Legal aid inquiries more than double at Osgoode Investor Protection Clinic

TORONTO, Sept. 14, 2021 — The number of Canadians seeking advice from an Osgoode Hall Law School-based free legal clinic for wronged investors has more than doubled during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Osgoode Investor Protection Clinic (IPC) completed 57 intake interviews between May 1, 2020 and April 30, 2021, up from 18 in the same […]

Lassonde School of Engineering at York partners with Scotiabank to deliver industry leading research into financial crimes, advance STEM and STEAM programs

TORONTO, Sept. 13, 2021 — Today, York University announced that Scotiabank will provide $980,000 to support a variety of initiatives at the Lassonde School of Engineering for computer security research and to further advance equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) in STEM fields. At a time when financial markets, technologies and products have become more complex and financial crimes are increasing, Canadian universities can […]

Federal Election: York University experts available on key issues from leaders’ debates

TORONTO, Sept. 10, 2021 – York University experts on various topics — including those discussed by party leaders during the French- and English-language debates this week — are available for media interviews in the lead-up to election day: Professor Pat Armstrong in the Department of Sociology, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies is available […]

Back-to-school nerves? Expert available on building family resilience to ease transition

TORONTO, Sept. 2, 2021 – Given the continued unpredictability of Delta’s impact in the school environment and changing safety guidelines, what can parents do to help kids get excited about going back to class and help them manage uncertainty? Heather Prime, an assistant professor in York University’s Faculty of Health in the department of psychology, is […]