Gutting the Fisheries Act

“So long minister, and thanks for all the dead fish,” wrote Gus Van Harten, professor in York’s Osgoode Hall Law School, in a column about the impact of the federal budget on the environment, in Troy Media, May 1, and the Winnipeg Free Press and Kitchener Waterloo Record May 3.

YRT granted access to York U busway
York Region’s Viva buses are set to finally take advantage of an express road between York University and the Downsview subway station, reported May 2.

Zhang Huan’s soaring profile: Chinese art in full flight
“The Chinese government has gone further in allowing freedom of expression in the visual arts than anywhere else,” Don Thompson, professor in the Schulich School of Business at York University, told The Globe and Mail May 3.

Bribery urge can be resisted, experts say
Dirk Matten, professor of strategy and Hewlett-Packard Chair in Corporate Social Responsibility at the Schulich School of Business at York University, spoke about corporations avoiding bribery in foreign markets in the Toronto Star May 3.

Scotiabank bets on a new kind of hockey card
While hockey may have more appeal to males, women are also being targeted by the NHL, Vijay Setlur, a lecturer on sport marketing at the Schulich School of Business, told Bloomberg News May 2.

The CBC in crisis
The future looks bleak for the CBC as we know it, wrote Wade Rowland, professor in the Department of Communication Studies at York University, in a column for May 3.

Local player commits to CIS program
Brett Miller of North Battleford, Sask., has joined the York Lions men’s hockey team for the 2012-2013 season, reported The Battlefords News Optimist May 2.

Bird deaths prompt legal action at local building
Kelly Snow
, an environmental planner with the City of Toronto and contract faculty member in York’s Faculty of Environmental Studies, spoke about bird strikes on buildings in May 2012 issue of Post City Magazines.