Tag Archives: Advisory

Is electronic monitoring on the rise?

Legal expert available on the role of algorithmic management of workers in office and remote settings   TORONTO, March 23, 2022 – Ontario has proposed new legislation that would require employers to tell their workers how they are being monitored electronically. Propelled by the COVID-19 pandemic, the proposed law is timely, given the shift in workplace […]

Why is Ukraine-Russia war of special interest to Canadians? Refugee and immigration expert available to discuss

York University professor notes sizeable and influential diaspora as key TORONTO, March 4, 2022 – As the invasion of Ukraine by Russia has displaced more than one million people already, the UN Refugee Agency has estimated that up to four million could flee the country. York University Professor Jennifer Hyndman, from the Faculty of Environmental and […]

Is international humanitarian law robust enough to protect civilians in conflict zones? Conference to explore

TORONTO, February 28, 2022 – The Canadian Red Cross and York University are presenting Displacement of Civilians and the Efficacy of International Humanitarian Law. The conference on March 2 will explore the laws that apply to armed conflict and civilian displacement. Saptarishi Bandopadhyay, Osgoode Hall Law School professor, and Sarah Khan, LLM research candidate and […]

Word, sound and power of Black artists to be celebrated at York U event

TORONTO, February 16, 2022 – York University will be celebrating Black artists with a live broadcast of emotion-evoking and thought-provoking spoken word, R&B and gospel music performances from the Tribute Communities Recital Hall on Feb. 23. Word Sound Power: An Annual Celebration of Black Artistic Expression is hosted by the Jean Augustine Chair in Education, Community […]

Canadian Jewish Literary Awards to celebrate winners in six categories

TORONTO, Oct. 15, 2021 – The Canadian Jewish Literary Awards will celebrate six outstanding works in Jewish writing, in the categories of fiction, biography, poetry, children and youth, scholarship and Holocaust, Sunday, Oct. 17. Supported by the Israel and Golda Koschitzky Centre for Jewish Studies at York University, the awards ceremony will be virtual this year, as in […]

Focused, hybrid-method survey gives clearer insight into Black experience in Canada

Study lead and equity policy expert available for interviews   TORONTO, May 21, 2021 – Most Black Canadians regularly experience racism, whether it is in criminal justice, education, employment, health care, or in the recently added COVID-19 pandemic scenario, a York University-led ongoing survey reveals. “This experience is not new, but because Black Canadians are typically classified […]