News & Events




December 8 - The CITY Institute at York University was proud to present Global Diseases & Resistance Networks in Olympic Cities   Featuring Spike Freidman (LA 2028),  Dr. Itani Satoko (Tokyo 2020), Dr. Laura Murray (Rio 2016), and Dr. Christine O'Bonsawin (Vancouver 2010).  Moderated by Dr. Amanda De Lisio

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November 19 - Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies, in partnership with the Federation of Metro Tenants’ Associations, and the City Institute presented Municipal Governance and the Future of Housing. featuring Kristyn Wong-Tam, City Councillor and Member, Planning and Housing Committee, City of Toronto; Craig Sauvé, City Councillor and Associate Member, Executive Committee for Housing, City of Montréal; Cheryll Case, Principal Urban Planner and Founder, CP Planning; Martine August, Assistant Professor, School of Planning, University of Waterloo; and Grayson Alabiso-Cahill, Law Student, University of Toronto and Volunteer, Federation of Metro Tenants’ Associations

Moderated by Joe Mihevc, Visiting Professor, City Institute, York University and Former Toronto City Councillor


October 22 - The Glendon School of Public and International Affairs hosted the seminar - The Right to Home: Housing Affordability in Toronto featuring panelists: Keisha St. Louis-McBurnie, Dr. Nemoy Lewis and Scott Leon.


October 9 - The CITY Institute at York University was proud to present Covid-19 and the City: Centres and Peripheries featuring: Harris Ali, York University; Samantha Biglieri, Ryerson University; and Roger Keil, York University.