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Osgoode Hall Law School establishes Reconciliation Fund for Indigenous initiatives

TORONTO, Wednesday, June 21, 2017 – Osgoode Hall Law School of York University today announced specific actions that it will take to meet the urgent need of Reconciliation with Indigenous peoples envisioned by the report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. Osgoode’s enhanced commitment to Reconciliation, which has been identified as a top […]

Skennen’kó:wa Gamig: York U’s Hart House renamed to create safe space for Indigenous peoples

TORONTO, Wednesday, June 21, 2017 – At a ceremony during National Aboriginal Day at York University today, Hart House was renamed Skennen’kó:wa Gamig, the House of Great Peace. And with that renaming comes the hope for further understanding and reconciliation. The newly renovated Skennen’kó:wa Gamig will be a welcoming, safe and supportive space for Indigenous […]

York University caps off “A Decade of Impact” with enrolment boost

TORONTO, Monday, June 12, 2017 – Today, York University released “A Decade of Impact”, a new report highlighting achievements of the past ten years, all pointing to the recent success revealed in the Ontario University Application Centre (OUAC) enrolment data with York a leader among Ontario universities. York’s President and Vice-Chancellor Mamdouh Shoukri’s term winds […]

Ontario students celebrate Canada’s 150 at York U

TORONTO, Thursday, June 8 – Some 70 students from across the province will show how Canadian history impacts them this Saturday at York University as part of a special sesquicentennial Ontario Provincial Heritage Fair. The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, will address the students and view their winning projects. The participating students, from […]