2018 CCMA Award Nominations are Out
On September 17th in Hamilton, Ontario the 2018 Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA) Awards will take place and the nominations were released on July 9th. Topping the list of nominations were Flat Lake, Alberta native Brett Kissel and Langenburg, Saskatchewan native Jess Moskaluke who were each nominated for six awards. Kissel and Moskaluke will cross paths in 3 categories including the Apple Music Fans’ Choice Award.
Jazz Cartier Will Live Fleurever!
After a number of singles and videos released throughout the year, the self-proclaimed "Prince of the City," Jazz Cartier has finally revealed the release date for his upcoming Fleurever album.
Dreams are a funny thing. Scientists and theorists have been attempting to study the human brain and how dreams work since the dawn of science, philosophy, and religion. The best we've come up with thus far is that dreams are "a series of thoughts, images, or emotions occurring during sleep" according to Merriam-Webster's dictionary.
Live-action Kim Possible unveils its cast
Be ready Disney Channel lovers, your Kim Possible is coming back to save the world from Dr. Drakken once again.
That’s correct, Kim Possible Disney Channel Original Movie has officially announced its cast and the expectation is real.
King St. Restraurants blames pilot project for closure
A lot of changes have come as a result of the King Street Pilot, and just Monday one restaurant is claiming that the pilot project is partially responsible for its closure
Kit Kat Flavours to Try Now
Kit Kats are extremely popular in Japan because the brand name means “good luck” in Japanese. Hence they are available in a variety of exotic flavours in Japan and also in Toronto.
PC PARTY sending mixed messages on sex-education curriculum repeal
Ontario’s education minister announced students will still be taught about consent, cyber safety and gender identity this fall despite her government’s plan to scrap the province’s modernized sex-ed curriculum.
How to Prepare for a Tattoo
Tattoos are scary and exciting. Everyone has wanted to get one, watch someone get one, or got one. Getting a tattoo can be a fun experience, if you’re prepared for it. Having the right mindset for a tattoo is critical to ensuring your inking experience is 100% what you expect it to be. As someone who has 5 tattoos, I find it useful to follow these simple steps to tattoo success:
Fairland Funhouse Might Not Be What You Think
A psychedelic looking grocery store turned into a choose your own adventure funhouse in Kensington Market opening this summer is facing scrutiny from the public in part due to a liquor application for the same address.
What we know from Aquaman’s newest trailer
The San Diego Comic-Con 2018 has had another surprise that made fans crazy, and this time it was from the Atlantis Ocean.
Drake spotted filming a music video in England
The Canadian rapper was seen performing for a music video on a double-decker bus on Thursday in central London.
Pedestrians and fans at Piccadilly Circus that time have had a little surprise as the bus which has Drake on came right across their eyes and many of them didn’t let the opportunity pass away and chased the bus.
Eight lucky students given the Homecoming Scholarship by Beyoncé Knowles-Carter
Each worth student is awarded US$25,000 scholarships for the 2018-2019 academic year in various fields of studies.
One student from each school including Xavier University, Wilberforce University, Tuskegee University and Bethune-Cookman University - All Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)Four More Scholars from HBCUs Texas Southern University, Fisk University, Grambling State University and Morehouse College are all eligible for the scholarships.
Paul Walker documentary to be released next month
A documentary about the late “Fast and Furious” star, Paul Walker, has officially announced its premiere date.
Paramount Network announced the film is slated to premiere on August. 11 in a Tuesday statement.
The life of the big screen superstar will reappear in “I Am Paul Walker”, the documentary is said to show a bigger picture of Walker’s life to his fans.
American by Birth Canadian by Choice
Many people across Canada don’t know of or pay attention to the Canadian Football League (CFL), but the name Michael “Pinball” Clemons is one that people know. Pinball is a former running back and kick returner for the Toronto Argonauts, who held records for the team and is in not just the CFL Hall of Fame but also the Canadian Sports Hall of Fame.
Current Swell Wraps Up US/European Tour
Current Swell has been riding the wave of their critically acclaimed album Ulysses since its release in 2014. Rock stations across the country took notice of the album’s first single “Rollin’” and listeners soon followed suit.
List of Toronto food festivals to hit this summer
Learn about Night It Up, Toronto’s Festival of Beer, Momo Crawl T.O., Toronto Food Truck Festival, Jerkfest Toronto, Taste of the Danforth, Waterfront Night Market, Toronto Vegandale Food and Drink Festival, and Sweetery.
Massey Hall will soon enough look a lot different
Although last weekend marked the closure of one of Canada’s most iconic music venues, Massey Hall, Massey Hall will reopen with a brand new look in 2020. The almost 125-year-old concert venue is set to undergo extensive renovations that will see the space closed for at least two years.
Travelling on a College Budget
If you’ve ever wanted to get away from it all and really just disappear for a while, why haven’t you done it? Is it because of money, or more importantly… your lack of money? Well that’s okay, we’ve all had 10$ to our name, and nobody will judge you for that.
Westworld Season 2
Westworld brought cowboys and robots together. Season two took it one step further bringing us to Shogun world, the British Raj of India and the modern world of the Delos corporation. The show solved many of the season one's plot holes while creating new ones for an upcoming season three.
Yukon Blonde deliver Critical Hit with new album – ALBUM REVIEW
According to BC rockers Yukon Blonde frontman, Jeff Innes, Critical Hit is a record of a dualistic nature.“As much sarcasm and wit as there is on this record, there is some intensely private shit in the lyrics too, and sometimes the vibe is just more our obsession with synthesizers and drum machines, aesthetics over lyrics," Innes said about the album.
Hereditary: Inherit A Family Full of Nightmares
It's been quite a while since the last time I've been genuinely terrified of a horror movie. However, Ari Aster's debut film Hereditary finds itself delivering a satisfying 2 hours of mystery, tragedy, and outright terror.
Baby Animals helping fill a void at the Toronto Zoo
The five year stay of the Giant Pandas and their cubs came to an end back in March as they departed and reside in Calgary for the remainder of their ten year stay in Canada.
Canada’s World Cup Prayer’s Heard
Rejoice soccer fans because finally, the greatest sporting event in history is coming to Canada. As of June 13th, 2018, the 2026 world cup will be held by the United States of America, Mexico, and the great white north aka Canada.
Friends or Lovers?
We all know talent when we see it; especially when its Canadian. Ryan Reynolds a British Columbian native born actor and film producer. Known for his many action-packed and superhero movies.
Maud Lewis – a quiet and delightful woman, a great artist
Although there were some debates about her exact birth place, recent research however revealed that Maud Lewis was born in the town of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. Maud Kathleen Lewis (1903- 1970) was born to John and Agnes Dowley on the Yarmouth and Acadian shore of Nova Scotia.
World cup 2018: Fierce battles between Nike and Adidas
The two gigantic sports gear brands have the most important competition this summer in Russia.
Radio Humber Does NXNE 2018
North By Northeast is an annual ten-day festival and conference in Toronto featuring music, comedy, gaming and visual arts, partnered with South By Southwes in Austin, Texas.
Are movies that are based upon true stories better than those that are fiction? If your answer is yes… is that because it could possibly happen to you? Perhaps it’s because you can travel to a part of the world and explore places you know you’ll never get to, take part in a real-world tragedy, or get up close and personal with a murderous psycho from the safety of your own home.
The Handmaids Tale
The shocking twists and turns continue as The Handmaid's tale inches towards its second season finale. Only this time the twist is in the air dates.
The Last of Us 2 will bring tears, laughter and probably more tears
With E3 wrapping up today, and all of the major reveals finally out in the open, gamers everywhere are exploding with hype. Fallout 76, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Cyberpunk 2077, and so many other games have been announced. With all of this hype building tension in the gaming communities, there’s one game in particular that you should really look at (if you haven’t already).
