Tag Archives: Schulich School of Business

Media Advisory: Leading sports, media and entertainment companies look to Schulich School of Business students to grow their business

TORONTO, January 29, 2019 – At a time when companies in the creative industries face increasingly complex business challenges, driven by changes in technology, media consumption and consumer preferences, top talent is essential to helping them navigate the evolving landscape and develop solutions that help build brands, generate revenue and stay ahead of the competition. The […]

Holiday experts on traditions, shopping trends, and avoiding burnout

York University experts available to comment on gendering of toys, online and in-store purchases, perfectionism and more TORONTO, December 13, 2018 – With the holiday season fast approaching, York University experts are available to comment on various topics, from mental health and wellbeing to online purchasing trends and appropriate gifts for children. Tony Burke, associate […]

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 […]

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. […]

Rob Wildeboer awarded Hennick Medal for Career Achievement

TORONTO, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018 – The Jay and Barbara Hennick Centre for Business and Law at York University’s Osgoode Hall Law School and the Schulich School of Business has announced that Rob Wildeboer (LLB/MBA ’85), Executive Chairman and Co-Founder of Martinrea International Inc., is the recipient of the 2017 Hennick Medal for Career Achievement. […]

Businessman and philanthropist Galen Weston receives honorary degree from York University

TORONTO, June 22, 2018 ─ Galen G. Weston, the chairman and Chief Executive Officer of George Weston Limited, and Loblaw Companies Limited, received an honorary doctor of laws degree from York University today during Spring Convocation for the Schulich School of Business. Weston is the fourth generation to lead the family business.  Founded in 1882, […]

York U expert available to comment on United Bid 2026 winning hosting rights for 2026 FIFA World Cup

TORONTO, June 13, 2018 – For the first time since 1994 FIFA World Cup will come back to North America. Today, United 2026, a joint bid by Canada, Mexico and United States to host 2026 FIFA World Cup defeated Morocco to earn hosting rights for one of the largest sporting events in the world. Vijay Setlur, a sport marketing instructor at the Schulich […]