Deputy Prime Minister says this week is “critical” in COVID-19 fight as infection count passes 10,000
Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland said in today’s daily briefing (April 2) that this week is “critical” in the fight against COVID-19. Freeland encouraged Canadians to stay home, announcing this morning’s toll: 10,113 confirmed cases in Canada. The deputy prime minister reaffirmed her plea, asking Canadians to continue social... Read more
Skedline alum returns to Canada
PHOTO: Haeley DiRisio in the Milan Malpensa airport. Via: @haeleydirisio Last week, Skedline spoke with one of our former reporters: Haeley DiRisio, while she was under quarantine in Italy. Now, after several days in transit — from Milan to Munich to Toronto — DiRisio is back in Canada under... Read more
Covid-19: What it’s like for Skedline alum stuck in Italy
Italy has been struggling with the worst outbreak of COVID-19 outside of Asia, and earlier this week they put their entire northern region under a quarantine to help combat the virus. Skedline alumni Haeley Dirisio graduated in 2019 and arrived... Read more
Community frustrated with police pledge to put eyes on Jane and Finch
Photo: Stock photo via, licensed under CC0. The Toronto Police Service’s plan to install new CCTV security cameras in publicly owned parts of the Jane and Finch neighbourhood has angered local activists. The planned addition of cameras comes following TPS intelligence from local police departments, city hall, and... Read more
Skedlive News Cast – Feb 19
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Snow slows down Humber
PHOTO: Snow! At Humber? Can you believe it? (Madi Cyr | Roughly 1 cm of snow is enough to slow down some of Humber’s finest. Classes are barren, the cafeteria is nearly empty, and the thin dusting of white has blanketed the Lakeshore campus in a pristine silence.... Read more
Homelessness death toll passes 1,000 names
The Church of the Holy Trinity’s Toronto Homeless Memorial passed 1,000 names on January 14, following the death of Daniel Duncan the day before. Community members... Read more
Bricks And Glitter: the Pride upstart that dreams big
Bricks And Glitter, an organization that stands in opposition to the corporatization of Pride, has just started planning their third annual alternative, anti-capitalist Pride festival. It should be asked, however, why an alternative pride needs to exist in the first place. Picture this: It’s June 21, 2019, and you’re... Read more
Ti-Cats pounce back after Grey Cup loss to Winnipeg
The Hamilton Tiger-Cats lost the Grey Cup championship 12-33 to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers last weekend, but the defeat has only renewed the team’s dedication to next season. Both teams were coming off a win-drought. Winnipeg’s last win was 29 years ago, while Hamilton hadn’t held the cup in... Read more
NHL investigating Calgary Flames coach for racial slur
The NHL and the Calgary Flames are investigating the alleged use of a racial slur by coach Bill Peters. Akim Aliu – a former NHL defenceman – said on Twitter a coach in “YYC” used racial epithets against him frequently in his rookie year, although Aliu did not mention... Read more