PhD Candidate Joshua Steckley named finalist in SSHRC’s Storytelling Challenge.

Congratulations to Geography & Planning’s Joshua Steckley on being named one of 25 finalists in the SSHRC’s annual Storytellers contest (Arts & Science News)

Trevor Porter’s research on climate change in Canada’s north published in Nature Communications

Secrets of the Permafrost: New research reveals evidence of climate change in the Yukon (UTM News)

PhD candidate Beyhan Farhadi discusses Ontario plan for mandatory e-learning courses

Mandatory online courses for high school students ‘a terrible idea,’ expert says. PhD student Beyhan Farhadi was interviewed this week on CBC Metro Morning, discussing the Ontario Government’s new initiative to make it mandatory for Ontario secondary school students to take 4 e-learning courses to graduate. (CBC News)

Professor Anna Kramer on how gender and public transport connect

Good public transit is a feminist issue (TTC Riders)

Professor Matthew Adams discusses his urban air pollution research

“I look at how different aspects of urban mobility change our exposure to air pollution.” (UTM News)

Professor Matti Siemiatycki discusses downtown relief line vs. Yonge line extension

Downtown relief? Or a subway to York Region? Why the GTA’s next big transit project won’t make everyone happy (CBC News)

Research by Prof. Steven Farber and PhD student Jeff Allen shows one million urban Canadians suffer from ‘transport poverty’

Stranded without transit? U of T researchers say one million urban Canadians suffer from ‘transport poverty’ (U of T News)

Prof. Alexandra Flynn provides insight on the potential for Indigenous treaties to lead to reconciliation

Let Indigenous treaties — not the duty to consult — lead us to reconciliation (National Post)

Prof. Anna Kramer discusses immigration and Canada

Prof. Anna Kramer discusses the idea of ‘under-population’ in Canada. (CBC Radio)

Prof. Ron Buliung on how children in the Greater Toronto Area get to school

Fewer children walking to school Metrolinx report finds (Toronto Star)