Lions Club lends roaring support for Opticianry students

Published on Wednesday, Jul. 30, 2014

The Barrie Lions Club and Georgian College Opticianry students want everyone to see more clearly.

That’s why a group of Lions recently visited the Georgian College Optical clinic in the Sadlon Centre for Health and Wellness to present the final payment in its $250,000 pledge. Continue reading

Georgian students raise money for Canadian heroes

Published on Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

A smiling group of policing students standing in front of an army vehicleA group of Georgian College policing students recently walked more than 300 kilometres from Hamilton to Parry Sound to raise money for a retreat that will offer veterans and first responders struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) counselling services and general respite. The retreat will be built in Northern Ontario.   Continue reading

Drive slow: Highway improvement project

Published on Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

You may experience periodic delays if you are travelling to and from the Barrie Campus. Construction continues as the City of Barrie, provincial and federal government partner on a Highway 400 interchange improvement project.

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Orangeville Campus to close at noon July 24

Published on Friday, Jul. 18, 2014

Due to maintenance work on the town’s water distribution system, the Orangeville Campus will be closed as of noon on Thursday, July 24, scheduled to reopen for regular business hours on Friday, July 25.

Drones scanning rooftops at Barrie Campus July 18

Published on Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014

All of the rooftops at the Barrie Campus – including the student residence – will be scanned by drones on Friday, July 18, to check their current physical condition.

The drones are set up to capture photographs of what’s below them. They will not take photographs from their sides.

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