The Rise of the Best Bout Machine
It has been quite a while since Canadians could look at professional wrestling and see one of their own considered the best in the world. Wrestlers like “Rowdy” Roddy Piper, The Hart Family, Chris Jericho and (he should not be named) Chris Benoit, were always over shadowed by many like Ric Fair, Hulk Hogan, The Rock and Shawn Michaels throughout their careers, but now that has changed.
Toronto Boys Tom Wilson and Devante Smith- Pelly Win Lord Stanley’s Cup
When you think of the Washington Capitals names like Ovechkin, Backstrom, Kuznetzov and Holtby come to mind, they are the stars of the team but the Stanley Cup isn’t won by the stars but by a team. Two players who made their mark on the playoffs was the play of two good old boys from Toronto in Devante Smith-Pelly and Tom Wilson.
Ferrari mistakes Toronto for Montreal while promoting Canadian Grand Prix
The Italian luxury sports car brand, Ferrari, made an absurd mistake while promoting this weekend’s Formula One race in Montreal.
Rich Aucoin: Our Canadian Indie-Rock Forest Gump!
Only a Canadian would be brave and selfless enough to tour across the United States traveling from city to city donating all the money he makes to Mental Health America and The Canadian Mental Health Association, did we mention he's only using a bike.
Grimes teases a pair of new tracks on Twitter
In the midst of a publicity wave after revealing her relationship with Tesla CEO Elon Musk to the world at the MET Gala, Canadian artist Grimes has released snippets to a pair of new tracks from what is presumed to be an upcoming album.
Alan Doyle: A New Member of the Order of Canada
In the history of Canadian music it is hard to find an artist like Alan Doyle. The singer songwriter and even actor has been playing and representing the province of Newfoundland for 25 years and shows no sign of slowing down let alone stopping.
O My Heart – 10th Anniversary
With Mother’s Day having just passed a few weeks ago, what better timing than now for British Colombia’s own Mother Mother to be in the news. The band is currently touring in celebration of their second album ‘O My Heart’ turning 10-years old this year.
Stay away from Facebook, here are new social media networks to try if you want your privacy back
Facebook is losing users’ faith due to relentless privacy scandal including the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
With the customer base of more than two billions, it seems inevitable for Facebook to take advantage of its users to earn billion of dollars every year.
Ten Local Summer Events You Won’t Want to Miss
If you are looking to explore the hot spots in the city while supporting the local LGBT community, look no further than Toronto Pride. With an estimated attendance of 1 million people, Toronto’s Pride celebration is one of the largest in the world. From live performances and parties to marches and discussion panels, Toronto Pride has something for everybody.
Shawn Mendes’ Latest Album Headed to Number One
2018 has been a landmark year for Shawn Mendes. He made Time magazine’s annual list of 100 most influential people of the year. His song “There’s Nothing Holding Me Back” earned him a Juno for Single of the Year in March.
Kira Isabella – “Little Girl” Review
Canadian country artist Kira Isabella recently dropped her new single “Little Girl” and it brings a new sound to the maturing artist. The song written by Elizabeth Elkins, Tebey and Sam Ellis (who also produced the track), brings a sound that is similar to Carrie Underwood, but yet one that is still very much Kira.
Three 3 Things I Learned Volunteering at the 2018 RTDNA Conference
In Canada, we rely on credible news to inform us on what is happening in our great country. The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) of Canada holds an annual two day conference in Toronto to recognize excellence in the delivery of trustworthy and impactful news.
Top 10 ways to stay cool!
The most fun way is to eat some ice cream or drink a cold beverage; why not both? I recommend mango juice. The cold dessert helps cool your body down.
Why you should still go to the movies
What do you feel when you first enter the main auditorium of a movie theatre? Do you get a rush of excitement, eager to see the flick you’ve been hyped over for the past 2 weeks?
NXNE on the Horizon
June is right around the corner, which means a few things: Fathers’ Day, the NBA Finals, and North by North East (NXNE) returning to the Big Smoke. The first batch of headliners was announced earlier this week, which included Toronto’s own Jazz Cartier.
The Shanaplan: What Just Happened?
If you live in Toronto or happen to know what the NHL is chances are you've heard of the Maple Leafs. This is the story of how the most profitable market in the NHL has been a failure for far too long, and what steps were taken to right our course.
Ryan Reynolds’ Road to Deadpool 2
With the release of Deadpool 2 right around the corner, I thought it’d be fun to take a look back at how we got to this point. More specifically, how actor and great Canadian/all-around dude Ryan Reynolds got to this point.
Canadian Artist Review: Lou Phelps
In lieu of a potential interview, this artist review is about Lou Phelps’ Album, 001: Experiments, and a few of his recent singles. This Montreal born rapper, DJ, part-time producer went all out throwing crazy catchy and super rambunctious vocals over his older brother KAYTRANADAs’ signature vibrant sound.
Due South - A Look Back at the Canadian Show That Could
Over the years Canadian television has made its way on to the American television but back in 1994, a Canadian show was about to make history and become a cult classic in recent years, that show was Due South.
Humber College Mens Basketball Team Takes On The United States Naval Academy
The Unites States Naval Academy Men’s Basketball Team have wrapped up their trip to Canada with two games at Humber College. The team dispatched from the Naval Academy in Annapolis Maryland, and visited Ontario for a series of exhibition matches this past week.
Deadpool 2 - WARNING… SPOILERS AHEAD!
WARNING… SPOILERS AHEAD!
Canadian Music Week 2018: Letters From Pluto
Canadian Music Week is one of the premier musical events in Canada. It’s not just about the music though. It also holds award shows with film, comedy and new music festivals. It spans 10 nights of performances, with 600 bands in approx. 35 live music joints in Toronto.
The Evolution of Timber Timbre
In their earlier days, Timber Timbre was an alternative folk band. Their songs were largely acoustic with light brush strokes of organ and gentle percussion. Religious and traditional Gothic imagery sewn masterfully into their lyrics.
Meaning Behind Arkells’ single “People’s Champ”
The latest offering from Arkells, a single entitled “People’s Champ”, sounds like a scathing review of the Trump administration.
Avengers Infinity Wars: What does this mean?
It's been 10 years since Nick Fury first walked across our screens and spoke of forming a team with unique talents. The Avengers was a project put together with a single goal in mind: to be the most ambitious superhero crossover event in history, and the most recent installation: The Avengers Infinity War has been just that.
RAMPAGE – A movie about Science, animals, and individuals...
Imagine a world where a gorilla, wolf and a crocodile crossed warthog gets infected by pathogens which turn them into vicious beasts. But it is up to only one individual, Dwayne Johnson who stars as Davies Okoye to put an end to this rampage.
“Same Old Experience”
Have you ever had that feeling where the same old traditions, events, and outings that you’ve done in the past just don’t have that same spark? Are your friends looking at you, saying things like “you’ve changed” or “There’s something different this year about you” so something along those lines?
"Radicalized” Vegan Parents Face Prison For Restricting Children to Vegan Diet
A recent report from The New Zealand Herald indicates that Elvra Savino of the political party Forza Italia has proposed a new law that could imprison “radicalized” vegan parents for providing their children with a vegan diet.
10 Affordable College Dinners
As college students, a lot of people know how tight money can be.
10 Foods You Can Cook In Your Microwave
The birth of the microwave transformed kitchens around the world. Did you know that the microwave was accidentally invented? This kitchen gadget has saved families everywhere the time and stress of slaving over a hot stove.
10 Travel tips for your summer adventures
As summer approaches, we are making plans and getting ready to celebrate the end of the school year. Let's take a look at a few tips on how to make the best out of our travels!
10 Websites To Help You Survive Humber College
Take a deep breath, because college can be crazy! Listed here are some websites to help make life less stressful and a bit more fun.
