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Canadore College president George Burton is championing North Bay’s next wave of growth with an expansion of its Aviation Campus at Jack Garland Airport, new programming, and industry partnerships.
Canadore builds on its aviation legacy with expansion plans, partnershipsGeorge Burton glances around the 17,000 square feet of hangar at Canadore College’s Aviation Campus, stuffed with helicopters and turboprop aircraft, and predicts big things are coming over the horizon in the next five years.Since arriving back at his alma mater to take the job as president of the North Bay college in 2010, Burton has been keen to drive business to the campus at Jack Garland Airport.Having a world-class 87,000-square-foot training facility at his disposal to showcase to industr...


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Canadore builds on its aviation legacy with expansion plans, partnerships
George Burton glances around the 17,000 square feet of hangar at Canadore College’s Aviation Campus, stuffed with helicopters and turboprop aircraft, and predicts big things are coming over the horizon in the next five years.Since arriving back at his alma mater to take the job as president of the ...
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