Who will line up to vote on Nov. 3? York University expert available to comment on American voter behaviour

TORONTO, Oct. 26, 2020 – Whoever they vote for, Americans who are trusting are more likely to cast their ballot on Nov. 3 − or earlier − than Americans who do not trust easily, York University Professor Cary Wu predicts. He explains that people with low trust levels are less interested in politics, so they are […]

Canadian Jewish Literary Awards will celebrate 2020 winners in virtual ceremony

Annual event supported by Centre for Jewish Studies at York TORONTO, Oct. 22, 2020 –The Canadian Jewish Literary Awards is honouring nine outstanding Jewish themed works this year, with an online presentation ceremony on Oct. 25, at 2p.m. Now in its sixth year, the Awards program recognizes Jewish writing in fiction, biography, Jewish thought and culture, […]

York University’s ELLA Altitude wins CANIE Award for COVID-19 support initiative

TORONTO, Oct. 21, 2020 – York University’s ELLA Altitude has won the COVID-19 Support Award in the 2020 Canada Innovation and Entrepreneurship Awards, presented in partnership with the Government of Canada’s Trade Commissioner Service. Also known as the CANIE Awards, the program presented by the Innovators and Entrepreneurs Foundation (IEF), is powered by  Startup Canada. The […]

Spending more time indoors during COVID-19 and why ventilation matters

Mechanical engineering expert available for interviews TORONTO, Oct. 21, 2020 – As temperatures start to dip during the second wave of COVID-19, many people may be spending more time indoors. Both heating and humidity indoors can play a role in transmission of viruses but what does “airborne transmission” really mean and how can ventilation make a difference? […]