Coronavirus update: Jan. 23, 2020
The deadly coronavirus is rapidly spreading despite the Chinese Government’s best efforts to contain it.  As of Thursday, Jan. 23, 10 a.m. three Chinese cities are on lockdown, impacting 18 million people among them. Seventeen people are confirmed dead and there have been around 600 confirmed cases of the... Read more
Etobicoke citizens on alert for Coronavirus
Coronavirus has been spreading rapidly throughout China. Nearly 450 people have been infected nationwide, with total deaths rising to at least 17, as the mystery disease continues to spread. Three possible cases of coronavirus were ruled out by Canada’s chief public health officer on Monday, Jan. 20. What unnerves... Read more
Skedline News Cast Jan 22
Skedline goes through the top news stories from across the globe. Read more
One dead, five still missing in Quebec snowmobiling accident
Provincial police are searching for five missing French tourists after their snowmobiles fell through the ice of Lac-Saint-Jean on Tuesday evening. The group of eight tourists from France were being led by a tour guide that day who later died after being pulled from a channel that was covered... Read more
Toronto police charged 15-year-old with second-degree murder following Monday’s Scarborough shooting
Toronto police have charged a 15-year-old boy with second-degree murder after the shooting of a fellow teen in Scarborough on Monday afternoon. Safiullah Khosrawi was gunned down on Monday while walking home from school in the Markham-Ellesmere Rds. area at about 3:10 p.m. He was rushed to the hospital... Read more
The Hawks men’s​ and women’s soccer team play tonight
The Humber Hawks men’s and women’s soccer team play tonight. The Humber Hawks will play against the Mohawk Mountaineers.  The men’s soccer team have been struggling as of late, as they are on a two-game losing streak.  With this being the last regular-season game for the men`s soccer team,... Read more
Carbon tax must increase to hit Paris goals, report says
A privately funded group has released a huge report that calls for an increase in the carbon tax by $210 per tonne. The current tax is set at $30 per tonne with a 2% increase that is tied to rising inflation. The Ecofiscal Commission of Canada says the country needs... Read more
Man charged in Toronto feces attacks
A man has been charged in connection with three feces attacks in Toronto. Samuel Opoku, 23, was arrested Tuesday night. He is charged with five counts of assault with a weapon and five counts of mischief interfering with property.  Toronto Police say five people were attacked in three separate incidents... Read more