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Intergenerational support provided by Toronto’s HomeShare program reduces social isolation among older adults and students during the COVID-19 pandemic

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When first-year University of Toronto student Lee Chang opted to stay with her roommate in the city […]

Announcing “My Photo My Day” a photo essay project for GTA youth

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  Attention youth ages 13-20 in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA)! From May to August 2020, we […]

Announcing a new International Student Coordinator and FIFSW International Liaison

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Dear Students, Staff, and Faculty: I am pleased to announce that Ms. Megan Davies has been appointed […]

Dean Dexter Voisin speaks to CTV News about the Canadian government’s ban on assault-style weapons

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On May 1, 2020, the Canadian government announced a ban on military-grad assault weapons. CTV News followed […]

The CRIB’s COVID-19 social media broadcast tackles questions of ‘race, place and class’

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The novel coronavirus can infect anyone, but it’s not necessarily the “great equalizer” that some make it […]

Letter from the Dean: Spring/Summer update

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  Dear FIFSW Community, I hope this message finds you and your loved ones healthy and safe. […]

COVID-19 public health measures may exacerbate stigma. Associate Professor Carmen Logie offers possible ways forward

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  Public efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19 can also further stigmatize vulnerable populations, but there […]

Transformational gift advances FIFSW’s support for Indigenous communities

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The Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work (FIFSW) is pleased to announce the establishment of a new Chair […]

New online series presented by The CRIB explores the impact of COVID-19 on vulnerable populations

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On Wednesday, April 15, The Centre for Research and Innovation for Black Survivors of Homicide Victims (The […]

Associate Professor Carmen Logie on prejudice and fear in the wake of COVID-19

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While a greater number of people across Canada are continuing to practice social distancing, some restaurants have […]