Keep up-to-date with what is happening in and around Toronto right now.
Our beautiful city is known as the largest and most vibrant of Canada’s urban centres. It is the core of the nation’s commercial, industrial, financial and cultural life and the capital of Ontario.
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.
Netflix is an online streaming service that gives you access to a plethora of movies and TV shows for a monthly fee.
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.
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.
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.
As Canadians, supporting artists that are from our home and native land is second nature.
Within a blink of an eye, a Canadian summer passes and the harsh winter arrives. That’s why we have to make the most of what very little we have throughout the summer.
Welcome back! The last time we talked, I gave you the 411 on what streetwear is and Streetwear Essentials.
Calgary post-punk band Preoccupations have been major contributors to Canada’s solid indie music reputation.
Calgary post-punk band Preoccupations have been major contributors to Canada’s solid indie music reputation.
Radio Humber, through both our broadcasting and online content, always showcases the fact that Toronto has great music to behold.
Honestly, there is nothing more satisfying than getting into the venue of a concert after waiting in line for hours.
The summer is quickly coming to an end and that means back to school shopping- or back to school stressing.
The Toronto sign located at Nathan Phillips Square is recognized as a landmark of the city as it can be considered as popular as the CN Tower.
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.
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.
Fingers danced across the keyboard, each key pressed adds another word to the story. Bringing imagination to life, the tales of despair and romance.
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.
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
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.
To a lot of people, summer is a time for family, friends and the adventures you go on with them.
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.
Without becoming confusing, this is streetwear. Sort of.
Streetwear has no real definition. It’s simply a non-comforming way of fashion.
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.
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.
Are you looking for the best possible way to learn more about your school?
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.
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.
The British television series Black Mirror can very well be considered one of the most relevant programs of our time.
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.
Let’s face it, most people who are “Toronto” sports fans are divided into three groups:
“READY, ONE, TWO, ONE, TWO, ONE, TWO, THREE, YA-- -” (beat drops)
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.
The colour illusion debate returns: turquoise and grey or pink and white?
Music lovers understand that being fed album or band recommendations is pretty much a daily occurrence.
Do you think that you’re a law abiding Canadian?
The digital media realm is chock full of content and is updated en mass every second. At times, it can feel overwhelming and oversaturated.
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.
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.
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”.
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.
It’s officially summer and what better way to enjoy the weather than out in the open air becoming one with nature?
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
If you didn’t take a picture of it, did you really eat it? Posting pictures of delicious-looking food on social media has become a lifestyle for many Instagram-lovers across the globe.
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.
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.
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.
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.
If you saw Montreal band Towanda live at the Smiling Buddha last month, then you already know that they are very loud.
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?
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!
It’s so close. July 28th is the release day for Arcade Fire’s newest album “Everything Now,” their first since 2013’s “Reflektor.”
Two years ago trusted veteran DJs and producers Rynecologist and Meech, together as RYME, created a record label (BADLQQK) focused on club-centric tracks.
Fans of Metric are surely gripping on to the idea of potential updates in regards to a new album from the beloved Canadians. However, those updates have not yet arrived.
The Netflix blockbuster that may be considered the most controversial show on television this year is making a comeback.
There is evidently a lot of work (and money) that goes into putting together a blockbuster film. There are endless hours spent writing the script, finding the perfect cast, shooting in the most ideal locations and editing it up to make for a smooth and enjoyable flick.
Good day! It’s nice to see you again! Metaphorically of course, I can’t actually see you. Anyways, kfetykvdsbuvbthrglhi.
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?
Did you know? The Toronto Reference Library has its very own record collection, and they’ve just added one hundred albums, all of which you can listen to on their in-house turntables
Your feet need comfort and support to be happy. Put aside the flat-footed Chucks or convoluted platform shoes.
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.
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.
Toronto-based Indie-pop outfit Alvvays have seized the spotlight with the announcement of a new album.
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.
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.
Canadians are preparing for a monumental summer. This grand, diverse and gorgeous land we call home is celebrating its 150th birthday.
Children as young as eight years old, teenagers and parents have tragically lost their lives after singing and dancing with their idol.
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.
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.
Festival season is officially upon us, and there is no better way to kick it off then with Field Trip.
North by Northeast (NXNE) is a 10-day festival that brings in major headliners alongside emerging artists.
