Top 4 Open House Question’s Answered!

//Top 4 Open House Question’s Answered!

Top 4 Open House Question’s Answered!

How can I get to the main campus from my home town in Southern Ontario?

Confederation College, Thunder Bay, ON

Bus: Greyhound

Flights: Porter Airlines (Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport), Air Canada (Pearson International Airport), and WestJet (Pearson International Airport)

Sault College, Sault Ste. Marie, ON

Bus: Greyhound

Flights: Porter Airlines (Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport) and Air Canada (Pearson International Airport)

Northern College, Timmins, ON

Bus: Ontario Northland

Flights: Porter Airlines (Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport) and Air Canada (Pearson International Airport)

Cambrian College and Collège Boréal, Sudbury, ON

Bus: Greyhound and Ontario Northland

Flights: Porter Airlines (Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport) and Air Canada (Pearson International Airport)

Train: Via Rail

Canadore College, North Bay, ON

Bus: Ontario Northland and Greyhound

Flights: Porter Airlines (Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport) and Air Canada (Pearson International Airport)

Where is the closest Grocery Store?

Confederation College

No Frills – 1, 425 Edward Street North – 6-minute bus ride on bus 5 or 10 and then a 3-minute walk from the Edward & Redwood stop.

Sault College

Metro – 248 Northern Ave E. – 15-minute walk from campus.

Northern College

Metro – 4858 Ontario 101, South Porcupine – 5-minute walk from campus.

Collège Boréal

Food Basics – 400 Notre Dame Ave – 10-15 minutes on bus 014.

Metro – 900 Lasalle Boulevard – 6-minute Drive – 22 minutes on bus 301.

Cambrian College

Metro – 900 Lasalle Boulevard – 9 minutes on bus 302.

Real Canadian Superstore – 1485 Lasalle Boulevards – 4 minutes on bus 401 exit at Sparks stop and walk 5 minutes or 16-minute walk from campus.

Canadore College

No Frills – 975 McKeown Ave – 10 minutes on bus 1a from main campus and 8 minutes on bus 1b from the lower residences.

What is the gym like at your campus?

Confederation College

“The Confederation College Fitness Centre is a recreational facility.” – http://www.confederationc.on.ca/fitnesscentre

Sault College

“The Sault College Health and Wellness Centre offers a fully functional fitness space featuring state of the art equipment, that has all of your recreation and wellness needs covered.” –  http://www.saultcollege.ca/services/Athletics/FitnessCentre.asp

Northern College

“The Athletic Facilities and Wellness Centre are available to all Northern College students. The lower level includes a sauna, lockers, weight room, cardio machines, squash court and private workout room. The full size gym is prefect for basketball, volleyball, indoor soccer, floor hockey and badminton and the mezzanine has mats, punching bags, stretching areas and a beep testing area.” – http://www.mynorthern.ca/?page_id=236

Collège Boréal

“Full-time students throughout the various Boréal campuses are registered for the college year at the sports centres of their respective regions. In Sudbury, the Centre sportif du Collège Boréal (sports centre) welcomes the college community and is open to the general public of the Sudbury region. The Centre includes a gymnasium, two squash courts, cardiovascular training machines, saunas as well as a weight room equipped with free weights and a variety of stationary machines. The Centre staff members are available to evaluate your physical condition and, if you want, to establish a personal exercise program for you.” – http://www.collegeboreal.ca/student-services/college-life/sports-centre/

Cambrian College

“The Cambrian Athletics Centre strives to meet your fitness, recreational, and health-related professional development needs. Our offerings include individual fitness assessments by qualified personnel, team and individual sport opportunities, and health and fitness-related courses.” – http://cambriancollege.ca/services/pages/athleticcentre.aspx

Canadore College

“This spacious gym offers two full playing surfaces which accommodate a full-sized basketball court, 6 badminton courts, 2 half-court volleyball courts, 6 basketball nets and 2 half-court basketball court. The purchase of all Canadore’s sporting equipment is made possible with the students’ athletic fees. All equipment is available for you to sign out, free of charge.” – http://www.canadorecollege.ca/athletics/facilities-0

What is there to do off campus? (Top 10 things to do from Trip Advisor)

