GBC in the Media

Catch up on George Brown in the news with the college’s latest media coverage.

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FOOD STUDIES

CBC News - Metro Morning 
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Date: April 5, 2021

CHCA Prof Lori Stahlbrand spoke to CBC’s Ismaila Alfa on Metro Morning about training chefs to become agents of change at George Brown College. Stahlbrand spoke about our exciting new Honours Bachelor of Food Studies program. The program aligns with the top-of-mind issues in today's changing world and brings new perspectives to food systems, sustainability, health, and food access with increased awareness of these societal issues. The program will position students to better analyze and propose creative approaches to these issues.

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CHEF WOLFMAN

 Global News
Photo: Chef David Wolfman
Date: Apr 05, 2021

 

 The Rind & Truckle owner Amy Robert and her husband Dan Boucher will be opening their artisanal cheese and goods store in downtown Orillia this Spring. Robert is now in the process of completing her schooling at George Brown College to become a fromager. “Having spent the past summers in Orillia and getting to know the stores, the people, the community, it’s such a vibrant community that is so supportive, so kind, and so friendly, so it just seemed like a really great fit to start my own business.” Robert’s store will not only sell cheese but also everything that goes with it, from crackers to honey to cutting boards.

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SKILLED TRADES

Ontario Construction News
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Date: Apr 07, 2021

Of the estimated 126,000 people in construction trades in Ontario, about 3,200 are women. Employers, municipalities and the Ontario government are encouraging women to consider construction careers. Featured here is Bijal Dalal who has been working in the construction industry for several years now after graduating from the residential construction management post-graduate program at George Brown College. Also featured is Aliya Hirji, a third-year construction management student from George Brown College has been presented with the inaugural Construction Specifications Canada scholarship of excellence.

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