“Cisgender-biased gender affirmative medical assessments are regrettable”

Those seeking gender-affirming hormones and surgeries have to jump through hoops to prove they are truly trans, says York University trans researcher  TORONTO, Nov. 30, 2021 – Canada’s stringent eligibility screenings for medical transition — to prevent “regret” or detransition — ignore trans people’s gender related perspectives and experiences, says York Professor Kinnon R. MacKinnon, […]

York University launches stand-alone Nursing degree

TORONTO, Nov. 23, 2021 — The Ontario government is providing new pathways for nursing education with the launch of York University’s new stand-alone four-year Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. Details were shared today by Jill Dunlop, Minister of Colleges and Universities who was joined by Rhonda Lenton, President & Vice-Chancellor of York University. “I’m […]

York University to host inaugural CivicLabTo Summit

York University is set to host the inaugural CivicLabTO Academic Summit on Toronto’s post-pandemic recovery on November 23 and 24. The City of Toronto announced its partnership with eight higher education institutions (HEIs), for the two-day, free and virtual CivicLabTO Academic Summit today. The summit will feature in-depth discussions with leading experts in areas on […]

York University signs the Scarborough Charter, a national pledge to address anti-Black racism in Canadian universities

TORONTO, Nov. 18, 2021 – Together with more than 40 other Canadian post-secondary institutions and sector partners, York University is proud to sign the Scarborough Charter, a national pledge to ongoing action against anti-Black racism and further progress toward Black inclusion. Last year, Canadian universities, colleges, and other sector partners came together to have a […]