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Refugees need opportunities — and offer opportunities for Canada: Re-Imagining Refuge symposium at York University

TORONTO, Oct. 17, 2016 – “Re-imagining refuge” for millions of people who have been displaced from their homes and their countries will require ensuring people are welcomed and valued as neighbours rather than merely accommodated, and will require action locally, nationally and internationally, according to speakers at a symposium at York University’s Glendon College today. […]

Scholars and Indigenous peoples to talk environmental justice at York U symposium

TORONTO, May 25, 2016 –Environmental justice (or injustice) issues underlie many of the environmental challenges Indigenous peoples in Canada face daily, but proposed solutions seldom include their voices. To help change that, York University is bringing scholars and Indigenous peoples together Thursday to talk about environmental justice issues and the policies and laws needed to […]

Symposium highlights ‘great harm’ caused by neonic pesticides

International experts present findings in Toronto on bee-harming neonicotinoids TORONTO, APRIL 18, 2016 — Canadian and international scientists are meeting at a symposium in Toronto tomorrow, April 19, 2016, to discuss the latest research on neonicotinoid insecticides, or neonics, which have been linked to declines in global populations of bees, butterflies and other biodiversity. The […]