Tag Archives: President Rhonda L Lenton

First Canadian UN Leadership Training Centre opening at York U

The partnership will establish the first Canadian CIFAL Centre as part of the CIFAL Global Network TORONTO, May 31, 2021 – As a leader in the effort to build a more socially, economically, and environmentally sustainable world,  York University and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) are proud to announce the establishment of […]

New funding for Indigenous led initiative will equip youth with skills training

TORONTO, August 1, 2019 - The Indigenous Friends Association, an initiative designed by York University students to connect and support Indigenous youth, will be receiving funding  of more than $350,000 by the Government of Canada under the Canada Service Corps program. The investment will equip 120 First Nations, Inuit, Métis and non-Indigenous youth with the […]

York University applauds Canada’s talent budget

TORONTO, March 19, 2019 – York University President & Vice-Chancellor Rhonda Lenton applauds the Government of Canada's 2019 Budget for its significant investment in work-integrated learning, an international education strategy, graduate research scholarships and life-long learning. These investments will ensure Canada remains competitive and a leader in the global economy. With two-thirds of all emerging […]