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Public education champion Annie Kidder receives York University honorary degree at Spring Convocation

TORONTO, June 21, 2018 – Annie Kidder received an honorary doctor of laws degree from York University today in recognition of her dedication to strong and responsible public education. The degree was awarded during Spring Convocation for graduates of York’s Faculty of Education. Kidder has worked tirelessly to support parents, help students and to guide […]

York University recognizes filmmaker Deepa Mehta with honorary degree

TORONTO, June 18, 2018 ─ Filmmaker Deepa Mehta received an honorary doctor of letters today from York University during Spring Convocation in recognition of her accomplishments as a director and screenwriter dedicated to battling cultural intolerance. A legend in the Canadian and international film industries, Mehta was born in Amritsar, Punjab (India) in 1950. She […]