11 Netflix Hacks That Can Change Your Life
Over the past couple years Netflix has taken over the movie streaming market. With the amount of love Netflix has received since dominating the digital market, there’s nothing wrong with a few hacks that can enhance your viewing experience! Here are 11 Netflix Hacks that can really come in handy.
2016 MTV VMA’s Take Manhattan by Storm
The stars were out in full force at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards in New York City last weekend.
2016: The Summer of Country Music
Summer usually indicates the beginning of the music festival season in Ontario, and the festivals for 2016 are set to include some big musical acts.
3 Classic (Old) Video Games To Play On A Rainy Day
When it rains it bores, and this year has already seen an abnormal amount of precipitation, and an abnormal amount of time spent bored inside the house.
3 Great Places to Study in Toronto
As the semester is winding down and it seems like the work load is growing, you may need a good place to study for all the exams you have or to do any work you may have to do.
3 Great Reasons Why Frisbee Is Your Gateway To Summer
Have you ever found yourself stuck inside the house on a warm summer day, staring out the window, wanting to go outside and enjoy the weather, but you just can’t think of anything to do once you get out there?
3 Horror Movies to Watch
No matter what time of year it is, we all have time for a little horror in our lives. There’s something about these types of movies that draw you in.
3 Movies Coming to Theatre This Year
I’m back with more movies for you all. I don’t know if it’s a sign that I need to leave my house more but we’ll ignore that. Instead here is three movies coming to theatre this year that are worth taking a look at.
3 Things I Learned at the High Park Zoo
The best thing about the city of Toronto is that on any given day, there’s always about a hundred things to see and do.
3 Ways To Make The Most Of Your Transit Commute
Big city public transit can be an incredibly convenient service to have at your disposal, whether you’re attending school or making waves in the workforce, but how could you best use the time you spend on your transit commute?
3 Ways to Relax and Cope with Stress
With many of us in the thick of lectures, assignments, and group work, we might be feeling a bit overwhelmed with our academic schedules.
3 Websites To Help You Find A Roommate
A new school year is on fast approach, and whether you’re sick of living in residence or just looking to save some money, you may need a new roommate or two.
4 Songs That Would Be Perfect For Show Openings
When you listen to the song, you might think of empty streets and broken cities. The song is about a powerful leader, having crushed everything in his way, from mountains to nature itself, but seems to be stopped by a simple river.
5 Best Field Trip Festival Foods
Festival season is upon us. With all the great lineups being released, it is easy to forget one of the best parts of festivals: the food.
5 Cute Summer Date Ideas
It’s summer time so you may have found some new hot summer love or maybe not but, I’m sure you and your BFF will still have a blast with these date ideas.
5 horror movies to check out on Netflix if you’re brave
Not all movies listed under horror are full of gore but sometimes they are full of horrifying scenarios that might make your skin crawl.
5 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do At NXNE
North by Northeast (NXNE) is a 10-day festival that brings in major headliners alongside emerging artists.
5 Tips To Get You Walking
Your feet need comfort and support to be happy. Put aside the flat-footed Chucks or convoluted platform shoes.
5 Tips to Help You Survive Exam Time
It’s the most wonderful time of the year... EXAM TIME!!!!
5 YouTubers That Will Get You Through Exams
It’s that time of year again; just after reading week, stressed because you didn’t actually do anything productive during reading week and needing something to help you distress.
6 Tips on How to Catch Some Amazing ZZZ's
Sleep. Just like a healthy diet, it’s a crucial factor to good health. Getting some sleep is one thing, but nothing compares to having a good night’s sleep. Have you been having restless nights lately? Are you tired of disturbed sleeping patterns? If so, many people are in the same boat as you. Sometimes getting a good night’s sleep is hard but here are six tips that can help you catch up on ZZZZZ’s.
6 Ways To Make The Most Out Of 2016
2016 is here, are you ready for it? Here are a few tips on how to make the most out of this new year.
96.9 RADIO HUMBER x CMW 2018
As college students, a lot of people know how tight money can be.
A Festival That Ain’t Like The Restivals – Bestival Toronto
Bestival ain’t like the rest of the tivals going down this summer in Toronto.
A Free Summer with Parks Canada: Top Five Destinations in Ontario
The beautiful and varied natural spaces within Canada can be taken for granted by many.
A Guide to Port Credit
If you ever wanted to experience life at sea (but in your own backyard) look no further than Port Credit!
A Music-Lover’s Guide: Staying Safe at Your Next Concert
Children as young as eight years old, teenagers and parents have tragically lost their lives after singing and dancing with their idol.
A Nerd Perspective: San Diego Comic-Con 2016
SDCC once again delivers tantalizing previews of what’s on film and TV deck in the months to come.
A Punk Rock Pilgrimage: Amnesia Rockfest 2016
Toronto is home to so many music festivals. However, for those who like their music a little loud, the options get sparse very quickly.
Album Review: Afraid of Heights (Billy Talent)
Billy Talent are easily Canadian rock and roll veterans at this point. Since their early days of Pezz, they have been writing and playing music since before many Humber College students were even born.
Album Review: Feist-Pleasure
Leslie Feist has been absent from her own musical endeavors for six years. Her previous record from 2011, Metals, saw Feist in a lo-fi and intentionally unpolished musical realm.
Album Review: Morning Report by The Arkells
The Arkells have been in the music scene for a decade now, and their age is showing. But this is not a bad thing.
Album Review: PUP – The Dream Is Over
For an album entitled "The Dream Is Over," Toronto's own PUP has a lot of ambition in their music, and despite the conclusory nature of the title, has their entire career ahead of them.
Album Review: Sour Dream by Astrolope
Astrolope is a busy artist. Between frequent collaborations with other artists on the Plutoid label, and being a part of crazy lineups all of Toronto, he also created a solid soundscape of digital bliss.
Album Review: TOWANDA - “Plaything”
If you saw Montreal band Towanda live at the Smiling Buddha last month, then you already know that they are very loud.
Album Review: “Guardians of the Zone” - Tupper Ware Remix Party
If you’ve ever ventured around the streets of Toronto late at night, chances are you’ve already experienced the majesty of a live Tupper Ware Remix Partyshow, as they have become infamous for impromptu street performances.
All Eyes on Downie
Gord Downie is an exuberant front man. Top hat, handkerchief, fitted trousers, boots & neutral tones: these fashion pieces are part of his iconic look.
And the nominees are…
This year’s Juno nominations are in, and Radio Humber had the pleasure of meeting many of this year’s nominees.
Anime North 20 Takes Over Toronto
The weekend of May 27 – 29 saw one of Canada's largest conventions celebrate its 20th year with record-breaking attendance numbers at the Toronto Congress Centre and International Plaza Hotel.
Another One “Bites” The Dust
ATTENTION SPOILER ALERT!!! IF YOU HAVEN’T WATCHED THE LAST EPISODE OF THE WALKING DEAD PLEASE DO NOT READ THIS!!!!
Are you ready for your first tattoo?
Wanting to get a tattoo can be one of the most impulsive things you may ever do, and if you are confident enough in your decision go for it.
Arkells New Music – ‘A Little Rain’ Review
Last week, Canadian rock band, Arkells, released their new single, ‘Private School Boy / Private School Girl’ – a song about people who are born into privileged lives and don’t realize just how good they have it.
Bats, Balls, and a straight right.
If you can’t get the image of Jose Bautista’s bat flip during AL division series last year, then know you’re not alone.
August is already here and if you haven’t been visiting the beach, the time is now. Before you know it, you’ll be stuck in class wishing you visited the beach when you had a chance.
BEAT the HEAT! Radio Humber style!
Well beautiful people, we’ve hit that wonderful time of the year: summer. It’s a time filled with shorts, tank tops, sundresses and male rompers!
Bell Let’s Talk Ignites students to talk about mental illness
January 25, 2017 TORONTO- Today is Bell Let’s Talk Day and Humber’s Ignite team is having an event surrounding mental health from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. in the Student Centre.
