Pink Ribbon Day at Humber College

By: Kylie Vaillancourt Humber News Anchor Helena Shlapak informs viewers about Pink Ribbon Day at Humber College on October 13th, written, produced and shot by reporter Kylie Vaillancourt. https://youtu.be/SZ_ZdtP98tw

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TTC shop selling T-shirts, cufflinks, shower curtains and more

By: Kylie Vaillancourt With the holidays just around the corner, the Toronto Transit Commission relaunched its permanent online shop Monday. The store consists of products like vintage posters, mugs, t-shirts, subway and token inspired cufflinks to its collection of official merchandise. Research was done and a strategy was created around the merchandise and the TTC brand … Continue reading TTC shop selling T-shirts, cufflinks, shower curtains and more

Hospital wait times drop 16 per cent in Ontario, report says

By: Kylie Vaillancourt The average waiting time of nine of ten patients that have waited in emergency has dropped 16 per cent, a new report says. Health Quality Ontario CEO and President Dr. Joshua Tepper says that the waiting times dropping shows good progress particularity in the context that the overall volumes in the emergency … Continue reading Hospital wait times drop 16 per cent in Ontario, report says

CAA looking to bring awareness to marijuana-impaired driving

By: Kylie Vaillancourt The Canadian Automobile Association is looking to create an educational program to warn about marijuana-impaired driving. This after a recent poll found two-thirds of Canadians said that they’re worried about road safety once the drug is legalized. Niagara's CAA Public Relations Coordinator Alex Pedersen said that the program aims to get the … Continue reading CAA looking to bring awareness to marijuana-impaired driving

Bathurst Station gets an Honest Ed’s makeover

By: Kylie Vaillancourt & Laura Dart In dedication of Honest Ed’s, the TTC has redecorated Bathurst station to honour the legendary retail establishment. Toronto Mayor John Tory, David Mirvish – the son of Ed Mirvish, the creator of Honest Ed’s – and Toronto Councillor and TTC chair, Josh Colle, spoke outside of Bathurst Station at … Continue reading Bathurst Station gets an Honest Ed’s makeover

Rage rooms not a replacement for therapy, says psychotherapists

By: Kylie Vaillancourt Rage rooms that allow angry people to smash stuff to relieve stress may be fun but are not a substitute to therapy, said Toronto psychotherapists. “It’s the potential that it could be detrimental if anybody has difficulties controlling their anger as it is,” said registered psychotherapist Dawn Binkowski to HumberNews. “Because for people … Continue reading Rage rooms not a replacement for therapy, says psychotherapists

New mortgage rules may affect future home buyers

By: Kylie Vaillancourt New mortgage rules coming into effect Monday might make buying a house in the future a struggle, especially for first-time home buyers. Mortgage applicants will have to undergo a “stress test,” which will evaluate an individual’s ability to make payments at a higher interest rates. The test was already in place for some … Continue reading New mortgage rules may affect future home buyers