Northern College To Expand Haileybury Campus
McGuinty Government Helps College Create New Sciences Lab And Classrooms
Students at the Haileybury campus of Northern College will have the opportunity to study at a new state-of-the-art sciences laboratory and teaching facility.
The Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) will provide $985,000 to help renovate the adjacent former French Public School-École Publique des Navigateurs. The refurbished 10,000-square-foot building will allow Northern College to enhance science-related studies. Currently, the college leases equipment and several small off-site laboratories, classrooms and storage space.
“Northern College makes a major economic and social contribution to the local area. I am pleased that our government is helping sustain these benefits for the community over the longer term.”
“This new facility will help students apply their knowledge of the North’s natural resources to exciting opportunities in emerging sectors related to natural resources management, mining and forestry.”
“This investment is part of our government’s commitment to ensuring that students in the North, and across the province, develop the skills they need to succeed, so we can strengthen our economy and build prosperity for all Ontario families.”