Blue Sky Miners
The Blue Sky Miners are a folk-rock band based out of Toronto. I had the chance to catch the first night of their residency at the Dakota Tavern.
Britney Spears’ Divisive Billboard Music Awards Performance Sparks Debate
One of the most anticipated acts at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards was Britney Spears. Since the 1990’s, Spears has been one of the most emphatic leading female acts of all time and still generates a popular following selling out seats in her Las Vegas tour.
Busty And The Bass Up In This Place
Lee’s Palace filled up quickly for the opening performances by Gold Complex and Adrian Underhill.
Calling All Adrenaline Junkies and Thrill Seekers!
As an adrenaline junkie, you live for the thrill. While some may call you crazy, it’s about testing your limits and experiencing a once in a lifetime thrill, and there are plenty of ways to get your heart racing in Ontario.
Canada 150: Four Canadian Classic Albums
Canadians are preparing for a monumental summer. This grand, diverse and gorgeous land we call home is celebrating its 150th birthday.
Canada has been ranked 7th most unequal country for gender wage pay
Statistics Canada just recently updated their numbers and they show the truth of the situation.
Canadian artists make their mark
According to the SOCAN Music Appreciation Survey, 85 percent of Canadians said that music plays an important role in their lives.
Canadian Artists Reign Supreme at 2016 Billboard Music Awards
It was a lucky night in Las Vegas for Canadian talent as they took home a combined total of 12 awards, one for each month our talent dominated the airwaves in the last year.
Canadian Come Up: Alessia Cara
It was just two years ago in 2015 that Alessia Cara, an 18 year-old singer from Brampton, Ontario, got her big break signing a record deal with EP Entertainment.
Canadian Music Week
Canadian Music Week just wrapped up and Radio Humber was there. We had such a great time jamming out to some of the freshest tunes and newest acts.
Canadian Road Trips
You need some quality tunes to compliment the open road and beautiful scenery this country has to offer. A well curated playlist can make a perfect score for your grand adventure, whether you're on the way to the cottage or making the pilgrimage across the country.
Canadian Spotlight: Five Electronic Artists to Check Out
Canadian music is bursting at the seams in terms of growth. Whether it’s the lasting stamp that our country’s rock outfits have placed on the world or the meteoric rise in hip-hop influencers, Canucks are in the midst of a takeover.
Canadians held their own at the 59th Grammy Awards
Canada, and Humber Music, was well represented at the 59th Grammy Awards.
Cancelled Shows That Need To Make a Comeback
Samantha Roman highlights some must-see, defunct programming that viewers want to see brought back to life.
Can’t focus on your studies? There’s an app for that.
The school year is quickly approaching and that means a lot of stress, coffee and a definite lack of sleep.
The ability to balance tests, assignments, friends, significant others, family time and a part-time job is a true skill that may seem impossible.
Chad Brownlee: From the Hockey Rink to the Concert Stage
Kelowna, British Columbia’s Chad Brownlee is a man of many talents. If the name sounds familiar, you may recognize it because he was a former pro hockey player and a sixth round draft pick of the Vancouver Canucks.
Che Durena: One of Canada’s Top Comics visits Radio Humber
Radio Humber's Nathan White sits down with one of the hottest young comedians in the nation.
Close To Home Road Trip Destinations
Traveling can be really expensive especially for a student, but why travel out of the country when you don’t even know what your own Ontario has to offer.
The colour illusion debate returns: turquoise and grey or pink and white?
Cover To Cover
Do I believe I was born in the wrong era? Sometimes I do. Is there a possibility that in my past life I was dancing in the mud at Woodstock?
Dave Monks Rocks The Casbah
Disney Movies You Need to Re-watch
Don’t lie. You took one look at the title and said “they all need to be re-watched. You can’t just choose, they’re all amazing.” I know, I know, I completely agree. But, there are just some classics that you can’t help but go back to no matter what. Here are just a few
Ditching the Classroom: A Field Trip in the Six
We all remember class field trips as one of the better aspects of attending school. Most of us viewed this as a day out of the classroom and an opportunity to get up to no good. In hindsight, however, we were truly learning through experience.
Drake Dominates His Way to the Top
The nominees for MTV's American Music Awards were made known to the public, earlier this week by Joe Jonas and Rachel Platten, both who were also fellow nominees.
DRESS FOR SUCCESS AND IMPRESS
After securing an interview for a job or internship, what’s your next reaction?
Euro 2016 Wrap-Up
This month saw the conclusion of the second most anticipated soccer event in the world: the UEFA European Cup.
Fast food doesn’t always have to be unhealthy
Eating healthy is not easy. Especially when you are on the go and don’t have the time to ready your meals ahead of time. Plus! Its expensive, vegetables and fruits cost a lot than a quick sandwich from Timmies. However, the Toronto food scene is catching up and recognizing this need and are starting to come out with some really yummy (and affordable) options for people looking for healthy food on-the-go.
Festival Season: More Than Just Music
I went to my first festival just last year. I did not know what to expect, how to dress and the etiquette involved.
Five Highly Anticipated Canadian Albums
Canada has a slew of musical talent that is growing exponentially. The last few years have seen a rise in prominent Canadian artists across various genres.
Five hot Canadian hip-hop tracks to help SAVE your next Uber ride.
Picture this scene. You and your friends are getting ready for the night out. You’re feeling amazing, looking great, and ready to party! Everyone leaves your place and piles into the Uber you called, on-route to your destination.
Five life hacks you’ll need to survive the heat this summer
It’s time to trade in the Canada Goose jackets for tank tops and flip flops. The warm summer weather means beach days and outdoor trails.
Five patios to share with your pooch in Toronto
The perfect day: The sun is shining, you’re sitting on a patio drinking a refreshing beverage and petting your puppy in a beautiful city- Toronto.
Five strange laws Canadians may be breaking
Do you think that you’re a law abiding Canadian?
Food Festivals To Hit For The Month Of June
Not only is it BBQ and Beer Garden season, but it’s also when all the yummy food festivals come to Toronto.
For media students by media students
The University of Guelph-Humber’s annual EMERGE Conference is set to return to Humber’s North Campus on April 25.
Four Must See Concerts Before the Summer Ends
Honestly, there is nothing more satisfying than getting into the venue of a concert after waiting in line for hours.
Four Streetwear Fashion Essentials
Without becoming confusing, this is streetwear. Sort of.
Streetwear has no real definition. It’s simply a non-comforming way of fashion.
FREAK YOUR BEAK – The right way! A guide to enjoying a Jays game!
Toronto Blue Jays games are a staple of life in the six! It’s hard to beat a night in the Skydome (I know what I wrote!) reclining in the iconic, uncomfortable blue plastic seats.
Free Flicks In The 6ix (Your Free Movie Guide)
If you like movies or you have nothing better to do this summer, you should definitely catch a FREE flick I mean why not? It’s a perfect way to hang out with buds and who doesn’t love a FREE movie.
Fun in the Sun: The Best Beaches in Toronto
When the summer sun is shining strong, and you want to soak in that Vitamin D, then the beach is the best place to be! This list is your guide for some fun in the sun on Toronto’s best sandy shores.
Fun Things to do on your Stay-Cation in the City
I know you’re probably wishing you were getting ready to go on a great vacation to Cabo right now, but with the weather we’ve been having in Toronto you won’t really need to leave.
Gender wage gap still prominent in 2017
Statistics Canada just recently updated their numbers and they show the truth of the situation.
Getting Bigger and Better
After a long wait of whether this festival would be back this year or not its official, BESTIVAL IS BACK!
Getting to Know Brands
Welcome back! The last time we talked, I gave you the 411 on what streetwear is and Streetwear Essentials.
Glitter is Everywhere Now
This year, 96.9 Radio Humber was lucky enough to get invited back to Bestival. 2016’s festival location changed from Toronto Island to Woodbine Park. Located north of the beach on the east side, this venue provided a magical atmosphere of modernity and nature.
