Author Archives: Brandon-Richard Austin

Award-Winning Canadian Composer Lou Pomanti Remembers The Late Leonard Cohen Arts & Entertainment, News

By: Brandon-Richard Austin and Helena Shlapak Tributes continue to pour out in honor of legendary singer-songwriter and poet Leonard Cohen, who died Thursday night in Los Angeles. Cohen touched many listeners with songs like ‘Hallelujah.’ For those, like composer Lou Pomanti, who knew Cohen personally, the leathery-voiced statesman made a profound impact. Humber News spoke with

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2016 U.S. Election: Live updates Features, International, Politics

By: Brandon-Richard Austin and Chris Besik Results 2:43 a.m. Donald Trump has taken the electoral majority vote. He currently holds 276 votes while Clinton has just 218. Donald Trump is the president-elect of the United States. Electoral Seats (270 wins the presidency) Hillary Clinton: 218 Donald Trump: 279 1:45 a.m. Donald Trump has taken the state of

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Humber security not satisfied with lockdown drill response News

By: Brandon-Richard Austin, Caitlin Patrick and Erian Amor De Los Reyes Humber College’s North Campus held a lockdown drill this morning. Security staff at Humber said after the procedure that they weren’t totally happy with how students conducted themselves. During last year’s lockdown drill, Humber was criticized for the instructions it gave students. Police said

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‘Ford-Unifor Deal A Victory,’ Oakville mayor says Business, News

By: Brandon-Richard Austin Rob Burton, mayor of Oakville, Ont., said Tuesday he is pleased with the tentative deal reached by Unifor and Ford Canada representatives. In a press statement delivered to Humber News, the mayor’s office wrote that the tentative deal “guarantees $700 million in new investment.” Unifor’s National President Jerry Dias announced the tentative

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Canadian Government To Cut Funding For HIV/AIDS Treatment Centres News, Politics

By: Brandon-Richard Austin The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) is drawing criticism from AIDS/HIV social workers in Toronto for switching focus from AIDS treatment towards AIDS prevention. This switch in focus will result in drastic budget cuts for a number of service providers in Canada, said the Canadian Aids Society in a press release.

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