George Brown College

Type: Organization
Name: George Brown College
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Hundreds line streets to listen to Jim Flaherty’s funeral

Hundreds braved the cold Wednesday to stand outside St. James Cathedral watching and listing to the funeral service for Jim Flaherty .Dee Gordon and her son were among the mourners who lined the sidewalks and street corners at King and Church Sts.They ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Award winner wants to create real change

Heather Willis' goal is to put herself out of a job.Hired as the school's first accessibility coordinator in 2010, Willis works in the office of equity, diversity and inclusion. As co-chair of the university's Accessibility Advisory Committee, a component ... [Published Ryerson University - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

From 3D selfies to prototypes: Toronto gets creative with library’s 3D printer

zoomThe first surprise is that the Toronto Reference Library has a drone. The second one is that when a part broke off, a new one was created using one of library’s 3D printers.No, you can’t borrow the small drone. It’s for a staff video project and not ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Parents of blood scandal victim want his story remembered

Twenty-five years have passed and the awful headlines that brought a national scandal to light have long since faded from memory for most Canadians.Not so for Burlington's Steve and Saxon Lambert.Twenty-five years ago, they learned their son, Tyler, 12 ... [Published Hamilton Spectator - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Visualization Technology Brings a New Dimension

State-of-the-art visualization systems are opening up a whole new world—and dimension—to researchers everywhere.Technology and education have always enjoyed a mutually beneficial relationship, with each field often making strong contributions to the advancement ... [Published Laboratory Equipment - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Clock ticks, legal machine gears up in Barrie trailer park battle

Some people are abandoning their long-time homes in the Burton Avenue Trailer Park while others may fight to stay as they're evicted July 31, Burton Avenue Mobile Home Owners' Association spokesperson Frank Fanuzzi says."People are being forced to walk ... [Published Simcoe.com - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

The 2014 NTEN Award: Jason Shim

NTEN isn't an organization, we're a community – a community with a shared , including authenticity, sharing, and of course, laughter.Each year at the Nonprofit Technology Conference, we get the chance to celebrate one individual – of the many! – who embodies ... [Published Nonprofit Technology Enterprise Network - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

A Part to Play- Gordon Cressy

It was a Tuesday evening in May 1969 when I got the phone call that changed my life. The person on the other end said my younger and more successful brother Bill had jumped to his death at Sunnybrook Hospital.Until that moment, my life had been comfortable. ... [Published Dolce Vita Magazine - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Student Residences

Work progresses on the George Brown College new student residence in the Canary District which is part of the in Toronto, Ont. The new eight storey, 500-bed residence will be designed as a modern, accessible facility and student suites will be equipped ... [Published Daily Commercial News - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 1 reports

Things to do in Toronto on Sunday

PMHere's a roundup of some activities in the city Sunday:This documentary film festival kicks off at the Art Gallery of Ontario this weekend, with its singular focus on all things water.Location: Art Gallery of OntarioCost: $40 festival pass, $10.50 general ... [Published TheLoop.ca - Mar 23 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

New Government of Ontario investment to provide students with job training and workplace supports

/CNW/ - The Government of Ontario is investing $750,000 in George Brown College through the Youth Skills Connections Program. Premier Kathleen Wynne made the announcement at the Talent and Skills in the New Economy summit on March 18, 2014.The new funding ... [Published Canada NewsWire - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

George Brown

Navigate with ease. The official College app for iPhone gives students quick access to important information like course schedules, grades, and class locations. This app also makes it convenient for students and visitors to navigate its campuses, find ... [Published ZDNet - Mar 20 2014]

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...most of the world, graduates of career-focused three-year programs earn degrees," Linda Franklin, the president and CEO of Colleges Ontario said. "Elevating post-secondary education in Ontario to international standards will encourage more people to pursue college education. This will help strengthen the province's workforce."
"People are talking about accessibility and understanding that the more accessible we are, the less accommodation is required. That's the biggest thing. People are concerned about being more inclusive."
"Redevelopment of the West Don Lands began with the area being identified as one of four priority project areas for Waterfront Toronto, when formally created by the three orders of government in 2001" says Tari Stork, a communications manager for Waterfront who once described herself to the National Post as an infrastructure wonk
"CanTech represents a great opportunity for leaders to pick up new ideas for working smarter that they can immediately put into practice. I look forward to hearing from attendees about their experiences and insight" said Altobelli

