.  Percussionist and full-time Bachelor... Read more
First Nations protests shut down major railways
By Jacob Brooks and Mariana Belham  UPDATE: Feb. 13 2020. VIA Rail has cancelled all service nation wide due to an advisory from CN, their infrastructure provider. Pro-Wet’suwet’en protestors, comprised of Indigenous rights activists and members of the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory,  are continuing to block CN and Via Rail... Read more