Guns ‘n Roses: A Little Patience…Goes a Very Long Way
Radio Humber’s Christine Yoo breaks down the legendary rock act’s visit to Toronto.
Horror Movies: Don’t Forget About the Classics!
Boo! It’s almost Halloween and that means it’s time to watch some scary movies.
Hot Hot Heat Begin Slow Goodbye with New Music Video
Sometimes, one of the hardest choices is knowing when to call it quits and walk away from something, even if you love doing it. Luckily, Hot Hot Heat are not making that timeworn mistake.
How Much Sugar Do You Have, Really?
How many times have you told yourself, “I think I’m limit how much sugar I eat”?
Many believe it is possible to do by limiting sugary drinks, and taking one less spoon of sugar in their coffee or tea. However, in many foods, there are added sugars present. The added sugars are normally naturally occurring, but are they not as bad as sugar?
How To Eat Healthy & Cheap
Food is an optional expense that only a few people in the world really need to worry about. For those of us that do need to eat to stay alive, there are a few things to keep in mind when considering your diet. Ordering pizza every few days is one way to get your fill but you might drain your bank account more than you want to.
How to Improve Your Self Esteem
What is self-esteem? Google defines it as an “overall subjective emotional evaluation of his or her own worth. It is a judgment of oneself as well as an attitude toward the self”.
How to Make an Impression at those Networking Events You’re Told to Attend
The one word you’ll hear every year of your college career and afterwards is “Network”.
How to make the most of your Tim Hortons visit
Know what you want to order when you reach the cash register. There is nothing worse than someone who can’t make up their mind when there is a whole line up behind them.
How to Manage Your Money
Especially as the holiday season is approaching managing your money is getting harder and harder.
How to Spend Summer in Toronto
Not going anywhere exotic this summer? Well, that’s okay! Just because you live in Toronto doesn’t mean you can’t make your summer great! Toronto has all you need to enjoy a great summer, without breaking the bank.
How to Start up a Blog
New to blogging? It’s a lot of fun, having a little community to speak amongst and give advice. Whether if it’s for moms, artists, writers or sports fanatics, there’s something for everyone.
How to survive first year of college
College is one intimidating cyclone of chaos. Despite participating in many poor decisions, procrastinating on major assignments and joining the famous freshmen fifteen, college is an experience of a lifetime.
How to: Workout Without a Gym
Staying in shape and taking care of your body is very important but it’s also very expensive. Buying a gym membership, searching for a personal trainer and finding the best workout equipment adds up.
How To’s On YouTube
The new, more popular, name for “How to…” videos is DIY, meaning “Do It Yourself”. There has been a new craze with “Do it Yourself” videos. It seems everyone wants a sense of independence and wants to learn new skills; if you would call them skills.
Humber Alumni Interview: Rob Michaels (Program Director at Ocean 98.5)
Rob Michaels graduated from Humber College’s Radio, Television and Digital Communications program in 2003
Humber Arboretum: The Backyard You Didn’t Know You Had
Humber Arboretum has been around since 1977, but each year students still miss out on the wilderness in their own backyard.
Humber College services to survive this year
The summer is quickly coming to an end and that means back to school shopping- or back to school stressing.
Humber College: A social media guide
Are you looking for the best possible way to learn more about your school?
iHeart Radio MMVAs Kick Off Summer in the 6ix
Known as the “biggest block party of the summer”, fans lined up for hours to witness the iHeartRadio MMVAs last Sunday night in Toronto.
Interview: Old Man Canyon
Old Man Canyon is a Vancouver-based band led by Jett Pace. Radio Humber’s Landon Bailey spoke with Pace about the band’s first full length album, titled Delirium.
It’s Not the Destination, but How You Get There
Being in college is the best time to travel. Chances are, outside of classes, extracurriculars, and work, young people aren’t weighed down by the same pressures and responsibilities as adults.
It’s Time to Skip the Gym for Some Fun Alternatives!
It’s always been easy to get active, but staying active has always been difficult. Here are some of the best ways to keep your heart rate up this summer that don’t involve going to a traditional gym.
Kicking The Habit...
With every choice comes consequence, and with every decision made is a moment you don’t get back.
5 Things We Need in Godzilla: King of the Monsters
Why is it so hard for an American studio to get a Godzilla movie right? The first attempt came in 1998, which was so laughably bad and unfaithful to the character and mythos of Godzilla that most fans considered it to be a slap in the face. So in 2014, another reboot was attempted, and expectations were high.
Canadian Cinema Scores with Indian Horse
Indian Horse is an incredibly powerful and poignant film based on the novel by the late Canadian author, Richard Wagamese. It tells the story of Saul Indian Horse, a First Nations boy who grew up in the residential school system and became enchanted by the game of hockey, as it was an escape from the horrors of his everyday life.
Freeman Gurrilla Warfare, Clone or Standalone Game?
Freeman Guerrilla Warfare is an open world, FPS where the player’s main objective is to conquer the open world you are in, so how do you do that? When you first start the game, you have a tiny army and slowly level up your player by recruiting more members and fighting enemy armies.
Knowledge Is Power
The power of reading is something that people take for granted.
A great deal of magic has been lost in the world this week. With Ziggy Stardust (David Bowie) first returning to the stars, another legend has joined him. British actor, Alan Rickman, passed from cancer on the morning of Thursday, January 14, 2016 at the age of 69.
Let’s Get Carving!
Pumpkins! You love to eat them, put them in pies and tarts, but more importantly you love to carve them
Little Scream is turning heads
"Bigger, bolder and wholly encompassing in its creation...Cult Following is a brand new horizon,” DIY magazine wrote about Little Scream’s 2016 album.
Living On A Budget All Summer ’17 – Fun things to do as a broke student.
Congratulations! you finished College and now your left drained Mentally, Physically and, Financially.
Long Time Running: a preview
By now, the country-wide psyche towards the Tragically Hip is one of intensely mixed feelings. This mainly comes due to lead singer Gord Downie’s widely publicized battle with terminal brain cancer.
Look Ahead: VELD
“READY, ONE, TWO, ONE, TWO, ONE, TWO, THREE, YA-- -” (beat drops)
Mistakes I Made In My First Year of College That You Should Avoid
First year of college is terrifying. Especially when you’re someone with social anxiety like me. To this day I still have my sister ask the sales associates where things are.
Monsters In Florence: A Concert Review
The first time I heard Florence + the Machine, it was the song "Cosmic Love", 3,000 times in a row and not by choice. My housemate wanted to see how long he could play the song before it got old.
Move over Shania Twain, Canadian country has a new superstar!
When most people think of country music, they rarely associate it with Canada.
Movie Review: Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates
If you are going to the movies in the next few weeks and are looking for a laugh, look no further than Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates.
Movie Review: Sausage Party
Stan Musial with his take on the raunchy Seth Rogen offering.
My Top 5 Themed Movies to Watch on Netflix
Netflix has challenged modern television and cable with its offer of $7.99 a month for unlimited shows, movies and even documentaries. It offers thousands of shows to watch with themes to spike everyone’s interests.
Netflix Originals You Need to Watch
Netflix is an online streaming service that gives you access to a plethora of movies and TV shows for a monthly fee.
NETFLIX-N-GRILL: AMERICAN ULTRA
If you direct your eyes to the movie poster above, you might immediately assume that American Ultra looks like a basic action movie with B-list actors who reached their peak back in 2010.
Netflix-N-Grill: Inside Out
If you haven't indulged in a Pixar film in a while, you need to do yourself a favour and immediately watch Inside Out!
Netflix-N-Grill: Pretty Ugly People
Andrew Berkeley serves up a pretty ugly indictment of Pretty Ugly People.
Netflix-N-Grill: The Legend of Korra
Radio Humber's Andrew Berkeley has high praise for Nickelodeon's anime offering.
