Well just look at this unholy criminal mess orbiting around the Mayor of Toronto, reaching right into his office. This is why it matters, reported the National Post. “He’s keeping company with criminal elements and that could put the whole city in danger, not only himself.” said Ian Greene, York University professor emeritus of public policy.
New files confirm Rob Ford’s drug use opened him up to every imaginable form of extortion and blackmail
York alumna Jennifer Keesmaat, the City of Toronto’s new chief planner, is determined to make city building and urban planning synonymous, and argues that cities need to collaboratively plan with their residents, reported the Vancouver Sun.
Designed by Daoust Lestage of Montreal, Glendon College’s Centre of Excellence for French Language and Bilingual Education is a pavilion in a park, an illustration of new attitudes to education that insist it doesn’t have to be tedious and mind-numbing, reported the Toronto Star.
A warmer planet directly affects postal workers, landscape workers, construction and sanitation workers, “and that means they need different kind of protection,” said York University Professor Carla Lipsig-Mumme in the Toronto Star. “These jobs will have to be done radically differently.”
“The deal actually sounds like good news for public broadcasting, because it means that in four years — perhaps sooner — the CBC will be free of hockey,” wrote York University Professor Wade Rowland in The Globe and Mail. “It has the opportunity, now, to make itself into what it should have been all along: a publicly-subsidized broadcaster serving its audience as citizens rather than as consumers.”
York University is the latest in a series of Canadian universities to have embraced the idea of food trucks on campus, reported the Charlatan. The University began Food Truck Tuesdays in late September, inviting two local trucks each week to spend the day on campus.
York University sports marketing Professor Vijay Setlur says the NHL’s absence might mean more airtime for Major League Soccer or several winter Olympic sports, but he recognizes the size of the programming gap TSN will have to fill, reported the Toronto Star.
Schulich was among the first Canadian universities to integrate corporate social responsibility into its offerings. “Canadian business schools have been more advanced on these issues than those in other countries,” said Andrew Crane, the director of Schulich’s Centre of Excellence in Responsible Business, in the Financial Post.
York University biology Professor Jean-Paul Paluzzi won $20,000 from Queen’s Park Monday as a recipient of the Polanyi Prize for his research on the basic physiology of mosquitoes and ticks, reported the Toronto Star.
Rob Ford’s ‘return every phone call’ claims aren’t proof of strong record — it’s just bad management
“On the list of challenges and priorities facing the city, it’s not up there,” said Schulich School of Business instructor Mitchell Osak in the Financial Post. “It’s not an effective use of his time, it’s not an effective way of managing a team.”