World Animal Day Winner Annouced!

Congratulations, Tasleet, for coming up with the most meaningful Columbia College pledge at #worldanimalday! Thank you to the student organizers and Karen the counselor for organizing the event and raising awareness to make the world a better place for all animals!  Last but not least, thank you to all the students, staff, and faculty who came out and wrote a pledge in support of animals! Your participation is appreciated!

World Animal Day Winner

Fall Read at the Library: The Sun is Also a Star

Check out the Library’s Fall Read recommendation this week!

Book title: _The Sun is also a Star_
Author: Nicola Yoon

_The Sun is also a Star_ is a love story for hopeless romantics and romantic skeptics alike. Natasha is trying to prevent her family from being deported back to Jamaica; Daniel is playing the role of a dutiful son of Korean immigrant parents. But when they meet by chance on a New York street, both of their lives change forever.
Borrow the book here:

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[Call for Volunteers] Be part of Fun Day on Oct. 27!

Be part of Friyay Fun Day!

Are you a club leader? Want to be part of Fun Day at Columbia College on Oct. 27th? Contact Jason the Counselor by Tuesday Oct. 17th for a chance to showcase your club and activities in the form of a booth or performance! We are also looking for volunteers that day for event set up and take down! Email Jason at or see him directly at Student Services during these times:

Friday, Oct. 13, Sat Oct 14, and Mon Oct. 16: All day
Tuesday, Oct. 17: Morning only

Fun Day call out

Cold and Flu Care Information

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As October is now here the weather is getting colder and the streets are getting wetter – signalling that it’s cold and flu season at Columbia College. Please be prepared by protecting yourself and those around you!

The Public Health Agency of Canada recommends:

  • A yearly flu vaccination
  • Washing your hands often to prevent the spread of illness/diseases
  • Coughing and sneezing into a tissue or your arm
  • Keeping surfaces and objects clean
  • Safe use of your personal medication
  • Staying home if you are sick

Flu vaccination clinics in your community:  

Use the helpful locator to find the closest flu vaccine clinic near to you! Call for an appointment and please bring your BC Services Card. does not pay for flu vaccination. Please call the clinic to ask the cost for those without an MSP Card.