Netflix-N-Grill: ‘That Awkward Moment’ Review
Andrew Berkeley skewers the latest Zac Effron vehicle on Netflix.
New Barbies: Good or Bad?
With Mattel’s latest announcement of their new editions to the Barbie collection, people are going crazy.
New Port Lands Festivalception added to NXNE 2016
Are you wondering what Toronto concerts you should experience this summer?
New Track Review: “Creature Comfort” by Arcade Fire
It’s so close. July 28th is the release day for Arcade Fire’s newest album “Everything Now,” their first since 2013’s “Reflektor.”
New Track Review: “Freeze Me” by Death From Above
The band Death From Above 1979 doesn’t go by that name anymore. It’s just Death From Above now, and while they’re a little coy on whether or not a new album is on the way, there’s definitely a new single. Interpret that however you might.
New Track Review: “In Undertow” by Alvvays
Toronto-based Indie-pop outfit Alvvays have seized the spotlight with the announcement of a new album.
Newport Electric sits down with Radio Humber
Folk/rock band Newport Electric visits Humber College North Campus yesterday for an exclusive interview.
No Trouble At The Henhouse
All day on August 17, Radio Humber put together a tribute show for The Tragically Hip as they finish up their potentially final tour for their latest album, Man Machine Poem.
Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds Lands in Toronto
Toronto became a little more British this past weekend. TD Echo Beach welcomed Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds to Toronto’s Molson Amphitheatre on Sunday, July 10.
Norm Macdonald’s New Netflix Stand-Up Comedy Special Offers Unbridled Vulgarity with a Smile
There’s something odd about the Norm Macdonald of 2017: he seems to have grown both older and younger.
North by Northeast: Five Canadian Acts to Watch
North by Northeast is a staple of Toronto’s music scene. The conference curates a selection of artists from an eclectic range of genres, including some upcoming Canadian artists.
NXNE 2017 Port Lands Review
NXNE is definitely worth the mini trek out to the Port Lands. Although this year attendance was less, it meant no lines at all and a few intimate concerts which at times made you feel like you were in a cozy Toronto tavern in all the best ways.
NXNE Draws Big in Toronto
This year, North By Northeast took place in the Port Lands, the festival’s anchored location. This is a big shift from the typical format the festival has been accustomed to.
Oh the weather outside is... not frightful?
By this time last year, we were up to our waists in snow. This year, no snow yet.
Old Man Canyon
Jett Pace is the mind behind the meditative songs of Old Man Canyon.
Patio Guide 101
After a long cold winter Patio season is finally here in Toronto
Plant Haven in The City
Arguably one of the best things about Toronto is the food. Anyone with a stomach knows that no matter what you’re craving you can find it in Toronto so it should come as no surprise that Toronto is host to some of the best vegan spots.
Plant Haven in the City
Canada is turning 150 this year!!! What better way to celebrate then checking out some of the fun things Ontario has to offer? We’ve put together a list of 10 (because 150 might have been a little much) things to do this summer.
Podcast Review: Nerdling Rush (iTunes)
A look at a burgeoning podcast conceived and bred at Humber College.
Pokemon Go Invades Toronto
2016 sees Pokemon mark 20 years of life. The collection-based franchise has spawned a television show, theatrical movies, a trading card game, uncountable toys and dozens of video and board games.
Pre-historically freak out a guide to a Toronto Raptors Game
Let’s face it, most people who are “Toronto” sports fans are divided into three groups:
Premier Kathleen Wynne stops by Humber
Premier Kathleen Wynne is spending this week visiting post-secondary campuses and Jane Burke, one of Humber’s own journalism postgraduate students, had the opportunity to sit down and have an interview with her.
Summer is just around the corner and so is one of the biggest Pride celebrations in the world.
Pride Toronto: Parades To Be Proud Of
There is never a dull moment in the city we call home, and Toronto has so many great events featured every summer
Profile: Oscar Peterson
When people talk about Jazz legends, they often gravitate to those originating from New York, Chicago and New Orleans; however, Jazz Music can never forget the contributions of Canadian pianist and composer Oscar Emmanuel Peterson.
Pros & Cons: Living at Home in Your Early Twenties
For the most part, it just sucks. Trying to do your own thing with the people who made you constantly breathing over your shoulders.
Provincial Park Camping Hotspots
This summer is expected to be hotter than usual which is perfect for outdoor lovers who have been hibernating all winter long.
Prozzak Brings Down the House at Danforth Music Hall
The end of the 90's and the beginning of the Millennium was littered with the odd and zany stylings of the two man group Prozzak.
Punk Music Profile – Pkew Pkew Pkew
It’s impossible to define punk, let alone punk music. Punks are keen on being different, so how can you narrow it into one solid definition?
Put Your Suncreen Where Your Mouth Is (Literally!)
While aimlessly browsing around the net, I came across something so bizarre that I couldn’t believe what I was seeing at first. Apparently, people can now drink sunscreen.
Quick and Easy Campfire Eats
It’s officially summer and what better way to enjoy the weather than out in the open air becoming one with nature?
Quick TIFF Tips
The Toronto International Film Festival is one of the city’s biggest events.
Radio Humber Alumni, Meghan McPeak is Breaking Barriers
On the behalf of the 96.9 Radio Humber family, we would like to share the story of Meghan McPeak.
Radio Humber Amateurs Teach Yoga
Tuesday, June 21st was International Yoga Day! To celebrate this wonderful occasion, we’re showing you 7 beginner poses that we don’t know at all!
Radio Humber brings the club vibes to the airwaves with BADLQQK's NXNE label showcase
Two years ago trusted veteran DJs and producers Rynecologist and Meech, together as RYME, created a record label (BADLQQK) focused on club-centric tracks.
Radio Humber Hall of Fame 2017
On Friday, March 24, Radio Humber celebrated 45 years of Radio at Humber College by inducting Adam Wylde of Breakfast Television and KISS 92.5, Amber Payie of CP24 and CHUM FM, Brad Barker of JAZZ FM, Maurie Sherman of KISS 92.5, Mora Austin of Larche Communications and Ryan Doyle of NEWSTALK 1010 into the Hall of Fame.
Radio Humber Students Win at Awards Ceremony
Congratulations to all our Radio Humber students from the grad classes of 2017 and 2018 who received awards and scholarships for the following:
Radio Humber Visits the Travel and Trade Show
Nathan White goes on a whirlwind tour of Europe without leaving the comforts of campus.
Radio Humber: Where Are They Now?
Nancy Birko profiles Radio Humber alum and Kiss 92.5's Shemroy Parkinson.
I hope you enjoyed listening to Radio Humber's coverage of Canadian Music Week as much as we enjoyed putting it together because, you know, we enjoyed it a lot!
Reminiscing On The Raptors: 2016-2017 Year End Review
The Toronto Raptors have had a season of drastic lineup changes, new milestones and some disappointments that came to a close at the hands of the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Review: Black Mirror is a look into the near future
The British television series Black Mirror can very well be considered one of the most relevant programs of our time.
Review: Bone Tomahawk
Recently, Netflix began streaming the film Bone Tomahawk, a film from 2015 directed by S.
Returning for its eleventh year, Manifesto shut down Echo Beach this weekend with their lineup of young, up and coming Toronto artists…along with a few guests from the US.
Saving the Six: Is It Time For The Raptors To Unleash Rookie Norman Powell?
Down 2–0 in the Eastern Conference Finals, Toronto is facing an uphill battle against a ruthless Cleveland Cavaliers team.
Scenic Route To The Casbah
Sunday July 26th had a lot going for it. It was the closing of the PanAm games at Pier 4 in Hamilton, the final night of Wayhome music festival, and Hamilton Fringe Festival as well.
September 2016 Toronto Concert Guide
Summer 2016 in Toronto has yet again failed to disappoint when it comes to live music.
