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York University statement on recent court decision regarding Access Copyright

York University take matters of copyright law and licensed usage very seriously. We are disappointed in the outcome. The University will carefully review the reasons for the decision over the coming days and determine our next appropriate steps. We believed York's Fair Dealing Guidelines reflected a balance between the interests of creators and of users […]

Statement by York University Vice-President Academic & Provost - York bringing back more classes

  As you are likely aware, last night CUPE 3903 members representing our contract faculty (Unit 2) ratified a new three year contract. Regrettably, two units of CUPE 3903 representing Teaching Assistants and Graduate Assistants (Units 1 and 3), rejected the University’s offers. Since the labour disruption has now passed six days, today the Senate […]

Statement from York University

TORONTO, March 20, 2014 – York University became aware of an alleged fraud in October 2012 when a whistleblower came forward with information about suspicious activity. The University immediately contacted Toronto Police Service and we have co-operated with them during the course of their investigation. We engaged an external firm to conduct a forensic audit, […]


January 9, 2014 York is committed to creating an inclusive learning environment for all students, faculty and staff. Each request for accommodation is carefully reviewed based on its own merits in the best interests of all. The Taylor-Bouchard Commission of 2007-8 recommended accommodation as a guiding principle, while recognizing that the duty to accommodate is […]