Is Ontario doing enough for youth seeking mental health services? Every day more of Ontario’s youth are waking up feeling anxious, depressed or simply ‘different’ from their peers at school due to underlying mental disorders. As of May 2013, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) estimated a staggering 3.2... Read more
The Canadian Institute of Health Information (CIHI) released a study in July that showed a concerning spike in Canadians aged 5-24 seeking the ER because of reasons regarding their mental well-being. The study compares rates from 2006 to 2014, showing the highest increase in those aged 15 to 17.... Read more
Suffering in silence: An inside look at Canada’s stance on violence against women
As it stands in Canada, currently 15, 000 women each year are being turned away from emergency shelters as they attempt to escape the hands of domestic violence. According to the Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk’s 2013 annual report, this means that 56% of women requiring help are being turned... Read more
Researchers aim to implement mental health training for Canada’s teachers
One in five children under the age of 18 in Canada suffer from at least one form of mental illness. This can become problematic, as mental health symptoms are most likely to become chronic between the ages of 10 to 15, leading to further mental health issues into adulthood.... Read more
Toronto protests anti-terrorism bill
In a day of action across Canada, hundreds of Torontonians protested the ominous Bill C-51 in Nathan Phillip Square last Saturday. People from all backgrounds attended the demonstration with concerns of the bill’s overreach, granting police and intelligence authorities the power to arrest suspected terrorists with a lower threshold... Read more
Founded in 1996, the Canada Blooms Festival has since made its motto to, “connect people to nature.” It is the largest flower and garden festival in the country, featuring a number of demonstrations, gardens, venders. Here’s an inside look at this years event. Read more
Meeting your HSF presidential candidates
It’s time for Humber students to vote for their president: the polls will be closing at 4pm on March 13. Skedline caught up with the presidential candidates, and asked¬†what they would like to bring to the table if elected. Despite a controversial end to last year’s election, Shawn Manahan... Read more
Love him or hate him, Neil Patrick Harris proved to be one of the hardest-working hosts in Oscar history on Sunday night, singing, dancing and even sprinting in his underpants onto the stage of Hollywood’s Dolby Theater. However, despite his efforts to entertain he has received many criticisms.  ... Read more
Night and Day Studios is more than an art gallery. It is a space to feel accepted and share creativity with others. They host open mic nights, which includes anything from poetry, to musical performances and everything in between. Within the last year, Night and Day has worked with... Read more
Toronto’s homeless facilities are busy all year round. However, with the colder winter months comes a vital need to get the homeless off the streets and the question is, is the city doing enough? Emma Schatochin speaks with people who have made the homeless their priority to get their... Read more