Online shopping an opportunity during pandemic

Shopping online during the pandemic has become vital to our way of life. Learn how we adapt and change.

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Brazilian Amazon under threat during COVID

The weakening of Brazilian environmental legislation affecting the Amazon has long-lasting and permanent consequences not only to the rainforest’s biodiversity and the world but to the homes and lives of a million Indigenous people living in the area.

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Racing industry reopens, looks to rebound

With harness racing back in action in Ontario, people in the industry are looking to recover from financial hardship caused by the shutdown.

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Navigating the online world of nutrition and healthy eating

Nutritionists, dieticians and food bloggers explain the stigmas and myths surrounding healthy eating and what to watch out for on social media.

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International students remain in Canada due to Travel Restrictions
On January 29, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that major airlines in Canada have suspended their service to sun destinations in the Caribbean and Mexico. This left thousands of international students stuck in Canada and away from their families. Skedline’s Emma Harris has the full story. Featured photo by... Read more
Toronto restaurants struggle to survive during the pandemic
The Toronto restaurant industry has struggled during the pandemic, with some establishments having no choice but to shut their doors for good. Jeffrey Markus from Daddyo’s Pasta & Salads and Thom Fitzgerald of DROM Taberna are both restaurant owners in downtown Toronto. They describe how the pandemic has affected... Read more
WHO urges EU not to panic after massive rejection of AstraZeneca vaccine
(Reuters) – Spain, France, Germany, Italy, Denmark, Norway, Portugal and some other European countries have refused to vaccinate citizens with the AstraZeneca vaccine, fearing the possible severe side-effects associated with the blood clots formation. World Health Organization (WHO) director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Monday there is no evidence... Read more
Mental health among young people worsens during pandemic
By Josh Welsh In a time of uncertainty and great difficulty, one of the major impacts COVID-19 has had on young people is with their mental wellbeing. Chris Jian, a 23-year-old law clerk at a Toronto law firm, is one of those affected. “I had just started my job... Read more
COVID-19 highlights need for race-based health data in Canada
By Tatiana Furtado Advocates and healthcare workers across Ontario are making a strong case for the collection and publication of more race-based health data after COVID-19 helped uncover inequities in the healthcare system. “The current pandemic has opened up eyes to a lot of things we still need to... Read more
Portugal to send some  COVID-19 vaccines to former African colonies
Portugal will contribute five per cent of COVID-19 vaccines to its former African colonies. “Supporting international vaccination is essential for the eradication of the COVID-19 pandemic,” Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa said during an online event. “No country in the world will be safe until everyone is safe.” The... Read more