A question of consent

Law Professor Alan Young of York’s Osgoode Hall Law School is quoted in the Kingston Whig-Standard, June 16, talking about the issue of consent serving as a defence in any case involving serious injuries, especially physical altercations. Read full story.

Pipeline leak near Sundre takes toll on Gateway project
Sean Kheraj, a professor of Canadian and environmental history at York, talks about oil spills in the Calgary Herald, June 17. Read full story.

Courting more Western oil
Dayna Nadine Scott
, a law professor at York’s Osgoode Hall Law School, said Sarnia is a natural destination for oilsands crude for in-Canada processing, reported the Sarnia Observer, June 18. Read full story.

Closing the ‘achievement gap’ for Toronto’s Aboriginal students
York Professor Susan Dion talks about what she called the “invisible kids; the marginalized of the marginalized” in the Toronto Star June 16. Read full story.

Hiding legislation in budget bills
Mark Winfield, a professor in York’s Faculty of Environmental Studies, commented in the Toronto Star June 17. Read full story.

Tecumseh and Brock: the War of 1812
York Professor James Laxer’s newest book is discussed in the Toronto Star June 16, as well as the Montreal Gazette, the Winnipeg Free Press and others. Read full story.

Rabbi calls on SFU grads to be ‘thieves, fools, arrogant’
Former York President Harry Arthurs received an honorary degree from Simon Fraser University, reported the Vancouver Sun June 17. Read full story.

Corporate governance experts question Nalcor board picks
York Professor Richard Leblanc is quoted in an article about four new appointments to the boards of Nalcor Energy and Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro on the CBC News website June 18. Read full story.