Tag Archives: expert advisory

Expert available on the impact of new federal regulations on use of drones

TORONTO, Jan. 9, 2019 –In an effort to crack down on the use of drones in Canadian airspace, the federal government today announced strict new regulations to prohibit the operation of drones in a manner that could endanger others or aviation safety. Some of the biggest additions are the requirement of pilot certificates, regulations on the […]

York U expert on climate change available to comment on Ontario government plan

TORONTO, Nov. 29, 2018 – York University Professor Mark Winfield is available for comment today on the Ontario government’s climate change plan, which is expected to be released this afternoon by Rod Phillips, Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks. A professor in the Faculty of Environmental Studies at York, Winfield is an expert on: […]

Will the U.S. Midterm Election results have consequences for Canada?

 TORONTO, November 2, 2018 – York University experts on politics, health, business and trade will be keeping a close eye on the American midterm elections on Tuesday, watching for possible implications for Canada and the world. Power shifts in key states could impact Canadian industries. The overall results of the elections – two years into U.S. […]

York U expert available to discuss CERN’s sighting of ‘doubly charmed’ particle

TORONTO, Friday July 7, 2017 – The long theorized hadron particle Xicc++ was sighted during a Large Hadron Collider beauty (LHCb) experiment at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, physicists reported at a conference in Venice, Italy, yesterday. The finding of the new particle, containing two charm quarks and one up quark, is of […]

MEDIA ADVISORY: York U expert available to comment on managing holiday celebrations for families touched by Alzheimer’s

TORONTO, December 13, 2016 – With all the shopping, meal planning and dinner planning, many families may feel excited about the holidays, but also overwhelmed. For individuals living with Alzheimer’s or dementia, visiting family can make this time challenging and bittersweet, and for their loved ones, the stress of caregiving responsibilities layered with holiday traditions can […]

York U expert available to comment on U.S. election impact on trade in Canada, NAFTA, TPP

TORONTO, October 26, 2016 – With less than two weeks to the U.S. election, the race continues to be tight. The candidates differ on NAFTA, TPP and other international trade issues. Protectionism continues to be a key theme in the U.S. election campaign but how will this impact Canada’s economy? Bernie Wolf, Professor Emeritus of […]