Walmart joins Humber to help workers continue education
Humber College has announced a new partnership with Walmart Canada. Walmart Canada launched the AdvancED program to help its employees and their families pursue post-secondary education. The program unveiled on Feb. 26 ensures that Walmart employees pursuing post-secondary education are eligible to receive a $2,500 tuition reimbursement. With the new partnership, those... Read more
“You have to be patient”: starting a career after graduating
Joyneat Chahal, 23, and Kamalpreet Gill, 25, started a new jewelry business in Etobicoke this year. They named their business Lehaazz Designz. Chahal and Gill are high school friends who lost touch after graduating because they had different pathways. Chahal is a Humber Alumni who graduated from Humber’s paralegal... Read more
Games find a home at Humber with 2019 Global Game Jam
Skedline reporter Clement Goh puts down his controller, and goes into a not-so-virtual reality of Humber students creating a video game in 48 hours or less. Read more
Humber College launches a new app for students interested in global opportunities
Humber College International Centre launched a new app called iCent last week for students interested in global opportunities. Over 350 students have downloaded the app since its launch and Humber College hopes the number will increase dramatically within the next few months. It is free to download and available... Read more
(Audio) Seven Siegel talks connectedness, innovation for Global Game Jam at Humber
Ahead of the Global Game Jam event at Humber’s North campus, Skedline Reporter Clement Goh talks with Executive Director Seven Siegel about the goal to create a video game in 48 hours or less. Read more
New Bill Saves the Whales but Might Kill Marine Land
By Liam Harrington Everybody loves Marineland… or at least they used to until people starting saying the captivity of whales and dolphins is cruel. Now the Canadian government is pushing legislation to make the captivity of whales and dolphins illegal. It all started in 2015 when now-retired Senator Wilfred... Read more
Humber students react to Facebook data breach
Reporter Katelyn Huras and videographer Cenk Papila talk to Humber students about their thoughts on the Facebook data breach. Read more
5 options to keep the headphone jack
Renders for Samsung’s Galaxy S9 and 9+have been leaked, since nothing in the phone industry ever seems to stay secret. But much to the surprise – and relief – of many, it seems to retain the increasingly-elusive headphone jack. Companies tend to have a list of reason why they’re... Read more
Hospital stocks fall after Republican health bill seen leaving 24 million uninsured
(Reuters) – Shares of hospital stocks were sharply lower in early trading on Tuesday after the U.S. Congressional Budget Office forecast that 14 million Americans would lose medical insurance by next year under a Republican plan to dismantle Obamacare. Shares of HCA Holdings fell 1.8 percent, Tenet Healthcare fell... Read more
Trump expected to announce vehicle emissions rules review
By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump is set to formally announce a review of vehicle fuel efficiency rules locked in at the end of the Obama administration when he meets with automaker chiefs this week, according to two sources briefed on the matter. Trump will... Read more