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.
Not only is it BBQ and Beer Garden season, but it’s also when all the yummy food festivals come to Toronto.
After a long cold winter Patio season is finally here in Toronto
Recently, Netflix began streaming the film Bone Tomahawk, a film from 2015 directed by S.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
Congratulations! you finished College and now your left drained Mentally, Physically and, Financially.
This summer is expected to be hotter than usual which is perfect for outdoor lovers who have been hibernating all winter long.
Over the years, the zombie genre has become more and more saturated with hundreds of games, books and most of all, movies.
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.
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.
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.
There’s something odd about the Norm Macdonald of 2017: he seems to have grown both older and younger.
The beautiful and varied natural spaces within Canada can be taken for granted by many.
Not all movies listed under horror are full of gore but sometimes they are full of horrifying scenarios that might make your skin crawl.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Summer 17’ is just around the corner and there’s lots to do in the city of Toronto.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
The University of Guelph-Humber’s annual EMERGE Conference is set to return to Humber’s North Campus on April 25.
Statistics Canada just recently updated their numbers and they show the truth of the situation.
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!
After securing an interview for a job or internship, what’s your next reaction?
Statistics Canada just recently updated their numbers and they show the truth of the situation.
The one word you’ll hear every year of your college career and afterwards is “Network”.
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.
Summer’s coming! Music festivals are announcing their line-ups and it’s time to see what’s happening around Toronto.
"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."
Folk/rock band Newport Electric visits Humber College North Campus yesterday for an exclusive interview.
Canada, and Humber Music, was well represented at the 59th Grammy Awards.
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).
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.
According to the SOCAN Music Appreciation Survey, 85 percent of Canadians said that music plays an important role in their lives.
"Bigger, bolder and wholly encompassing in its creation...Cult Following is a brand new horizon,” DIY magazine wrote about Little Scream’s 2016 album.
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.
With many of us in the thick of lectures, assignments, and group work, we might be feeling a bit overwhelmed with our academic schedules.
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.
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.
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.
On the behalf of the 96.9 Radio Humber family, we would like to share the story of Meghan McPeak.
Phil Brooks shunned a life of WWE stardom to chase an MMA dream. Will he succeed, or fall victim to his own audacity?
The stars were out in full force at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards in New York City last weekend.
Kelton Reid with an op-ed on why a meme born of a near-tragedy straddles the line between humour and poor taste.
Stan Musial with his take on the raunchy Seth Rogen offering.
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.
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.
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.
If you haven't indulged in a Pixar film in a while, you need to do yourself a favour and immediately watch Inside Out!
Radio Humber's Nathan White sits down with one of the hottest young comedians in the nation.
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.
The Arkells have been in the music scene for a decade now, and their age is showing. But this is not a bad thing.
A new theory suggests the death of DNC staffer Seth Rich is linked to leaked Clinton e-mails sent to WikiLeaks.
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.
Radio Humber’s Alex Cooper reviews the fine brunch fare at Hank’s on Church.
Another installment of the brunch Bible features Toronto staple Boom.
Andrew Berkeley serves up a pretty ugly indictment of Pretty Ugly People.
SDCC once again delivers tantalizing previews of what’s on film and TV deck in the months to come.
Noah Scanga was at Time Festival over the weekend and has a comprehensive review.
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.
Gord Downie is an exuberant front man. Top hat, handkerchief, fitted trousers, boots & neutral tones: these fashion pieces are part of his iconic look.
Radio Humber's Radhika Lakhani breaks down the essentials to make the freshman campus transition a smooth one.
Noah Scanga has the lowdown on one of the city's most slept on summer events.
A look at a burgeoning podcast conceived and bred at Humber College.
Samantha Roman highlights some must-see, defunct programming that viewers want to see brought back to life.
Radio Humber’s Christine Yoo breaks down the legendary rock act’s visit to Toronto.
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.
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.
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.
Nathan White presents a comprehensive list of Canadian Olympic fashion do’s and don’ts.
Radio Humber's Andrew Berkeley has high praise for Nickelodeon's anime offering.
Alex Cooper indulges in the rich fares of CocoaLatte on St. Clair West.
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.
Nathan White goes on a whirlwind tour of Europe without leaving the comforts of campus.
For the most part, it just sucks. Trying to do your own thing with the people who made you constantly breathing over your shoulders.
