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York University is a modern, multi-campus, urban university located in Toronto, Ontario. Backed by a diverse group of students, faculty, staff, alumni and partners, we bring a uniquely global perspective to help solve societal challenges, drive positive change and prepare our students for success. York’s fully bilingual Glendon Campus is home to Southern Ontario’s Centre of Excellence for French Language and Bilingual Postsecondary Education. York’s campuses in Costa Rica and India offer students exceptional transnational learning opportunities and innovative programs. Together, we can make things right for our communities, our planet, and our future.

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Survivors and victims, along with their family and friends, share a moment outside the courthouse after Alek Minassian had been found guilty for the Toronto van attack. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Toronto van attack: Guilty verdict, but Canada still needs to tackle ideological violence

The judgment document in the Toronto van attack case pointed out that the attacker's motivations were unclear but related to other ideologically informed violent acts.
Le président américain Joe Biden rencontre les médias après sa réunion virtuelle avec le premier ministre canadien Justin Trudeau, dans la salle Est de la Maison Blanche, le 23 février 2021, à Washington. (Photo AP/Evan Vucci)

La rencontre Trudeau-Biden couronne deux siècles et demi de relations canado-américaines

Le fait que la première rencontre de Joe Biden avec un dirigeant étranger ait eu lieu avec Justin Trudeau en réjouit plusieurs. Mais les Canadiens ont appris, en 250 ans, à se méfier de leur voisin.
Temporary migrant workers in Canada are facing COVID-19 while dealing with an immigration system that leaves them vulnerable. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov

COVID-19’s impact on migrant workers adds urgency to calls for permanent status

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought further suffering to migrant workers in Canada already experiencing the abuses of discriminatory immigration policies and poor working conditions.
U.S. President Joe Biden speaks after holding a virtual meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, in the East Room of the White House on Feb. 23, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Biden-Trudeau meeting caps two and a half centuries of Canada-U.S. relations

Many Canadians see it as positive that Joe Biden's first meeting, albeit virtually, was with Justin Trudeau. Nonetheless, Canadians have learned over two centuries to be wary about their neighbour.
Norway’s Prime Minister Erna Solberg greets Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the G7 leaders summit in La Malbaie, Que., in June 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

5 ways Norway leads and Canada lags on climate action

Canada and Norway face epic challenges in weaning themselves from petroleum dependence.
Le sulfure d’hydrogène est un gaz toxique malodorant, mais il présente des avantages pour la santé lorsqu’il est libéré en petites quantités dans l’organisme. C’est pourquoi manger plus de protéines végétales est lié à une meilleure espérance de vie. Shutterstock

La surprenante raison pour laquelle manger moins de viande fait augmenter l’espérance de vie : un gaz toxique odorant !

Un gaz malodorant et toxique joue un rôle important sur la longévité, selon de nouvelles recherches. Manger moins de viande pourrait être la clé pour profiter de ses effets bénéfiques sur la santé.
Joe Biden est assermenté comme 46e président des États-Unis par le juge en chef John Roberts alors que Jill Biden tient la Bible, lors de la 59e cérémonie d'investiture au Capitole, à Washington, le 20 janvier 2021. Saul Loeb/Pool Photo via AP

Biden à la Maison-Blanche : un retour à la normale après des années de chaos

Après avoir vécu quatre années tumultueuses sous Donald Trump, les États-Unis ont maintenant un président qui s’engage à plaider pour l’unité et la guérison.
Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th president of the United States by Chief Justice John Roberts as Jill Biden holds the Bible during the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Jan. 20, 2021. (Saul Loeb/Pool Photo via AP)

Biden presidency marks a return to normalcy after chaotic Trump years

After four tumultuous years under Donald Trump, Joe Biden becomes president and pledges to advocate for unity and healing.
Hydrogen sulfide is a stinky toxic gas, but it has health benefits when released in small amounts inside the body. That’s why eating more plant proteins is linked to longevity. (Shutterstock)

The surprising reason eating less meat is linked to a longer life: A smelly toxic gas

Hydrogen sulphide is a smelly, poisonous gas, but it plays an important role in aging and longevity. New research shows that eating less meat could be a key to harnessing its healthy effects.
Elliott Zaagman from Michigan casts his ballot in the Democrats Abroad global presidential primary at Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Thailand, March 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)

Americans around the world were part of the largest voter turnout in U.S. history

An international volunteer team of marketing, branding, graphic design and media experts collaborated to position Vote From Abroad as a destination for out-of-country American voters.
Health-care workers wait in line at a COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Toronto on Jan. 7, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

COVID-19 vaccine rollout: Why a mask and social distancing are still needed, even if you get the shot

Rollout of COVID-19 vaccines has begun. But getting the jab doesn't mean abandoning masks, distancing and handwashing. Here's why the current preventive measures must continue post-vaccine.
U.S. President Donald Trump walks out after speaking in the Brady Briefing Room in the White House in November 2020, three weeks after he lost the election. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

A second impeachment is just the start of Trump’s legal woes

After Joe Biden assumes the presidency next week, Donald Trump may face criminal and civil charges at both the federal and state levels for actions before and during his tenure as president.
Lawmakers hide in the House chamber of the U.S. Capitol as Trump supporters raid the building on Jan. 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

By inciting Capitol mob, Trump pushes U.S. closer to a banana republic

Rather than denigrating other nations as banana republics for their penchant for insurrections and lawless coups, the United States needs to take a long look inward following the raid on the Capitol.

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