York U in the news: emergency preparedness, Ontario’s long-term care system and more

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Splitting public safety, emergency preparedness post a sign future disasters are ‘top of mind’ for feds
Nirupama Agrawal, professor of disaster and emergency management at York University, was quoted in Hill Times Nov. 9.

Edge development in commercial, industrial sectors sees growth in small urban areas
James McKellar, director of the Brookfield Centre in Real Estate and Infrastructure at York University’s Schulich School of Business, was quoted in the Glove and Mail Nov. 9.

More than 3,800 dead, nurses quitting and inhumane conditions: Ontario’s long-term-care system is broken
Birgit Umaigba, clinical course director in the Faculty of Health at York University, was quoted in the Toronto Star Nov. 9.

Study: Language Learning Associated With Cognitive Benefits for Older Adults
Ellen Bialystok, York University Distinguished Research Professor, was quoted in the Pharmacy Times Nov. 9.

Sri Lankan grandma makes history as oldest master’s degree earner at Canada’s York University
Varatha Shanmuganathan, a York University graduate, was mentioned in Yahoo! News Nov. 8.

Local Entrepreneur Uplifts Downsview Community With Free Financial Literacy Workshops
York University was mentioned in the Downsview Advocate Nov. 8.

Michael Rousseau: Public outrage forces Air Canada president to learn French
York University was mentioned in Osoyoos Today Nov. 10.

Senior VP Jacques Vachon set to retire after 36 years with Resolute
York University’s Osgoode Hall Law School was mentioned in Canadian Forest Industries Nov. 9.

Black mother sues school board for failing to protect her daughter amid rape threats, racial slurs
York University Professor Carl James was quoted in CBC News Nov. 9.

Osprey to Mesopotamia and back: a WWI story
York Unviersity’s Osgoode Hall Law School was mentioned in the Toronto Star Nov. 9.

Entrepreneur and Holocaust survivor Mary Binder earned a French Lit degree at age 59
York University was mentioned in the Globe and Mail Nov. 10.

Roméo Dallaire hosted by U of A’s HiMARC for Remembrance Day event
James Orbinski, director of York University’s Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research, was mentioned in Gateway Nov. 10.

Rogers battle could rattle corporate share structure
Richard Leblanc, York University professor, was quoted in Business in Vancouver Nov. 10.

De-enrolment or vaccination disclosure: York prepares itself for the 2022 winter semester 
Advisor and Deputy Spokesperson of York University, Yanni Dagonas, was quoted in Excalibur Nov. 9.

Secrets and liabilities
York University Professor Gail Fraser was quoted in CBC News Nov. 9.