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2017 Ontario Climate Symposium: The Next 150 Years

Toronto, May 11, 2017 – Canada’s 150th celebration is a fitting backdrop for discussing pathways towards low-carbon and climate-resilient communities in Ontario over the next century and beyond. The Ontario Climate Symposium entitled “Just Transformations – The Next 150,” is the premier forum for such discussions. Featuring more than 70 leading thinkers, change-makers and disruptors […]

Storm simulation event to reveal real-life roles for youths in disaster risk management

TORONTO, March 6, 2017 − When the town of “Resilientville” floods on Wednesday afternoon, young people from across Toronto will be on hand to help. By role-playing in simulations of severe flooding events, they will explore how Canadians can better prepare for major storms as Canada’s climate warms. They will also demonstrate how young people […]

Osgoode students participating in “Hackathon” designed to improve access to justice

  TORONTO, February 1, 2017 – Students, legal professionals, computer programmers, computer scientists, software developers, members of the public and professionals of various disciplines will come together Feb. 3 and 4 for a two-day “hackathon” designed to create technology applications that will improve access to justice. HackJustice, which is organized by the Winkler Institute for […]

Media Advisory: Trump administration’s impact in Canada and abroad focus of Glendon Campus panel

TORONTO, January 25, 2017 – York University’s Glendon Campus will host a Thursday evening panel discussion on the implications of the new Trump administration for Canada and the world. The panel of speakers will include: Juan Alsace, U.S. Consul General in Toronto Joan Ablett, consultant, Ablett Communications Miloud Chennoufi, Chair, Department of Security and International Affairs, […]