McGill, Georgian experience evacuation, lockdown

September 15, 2021
McGill University and Georgian College’s Barrie campus had heavy police presences on Tuesday morning due to threats. McGill evacuated three buildings at its downtown campus as Montreal police responded to a suspicious package that was found on campus. Montreal police said that the suspicious package was determined to be an empty box, and gave an all clear by 10:45AM. Georgian was under lockdown on Tuesday morning as Barrie Police conducted an investigation on campus. Georgian asked staff and students not to come to campus until further notice, and sent their lockdown procedure out to students. An all-clear was given shortly after 10:00AM. Global News (McGill) | CTV News (Georgian) | Collingwood Today (Georgian) (ON|QC)