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.
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.
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.
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.
I went to my first festival just last year. I did not know what to expect, how to dress and the etiquette involved.
This month saw the conclusion of the second most anticipated soccer event in the world: the UEFA European Cup.
If you ever wanted to experience life at sea (but in your own backyard) look no further than Port Credit!
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.
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.
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?
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?
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.
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.
Toronto is home to so many music festivals. However, for those who like their music a little loud, the options get sparse very quickly.
Humber Arboretum has been around since 1977, but each year students still miss out on the wilderness in their own backyard.
Nancy Birko profiles Radio Humber alum and Kiss 92.5's Shemroy Parkinson.
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.
There is never a dull moment in the city we call home, and Toronto has so many great events featured every summer
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!
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.
Tyler Connolly is the master of teasing his fan – by telling them absolutely nothing.
Nick Miron breaks down all the Pride festivities across the city this Canada Day long weekend.
Known as the “biggest block party of the summer”, fans lined up for hours to witness the iHeartRadio MMVAs last Sunday night in Toronto.
Andrew Berkeley skewers the latest Zac Effron vehicle on Netflix.
For everything from the daily essentials to where you should invest your hard earned cash.
Rob Michaels graduated from Humber College’s Radio, Television and Digital Communications program in 2003
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.
Summer 2016 in Toronto has yet again failed to disappoint when it comes to live music.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Bestival ain’t like the rest of the tivals going down this summer in Toronto.
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.
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.
Are you wondering what Toronto concerts you should experience this summer?
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.
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.
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.
What do you know about arthritis? Who does it affect? How can you help the cause?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Down 2–0 in the Eastern Conference Finals, Toronto is facing an uphill battle against a ruthless Cleveland Cavaliers team.
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.
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.
Summer is just around the corner and so is one of the biggest Pride celebrations in the world.
When most people think of country music, they rarely associate it with Canada.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
After a long wait of whether this festival would be back this year or not its official, BESTIVAL IS BACK!
Before you can sell yourself to others, you need to be able to sell yourself to yourself.
This year's tournament will feature national teams from Canada, the United States, Russia, Sweden, Finland and the Czech Republic.
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”.
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.
This year’s Juno nominations are in, and Radio Humber had the pleasure of meeting many of this year’s nominees.
With Mattel’s latest announcement of their new editions to the Barbie collection, people are going crazy.
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.
2016 is here, are you ready for it? Here are a few tips on how to make the most out of this new year.
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.
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.
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.
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Jett Pace is the mind behind the meditative songs of Old Man Canyon.
Do you love cats, but don’t own a furry friend? Toronto’s first Cat Café has you covered.
By this time last year, we were up to our waists in snow. This year, no snow yet.
Welcome to another edition of The Continuing Evolution of Canadian Music.
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.
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?
Especially as the holiday season is approaching managing your money is getting harder and harder.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year... EXAM TIME!!!!
The power of reading is something that people take for granted.
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.
Lee’s Palace filled up quickly for the opening performances by Gold Complex and Adrian Underhill.
That’s something you might not often think about but I’ll challenge you to think about it now.
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.
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With every choice comes consequence, and with every decision made is a moment you don’t get back.
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Pumpkins! You love to eat them, put them in pies and tarts, but more importantly you love to carve them
ATTENTION SPOILER ALERT!!! IF YOU HAVEN’T WATCHED THE LAST EPISODE OF THE WALKING DEAD PLEASE DO NOT READ THIS!!!!
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We know that it’s starting to get cold outside but we still have a few warm weeks left!
Toronto’s 5th annual D.I.Y Punk festival Not Dead Yet is back and this year it promises to be bigger than ever.
Boo! It’s almost Halloween and that means it’s time to watch some scary movies.
Sixty percent… That was the number of people who showed up to vote during the last election.
As college students, a lot of people know how tight money can be.
The Toronto International Film Festival is one of the city’s biggest events.
It’s that time of the year again when school has started back up and students are getting back into their regular routine.
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.
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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.
Being one of the hottest award shows of the year, the MTV Video Music Awards will be airing August 30th.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Going to college and university gives you a vast knowledge of anything you could possibly want to know from industry professionals. So how do you survive without having to live off of ramen noodles and the occasional home cooked meal when you visit your parents?
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.
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.