Biases against bicultural people: York U research reveals unique societal challenges

TORONTO, Aug. 12, 2020 – New research from York University found that even as those who belong to two different cultural groups in North America strive to be true to themselves and their cultural roots, they face social consequences when changing their behaviour to adapt and navigate different cultural situations. In the new paper published in Social […]

Osgoode Investor Protection Clinic partners with pan-Canadian self-regulator, IIROC

TORONTO, August, 11, 2020 – The Investor Protection Clinic (IPC) at York University’s Osgoode Hall Law School – the first clinic of its kind in Canada – has entered into a partnership with the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) in a joint effort to meet a critical need in the community for free […]

Back to School Prep: 10 tips for parents to make reading and math fun

York University experts available to explain how to prevent learning losses TORONTO, August 10, 2020 – With four weeks to go before children return to Ontario elementary schools on Tuesday, September 8, parents are encouraged to keep learning alive in their households to help make for a smoother transition back to the classroom. That’s the […]

Anti-Chinese stigma masked community’s proactive measures to avert COVID-19 spread

TORONTO, August 04, 2020  Anti-Asian discrimination spread quickly at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, as people of Chinese descent and those perceived as Chinese were targeted as originators of the pandemic – a stigma that is stoked by President Donald Trump’s characterization of COVID-19 as the “China virus.” But even before they were unfairly […]