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SDG 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

Sand and stone materials mining in the Jeneberang River in South Sulawesi, Indonesia

Sand and stone materials mining in the Jeneberang River in South Sulawesi, Indonesia

Wendy Alejandra Medina de Loera My dissertation explores the extractive industry of river sand and stone materials[1] by drawing on empirical research in the Jeneberang river in South Sulawesi province, Indonesia. In recent years real estate capital has been key to reinvigorate the global economy, especially in Asia. This has aroused the commercial interest in

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Inclusion and exclusion in global production networks: The case of Myanmar migrant seafood processing workers in Thailand

Inclusion and exclusion in global production networks: The case of Myanmar migrant seafood processing workers in Thailand

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the vulnerability of global production networks (GPNs). Throughout the pandemic, GPNs have experienced disruptions as manufacturing facilities have closed and consumers have been placed under lockdown. The impacts of such disruption have led to the reduction in wages and unemployment of millions of factory workers across South and Southeast Asia,

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Everyday politics of migrant women at the Mexico-Guatemala U.S. proxy border

Everyday politics of migrant women at the Mexico-Guatemala U.S. proxy border

How is violence targeted at people leaving Northern Central America to southern Mexico gendered? How do migrant women navigate and contest this violence? And what is the relationship between spectacularized representations of displaced peoples’ lives, bodies and actions and conventional geopolitics of displacement in the Americas? These are questions that SSHRC and GFAD doctoral candidate

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The fractured horizons of Black Caribbean world-making in the midst of crisis

The fractured horizons of Black Caribbean world-making in the midst of crisis

by Amber Williams King For communities pressed to the margins of society and the globe, particularly those who are poor, racialized or of the Global South, ecological crisis is not some unimaginable elsewhere but rather an omnipresent, pervasive reality. In the Caribbean basin, the increasingly powerful storms brewing in the warming waters of the Atlantic

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Families of Quebec seniors who died in long-term care split on idea of public inquiry

Families of Quebec seniors who died in long-term care split on idea of public inquiry

While some feel only a full public inquiry will get answers, others fear it would be a waste of time In interview with Prof Mark Winfield As opposition politicians at the National Assembly unite in calls for a full public inquiry into the deaths of seniors at long term-care homes during the first wave of

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Kean Birch: Big Tech poses challenges our outdated competition laws were not designed to address

Kean Birch: Big Tech poses challenges our outdated competition laws were not designed to address

Those who think competition law does not need to be updated to address the harms caused by Big Tech fundamentally misunderstand the nature of the high-tech giants Author of the article: Kean Birch, Special to National Post Publishing date: Nov 29, 2021 Everywhere we look around the world, competition policy and laws are being redrawn

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First Nation calls on auditor general to investigate Ontario's spending on Ring of Fire mineral development

First Nation calls on auditor general to investigate Ontario's spending on Ring of Fire mineral development

14 years after Ring of Fire was discovered, key questions unanswered on proposed access roads Logan Turner · CBC News · Posted: Oct 28, 2021 4:00 AM ET A spokesperson for Ontario Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk, shown in a file photo, confirmed the office has received a request to investigate public spending on Ring of Fire development and road

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No More Arrests? What The Latest Ruling Means For Fairy Creek Protestors

No More Arrests? What The Latest Ruling Means For Fairy Creek Protestors

The importance of Indigenous knowledge systems Working with First Nations is vital, and in B.C, is the law. The province is legally obligated to consult First Nations on land and resource decisions that may impact them, Deborah McGregor, an associate professor at York University and Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Environmental Justice, tells Refinery29. This is critically important as

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Jurisdiction Back: Infrastructure beyond Extractivism

Jurisdiction Back: Infrastructure beyond Extractivism

Co-Principal Investigators: Dayna Nadine Scott and Heidi Kiiwetinepinesiik Stark. Funding: SSHRC New Frontiers in Research Fund. Term: 2021-2023. Resource conflicts and legal uncertainties have dominated the political landscape over the last decade; conflicts over extraction and its infrastructures have intensified, catalyzing a fierce Indigenous resurgence. As the research team conceived this project, hereditary leaders were

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Celebrating Black History Month

Celebrating Black History Month

This February marks the 25th anniversary of the first time Black History Month was officially commemorated in Canada. Black History Month is an opportunity to celebrate Black culture, and recognize the contributions made by the Black students, faculty and alumni of EUC. Throughout the month, visit our website and our social media channels for our

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