Thunder Bay, ON, Confederation College

  1. Terry Fox Monument
  2. Fort William Historical Park
  3. Sleeping Giant Provincial Park
  4. Thunder Oak Cheese Farm
  5. The Blue Point Amethyst Mine
  6. Hillcrest Park
  7. Centennial Botanical Conservatory
  8. Mount McKay
  9. Centennial Park
  10. Cascades Conservation Area

https://www.tripadvisor.ca/Attractions-g155017-Activities-Thunder_Bay_Ontario.html

Special Mentions:

  • Sleeping Giant Brewery
  • Escape rooms
  • Hoito Restaurant
  • The Organic Garden Cafe
  • The Sovereign Room
  • Madhouse
  • The Foundry
  • Movies
  • Mount Baldy or Loch Lomond- Skiing/Snowboarding
  • Golf Courses

Sault Ste. Marie, ON, Sault College

  1. Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre
  2. Sault Ste. Marie Boardwalk
  3. Sault Ste. Marie Canal National Historic Site
  4. Essar Centre
  5. Rail Tours
  6. Ermatinger-Clergue National Historic Site
  7. Bellevue Park
  8. Algoma Central Railway
  9. Kinsmen Park
  10. Fort Creek Conservation Area

https://www.tripadvisor.ca/Attractions-g155012-Activities-Sault_Ste_Marie_Northeastern_Ontario_Ontario.html

Special Mentions:

  • Searchmont Resort- Skiing/Snowboarding – Included in tuition at Sault College
  • Wacky Wings
  • Gino’s Family Restaurant
  • Movies
  • Golf Courses
  • OHL Hockey

Timmins, ON, Northern College

  1. Kettle Lakes Provincial Park
  2. Kamiskotia Snow Resort
  3. Gillies Lake Conservation Area
  4. Timmins Museum: National Exhibition Centre
  5. Hersey Lake Conservation Area
  6. Golf Courses
  7. Surfing, Windsurfing, Kitesurfing
  8. Water Sports
  9. Movie Theatres
  10. Nature & Wildlife Tours

https://www.tripadvisor.ca/Attractions-g155018-Activities-Timmins_Northeastern_Ontario_Ontario.html

Special Mentions:

  • Neo Laser Tag
  • The Moneta Pub and Grub
  • Wacky Wings
  • Club 147
  • Aura
  • Christopher’s Coffee House
  • Porcupine Ski Runners
  • Cedar Meadows Resort & Spa

Sudbury, ON, Collège Boréal and Cambrian College

  1. Science North
  2. Bell Park Walkway/ Boardwalk
  3. Big Nickel & Dynamic Earth
  4. Onaping Falls
  5. Lake Laurentian Conservation Area
  6. Northern Ontario Railroad Museum & Heritage Centre
  7. Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes
  8. Windy Lake Provincial Park
  9. Fielding Memorial Park
  10. Sudbury Theatre Centre

https://www.tripadvisor.ca/Attractions-g155016-Activities-Sudbury_Northeastern_Ontario_Ontario.html

Special Mentions:

  • Stack Brewing
  • Golf Courses
  • Art Gallery of Sudbury
  • Movies
  • The Townhouse Tavern
  • Peddler’s Pub
  • Laughing Buddha
  • The Dog House
  • OHL Hockey
  • The Grand and Fuse
  • SRO
  • Adanac ski hill

North Bay, ON, Canadore College

  1. North Bay Heritage Train and Carousel
  2. Dushesnay Falls Trails
  3. Laurier Woods Conservation Area
  4. Laurentian Skill Hill
  5. Discovery North Bay
  6. Canadian Forces Museum of Aerospace Defence
  7. Lee Park
  8. Theatre & Performances
  9. Laurentian Escarpment Conservation Area
  10. Sightseeing Tours

https://www.tripadvisor.ca/Attractions-g155000-Activities-North_Bay_Northeastern_Ontario_Ontario.html

Special mentions:

  • Antoine Mountain
  • Golf Courses
  • OHL Hockey
  • The Moose
  • The Fox
  • Cecil’s Brewery and Beer Society
  • Burger World
  • Twiggs Coffee Roasters
  • Greco’s Pizza & Pasta
  • Station Tap House & Steak Co.
  • Kate Pace Way
  • Waterfront
  • Raven and Republic – Trivia Tuesdays
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