News – Jan. 23, 2019
News cast for Jan. 23, 2019 with host Cassandra Turco. Read more
Toronto dwells on declaring homelessness a crisis
The City of Toronto is scrambling to provide shelter for the homeless, one of the most vulnerable groups of people during cold winter months.  City councillors Kristyn Wong-Tam and Gord Perks are urging the city to declare homelessness a crisis. Doing so would unlock funding from both the provincial... Read more
Injunction Lifted On Trump’s Transgender Ban
U.S. President Donald Trump’s restrictions on transgender troops are allowed to proceed following a 5-4 Supreme Court decision issued on Tuesday. The justices did not rule on the merits of the case but instead chose to grant the Trump administration’s request to lift injunctions issued by federal judges. In... Read more
Student union chair concerned about tuition and OSAP changes
Nour Alideeb, chairperson for the Canadian Federation of Students in Ontario (CFSON) says that “there are a number of concerns” regarding the changes to OSAP. “I wouldn’t call it a good day for students,” she says. The Ontario government officially announced significant changes to tuition costs and the Ontario... Read more
Ontario government set to announce tuition decrease
Toronto (The Canadian Press) – The province is set to announce a 10 per cent tuition cut for Ontario post-secondary students for the 2019-2020 academic year. This would mean an average savings of $660 for undergraduate students and $340 for college students, the government says. The cut to tuition... Read more
British PM Theresa May Survives Confidence Vote
London (Reuters) – Following a resounding defeat of the proposed Brexit deal Tuesday, British Prime Minister Theresa May faced a non-confidence vote in the House of Commons. The vote of 432 – 202 against the deal was the largest defeat in the House of Commons in almost a century.... Read more
TTC going green with new hybrid buses
By Michael Ranger Skedline.com   The Toronto Transit Commission is now in possession of the first of its new hybrid electric buses. The sleek new vehicles look pretty much the same as the old, but are branded with a green logo. The TTC says these new buses will run... Read more
Back to work for Canada Post
The federal government will introduce back to work legislation this afternoon to get striking Canada Post workers back to their jobs. The Liberal government’s decision to speed up the process comes as November’s end marks important shopping and spending dates for Canadians; think Black Friday tomorrow, Cyber Monday next week,... Read more
Skedline News – Nov. 20
Skedline Reporter Alex Figliomeni reporting the News for Nov. 20th         Read more
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