Tag Archives: Canada

York U experts available to comment on impact of a Trump Presidency for Canada, NAFTA, TPP

Donald Trump’s stunning victory in yesterday’s American election has Canadians talking about how to speak to their kids about the results, what to expect for our economy and how it happened. The following York University experts are available for comment: Carl James, Professor in York University Faculty of Education, an expert in education, race, racism […]

State of Homelessness in Canada report: Additional $1 a week per Canadian could end homelessness

OTTAWA, October 20, 2016 – Homelessness in Canada remains at crisis levels, but for the first time in more than 25 years, there is hope, according to the State of Homelessness in Canada 2016 released today in Ottawa by the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness and the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness. The report presents recommendations […]

Media Advisory: Report on state of homelessness in Canada to be released Oct. 20

OTTAWA, Oct. 19, 2016  - The Canadian Observatory on Homelessness at York University and the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness will release the State of Homelessness in Canada 2016 report Thursday at a media conference in Ottawa. Who: Tim Richter, President of the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness Stephen Gaetz, Director of the Canadian Observatory on […]

Conference explores African faith-based activism in Canada and the Western World

In what ways have African religious movements shaped or affected Western states and society and what are the implications for theories on the relationship between the Global North and the Global South? That will be the core question underpinning a scholarly conference at York University’s Osgoode Hall Law School on Friday, April 29, 2016 that […]

York University urges government to help keep conservation professor in Canada

The York University community is disappointed to hear about the position taken in the permanent residency application of one of our celebrated academics, Felipe Montoya. Professor Montoya was notified by Citizenship & Immigration Canada (CIC) that his 13 year old son has been deemed "inadmissible" because he has Down Syndrome. Professor Montoya remains in Canada […]