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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 to... Read more
2017 JUNO Award nominees announced
The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) announced today the nominees for the 46th Annual JUNO Awards during a press conference at REBEL Nightclub in Toronto. JUNO Week 2017 will take place in Ottawa from March 27 through April 2, 2017, and a live broadcast of The 2017 JUNO Awards will... Read more
Humber one of 76 schools to receive NSERC grant
Humber College has just received almost $3.5-million in funding for three initiatives which will support industry partners and provide healthcare services from COVID-19 effects. The grant for Humber total is $3.25-million and will be dispersed over a five-year span. The funds will go towards health, economic and environmental impacts from... Read more
Siri Agrell running for Ward 4
Siri Agrell, a longtime resident of Ward 4, has experience working in the mayor̵7;s office at city hall, so she̵7;s seen how effective decision-making can be done within Toronto City Council. “I see how [city councillors] can take care of people and I haven̵7;t seen that happening in my ward,”... Read more
High Park weekend road closures spark criticism from Ward 4 residents
Toronto city council is testing a new project called the High Park Movement Plan, geared toward educating cyclists on road safety and providing a safe space for cyclists to ride freely on the road. The High Park Movement Strategy launched this past summer to an overwhelmingly positive reaction from the... Read more
Success for the men’s national soccer team is no coincidence
Canadian pride runs deep when the country is represented on the world stage. Whether it be Bianca Andreescu, who won the US Open in 2019, or Sidney Crosby̵7;s golden goal, scored in the 2010 Olympics, Canadians are always there to support their athletes and celebrate their triumphs. The men̵7;s national... Read more
BMO invests $750,000 into Humber students’ entrepreneurship skills
BMO Financial Group (BMO) has donated $750,000 to help Humber students̵7; in their entrepreneurial careers and cultivate a diverse and inclusive business community across Canada. Cheryl Mitchell, the Centre for Entrepreneurship director at Humber College, said the donation would give students̵7; business ideas and solutions a serious consideration, driving their... Read more
“We’re hosting as a legitimate soccer country”: 2026 World Cup preparation crucial to Canadian soccer
FIFA officials were in Canada over the past few weeks to check out two potential host cities for the Canadian matches during the 2026 World Cup, Toronto and Edmonton. The 2026 tournament will be hosted across three countries: Canada, Mexico and the United States, with Canada expected to host 10... Read more
“It’s my way of paying it forward”: Former Humber Hawk prepares for 60 km charity run
After a five-year varsity sports career at Humber College, 2020 graduate Andrew Blakey is set to take on his biggest athletic challenge yet. The former Humber Hawks baseball and volleyball star is set to run from Kleinburg, a town just north of Toronto, to Barrie on November 6 in an... Read more
Olympics torch bearers look forward to relay start
(Reuters) – Masao Hashimoto has dreamed of holding an Olympic torch since 1964, the first time Tokyo hosted the Olympics, when he ran behind the torch bearers. Rena Arakawa wants to say thanks for help after the 2011 nuclear disaster forced her from her home. Their dreams will come true... Read more