York University has released its first-ever list of Top 30 Changemakers Under 30, shining a spotlight on remarkable young alumni who are making a difference in their communities, the country and around the world. “York’s Top 30 Under 30 is a community of changemakers,” says Julie Lafford, executive director, Alumni Engagement. “Driven by passion, they create […]
Researchers have raised alarm bells on inequity during the pandemic, suggesting that women are shouldering a heavier burden and this inequity may continue post-pandemic. One law professor adds vital evidence to this claim and, most importantly, offers policy-applicable suggestions for improvement. Osgoode Hall Law School Professor and nationally recognized lawyer Fay Faraday is passionate about […]
New book offers insights on the personalities of diplomats, and the risks that those with certain mindsets introduce on a world stage.
Two new books from Osgoode Hall Law School, on Indigenous research and the relationship between Indigenous peoples and Canada, illustrate York’s thought leadership in this field. Professors Deborah McGregor and Karen Drake have produced edited collections that will make lasting contributions. In the coming years, Indigenous leadership in York’s collaborative, socially engaged research will create […]
New research shows that decisions around Federal Court applications for judicial review of refugee determinations depend on which judge decides the case. Much needs to be done, and one York U professor has offered up a compelling list of recommendations for enhancing fairness in the process. Access to justice is the cornerstone of the Canadian […]
An Osgoode PhD student reconsiders a 2015 case in which a Muslim woman challenged federal policy requiring the removal of her niqab during the citizenship oath. The judge blocked several organizations that sought to intervene with feminist perspectives – a decision that could have a “chilling effect” on public interest interventions in Canadian courts, some believe.
In an articulate commentary, Professor Signa A. Daum Shanks ruminates on the modern plight of Indigenous peoples and the rule of law, in light of a key 2016 court case about Métis status. Although the ruling is considered a ‘win,’ it raises more questions than answers.
SSHRC-funded project investigates the problem of access to justice, brings to light new information around health and equity, and promises to inform future thought around research and policy.
Scientific Director of CIHR’s Institute of Population and Public Health, Steven Hoffman, offers keen insights on how AI could improve health outcomes of Canadians. He believes York could take a leadership role.
York U Professor and Canada Research Chair undertakes remarkable project that provides new and unique place for dialogue on Indigenous environmental justice.