As Canadians increasingly feel the effects of the global climate crisis, natural disasters will likely mean further displacement for the most vulnerableRead More
When Professor Yvonne Su was asked to provide expert testimony at the refugee hearing for a gay Venezuelan man seeking asylum in the United States, she jumped at the opportunity.
Yvonne Su, assistant professor in the department of equity studies at York University in Toronto, said that “unfortunately, (Canada’s) really dark history with Indigenous people is international news.”
As 2022 draws to a close, Canada's population has already grown more than in any other year since Confederation, in large part due to an influx of non-permanent residents and immigrants.
Dr. Yvonne Su, Head of Research for LetsStopAIDS, talks about the role social media plays in sex education.
For a long time, Yuriy Dvizhon was afraid to come out as a gay man in Ukraine. But in recent years he has seen much younger people reveal their true identities without shame, fueled by what they saw as a cultural revolution that was helping to make LGBTQ civil rights more mainstream.
“the issue is more whether nations care about the vulnerable in the first place. Countries that do not care for the vulnerable can have many ways beyond a definition of ‘vulnerable’ that stops them from helping others or gives them excuses to not help.”
Those fleeing the fall-out from the climate crisis could fill green growth areas.
As the number of confirmed covid-19 cases increases around the world, people are struggling to keep themselves mentally and physically safe and stable. Some individuals and communities are having a tougher time than others, especially the marginalized.
Two and a half years after leading her classmates in successful "vote mobs" to prove young people care about politics, prompting University of Guelph president Alastair Summerlee to paint his face blue, Yvonne Su is back.
Vote mobs are sweeping campuses around the country. Guelph co-founder Yvonne Su talks about the movement and making voting fun and social. http://www.leadnow.ca