Post Tagged with: "crisis"

The Student Learning Centre at Ryerson University. (Courtesy of Alex Guibord via Flickr Creative Commons)

New crisis communications position nothing to worry about, says communications director

Ryerson is hiring a crisis communications officer, but that doesn’t mean there’s reason to panic, according to Michael Forbes, group director of communications at the university.

by Brooklyn Pinheiro· · News, On Campus
Press conference releasing the Ryerson-led study on the health impacts of precarious work on racialized immigrant women. (Isabelle Docto)

Ryerson study shows temporary work is a public health crisis

Racialized immigrant women working as temporary employees are facing a serious health crisis. This comes from findings of a Ryerson-led study released Monday to mark the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. The Ontario government is currently reviewing the Employment Standards Act and Labour Relations Act and researchers say that if nothing is done to reform precarious work conditions, […]

by David Greenberg· · Health, News
DMZ startup combats Ebola crisis with tablet donations

DMZ startup combats Ebola crisis with tablet donations

Sending a digital tablet to a country devastated by Ebola might seem like an unusual — and unnecessary — venture. But the rippling effects of Ebola extend beyond health when services like schools have been closed since July.The closure has affected more than 1.5 million children in Liberia alone, according to a UNICEF report in September. “You have a country […]

by Lindsay Fitzgerald· · News, On Campus
Stop the CrISIS campaign banner over Lake Devo on campus.

Stop the CrISIS: “We want to make sure we get to these people before ISIS does”

  A Muslim students’ group is banding together to fight the extremist influence they say ISIS can have on Canadian youth. The Stop the CrISIS campaign, created by the national group Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association (AMYA), starts Thursday with its first event at York University that will feature presentations and speakers who will talk about the peaceful teachings of the Qu’ran […]

by Ramna Shahzad· · education, News, On Campus, students, Top stories
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