Centre for Public Policy & Law

Effects of precarious legal status on immigrants long lasting

Immigrants with precarious legal status, such as temporary foreign workers, often end up in precarious work situations that undermine their economic prospects. Moreover, according to a new study by researchers from York University and the University of Toronto, these effects are long lasting even for those who subsequently become permanent residents. The Impact of Precarious […]

Be part of the conversation at the president's town hall Sept. 21

Don’t forget to join President & Vice-Chancellor Mamdouh Shoukri and the rest of the senior executive team at the President’s Town Hall on Wednesday for an interactive dialogue bringing York University faculty, staff and students together. The town hall will take place Sept. 21, from 11am into the noon hour, in the Sandra Faire & […]

York President to hold town hall with faculty, staff and students Sept. 21

Seeking answers to questions is what a university is all about. What has York accomplished this year? Where are we going from here? Join President & Vice-Chancellor Mamdouh Shoukri and the rest of the senior executive team at the President’s Town Hall – an interactive dialogue bringing York University faculty, staff and students together. The […]

Canadian Forum on Civil Justice receives $1 million for study

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) has awarded the Canadian Forum on Civil Justice, which is housed at York University, a $1 million grant for an in-depth study of the effectiveness of the civil justice system, through the Community-University Research Alliances (CURA) 2010 competition. The Canadian Forum on Civil Justice, which is now […]