Author Archives: Hunter Crowther

Canadian women march in Washington to protest President Trump Trump Inauguration 2017

By: Tyler Bloomfield, Anna O’Brien, Brandon Choghri, Alanna Fairey and Hunter Crowther WASHINGTON — Hundreds of thousands marched for women’s rights in the U.S. capital on Saturday, voicing their concerns one day after Donald Trump was sworn in as president of the United States. Seas of demonstrators, in what was billed as the Women’s March on Washington, held signs and

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‘Prime Trump country’: the view from Pennsylvania Trump Inauguration 2017

By: Tyler Bloomfield, Anna O’Brien, Brandon Choghri and Alanna Fairey Humber News reporters are on the road to Washington, D.C. for the 2017 U.S. Presidential Inauguration. ALTOONA, PA — “Paula, table six, is that a sandwich?” Through the clanking dishes and the smell of fresh bacon, you can hear the workers of Tom and Joe’s diner in

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Trump’s withdrawal from TPP: What does it mean for Canada? Business, International, News, Politics

By: Hunter Crowther Canadian businesses are adjusting to Donald Trump’s announcement the United States will withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement once he takes office. In a video released Monday night, the president-elect shared his priorities for when he succeeds President Barack Obama on Jan. 20. He called the TPP “a potential disaster” for the United States.

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Purchasing age, retail taxes cloud marijuana legislature Business, News, Politics

By: Hunter Crowther A heavy federal tax on legalized marijuana will not affect the sales of cannabis manufactures in Canada, says one industry insider. However, a real threat to the industry will be if the federal government sets the minimum purchasing age higher than legal drinking age. Jordan Sinclair is the director of communications for

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Donald Trump’s cabinet options starting to emerge News, Politics

By: Hunter Crowther A week after winning the United States presidential election, selections are being made and names are being floated for Donald Trump‘s cabinet. Trump’s transition team, led by vice president-elect Mike Pence, is sorting through lists of people both in and out of politics, swiftly deciding on will work under the president-elect once

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Finance Minister to release 2016 Ontario Fall Economic Statement News, Politics

By: Hunter Crowther The provincial Liberal government says only minor adjustments to the Greater Toronto Area’s housing market are to be expected in today’s fall economic statement. Finance Minister Charles Sousa will introduce Ontario’s 2016 Economic Outlook and Fiscal Review in Queen’s Park on Monday. Both he and Premier Kathleen Wynne said there would be modifications to the

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2016 U.S. Election: Donald Trump elected News, Uncategorized, US Election 2016

Map made by Chris Besik By: Tyler Bloomfield, Hunter Crowther Donald Trump has surpassed 270 electoral votes and Hillary Clinton called him to concede the election, meaning Trump has become the president-elect of the United States. Despite nearly every major poll indicating Clinton would become the first female president of the United States, Trump shocked

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2016 U.S. Election: What else is America voting on? News, Politics, US Election 2016

Follow Humber News’ Live-Blog to keep up to date with the latest in the 2016 U.S. Election.  By: Hunter Crowther Most Americans will be focused on the presidential results between Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican candidate Donald Trump, but there are several important issues voters face at the state level. Minimum wage, marijuana, guns

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2016 U.S. Election: Donald Trump at a glance News, Politics, US Election 2016

By: Hunter Crowther Republican candidate Donald Trump is the first presidential candidate for a major party without political or military experience. (Hillary Clinton at a Glance) Early Years Donald James Trump was born in Queens, a suburb of New York City. Growing up in the Big Apple, Trump was taken out of school at 13

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How does voting in the U.S. presidential election work? News, Politics, US Election 2016

By: Hunter Crowther Most Canadians are well aware the United States presidential election takes place tomorrow, and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican candidate Donald Trump are trading blows one last time before the polls close. How much do Canadians know about how the U.S. voting process works? Canadians are accustomed to the first-past-the-post system, where representatives of ridings

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