Tag Archives: media experts advisory

Assessing flood risk and vulnerability: York U expert available

 TORONTO, April 29, 2019─ Ontario’s cottage country, especially the Town of Bracebridge, has experienced record-high floodwaters over the past few days and authorities are continuing to be on high alert with more rain expected in the forecast later this week.  Health authorities there have advised residents whose well water has been affected to use bottled […]

York U experts available to comment on the 2019 Ontario Budget

TORONTO, Monday April 8, 2019 – York University experts are available to answer questions about how the 2019 provincial budget will impact the economy. Joanne Magee is an associate professor of income tax in the Faculty of Liberal and Professional Studies. Magee can comment on income tax law, tax policy for small business and low and […]

World Autism Awareness Day: From diagnosing autism to parenting, autism experts available

TORONTO, April 1, 2019 – Every day, thousands of Canadians living with autism and their families face challenges to increase awareness about their needs and experiences. World Autism Awareness Day, on April 2, 2019, provides an opportunity to improve understanding of the issues that surround the autism community. Recent statistics show 1-2% of the Canadian […]

Experts advisory: Will the revamp of Canada’s Food Guide meet the needs of all Canadians?

York U experts available for interviews TORONTO, Jan. 22, 2019 – Canada’s revised food guide unveiled today by the Federal Government waves goodbye to the four food groups Canadians have been following for years and now promotes the health benefits of plant-based eating with less emphasis on dairy and meat products. Additional changes include less […]

Is pending closure of GM Oshawa Plant collateral damage from the USMCA?

York U business and trade expert available for comment TORONTO, November 26, 2018 – After news this morning that General Motors Ltd.would cease production at its Oshawa plant as of December 2019, the plant’s more than 2,500 workers walked off the job. According to GM, the restructuring move is part of its broader changes across […]