Toronto’s York U taps JV to build on campus

A partnership of Campus Suites Inc. and Forum Equity Partners Inc. will build a new student housing community for York University, reported Globe Aug. 5. The new student lifestyle community, Pond’s Edge, will be developed in four phases at the south end of York University’s main campus. When complete, the project will consist of a residential component, retail and office space and consolidated parking. Read full story.

What if you live to be 101?
York University’s Moshe Milevsky has cautioned academics, the financial industry and retirees about longevity risk for a number of years. He, too, feels that annuities are a near-essential component of a retirement plan because you just don’t know what the future holds, reported the National Post and Best Financial News Aug. 5, in an article exploring why people are not buying annuities as part of their retirement investment portfolio. Read full story.

Africentric School: New Principal Named
Jacqueline Spence has been named the new principal of Toronto’s Africentric School. Spence served three years as director of the Urban Diversity Program in York’s Faculty of Education, reported The Afro News Sept. 5. Read full story.

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