Industrial work

York University researchers contribute to federal labour law reform

  Three York University researchers informed the federal government’s recent introduction of reforms to the Canada Labour Code under Bill C-86. This legislation, put forward on Nov. 1, was shaped by consultations held with stakeholders, including team members from Closing the Employment Standards Enforcement Gap: Improving Protections for People in Precarious Jobs.   Leah Vosko […]


Portuguese and Luso-Brazilian Studies screens short film ‘Mar’

  The Portuguese and Luso-Brazilian Studies program at York University will screen the short film Mar and host a Q-and-A with the film’s director, Luso-Canadian William Vitória, on Nov. 8 at 3 p.m. in the Nat Taylor Cinema. Mar (the sea) focuses on “saudade,” a feeling of longing and nostalgia for Portugal, which many people […]

Islam an Illustrated Journey

Professor Zulfikar Hirji co-authors book on Islamic history

  Zulfikar Hirji, an associate professor in the Department Anthropology in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies at York University, has co-authored a new accessible and illustrated account of Islamic history. The book provides an introduction to a faith that is practised today by more than one billion people whose traditions and civilizations […]

Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk

School of Public Policy and Administration hosts breakfast with Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk

  The School of Public Policy and Administration (SPPA), in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies at York University, hosted its 2018 Ontario Public Service Breakfast on Oct. 2 and featured Ontario’s Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk as the keynote speaker. Auditor General of Ontario Bonnie Lysyk during her address Following the recent change […]