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York University announces student award in honour of Invictus Games

TORONTO, Wednesday, September 20, 2017 – Today, York University President and Vice-Chancellor Rhonda Lenton welcomed the Invictus Games National Flag Tour to York and announced a new award in honour of the Invictus Games in support of increased access to post-secondary education for Canada’s Military personnel and their children. The York University Service Award provides […]

Schulich names new Graduate Study & Research Building in honour of entrepreneurs Rob and Cheryl McEwen

Rob and Cheryl McEwen’s $8-million donation to the Leading Change campaign one of largest gifts received by the Schulich School of Business TORONTO – Monday, September 18, 2017 – The Schulich School of Business at York University is proud to announce that its new Graduate Study & Research Building will be named in honour of […]

York U Expert Presenting at House of Commons Hearing on Cannabis

TORONTO, Thursday September 14, 2017 –York University Professor Steven Hoffman is available for interviews about the House of Commons Standing Committee on Health (HESA) about the international dimensions of cannabis legalization. The House of Commons is holding hearings today on Bill C-45, an Act respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, […]

York U experts available on sports and physical activities for school children

TORONTO, Tuesday September 12, 2017 – With school classes in their second week, many parents will be enrolling or have already enrolled their children into a variety of extracurricular activities or sports for the new school year.  Between which activities and how many, parents and children aren’t making the decision alone. The following York University […]

York U Expert Available on Legalization of Cannabis

TORONTO, Friday September 8, 2017 – The following York University expert is available for interviews regarding Ontario’s approach to the federal legalization of cannabis. Steven Hoffman, is a professor in the School of Health Policy and Management cross-appointed to Osgoode Hall Law School and a key contributor to the Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research […]

York U disaster management and engineering experts available to discuss Hurricane Harvey

University experts can discuss the storm’s impact including flooding-related issues, evacuation, disaster and risk management related to Houston TORONTO, August 29, 2017─ The damage by Hurricane Harvey continues to grow as Houston, the fourth largest city in the United States, continues to receive more rain this week. Harvey has unloaded trillions of gallons of water […]