Canadore College

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From the time Canadore College opened its doors in 1967, we've taken pride in creating the best possible environment for learning.

Here in the beautiful city of North Bay, just 180 minutes north of Toronto, you'll discover three easily accessible campuses - the new Aviation Campus, Commerce Court and the Education Centre, which is situated on a stunning 450 hectare wooded escarpment overlooking the city. Within the walls of our campuses, you'll find a personalized environment where you can excel in smaller than average classes and where you'll have your own academic advisor. A place where every applicant has access to career counselling and our graduates get jobs.

Areas of Expertise

The College Offers Diploma programs in:

School of Aviation
School of Business and Management
School of Community Justice and Police Studies
School of Environmental Studies and Biotechnology
School of Health, Human Care and Wellness
School of Languages
School of Media, Design and Dramatic Arts
School of Sport and Recreation
School of Trades and Technology

On Campus Housing

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Co-ed:496 bedsLowest: $4,434Highest: $6,000

The College offers both townhouse and apartment style residence accommodation. Both residence styles offer a private, fully-furnished single bedroom with shared cooking, dining, living room and bathroom facilities. For further information, please contact the Residence Office at (705) 474-7600 ext. 5357 or visit our website at

Off Campus Housing

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Homestay:1 bedsLowest: $350Highest: $550

Listings of accommodations available from privateowners in the North Bay area may be picked up at the Residence Office or accessed online at our off-campus housing website at For more information call (705) 474-7600, ext. 5345. Canadore College does not inspect or approve these accommodations as this is considered the responsibility of the student.

Incoming Students

Come and explore our environment for learning. We are sure you'll agree that Canadore can offer you both an excellent education and a well rounded social life. Canadore College celebrates diversity and takes pride in providing a comfortable and welcoming learning environment where all students feel at home.

Career Planning

Career Services is dedicated to providing access to on campus, community part-time jobs and exposing students to relevant career-oriented employers prior to and after graduation. Watch for Job Fair posters in February for your opportunity to network with potential employers right on campus. Job Fair - February 24, 2010. For our students and graduates, our services include: • notices of employment • online job postings • job postings at all campuses Consultation regarding: • job search techniques • resume and interview skills • career information / salaries • job market expectations • college placement statistics


Canadore offers a wide variety of activities at the varsity, club and recreational levels. Our Panther varsity teams compete in men’s and women’s volleyball and indoor soccer against other college teams in the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA). You may have opportunities to participate in an extensive campus recreation program, which includes intramural leagues and tournaments, instructional clinics, clubs, activity days and other activities. You may take advantage of free gym time, a fitness room, cross-country ski trails and walking trails during your leisure time. Panthers also offer's men's varsity basketball and hockey teams that participate in tournaments and city leagues.


Canadore College shares a campus with Nipissing University and this allows us to offer you a variety of joint events that you just won't find anywhere else. For instance, The Wall Bar and Grillhouse is owned and operated by Canadore and Nipissing students. This 700 capacity student centre is a great place to relax and unwind with friends. It features a sports bar, lounge, full menu, an excellent sound system and is host to big name bands, entertainment and comedy acts throughout the year.


The Canadore Students Representative Council (CSRC) supports and provides start up funds for clubs. Some organizations include the Panther Athletic Council (PAC) and the Canadore College Alumni Association. There are also campus television and radio stations and a campus newspaper.

Information Technology

Students may arrange for Internet access in their rooms with an outside Internet service provider. Internet access is also available in several computer labs, the library and the Learning Resources Centre.

Special Services

From the moment you arrive at Canadore College, you will notice that we are sensitive to the concerns of special needs students. We recognize that you may require changes to your physical environment, assistive devices, learning aids and alternative program delivery in order to be successful in your post-secondary studies. We provide the services necessary to make you feel comfortable and confident as you undertake your education at Canadore College. Canadore is also a partner in a project with three other post-secondary institutions, which has been awarded $4 million to assist people identified with learning disabilities make the transition from secondary to post-secondary level learning and to improve their chances for academic success. Canadore has an Aboriginal Learning Unit (ALU) that is committed to ensuring the success of the school's aboriginal students. The ALU team members are available to assist you with your academic and general counselling needs. Cultural resources, peer tutoring, and mentorship are provided to enhance your educational experience.

International Involvement

Canadore College has been involved in projects in Thailand, China, Zambia, Mexico, Malaysia and Ecuador ranging in scope from administrative infrastructure development to environmental technologies, curriculum development, hospitality/tourism, computer courses and networking/Internet development. The College is increasing its current range of student exchange agreements, which are in the fields of hospitality/tourism and business/information systems. Canadore College welcomes foreign students to apply to any post-secondary or skills training program based on availability of places in the program. Our well respected aviation programs have been of particular interest to international students, as well as information technology studies and English as a Second Language.

Campus Tour

Open house events will be held throughout the year. As well, students may arrange for individual or group campus tours. or our Student for a Day program. Please contact the Liaison Office at (705) 474-7600, ext. 5151, or by e-mail at or visit Virtual tours are also available online.


Campus Life/Student Services includes a Health Centre, AccessAbility services, Career and Employment Services, Counselling, Cafeterias, Residence, Athletics, Recreation and Wellness, Testing Centres, a Student Centre and Parking.

Modified on March 29, 2018