We all have goals. And we all want to achieve them. But sometimes, the goals we set are a little too far out of reach. We aim a little higher than what we need or what can be achieved in that time and more often than not, we fail. So here are some ways you can set attainable goals.
Small Town Pride: Cold Creek County
Small towns have a certain charm that cannot be replicated in any city. From their apple orchards to an annual fishing festival, they give way for some memorable experiences that the members of Cold Creek County can attest to.
Staycation in the 6ix
A detailed look at seven places that are worth visiting during your summer “staycation” here in Toronto, featuring everything from the physical to the not-so physical.
Steps to Take So You Can Graduate and Get A Job
Before you can sell yourself to others, you need to be able to sell yourself to yourself.
Strombo Benched: Is A New Host in the Offing for Hockey Night In Canada?
After the mega-deal that gave Rogers the exclusive Canadian rights to the broadcast the NHL for 12 years, they faced a challenge. How could they revamp HNIC without taking away all of the things that Canadians loved?
Student Savings! When to Save and Where to Spend
For everything from the daily essentials to where you should invest your hard earned cash.
Suits: Season 5 – The Dawn of a New Era (Spoilers)
With declining viewership and script diversity, the fifth season of the legal drama Suits, starring Gabriel Macht and Patrick J. Adams, could be just what the show needs to get back on its feet. Suits began as a hit show in 2011, with no episode in the first season ranking below seventh on the cable charts; however, episodes in the fourth season fell as low as 41. Viewership plunged from an average of 4.16 million in 2011 to 2.26 million by the end of season four.
Summer 2015 Bucket List: Festival Edition
Summer is the season of festivals. With the sun beaming down, all the smiling people everywhere, and not to mention amazing live music, you should make the effort to attend at least ONE music festival this year! These will give you the opportunity to meet new people, make some unforgettable memories, and possibly experience something new.
This summer, Canada has some great festivals coming up, which are bound to please the ears of music lovers all over the country. Whether you’re into pop, dance, metal, etc., it’s pretty likely you’ll find a festival to suit your musical taste. Here’s a quick list of some music festivals you should try to get to this summer.
Summer Sixteen in the 6ix
Drake (aka the 6ix God) and Future were in Toronto for their Summer Sixteen Tour stop this past weekend, but it wasn’t just a regular tour stop.
Support National Migraine and Headache Awareness Month: 5 migraine remedies
There is an estimated 2.7 million Canadians who have reportedly been diagnosed with suffering from migraines. This burden puts headaches and migraines among the top 10 causes of disability worldwide.
Swipe Right for Love: 5 Dating Apps for Torontonians
Everybody loves love. To some, finding a significant other is pre-arranged by parents. To others it’s approaching that mysterious guy/gal with their face buried into a book.
Taste Toronto’s Diversity: Best multicultural restaurants
Although nothing beats our very own poutine, us Torontonians can appreciate a taste of diversity. Living in such a scenic and diverse city, it is without question that Torontonians express a desire to explore different cultures within our own home.
Ted Talk meets Bill Nye at Nat Geo Live
Not a single seat in all of Roy Thomson Hall is empty. Ami Vitale enters the stage and is greeted with an audience roar normally reserved for rockstars.
The 2-1 Toronto Argonauts’ Tailgate Parties a Summer ’16 Must
The Toronto Argonauts are making their home games more enjoyable than ever before. In connection to their relocation to BMO Field after 27 years in the Rogers Centre, the team is also introducing tailgating to the home game experience.
The Brunch Files: Boom Breakfast & Co.
Another installment of the brunch Bible features Toronto staple Boom.
The Brunch Files: CocoaLatte
Alex Cooper indulges in the rich fares of CocoaLatte on St. Clair West.
The Brunch Files: Hank’s
Radio Humber’s Alex Cooper reviews the fine brunch fare at Hank’s on Church.
The Brunch Files: The Starving Artist
Do you like brunch? Of course you do. Who doesn’t like the delicious combination of breakfast and lunch, which can be enjoyed long after it would normally be acceptable to drizzle hot maple syrup on a warm pancake?
The Continuing Evolution of Canadian Music
Welcome to another edition of The Continuing Evolution of Canadian Music.
The Countdown to Time Festival Is On
Noah Scanga has the lowdown on one of the city's most slept on summer events.
The First Year Survival Brochure
Strap in, Humber rookies. The adventure is about to commence! Nick Miron has the definitive survival guide to ensure the ride is a smooth one.
The Four Youtubers You Wish You Went to School With. (In no particular order)
Growing up can be a difficult time. Between the ages of 18-25, you find yourself being pulled in different directions by the influence of your parents, friends, and the media all around you.
The Great Indoors: Part 5
Good day! It’s nice to see you again! Metaphorically of course, I can’t actually see you. Anyways, kfetykvdsbuvbthrglhi.
The Great Indoors: Part 6
Have you ever had a moment where you’ve done something that you immediately regret? The moment you did it, you wish you hadn’t?
The Great Indoors: Part 9 By Nathaniel Keefer
Welcome, once again, to “The Great Indoors,” where I endeavor to make your relationship with Summer as simple as possible by letting you know about activities you and your friends can do away from the judgmental gaze of the sun.
The Greatest Movies Filmed In Toronto
Canada’s largest city has been home to many movie sets over the past few decades. The beautiful Toronto, which was the most recent host city for the Pan Am games, has harbored the likes of Will Smith, Queen Latifah, John Travolta and many more big Hollywood names in Toronto filmed movies.
The Harambe Meme Has To Stop
Kelton Reid with an op-ed on why a meme born of a near-tragedy straddles the line between humour and poor taste.
The modern day R2-D2
The age of droids and starships might not be as “far, far away” as George Lucas suggests. Piaggio, the makers of Vespa, designed an autonomous cargo robot called Gita (jee-ta).
The Names Bond, James Bond.
Spectre the newest installment of the James Bond franchise was released this weekend and in typical family fun my father and I carried out our tradition of going to the movie theaters and watching the new action flick.
The Scorned Crusade of CM Punk
Phil Brooks shunned a life of WWE stardom to chase an MMA dream. Will he succeed, or fall victim to his own audacity?
The Time Is Now...
Sixty percent… That was the number of people who showed up to vote during the last election.
The Top 10 Most Memorable VMA Moments
Being one of the hottest award shows of the year, the MTV Video Music Awards will be airing August 30th.
The Treble’s album Modernaires is a story of transformation
"We weren't sure what kind of band we were. We didn't know who we wanted to be. But, three years later, we are ready to show you who we've become, and we're proud of it. Really proud."
The Waking Dead
Over the years, the zombie genre has become more and more saturated with hundreds of games, books and most of all, movies.
The World Cup of Hockey is returning in September after a 12 year absence.
This year's tournament will feature national teams from Canada, the United States, Russia, Sweden, Finland and the Czech Republic.
Theory of a Deadman’s Upcoming Album: What to Expect
Tyler Connolly is the master of teasing his fan – by telling them absolutely nothing.
Things to Consider Before Getting Tattooed
Tattoos can mean many things. For some people, it’s a part of their culture or religion. To others it may just hold a significant meaning, or they just thought it was cool. But tattoos are permanent and there are a lot of things to consider before getting inked. It’s not just in and out like you think.
Three reasons to attend Humber College orientation
Summer has flown by with immense speed, and it’s time to consider preparation for the upcoming academic year. This is especially the case if you are entering your first year of post-secondary education.
Three staples of Toronto music
Radio Humber, through both our broadcasting and online content, always showcases the fact that Toronto has great music to behold.
Three Throwback Games to Play Through (Again) This Fall
The headline seems a bit odd: why fall? Well, the nostalgia-inducing superpower known as Nintendo recently unveiled that they will be re-releasing the retro videogame staple that is the S.N.E.S. (Super Nintendo Entertainment System).
