Studentification of West Chinatown
West Chinatown in particular serves as one of the last immigrant landing communities in Downtown Toronto that offers affordable culturally appropriate foods, professional services, employment, housing, and a sense of community.
Revitalizing traditional foods and sharing lifelong food skills
Why do we eat what we eat? What are the links between food, people, language and land? Furthermore, what are the links between mothering/homemaking, art, technology and food?
Expand the Grad @ York Story
Do you have a story or event to share with the wider graduate community? We’d love to hear from our students, faculty, staff, and alumni on what’s happening in and around FGS. Our digital platforms connect us with future and current students, as well as alumni and community partners, to help tell our story.
Alumni in the News
Senior Research Associate, Centre for Global Child Health at SickKids Hospital, Principal Consultant, Vitus Consulting
"My supervisor’s support enabled me to receive a CIHR grant and work on an amazing community based project."
Environmental activist, campaigner, writer, Adjuct Professor
"Tzeporah Berman on her Fairy Creek arrest and old-growth."
CEO and Founder, Community Climate Council
York's Top 30 Changemakers Under 30 - Miranda Baksh (BES '17, MES '19) is an environmental educator, public speaker, and climate action catalyst who co-founded the Community Climate Council (CCC), of which she is the chief executive officer.
The Graduate Program in Environmental Studies at York is an exciting environment to pursue innovative, socially engaging, career-ready education. Contact our Graduate Program Assistant to learn more.