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York U conference at Canada 150 to explore constitutional and governance challenges

TORONTO, September 28, 2017 – York University’s Glendon Campus is hosting Canada's Constitutional and Governance Challenges After 150 Years, a conference to explore the development of the country’s constitution in relation to economic stability, social justice and inclusion, globalization and climate change, on September 29 and 30. Scholars, community members and students will engage in […]

Media Advisory: York University hosts National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

TORONTO, December 2, 2016 – York University in collaboration with the Lassonde School of Engineering will observe a National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women on Monday, Dec. 5, 2016.  This year, the York Federation of Students, with the support of York President & Vice-Chancellor Mamdouh Shoukri, initiated a 14-panelled mural of remembrance, […]

Justice for victims of forced marriage in war to be focus of international meeting at York University

Forced “marriage” and sexual slavery in war lead to a variety of devastating but different outcomes for their victims. For this reason, many victims require reparations tailored to their specific needs and those of their children, according to an international group of researchers and activists meeting at York University next week. The Conjugal Slavery in […]

Bilingual citizenship ceremony at Glendon College a lesson in real-life experiences of new Canadians

TORONTO, Nov. 2, 2016 − Students taking a course on Canadian citizenship at York University’s Glendon College will be given a unique experiential education opportunity on Thursday, as they meet with about 50 new Canadians an hour before they officially receive their Canadian citizenship. The bilingual citizenship ceremony, organized by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, […]

Re-Imagining Child Welfare Systems in Canada Symposium

TORONTO, October 18, 2016 – Osgoode Hall Law School of York University will be the venue on Friday, October 21, 2016 for a major symposium, entitled “Re-imagining Child Welfare Systems in Canada,” that will bring together academics, front-line service providers, advocates, and community-based organizations to deepen understanding of how race intersects with the over-representation of […]

Former Blue Jays president and champion of Japanese culture in Canada to receive honorary degrees at York University fall convocation

TORONTO, October 18, 2016 – York University will confer honorary degrees at this fall’s convocation ceremonies to two exceptional Canadians: a sports visionary and philanthropic superstar as well as a financial leader, Paul Beeston and an education and health services advocate and champion of Japanese-Canadian culture, Janice Fukakusa. “Paul Beeston and Janice Fukakusa have been […]