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Decision-making made easy! This tool gives you a breakdown of individual programs offered at George Brown College and how they differ from other programs you’re interested in. Use this tool to select up to 10 programs to compare, helping you make the right choice for the career you want.

1. Under Program Comparison, click Add a New Program

2. Search for one of the programs you’re interested in (either alphabetically, by interest or by job)

3. Click on the title of the program in the menu

4. Click Add to Comparison

5. Continue searching for programs using steps 2-4

6. When you’re done, clicking Program Comparison will give you a preview of the programs and the option to delete, add or clear all

7. Open Program Compare for more details and an easy-to-read comparison of the programs you’ve selected

Premier's Awards

Premier's Awards 2013

George Brown College congratulates Jim Caruk for winning a 2013 Premier’s Awards in the Technology category!

Jim Caruk 1976 graduate, Sheet Metal Worker Apprenticeship
Principal, The Caruk Group Construction; Founder, Build-it-Yourself Learning Centres; HGTV Expert; National Ambassador for DEWALT, Stanley, & Bostitch Tools

Master contractor Jim Caruk has taken his training as a sheet metal worker to extraordinary heights.  With two successful HGTV series, Real Renos and Builder Boss, he is the principal of The Caruk Group construction firm; founder and editor of Renovation Contractor magazine for Canadian contractors; and creator of Build it Yourself Learning Centres, providing professional instruction to home improvement enthusiasts.  In 2009, Caruk launched the not-for-profit Renos for Heroes Foundation, providing essential home renovations for Canadian soldiers who lost limbs in battle. An enthusiastic advocate for trades education, Caruk credits his college training as the catalyst for his success.

2013 Nominees Video

Do you know of a candidate for the Premier's Awards?
If so, please submit this nominee information form

The Premier's Awards is an annual provincial awards program created by the government to recognize the important economic and social contribution college graduates make to Ontario. Award nominees receive a bronze medal and direct a five thousand dollar bursary to the college of their choice.

There are 6 categories and one graduate may be nominated in each category: 

  • Applied Arts: Creative Arts and Design
  • Applied Arts: Community Services
  • Business
  • Health Sciences
  • Technology
  • New Graduate