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Panthers Varsity Military Appreciation and Bell Let’s Talk Games this Weekend

Jan 18, 2019 | Canadore College

(NORTH BAY, ONT.) – The Canadore Panthers varsity teams will be paying tribute to the military and encouraging meaningful conversations about mental health at this weekend’s home games against the George Brown Huskies and Fleming Knights.

All weekend games will support the national Bell Let’s Talk campus campaign, which encourages student-led mental health conversations in order to reduce the negative stigma associated with mental illnesses. Fans will receive Bell Let’s Talk thundersticks.

The men’s basketball team will be dedicating their game to the military on Saturday. Military personnel and their families from 22 Wing North Bay, its Squadrons and affiliates, will be the Panthers’ special guests, treated to a pre-game social followed by an appreciation ceremony and ceremonial tip-off. 

Saturday, January 19 – Bell Let’s Talk                                         

MBB Panthers vs. George Brown Huskies @ 1 p.m. -- Military Appreciation Game                                               

WVB Panthers vs. George Brown Huskies at 4 p.m.

MVB Panthers vs. George Brown Huskies at 6 p.m.

Sunday, January 20 – Bell Let’s Talk

MBB Panthers vs. Fleming Knights @ 1 p.m.

The women’s team holds a 10-2 record and is ranked 2nd in the in the Ontario Colleges Athletics Association (OCAA) standings in the east division. The Panthers men’s volleyball team holds 3rd place in the east division with a 8-4 record. The men’s basketball team currently holds 7th place in the east division standings with a 6-6 record.

All games take place in the Education Centre Gym. Admission is free, but as a part of the college’s food insecurity initiative, patrons are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items to games to help stock the shelves of the North Bay Food Bank and the Canadore College Emergency Student Food Bank. Game enthusiasts also receive complimentary popcorn.

GET YOUR CLAWS OUT to support your Canadore College Panthers.

Canadore College trains people through applied learning, leadership and innovation. It provides access to over 75 full-time quality programs and has outstanding faculty and provides success services to students from nearly 400 Canadian communities and 15 international countries. The College and its students add nearly $244 million to Nipissing Parry Sound Service Area economy. Approximately 1,000 students graduate from Canadore each year, and they join 45,000 alumni working across the globe. Canadore receives less than 50 per cent of its traditional funding from the provincial Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities and relies on its own innovation and entrepreneurial endeavors and generous donors for the balance.

For more information, please contact:  Jessica Charette at 705.475.2538 or; Carrie Richmond at 705.474.7600, ext. 5216 or



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