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Georgian's Orillia students confident they fill... [Published Packet & Times - 8 hours ago]
Hundreds line streets to listen to Jim Flaherty... [Published Toronto Star Online - Apr 17 2014]
Toronto Animation Arts Festival International R... [Published Animation World Network - Apr 16 2014]
Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Award winner wa... [Published Ryerson University - Apr 16 2014]
Toronto chef pours his soul into new Jamaican f... [Published Toronto Star Online - Apr 14 2014]
From 3D selfies to prototypes: Toronto gets cre... [Published Toronto Star Online - Apr 13 2014]
Guest Post: Lainey’s Pesto and Arugula Pizza [Published Canadian Living - Apr 10 2014]
Hard at work for the Gamess [Published Toronto Star Online - Apr 10 2014]
What legacy will the PanAm/ParaPan games leave ... [Published YongeStreet - Apr 10 2014]
Yardi Reports Canadian Real Estate Technology C... [Published Individual.com - Apr 10 2014]
Yardi Highlights Real Estate Technology Advanta... [Published Individual.com - Apr 10 2014]
Parents of blood scandal victim want his story ... [Published Hamilton Spectator - Apr 09 2014]
Visualization Technology Brings a New Dimension [Published Laboratory Equipment - Apr 09 2014]
Clock ticks, legal machine gears up in Barrie t... [Published Simcoe.com - Apr 08 2014]
After 23 years on Guelph city council, Gloria K... [Published Guelph Mercury - Apr 07 2014]
Regent Park's Redevelopment: Part Five [Published TVO.org - Apr 07 2014]
Yardi Spotlights Real Estate Technology Advanta... [Published CNBC - Apr 07 2014]
The 2014 NTEN Award: Jason Shim [Published Nonprofit Technology Enterprise Network - Apr 07 2014]
Seven Bridges seeking donations to benefit GBTC [Published Shoreline Beacon - Apr 06 2014]
Regent Park's Redevelopment: Part Four [Published TVO.org - Apr 04 2014]
How the losing couple of eight bidding wars fin... [Published Globe and Mail - Apr 04 2014]
John Campbell talks the future of the Waterfront [Published YongeStreet - Apr 02 2014]
Greg Ellwand Joins Cast of Tarragon's A GOD IN ... [Published Broadway World - Apr 02 2014]
Sister 2 Sister host event helping Regent Park ... [Published Inside Toronto - Apr 02 2014]
Digifest hires Strategic Objectives [Published Marketing Magazine Canada - Apr 01 2014]
Sheila Horne's New Novel, Sunshine Girls, Explo... [Published PR inside - Apr 01 2014]
A Part to Play- Gordon Cressy [Published Dolce Vita Magazine - Apr 01 2014]
Camille Lawson, RN, BA, MEd, Represents Ontario... [Published ECPlaza - Apr 01 2014]
New batch of chefs craving Chopped Canada victory [Published Kelowna Capital - Mar 31 2014]
Are Ontario hospitals prepared to handle a majo... [Published CTV News - Mar 29 2014]
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March/April cover story: Cop out [Published This.org feed - Mar 19 2014]
How Ontario’s failed police accountability system lets our authorities get away with systemic abuse of society’s most vulnerable populations When Greg Spoon accepted a beer from a friend on Monday, May 3, 2010, he can’t have imagined what would ...
Toronto Pan-Am Games cost balloons again as sec... [Published National Post | News » Posted Toronto - Mar 03 2014]
TORONTO — Security costs for the 2015 Pan American Games in the Toronto area are on the rise. The Ministry of Community Safety says a contract is now “almost in place” for private security services at next year’s Pan Am/Parapan Am Games across southern ...
Nominate Candidates for the 5 To Watch - Canada... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Feb 03 2014]
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Feb. 3, 2014) - George Brown College is accepting nominations for the 5 To Watch - Canada's Sports Business Awards. The awards are given to professionals who demonstrate leadership in their industry sector while exhibiting ...
Online Jewelry Company Mejuri Collaborates with... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Jan 28 2014]
Toronto, Canada, January 28, 2014 --( PR.com )-- Online jewelry company Mejuri launches competition in support of Canadian designers. Kim Newport-Mimran and Ken McGrath to judge entries by students from George Brown CollegeOnline fine jewelry company ...
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