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Deadline: York University Motion Media Studio at Cinespace Studios to co-produce trans revolutionary indie feature ‘Queen Tut’

Deadline: York University Motion Media Studio at Cinespace Studios to co-produce trans revolutionary indie feature ‘Queen Tut’

Production of ‘Transparent’ actress Alexandra Billings’s trans revolutionary Indie feature ‘Queen Tut’ is expected to begin in August, in partnership with the York University Motion Media Studio at Cinespace Studios in Toronto

Alectra and York University’s Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change establish the Alectra Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Undergraduate Awards

Alectra and York University’s Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change establish the Alectra Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Undergraduate Awards

Alectra Inc. and York University’s Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change (EUC) announce the establishment of the ‘Alectra Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (ED&I) Undergraduate Awards’ to provide scholarship opportunities for Black and Indigenous students accepted into an EUC undergraduate program.

Ontario election: 4 ways Doug Ford has changed the province’s politics

Ontario election: 4 ways Doug Ford has changed the province’s politics

The dismal environmental record of the Doug Ford government in Ontario is well-documented. Despite some recent moves on “greening” the steel sector and electric vehicle manufacturing initiatives, the province is on track to see major increases in greenhouse gas emissions, particularly from the electricity sector.

York University and IBM want students to tackle poverty in summer smart city challenge

York University and IBM want students to tackle poverty in summer smart city challenge

National Observer - York University is joining with IBM in a challenge for students to reduce poverty in Markham using "smart" city technology. The school’s C4 collaborative project turns its attention to the top UN Sustainable Development Goal (end poverty everywhere in all its forms) in the latest six-week summer version of the interdisciplinary program, […]

York U’s new knowledge hub at Glendon takes aim at shortage of French language teachers

York U’s new knowledge hub at Glendon takes aim at shortage of French language teachers

Demand for French-language education is on the rise as parents hope to give their children an edge in their lives and careers, but Canada is struggling to keep up with the demand for French language teachers, reaching an estimated shortfall of 10,000 teachers across the country. Camerise, a new knowledge hub emerging from York University’s […]