Town Hall looks for solutions in Etobicoke’s transit
Neighborhoods from Toronto’s west-end come together with concerns for transit, ahead of outcomes after the city’s 2018 election. Read more
Mammoliti Attack on Social Housing Upsets Ward 7
By: Paula Brown and Raven Smith Skedline.com Ward 7 candidates continue to debate the state of affordable housing in the Humber River Black Creek district. “We need to build more affordable housing, there is no question about that,” said long time Coun. Anthony Perruzza. Perruzza and other candidates continue... Read more
No Green Promises: Ward 3 Councillor Candidates Lack Environmental Platforms
Analysis by Breanne Coulter and Tierney Angus From housing to transportation to supporting local businesses, Ward 3 Etobicoke-Lakeshore councillor candidates have priorities outside of the Lakeshore environment this municipal election. 2018 Election Map: Ward 3 // Toronto Elections Etobicoke-Lakeshore is a community directly affected by pollution due to its proximity... Read more
Vision Zero: Will Election Change Game Plan?
By Lucas Laporta Skedline.com Vision Zero is the five-year plan Toronto City Council approved in 2017 to tackle traffic related fatalities across the city, including, but not limited to, cyclists. Presented by Mayor John Tory, the plan has a goal of reaching zero deaths in Toronto’s streets by 2021.... Read more
Ward 3 Candidates Meeting: Housing hot topic
By Kelsey Mohammed Skedline.com “Where’s Mark Grimes?” one man in the audience called out, which started a string of murmurs and laughter among the other audience members. Wednesday evening, at the Assembly Hall – Humber Lakeshore campus brought a full crowd of Etobicoke residents for the All-Candidate Meeting. The debate, which featured... Read more
Ontario throne speech full of promises and care
Premier Kathleen Wynne has promised a “commitment to care” that was detailed in today’s throne speech. The speech, delivered by Lt. Gov. Elizabeth Dowdeswell, covered three essential topics while mentioning other issues the Wynne government feels Ontarians will be concerned about as they head to the polls June 7.... Read more
Wynne appeals to Ontario youth: Get out and vote
While June 7 may seem far away, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne has “unofficially” begun campaigning for this year’s provincial election, with one of her first stops taking place at Humber College’s Lakeshore campus. Wynne, who made the appearance Friday morning, arrived to a packed room in Humber’s Centre for Entrepreneurship. The... Read more
And the winner of IGNITE’s election is…
THE RESULTS ARE IN! Monica Khosla wins IGNITE President for the 2018/2019 year. “My vision is to have a student government that is more interactive, transparent, as well as inclusive,” she posted as part of her campaign platform. Her win is followed by Vice Presidents Jeremy Largo Afonso of... Read more
Kathleen Wynne visits Humber
Victoria Caister reports on the Ontario Premier’s press conference at the Humber Lakeshore G building and interviews students to get their thoughts. Read more
Five reasons to reconsider voting in the IGNITE elections
Thinking of passing on the IGNITE elections this year? Well, don’t. Here are five reasons why you should vote: Take action You’re choosing your representative It’s only a few minutes of your day To have a say in something you pay for It will be the easiest part of... Read more