York U in the news: Emergencies Act, Miss World and more

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York University’s problem-solving program gives students a lesson in collaboration
York University alumn Maira Zafar was quoted in Toronto Star Feb. 14.

East Gwillimbury is the fastest growing municipality in Canada
Professor Roger Keil was quoted in YorkRegion.com Feb. 14.

As the blockades have shown, anarchy is usually bad for business
Professor Mark Kamstra was quoted in CBC Feb. 14.

Toronto pro says Poilievre ‘a big gamble’
Professor Emeritus Nelson Wiseman was quoted in The Western Standard Feb. 14.

Scientists Are Vacuuming Animal DNA Out of the Air
York University Assistant Professor Elizabeth Clare was quoted in Discover Magazine Feb. 14.

Canada in crisis: Why Justin Trudeau has invoked the Emergencies Act to end the protests by truckers
Associate Professor Jack Rozdilsky contributed to The Conversation Feb. 14.

Black scientists won’t stay in Canada without equitable research funding, experts say
Professor Carl E. James, the Jean Augustine Chair in Education, Community and Diaspora, was mentioned in CBC Feb. 13.

Beijing Olympics bobsled team proving value of Canadian university sport
York University was mentioned in Toronto Star Feb. 13.

Walmart Announces Grants To Support Black And Indigenous Communities In Canada
York University was mentioned in Muskoka 411 Feb. 14.

Canadian connections got quarterback Brett Hunchak to Thonon Black Panthers
York University alumnus Brett Hunchak was featured in American Football International Feb. 12.

Miss World Somalia hoping to inspire other Black Muslim girls as first Hijab-wearing contestant
York University student Khadija Omar was featured in CityNews Feb. 11.

A million and counting
Professor Bridget Stutchbury was quoted in Pique Newsmagazine Feb. 13.

7 Big-Name Celebrities That Everybody Always Forgets Are Canadian
York University alumna Rachel McAdams was mentioned in Narcity Feb. 13.

Pandemic fuels Canada’s fastest-growing job category – vaccine specialist
York University was mentioned in the Globe and Mail Feb. 11.

Partnering to Empower Women and Girls in STEM
York University was mentioned in Ontario’s Universities Feb. 11.

Proposed rules for long-term-care homes aim to balance a good life for residents with infection control
Professor Emerita Pat Armstrong was quoted in the Toronto Star Feb. 11.

Opportunity to end convoy protest peacefully is slipping away, experts say
Associate Professor Jack Rozdilsky was quoted in CBC News Feb. 11.

The occupation of Ottawa by the ‘freedom convoy’ has the potential for an urban siege
Associate Professor Jack Rozdilsky contributed to The Conversation Feb. 11.