Victims recognized

York University is among a group of Canadian universities working with The Canadian Crime Victim Foundation to help increase national awareness about the impact of violent crime on victims and their subsequent needs. See the Sudbury Star, June 15. Read full story.

Credit unions to take on the fringe banks?
Chris Robinson, a York University finance professor, is mentioned in a story about solutions to Manitoba’s inner-city bank crisis. See the Winnipeg Free Press, June 15. Read full story.

Federal budget is bringing changes; Omnibus budget contains shifts to many laws including EI, environment
Victor Woods, who holds a master’s degree in environmental studies from York University, is quoted in an article about the Omnibus budget. See the Alberni Valley Times, June 15. Read full story.

Rookie head coach tasked with keeping Lions hungry; Benevides takes solid first (preseason) step in Buono’s shoes
Former York Lions men’s football coach Mike Benevides is now the head coach of the BC Lions. See The Globe and Mail, June 15. Read full story.

York University hands out honorary degrees
York honorary degree recipients Dominic Stephen Barton and Warren Winkler were mentioned in an article about Spring Convocation. See, June 15. Read full story.

Top 50 Law Professors on Twitter
Osgoode prof. Kate Sutherland is number three on a top ten list of law professors who dominate the Twitterverse. See TaxProf Blog, June 14. Read full story.

Author’s Essex County town a ‘microcosm of Canada’
Celebrated Canadian writer and York grad Nino Ricci, author of the Lives of Saints (1990), winner of the Governor General’s Award for Fiction, was featured in an article about Leamington, Ontario. See METRO news, June 14. Read full story.