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The competition to be a licensed TTC busker
The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) has allowed musicians to play in its subway system for almost 35 years. Although the TTC does not pay the musicians money to perform, the idea they were able to get an official license to perform on TTC property is satisfying enough. Read more
Memphis is a familiar face around the Annex. He has an unspoken residency at the northeast corner of Bathurst and Bloor, a place he's fought for for about 30 years. Memphis is a musician, specifically doing is thing with an electric guitar and a small amp. He plays for the crowds of people on a rambunctious Saturday evening and he plucks at his strings on a Sunday night for the stragglers and locals. This is a short and sweet look at the man who's fought for his spot on the busy Toronto intersection. Read more
eSports bar a possibility for Toronto
An Internet café in downtown Toronto is trying to become Ontario’s first eSports bar. Read more
Aboriginal homelessness on the rise in Toronto
An interim city of Toronto report shows a dramatic increase of aboriginal people living on the streets. Read more
Q & A with HSF
HSF is Humber College’s Student Federation. Tim Brilhante is President of HSF is a graduate of the business administration program at Humber and is now studying marketing. Candace Pellew is a graphic design student and is Vice President of student affairs. HSF represents over 27000 full-time students as its' official governing body. Read more
The visionary transit plan for the Scarborough area may come to light despite many set backs. Today in a press conference, federal finance minster, Jim Flaherty announced the federal governments full support for the Scarborough subway extension. The federal government has committed to providing $660 million towards the project. Funding a project... Read more
What better use for a beautiful day than a light rail commute? Well, I can think of a few things, mostly everything, but off I went anyways with my Skedline peers in a race across Toronto to the Scarborough Town Centre. Up against Ustad’s car and Ore’s subway train, I knew there was little chance I would win, but I can say I got my fair share of vitamin D threw the streetcar and bus windows! Knock it but I’d take above ground commuting versus dark, scary tunnel commuting any day. Read more
Prime Minister Stephen Harper shook hands with Toronto Mayor Rob Ford on Sunday signifying the federal government’s support for the city’s Scarborough subway extension plan. No specific information was announced in regards to the federal government’s funding towards the project until Monday when federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty confirmed that... Read more
Where the Truck can they go?
The recently started pilot project for food trucks in Toronto is now allowing the city streets to become friendlier for these mobile businesses. Read more
“SaveCanada began as a one-off action in North Bay, Ontario where the [pipeline] route goes through the municipal drinking water source for 54,000 people, in a pipeline built over a generation ago for a different purpose,” SaveCanada spokesperson Yan Roberts said in an email. Read more