YorkU Schulich Leader Scholarship winners share passion for solving global challenges

Two incoming Lassonde School of Engineering students awarded coveted Schulich Leader Scholarship TORONTO, June 28, 2021 –Two graduating high school students from the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) are headed to York University this fall to begin their studies in engineering with the help of the Schulich Leader Scholarship program. Incoming Lassonde School of Engineering students Aryan […]

Indigenous environmental justice expert available for interviews

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 […]

UNECE establishes Toronto Centre of Excellence on Youth Homelessness Prevention at York University

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 […]