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Watch THE PASS SYSTEM free on CBC

An investigative documentary film about the illegal segregationist practice of the Canadian government when many First Nations people in Canada were not allowed off reserve without a pass. The film is streaming online for a short time at CBC.ca - until July 21. Click here to watch! The film is narrated by acclaimed actor Tantoo […]

Former Robarts Centre director awarded ICCS Certificate of Merit

Congratulations to our former director Colin Coates (2011-2015)! Colin is a recipient of the 2018 International Council of Canadian Studies (ICCS) Certificate of Merit. Professor Colin Coates (Glendon College, York University) awarded 2018 ICCS Certificate of Merit for his contribution to the development of Canadian Studies Colin is one of the founding members of the […]

New Report from Environmental Commissioner of Ontario

Robarts Faculty Associate Christina Hoicka’s research has been referenced by the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario. The 2018 Conservation Progress Report was released on April 10, 2018. Check out Making Connections: Straight Talk about Electricity in Ontario. The full report can be accessed Making Connections (pdf 322 pgs). Contract Christina Hoicka at Twitter: @cehoicka /Email: cehoicka@yorku.ca  

Barbara Godard Dissertation Prize: For the Best Dissertation on a Canadian Topic

The Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies offers a prize for the best dissertation on a Canadian topic each year. This award is offered in memory of a former colleague who made substantial contributions to the study of Canada. The criteria are as follows: “This prize is awarded to the doctoral dissertation on a Canadian topic […]