Canadore College

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Coordinates: 46°20′39.08″N 79°29′30.79″W / 46.3441889°N 79.4918861°W / 46.3441889; -79.4918861

Canadore College of Applied Arts and Technology
Canadore College Logo
Motto Great Things Happen Here
Type Public College of Applied Arts and Technology
Established 1972
President George Burton
Students 3500
Undergraduates Available
Postgraduates Available
100 College Drive, P.O. Box 5001 North Bay, Ontario P1B 8K9
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Campus The Education Centre is on 650-acre (263 ha) wooded escarpment; Aviation Campus, Commerce Court
Affiliations CCAA, ACCC, AUCC, CBIE, CUP.
Sports Varsity and Extramural
Mascot Panther

Canadore College is a college of applied arts and technology located in North Bay, Ontario, Canada. It was founded in 1967 as a campus of Sudbury's Cambrian College, and became an independent institution in 1972. The enabling legislation is the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities Act[1] Canadore has a full-time enrolment of 3500 students[citation needed] . Canadore College has four campuses: Aviation Technology Campus, Commerce Court Campus, and the Education Centre (College Drive Campus) in North Bay, Ontario, and one campus in Parry Sound, Ontario. The Education Centre is situated on a 650-acre (263 ha) wooded escarpment with over 26 km (16 mi) of wilderness trails.


Canadore College offers more than 65 full-time post-secondary programs, focused in several key academic sectors: aviation technology; business and management; community justice and police studies; culinary arts; environmental studies and biotechnology; health, human care and wellness; indigenous studies; language, access and preparatory studies; media, design and dramatic arts; sport and recreation; and trades and technology. Part-time studies in business; general interest; geographic information systems; health sciences; hospitality; information technology; languages; law and justice; preparatory studies; recreation and leisure services; trades and technology; and transportation are also offered in the traditional classroom and/or online.

Student life

The Wall

The Wall Bar & Grillhouse was owned and operated by the Nipissing University Students Union and has now closed from business.[2]

Sports and recreation

Canadore athletes (Panthers) compete at the OCAA (Ontario Colleges Athletic Association) varsity level in men's/women's volleyball, men's basketball and men's/women's indoor soccer. The men's hockey teams is at the extramural level. Canadore also plays host to a men's club basketball team that participates in the North Bay city league. There are various other extracurricular opportunities as well. Snofest is the annual winter carnival, leagues, tournaments, and activity days.


Canadore Broadcast: Radio students run the Panther Radio station, CRFM, which is broadcast only on the Internet on the station's website.[3] Students in the college's journalism program produce an online campus newspaper and podcast series, The Claw.[4]

The Television and Video Production Program streams its live feed from two studios, which are in the process of converting to HDTV. Students also learn how to produce, edit and shoot commercials, documentaries, news and short stories.

Buildings and features

Canadore shares its main campus facilities with Nipissing University. Canadore College has four campuses: Aviation Technology Campus, Commerce Court Campus, and the Education Centre (College Drive Campus) in North Bay, Ontario, and one campus in Parry Sound, Ontario.

  • Cafeteria: Full-course meals and short-order lunches are available, along with Pizza Pizza, Mr. Sub and Tim Hortons. Access to microwaves is available.
  • Tim Hortons: Three on-campus locations
  • 100 Elements: lunches and dinners are offered in the dining room at reasonable prices; prepared and served by the Culinary Arts program. Open to the public.

In 2018, Canadore opened a new fitness centre valued at $1 million.


Canadore offers townhouse style student residences on the College Drive Campus and apartment-style student residences located nearby on College Drive.

Canadore's townhouse residences have six bedrooms, a four-piece and a two-piece washroom, a kitchen, a large combined dining and living room area and limited storage space.

The apartment-style residences, also referred to as Lower Residence, feature two-bedroom and four-bedroom suites, laundry room, mailboxes, games room with a pool table, and assembly room can be found on the main floor.

See also


  1. ^ Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities Act
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  3. ^ Panther Radio
  4. ^ The Claw

External links

  • Canadore College
  • Canadore Broadcasting: Television and Video Production Program
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