Skincare products proving more popular during COVID, but make-up isn’t forgotten
By Thaïs Grandisoli Since wearing masks in public became the new norm, beauty enthusiasts have shifted their focus to skincare products, according to new market research. But industry watchers are wondering if the increased popularity of skincare products will endure, and replace people’s appreciation for make-up after COVID. Beatriz... 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
Advocates push for more Black Canadian history in Ontario schools
By Natashia Wynter Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X, and Rosa Parks are familiar Black American names associated with Black History month, but what is the Black Canadian experience? Who are the influential voices here in Canada? What is Black Canadian history? Those are some of the questions Natasha... Read more
Wife of drug kingpin ‘El Chapo’ arrested
(Reuters) A United States judge has ordered the wife of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman to be detained on charges she helped run his multibillion drug enterprise while he was in jail. Emma Coronel Aispuro, 31, is charged. Guzman was convicted in February 2019 in a high-profile... 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
Facebook to invest $1B in news industry after standoff with Australian government

The tech giant commits to a 10-figure investment into the news industry

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Amnesty International revokes Navalny’s prisoner of conscience status

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was stripped of his prisoner of conscience status by Amnesty International for his past comments that were described as “advocacy of hatred.”

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Portugal to send some  COVID-19 vaccines to former African colonies
Portugal will contribute five per cent of COVID-19 vaccines to its former African colonies. “Supporting international vaccination is essential for the eradication of the COVID-19 pandemic,” Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa said during an online event. “No country in the world will be safe until everyone is safe.” The... Read more
Tiger Woods injured in serious crash
in Los Angeles

Tiger Woods is being treated for a serious leg injury after a single-car rollover on his way to Rolling Hills Country Club in Los Angeles.

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New one-shot Covid vaccine appears safe and effective, company says

Johnson & Johnson’s one-shot Covid-19 had a successful trial, according to the FDA. Experts will meet on Friday to decide whether or not to approve the shot.

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