Islanders beat Leafs, Kessel talks trade rumours
The Toronto Maple Leafs were beaten by the New York Islanders Thursday night 3-2. Unfortunately, within the game’s first five minutes the Islanders were already dominating with two goals. Richard Panik and Trevor Smith scored a goal each, tying up the game in the second period, but Anders Lee... Read more
U.S., Cuba talk to restore diplomatic ties
Photo and article by Reuters The United States and Cuba reached a mutual decision Thursday to open an American embassy in the Carribean nation. Assistant Secretary of State Roberta Jacobson and Cuban director of North American affairs Josephina Vidal led the meeting that took place at a Havana convention... Read more
Ferguson police officer to be cleared of civil rights charges
Photo and article by Reuters The New York Times has reported that Darren Wilson, a Caucasian police officer who shot Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, is about to be cleared of any civil rights charges by the United States Justice Department, since an FBI investigation... Read more
European Central Bank employs quantitative easing to combat deflation
Photo and article from Reuters European stocks are at a seven-year high after the European Central Bank presented a bond-buying plan in an attempt to save the continent’s economic issues and avoid deflation. ECB President Mario Draghi said they would employ quantitative easing paired with existing strategies, which will... Read more
Torontonians protest Ferguson grand jury decision
There was a sea of candlelight, people dressed in black, signs of support and chants of solidarity against racism and police brutality in the chilly fall weather Tuesday night in downtown Toronto. Around 2,000 people participated in a protest against police brutality on African-Americans on Tuesday at the US... Read more
Toronto Police meet to rebuild rapport with transgender community
Representatives from the Toronto Police’s LGBT Community Consultation Committee met with leaders and members of the city’s transgender communities at the 519 Community Centre on Tuesday to try to mend their  historically troubled relationship. Const. and  LGBT Liaison Danielle Bottineau, Insp. Barbara Mclean and CCC co-chair Hugh Ferguson talked about reporting crimes... Read more
SkedLive November 7, 2014
SKEDLINE’s newscast from November 7th, 2014 put together by Humber Lakeshore’s 3rd year Journalism students. It covers Stephen Harper’s trip to China, Protests in Gaza, Russian tanks entering East Ukraine, Taylor Swift, The El Mocambo, weather and more. Read more
Olivia Chow in high spirits after defeat
On Monday night, Toronto voted for a new mayor. As one of the three leading candidates, Olivia Chow campaigned vigorously to win.  Although she lost to John Tory, Chow encourage the city to step up. The endorsement she received throughout the mayoral race resonated amongst the crowd at her... Read more
Chatting with Kristyn Wong-Tam about the 2010-14 term & the future
by: Aeryn Pfaff Kristyn Wong-Tam, incumbent councillor for Ward 27 (Toronto Centre-Rosedale) talks to Skedline about her effectiveness as a public servant, Barbara Hall Park, Mayor Rob Ford and the upcoming election. Read more
Looking at Nuit Blanche’s Renegade Art Projects
by Aeryn Pfaff   Some artists are shying away from the corporate side of Nuit Blanche and showcasing their work on art’s biggest night in Toronto without Nuit Blanche’s official stamp. Aeryn Pfaff talks to Mazi Ghaderi, Maggie Helwig and George Stratigacos about their renegade works of art. Read more