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physical plant News Archive

Site Plan, waterproofing project map

Notification of construction: University Centre foundation waterproofing

June 26, 2017 — 
On June 28 work will begin on the University Centre Foundation Waterproofing project. Work will be completed in three phases

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Campus Beautification Day June 2, 2017.

Building campus community, one flower at a time

May 30, 2017 — 
Campus Beautification Day builds upon the campus community for those who work and study on campus and emphasizes and enhances the university’s place in the larger community as well

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Campus Beautification Day 2017

May 24, 2017 — 
Help make the Fort Garry and Bannatyne Campuses even more beautiful on June 2

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Scheduled steam distribution shutdown

May 24, 2017 — 
This shut down is essential for the maintenance of critical building systems. Steam distribution systems will be fully operational on June 15.


Emergency repair on Freedman Crescent – Transit rerouting

April 4, 2017 — 
Emergency repair and Transit re-routing


Emergency repair at Freedman Cres. & Kings Drive – Postponed until Apr. 2

March 31, 2017 — 
Saturday, Apr. 1, at Freedman Cres. & Kings Drive


Shovelling snow at University Centre

Record-breaking snowfall

December 9, 2016 — 
All-hands-on-deck needed to clear 6,000 parking lot stalls and 27 km of sidewalks on campus


Snow clearing

Snow clearing update

December 8, 2016 — 
Exceptional volume of snow has crews working around the clock to make campus accessible

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Shawna Pfeffer, Angela Bacher, Bozena Szul and Peter Allan, four members of the caretaking team that won one of the Team Awards at the 2016 Awards of Excellence. // Photo by Mariianne Mays Wiebe

Environmental Health and Safety Office

Make things easier for others — and more team-building tips

September 26, 2016 — 
Caretakers are the stewards of our buildings and the navigators of the university, with just a dash of neighbourhood bartender/hairdresser. We talk to an award-winning team.

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Gallery: Fall Foliage 2016

September 20, 2016 — 
Check out these gorgeous fall foliage pics -- and share your own


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