Conference on jobs and climate change takes global view

The Work in a Warming World Community-University Research Alliance is holding a three-day international conference, from Nov. 29 to Dec. 1. Attendees include former Toronto mayor David Miller, Hassan Yussuff, secretary-treasurer of the Canadian Labour Congress, and Philip Jennings, general secretary of UNI Global Union.

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Conference explores how Canada welcomed thousands of ‘boat people’

The Centre for Refugee Studies at York University and the Canadian Immigration Historical Society are working together to examine one of the most significant periods of refugee resettlement in Canada’s history. A conference titled “The Indochinese Refugee Movement 1975-80 and the Launch of Canada’s Private Refugee Sponsorship Program” will take place at York from Nov. 21 to 23.

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