Are meat plant employees the most precarious essential workers?

Experts available for interviews on dangerous workplace heath and safety conditions facing racialized workers amid COVID-19 outbreaks TORONTO, February 9, 2021 – COVID-19 outbreaks in several meat processing and packing facilities in Alberta – including the recent second wave in the Cargill Canada plant in High River – highlight the precarious health and safety conditions facing […]

Food accelerator program led by York University helps entrepreneurs to taste success

TORONTO, Jan. 21, 2021 — York University’s innovation hub YSpace has started the new year on a high note, showcasing entrepreneurial ventures that offer a range of products from a zero-sugar oat milk beverage to vegan Jamaican patties. A virtual event on January 19 showcased the 2020 cohort of ventures to guests in the audience […]

York U, Mackenzie Health Launch Innovative Health Collaboration in York Region

TORONTO, January 20, 2021 – Today, York University joins forces with Mackenzie Health in an innovative new community-focused health collaboration that will aim to enhance health services, training of highly qualified personnel, research and innovation and healthier outcomes for York Region residents, and beyond. During a virtual signing event earlier today, York U President Rhonda […]