A new women’s shelter, Women & Children Precious Shelter, is set to open early next year in Brampton, just as studies have shown violence against women and children on the rise due to the isolation and quarantine measures created by the pandemic. Tamara Whilby, a nurse and director of... Read more
Health Canada has approved the use of Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna booster shots for individuals 18 years and older. The booster shot is designed to help people maintain their protection six months after receiving two doses of a Health Canada-approved COVID-19 vaccine. Questions and concerns about eligibility for the booster... Read more
The Humber Lakeshore community will gather at a new cenotaph in Colonel Samuel Smith Park this Remembrance Day to honour the fallen. The cenotaph is a recent addition to the grounds of Colonel Samuel Smith Park as it was moved from Eighth Street in the Long Branch neighbourhood last... Read more
November is national homelessness awareness month and Klick Health, a Toronto-based health marketing agency has partnered up with a national charity, the Shoebox Project to raise awareness for female homelessness.
Representatives of almost 200 countries have gathered in Scotland for the 26th United Nation Climate Change Conference of Parties (COP26). Embed from Getty Images The main goal of the summit is to secure global net zero greenhouse gas emissions by mid-century and not let temperatures increase by more than... Read more
By Saloni Bhugra Residents at a Chartwell retirement home say they are receiving bad treatment and subpar food even after writing letters to the officials. Samantha, an 82-year-old resident at a Chartwell home who asked to use a pseudonym, wrote in an email to Skedline that she was asked... Read more
Thanksgiving dinner is over, and indulging in delicious foods and desserts has left many Canadians looking for ways to reset their eating habits and maybe drop a few pounds. The current weight loss trends have detoxing and intermittent fasting at the top of the list. Are either of these... Read more
Canada’s employment numbers rebound back to pre-pandemic levels according to Statistics Canada after an increase of 157,000 jobs in September. This major milestone was reached amid a labour shortage with over 800,000 job vacancies reported in second quarter of this year. Leah Nord, senior director of workforce strategies and... Read more
Third year nursing students enrolled in Humber College’s Nursing, Bachelor of Science program are feeling frustrated. Their learning continues to remain virtual while other programs are offering in-person learning.
Ever since the proof-of-vaccine policy was implemented in Ontario on Sept. 22, staff at many establishments have been dealing with backlash from the public. Hosts and front of house staff are the first to deal with upset and difficult customers. “I only recently started working at a restaurant, so... Read more