Small business owners grapple with the reality of COVID-19
By Jacob Brooks When COVID-19 hit, what concerned people most were the basic fundamental uncertainties of any crisis, and rightfully so. What kind of supplies will continue to be readily available? Where will income be coming in from? How will day to day life be impacted? These questions needed... Read more
#ClosedButStillCaring: How the Toronto Zoo is dealing with the COVID-19 crisis
#ClosedButStillCaring — that is the hashtag the Toronto Zoo has been using on social media, as the site is finding ways to adapt in the thick of the COVID-19 crisis.  The zoo has been closed to the public since Mar. 14, and remains closed as the COVID-19 crisis continues.... Read more
Will NHL have a summer playoff run? Anything’s possible and all is unknown
AUDIO REPORT – Everyone wants to know what’s going on with the National Hockey League. Is the season over for good? Will Toronto Maple Leafs star Auston Matthews get his chance to reach the 50-goal plateau? Will the Stanley Cup even be awarded? Skedline reporter Christian Holmes investigates the... Read more
Dean Blundell talks about the state of Toronto’s radio scene
Dean Blundell is a controversial radio personality who has worked at several radio stations in Toronto including The Edge and Sportsnet The FAN 590. Known for his colourful personality and wise-guy-like takes, Blundell has built a fan base that wants nothing more than to listen to him talk on... Read more
Colourful personalities create a community in Humber comedy program
BY: IRELYNE LAVERY, SARAH TAHER, JADEN HAMILTON Humber College is known for its innovative and growing North campus and its green Lakeshore campus, but not many students know about the building located at 300 Birmingham Street in South Etobicoke. It is one of significance to the school.   In programs... Read more
Small Space, Big Ideas: How to do an art exhibition
The Lakeshore Grounds Interpretive Centre has brought students many interesting local histories since its opening in 2016. Although many of their exhibits have been published here on Skedline.com, there’s one story that hasn’t been covered: who the people behind the events are and how they put the exhibits together.... Read more
Community frustrated with police pledge to put eyes on Jane and Finch
Photo: Stock photo via pxfuel.com, licensed under CC0. The Toronto Police Service’s plan to install new CCTV security cameras in publicly owned parts of the Jane and Finch neighbourhood has angered local activists. The planned addition of cameras comes following TPS intelligence from local police departments, city hall, and... Read more
Transit problems plague residents in the west end
Residents of west end Toronto are growing weary of TTC issues in and around Etobicoke.   Following a chaotic morning in transit after a subway train was derailed at Keele Station, commuters were frustrated at the lack of appropriate infrastructure in place to deal with such an event.  One section of Bloor... 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
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