Panel discussion tour to end violence against women amplifies Indigenous voices
A year into the federal government’s national inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women, many families remain disappointed and desperate for answers. To put the spotlight on this important set of issues, Canadian social justice group Kairos and Indigenous rights groups have teamed up with an international partner from... Read more
Fantastic Beasts spotted in Toronto
Toronto was hit with magic on as muggles, wizards and the creatures of the city gathered at Yonge and Dundas Square for the premiere of the Fantastic Beasts exhibit, Newt’s Case. The cast of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them walked the red carpet and wowed the fans, who waited... Read more
TTC proposes increased fares in 2017
(Photo courtesy of Wikipedia Commons) The TTC is proposing an increase to fares for the sixth year in a row. The 10-cent increase comes as the transit agency faces a struggle to balance their books with lower ridership numbers and increasing operating costs. The TTC has released a report... Read more
NoDAPL at Nathan Phillips Square on National Day of Action
First Nations people gathered at Toronto’s Nathan Phillips Square on Tuesday afternoon to vocalize a lack of faith in political leaders during their demonstration of solidarity with the land-defenders in Standing Rock. Singers, drummers, students, clergy, mothers, children and babies in strollers listened to words from Aboriginal fashion designer Suzanne... Read more
Toronto Clergy in Solidarity with Standing Rock
Two women clergy joined an assistant film and television producer in a sit-in protest at TD headquarters, Thursday. They sat down with Skedline.com to explain why they did it. Taylor Flook, Maggie Helwig and Andrea Budgey locked their necks along the hand rails of the business accounts line and... Read more
Anti-Trump protest at Nathan Phillips Square by Joe Smith-Engelhardt on Exposure Read more
How America’s next president can turn things around for Canada
by Melissa Krikke   Tonight, America will choose its next president. Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton or Republican candidate Donald Trump will begin making changes to the free world on Jan. 20, 2017. The ramifications of America’s vote will be felt throughout the globe, and more specifically, throughout Canada. “Who is... Read more
TTC commemorates Honest Ed’s with station installation
By Alyssa Croezen and Fallon Hewitt Skedline reporters attended the official launch of the TTC’s temporary art installation at Bathurst Station honouring Honest Ed’s. These are some images that were captured at the event. Click the link below for the full photo story. Honest Ed’s tribute by Alyssa Croezen... Read more
Eleven Movember events to check out in Toronto
By: Jake Clutchey and Bernadette Vina November for Torontonians brings colder temperatures and snowy streets, but it also marks the start of Movember. Movember is a international event running for the month of November that promotes physical and mental wellness for men and raises money for prostate and testicular... Read more
TTC sexual assault stats raise awareness
By Fallon Hewitt and Devon Imrie Information obtained by the Toronto Star shows there have been 577 reported incidents of sexual assault on TTC property and vehicles between 2011 and 2015. The figures were released after a freedom of information request was made by the newspaper. The figures come... Read more