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York University applauds Canada’s commitment to invest in research at post-secondary institutions

TORONTO, February 27, 2018 – York University President & Vice-Chancellor Rhonda Lenton applauds the Government of Canada for its significant investment in research that will ensure Canada remains competitive and a leader in the global economy. In presenting his 2018 federal budget, Minister of Finance Bill Morneau announced a nearly $4 billion boost over five […]

‘Why Should I Care’ dialogue to focus on guaranteed basic income, future of work

 TORONTO, July 14, 2017 – Earning a living based only on “paid work” could become a thing of the past —even within our lifetimes — according to York University Information Technology Professor Stephen Chen who sees a need for finding solutions to income loss in the “post-work” world. Chen joins Senator Art Eggleton and non-profit […]

Governments partner with York U to invest $113 million in research and learning

Major upgrades and additions to vital labs, teaching facilities and services TORONTO, February 17, 2017 – An infusion of $113 million from the Governments of Canada and Ontario, and York University, will modernize labs in the Faculties of Science and Health, create a new building for the Schulich School of Business, and boost energy-efficient cooling […]

York University’s Glendon Campus celebrates government announcement at the 2016 Toronto Francophonie Forum

  York University’s Glendon Campus is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year with an official commitment to provide French-language programs and services and bilingual education for many more years to come. The Ontario government has granted York University partial designation under the French Language Services Act, which designates the Glendon Campus as a French-language service […]

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 […]