Georgian College cancels 15th annual Pow Wow in light of COVID-19 concerns

The event was set to take place Saturday but there are no plans to reschedule

Barrie Georgian College announced that this weekend’s Pow Wow event is cancelled in light of recent COVID-19 news.

“The decision was made in consultation with senior leadership and our Indigenous Studies department, using the Government of Canada’s risk assessment tool for planning events in light of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak,” the Thursday statement read.

This was set to be the 15th annual Pow Wow at the college. There is no decision at this time to reschedule.