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Natasha Tusikov writes op-ed in The Hill Times: "Data rights as human rights: the missing piece in Canada’s data strategy consultations process"

Canada’s data consultations have been insufficient to the scale of the challenge facing Canadians. If the government wants Canadians to have confidence that they understand the challenge of regulating a data-driven society, they need a do-over. &nbsp Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains, pictured in this file photograph. While the government’s decision to seek public input should […]

Jacqueline Krikorian co-edits new new books on Canadian Confederation

York University’s history and politics professors continue to celebrate Canada’s sesquicentennial with the launch of two edited collections featuring Confederation scholarship. These collections were completed as part of an array of projects to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary, projects that were executed under the leadership of history Professor David Koffman, with support from his colleagues, the administrative […]

YorkU Professor Carla Lipsig-Mummé recognized with prestigious SSHRC Impact Award

Carla Lipsig-Mummé York University Professor Carla Lipsig-Mummé, of the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, has been recognized for excellence in research by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). Lipsig-Mummé is the recipient of the SSHRC’s prestigious Impact Award (Partnership Category). The awards were announced Oct. 3 at a special […]

Prof. Lunny's hate crime book says legal, policy deliberation is microcosm for larger debate

  Hate crime laws in Canada are distressing, highly charged and complicated. Under the hate propaganda sections of the Criminal Code of Canada (Sections 318 to 320), it is illegal to advocate genocide and publicly incite hatred directed against “any section of the public distinguished by colour, race, religion, ethnic origin or sexual orientation, gender […]

Two YorkU researchers named 2018 SSHRC Impact Award finalists

York University researchers Professor Carla Lipsig-Mummé and Professor Andrea O’Reilly in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies (LA&PS) are shortlisted for the prestigious Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Impact Awards. The Impact Awards identify the highest achievements of SSHRC-funded research, knowledge mobilization and scholarship. Lipsig-Mummé, who teaches in the Department of Social Science, […]

Business and Society student honoured with Mosaic Institute Award

The Mosaic Institute’s Muldoon-Mosaic Bursary was awarded to Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies student Michelle Tracey N.O. Cobblah, who is majoring in Business and Society. The bursary provides $5,000 per year for four years of undergraduate studies, with a double disbursement of $10,000 in 2018. Michelle Tracey N.O. Cobblah (left) receives the Muldoon-Mosaic […]

York student wins Trillium grant for Black Physicians of Tomorrow

A $200,000 investment from the Ontario Trillium Foundation’s Youth Opportunities Fund has been awarded to York University Business and Society (BUSO) student Jamar Grandison and his colleagues from Black Physicians of Tomorrow. Jamar Grandison A student-led, grassroots organization, Black Physicians of Tomorrow focuses on strengthening the Black community by providing the necessary support, resources and opportunities for Afro-Caribbean Canadian […]