“Payment systems, for example, that either already exist or may be developed in the future could provide alternatives for consumers to the banks [if trust were to be compromised],” said Gordon Roberts, professor of finance at York University’s Schulich School of Business, in Investment Executive.
“It’s easy to forget that the prohibition on same-sex marriage is only the most recent legal impediment to marriage to have fallen,” wrote Osgoode Hall Law School Professor Philip Girard in Law Times.
“This is a really good example of the court saying, ‘This is one right where we won’t allow the police to be sloppy or play games,’ ” said Osgoode Hall Law School Professor Ben Berger in The Globe and Mail.
Nick Ruest, a York University digital assets librarian, tailored the program to pick up changes from the House of Commons, the Department of National Defence and Industry Canada. “It’s a way to empower the citizenry to see what’s going on,” said Ruest in the Toronto Star.
York University biology Professor Laurence Packer has spent his career studying bees, and he believes we’ll be better off if we rely less on honeybees and managed hives for pollination and more on some of the 20,000 species of wild bees, reported Northwest Public Radio.
Described by loved ones and colleagues as a humble man whose long-time passion was teaching, Abshir Hassan…earned a bachelor of arts from York University in 2008. He went on to complete his bachelor of education at York in 2011 and took an introductory course in special education, reported the Toronto Star July 8.
“There’s a difference . . . when people who are not political, but perhaps are civically engaged, step up, that does point towards a level of unhappiness that may be new,” said York University Professor Dennis Pilon in CBC News.
“The job of the health regulator is to protect public health,” said York University Professor Joel Lexchin in the Toronto Star. “If they’re withholding information that could do that, then they’re abdicating part of their job.”
“The central issue facing Ontario’s electricity system is whether to attempt to refurbish the Bruce and Darlington nuclear power plants,” co-wrote York University Professor Mark Winfield in the Ottawa Citizen.
A recently published paper by Justin Friesen of York University, Aaron C. Kay of the Fuqua School of Business at Duke, Richard Eibach of the University of Waterloo and Adam Galinsky of the Columbia Business School, suggests that hierarchies are a form of structure that we embrace for comfort in a chaotic world, reported The New York Times.