Three Toronto events in August
To a lot of people, summer is a time for family, friends and the adventures you go on with them.
Three up and coming Canadians on Youtube
The digital media realm is chock full of content and is updated en mass every second. At times, it can feel overwhelming and oversaturated.
Time Festival Review
Noah Scanga was at Time Festival over the weekend and has a comprehensive review.
Tips for a Great Workout
It’s summer, a time where everyone enters the mindset of wanting to become fit, or get into shape or even just begin a healthier lifestyle.
Tips For a New School Year
Whether it’s your first year of college/university or your last, we all need a little help navigating the system. As much as we don’t want to admit it, high school hallways and classroom prep doesn’t cut it.
Tips for Story Writing
Fingers danced across the keyboard, each key pressed adds another word to the story. Bringing imagination to life, the tales of despair and romance.
Top 10 Canadian Instagrams to Follow
Instagram has become one of the largest social media outlets over the pest few years. It’s not only a way for photographers to show their work, but it’s also a way for everyone to capture and share snapshots of their lives.
Top 10 Funniest YouTube Videos
Everyone loves a good laugh and I definitely know that I do. These are a couple of videos that gave me a giggle this past week. Some even made me cry.
Top 5 Events of Summer 17’
Summer 17’ is just around the corner and there’s lots to do in the city of Toronto.
Top 5 Things to do at the Ex
When you hear the words, “Let’s go to the Ex” on the radio, that’s how you know the end of summer is near. But it’s also that that time of the year for one of Toronto’s most anticipated and beloved events.
Top 5 Things to Do This Fall
We know that it’s starting to get cold outside but we still have a few warm weeks left!
Top 5 Tips To Help You Survive College
College is a bitter sweet life experience for many of us it’s scary in the begging because were taking a step into starting our future careers and some of us are moving far away from home just to go to school.
Top Beaches to Hit This Summer
The beautiful weather has finally arrived and that means it’s soon to be beach season. With the first day of summer just around the corner (June 21st) to be exact it’s time to start planning those summer days and summer nights.
Top Canadian Acts Performing at Osheaga
Along with pool parties and BBQ’s it’s safe to say that festivals are a huge part of summer. If you’re a music lover you’re in luck. Canada is home to a variety of festivals that showcase an array of music genres.
TOP FIVE THINGS TO DO BEFORE SUMMER IS OVER
Calgary post-punk band Preoccupations have been major contributors to Canada’s solid indie music reputation.
Top Ten Eye Opening Canadian Olympic Outfits!
Nathan White presents a comprehensive list of Canadian Olympic fashion do’s and don’ts.
Top three songs by Preoccupations
Calgary post-punk band Preoccupations have been major contributors to Canada’s solid indie music reputation.
Toronto Artist Profile - DCF
A cover of fellow Canadian, Justin Bieber’s ‘Love Yourself’ played loudly for a silent crowd at the Danforth in Toronto on the first day of Canadian Music Week 2016. DCF’s rendition of the song was slower and played at a different pace, sounding more genuine than the overplayed version.
Toronto Celebrates and Reflects on National Aboriginal Day
If you are not involved in the aboriginal community it can be easy to miss their presence all around us, in addition to their rich history in Toronto.
Toronto Cinephiles Getting Their Summer Fix at Yonge and Dundas
If you’re in the mood for outdoor entertainment, then Toronto’s Yonge-Dundas Square has just what you need. Every Tuesday and Wednesday night the Square opens up for its annual City Cinema series.
Toronto Fan Expo
You’d better have your costumes ready, because Fan Expo 2016 is fast approaching. From September 1st through 4th, the Metro Toronto Convention Centre will be transformed into a fan paradise.
Toronto Pride Guide 2016
Nick Miron breaks down all the Pride festivities across the city this Canada Day long weekend.
Toronto’s 5th annual D.I.Y Punk festival Not Dead Yet
Toronto’s 5th annual D.I.Y Punk festival Not Dead Yet is back and this year it promises to be bigger than ever.
TOT Cat Café
Do you love cats, but don’t own a furry friend? Toronto’s first Cat Café has you covered.
Track Review: “Valley Boy” By Wolf Parade
A seven year silence has been broken. Montreal’s very own Wolf Parade is back with the lead single off their upcoming full-length record “Cry Cry Cry,” which is out on October 6th via Sub Pop Records.
Transforming the TTC
The TTC has gone through some major changes over the past couple of months. From the fare hike to being able to connect to Wi-Fi at subway stations, many Torontonians (including myself) have been left with some mixed feelings.
Unearthed gem: “Cascades” by Jean-Michele Blais and CFCF
Some musical outputs are well worth the attention of as many ears as possible. However, many of these projects can get swept under the rug unbelievably fast.
Vancouver’s Post-Punk Duo HERMETIC Take You On One Final Memorable Ride With Postscript
A good album should be like a road trip, taking you through all sorts of locales, peaks and valleys, and ending in a different place than where it began.
Walk to Fight Arthritis: A Call to Action For Young and Old Alike
What do you know about arthritis? Who does it affect? How can you help the cause?
Welcome to the Thunder Dome, First Years!
Radio Humber's Radhika Lakhani breaks down the essentials to make the freshman campus transition a smooth one.
What Can You Say in a Minute?
That’s something you might not often think about but I’ll challenge you to think about it now.
What festival are you looking for?
Summer’s coming! Music festivals are announcing their line-ups and it’s time to see what’s happening around Toronto.
What To Do For Canada’s 150th Birthday
Canada is an amazing country and everyone who lives here is very fortunate to live in one of the most beautiful countries in the world.
WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU HAVE 30 DAYS LEFT IN SCHOOL
We’re almost there, Humber. Officially, there are less than 30 days left in the semester, and you can almost taste the freedom.
At this moment, your mind might wander as you sit in lectures, complete final assignments, and prepare for exams.
What would college be without Tim’s? Dreadful
While it is the support of our parents and loved ones, I think we all know what entity helps us through the stress of college semester or year.
When you listen to the song, you might think of empty streets and broken cities. The song is about a powerful leader, having crushed everything in his way, from mountains to nature itself, but seems to be stopped by a simple river.
What’s Trending? Back at it again…
If your name is Daniel, this last week must have been one heck of a week for you. With the “Damn Daniel” video surfacing over reading week, people can’t help but say “Damn Daniel”.
Where Are They Now? Degrassi: The Next Generation
Ahh Degrassi High. Tackling all the issues our parents didn’t know how to talk to us about and the ones we didn’t know how to ask about.
WikiLeaks: House of Clintons
A new theory suggests the death of DNC staffer Seth Rich is linked to leaked Clinton e-mails sent to WikiLeaks.
You Can Now Charge Your Phone With Salt Water!
I think that many people in today’s generation can agree that a dead cell phone is one of the worst things ever. There’s nothing worse than being out in public and having your phone die on you.
Your Go-To List for Veld!
Toronto is one of the best cities for festivals in the whole country and summer is the season when some of the best festivals take place. If there’s one thing that the majority of Toronto has in common, it’s the love of music.
Your Guide to Panamania!
The Pan Am and Parapan Am Games are in full swing with loads of entertainment for spectators to experience in addition to the games themselves. There are over 130 musical artists to see including Rich Aucoin, Joel Plaskett, Serena Rider, The Once, and so many others.
Your Helpful Humber Hack Guide
It’s that time of the year again when school has started back up and students are getting back into their regular routine.
Your Pre-release Guide to Star Wars: The Force Awakens
With the release of Episode VII approaching fast on Dec 18, fans are getting restless waiting to see the next chapter of the beloved sci-fi saga.
“Nothing But the Big Hits!” – Billy Talent at Amnesia Rockfest 2016
When you have an artist line up that is so stacked with great acts like Rockfest did this year, some bands lose out on longer sets. Despite only being given 45 minutes on stage, Billy Talent did not waste a second of it.