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Letter from the Principal: Update on Covid-19 in the Province of Ontario

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Monday, April 12th, 2021 To: All CIC Students, Parents, Staff and Partners, Update on Covid-19 in the Province of Ontario Earlier this afternoon, Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced that the Province of Ontario will close all Ontario schools for in-person learning following the current Spring Break. Effective Monday April 19, 2021 Columbia International College will be 100% online until the…

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CIC Residence & Classes Remain Open Amidst More Restrictions

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CIC remains open for in-person classes, activities and Residence Living as Hamilton moved back to Grey-Lockdown on the Ontario’s COVID-19 framework on March 29. The restrictions are loosen-up compared to the previous lockdown. Hamilton’s Grey Zone status means that events and social gatherings are restricted to 10 people outdoors while maintaining social distance. Grocery stores remain open with 50% capacity…

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CIC’s Stepped-Up Safety Protection Keep Students Healthy & Safe

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Our Stepped-up Safety protocols were implemented earlier in 2020, at a higher standard and before it was imposed by the public health authorities. As the pandemic evolves, the protocols get reviewed and updated by CIC’s Safe School Committee on a regular basis.  Some of the protocols currently in place at CIC:  21–day Quarantine in a designated Residence building for new and returning students  Daily Survey & Health Screening for all Staff, Students and…

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COVID-19 Updates in Ontario And How It Affects CIC (Jan 23, 2021)

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On January 12 the Ontario Government announced a state of emergency and a provincial stay-at-home order that will remain in effect at least until February 10, 2021. High School classes will continue remotely until then. Earlier this week the government indicated that the strict lockdown measures implemented on December 26, 2020 seems to be working as new COVID-19 case numbers…

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COVID-19 UPDATES (NOV 26 TO DEC 7)

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The City of Hamilton remains in the Red Zone in the Province of Ontario COVID-19 Response Framework. Limitations for the Red Zone regions include:   Only leave the house for essential purposes Gatherings are limited to 10 people indoors and 25 people outdoors Maximum of 10 patrons seated indoors at a restaurant   Outdoor dining, take out, drive through, and delivery are…

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