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Welcome to the May 2019 issue of Innovatus

Each month, Innovatus, a special issue of YFile, explores how York University community members are expanding experiential learning, enhancing the student experience, inspiring innovation in technology-enhanced learning and embracing educational development. Click on the title to read a summary of what is covered in this issue.

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Re-examining a Muslim veil case where judge blocked feminist interveners

An Osgoode PhD student reconsiders a 2015 case in which a Muslim woman challenged federal policy requiring the removal of her niqab during the citizenship oath. The judge blocked several organizations that sought to intervene with feminist perspectives – a decision that could have a “chilling effect” on public interest interventions in Canadian courts, some believe.