TORONTO, June 21, 2021 – On this Indigenous Peoples Day, while Canadians celebrate the rich cultural heritage and contributions of Indigenous communities, it is also a time to acknowledge and reflect on the country’s colonial history and its lasting effect on Indigenous communities. York University Professor Deborah McGregor (Anishinaabe), an internationally recognized expert in Indigenous environmental justice […]
TORONTO, June 16, 2021 –Approximately 150 million people are homeless and more than 1.8 billion people worldwide lack adequate and affordable housing. While levels of homelessness vary considerably across UNECE countries, finding sustainable solutions to ensure access to housing for all members of society remains a significant challenge. In 2020, in the United States, the number […]
TORONTO, June 15, 2021 – The pandemic has put a damper on many events this year, including the 40th anniversary of the Pride Toronto celebration and parade, but it has also affected LGBTQ+ communities in other ways.
TORONTO, June 15, 2021 – New and renewed funding through the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada’s (NSERC) 2021 Discovery Grants program will support York researchers as they push their big ideas, discoveries and innovations forward.
TORONTO, June 15, 2021 – Two new Canada Research Chairs (CRCs) have been appointed at York University and two existing have been renewed this year. This support by the Government of Canada will support new research into “re-righting" and "re-writing" the Indigenous history of North America and investigating Black life in Canada.
TORONTO, June 15, 2021 - Canadian researchers have discovered that a bee thought to be one of the rarest in the world, as the only representative of its genus, is no more than an unusual specimen of a widespread species.
TORONTO, June 14, 2021 – York University will sign a memorandum of understanding with the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) on Wednesday, June 16, marking a global partnership to support cities and national governments in fighting homelessness. Media are invited to join York University President and Vice-Chancellor Rhonda L. Lenton for a virtual […]