SkedLive News Cast – Mar 11
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
Billie Eilish begins tour with body-positivity speech
18-year-old singer Billie Eilish kicked off her world tour in Miami on Monday with a speech about body-shaming. The artist is known for her excessively baggy clothing which she has said is used to avoid the sexualization of her body.  Before performing the song All The Good Girls Go... Read more
Biden sweeps Sanders in another Super Tuesday
– Joe Biden scored decisive primary victories in Michigan and three other states on Tuesday, taking a big step toward the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination and casting doubt on the future of rival Bernie Sanders’ fading White House bid. The sweeping wins put Biden, 77, on a path... Read more
Women’s hockey tourney canceled due to COVID-19 concerns
The world women’s hockey championship has been cancelled due to concerns over COVID-19.  The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) made the decision this past Saturday to cancel the event.  It was scheduled for March 31 to April 10 and it was going to be held in Halifax and Truro,... Read more
COVID-19 affecting sports across the globe
The novel COVID-19 continues to result in sporting events being cancelled and leagues having to change their policy. The NBA is considering moving games to locations that are unaffected by the virus according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.  If a team is not able to use their arena due to... Read more
Dean Blundell talks about the state of Toronto’s radio scene
Dean Blundell is a controversial radio personality who has worked at several radio stations in Toronto including The Edge and Sportsnet The FAN 590. Known for his colourful personality and wise-guy-like takes, Blundell has built a fan base that wants nothing more than to listen to him talk on... Read more
Public school teachers speaking out after Minister of Education calls on teachers unions
“They haven’t made any concessions.” BY: IRELYNE LAVERY AND SARAH TAHER Bonita Turner, 58, has been teaching for 27 years. She sat on the executive of ETFO (Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario) in York Region for six years and has been a steward for 14. Turner currently teaches in... Read more
Justin Trudeau talks Covid-19 and Wet’suwet’en protests
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was in the GTA this week for a press conference and photo-op.   The Prime Minister made an appearance at a branch of the Boys and Girls Club in Scarborough on Thursday morning, March 5, to answer questions on a number of current issues.   The most... Read more