New funding for Indigenous led initiative will equip youth with skills training

TORONTO, August 1, 2019 - The Indigenous Friends Association, an initiative designed by York University students to connect and support Indigenous youth, will be receiving funding  of more than $350,000 by the Government of Canada under the Canada Service Corps program. The investment will equip 120 First Nations, Inuit, Métis and non-Indigenous youth with the […]

Website will provide homelessness workers best practices from across Canada

TORONTO, July 5, 2019 – A new Homelessness Learning Hub will give frontline community workers who serve people experiencing homelessness a central website that brings together best practices in the sector and offers training through online self-directed courses. The Honourable Judy Sgro, Member of Parliament for Humber River– Black Creek, on behalf of the Honourable […]

York University announces Open Access Policy

York University’s Senate approved an Open Access Policy on June 27, 2019, reinforcing York’s commitment to the democratization of knowledge by making its research widely accessible to our citizenry and our global community. “The Open Access Policy advances our mission in the pursuit, preservation, and dissemination of knowledge by removing barriers and making our research […]