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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

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


Floors in Fletcher Argue Building get a resurfacing treatment, one of many summer deep clean and repair projects undertaken by caretakers this summer. Pictured here are caretakers Peter Kielich and Ian Kemball. // Photos by Adam Dolman

Summer caretaking projects spruce up Fort Garry campus

August 15, 2016 — 
This year, a full deep-clean and repairs summer projects schedule is well underway at the Fort Garry campus


University of Manitoba Admin building

Caretaking committed to improved services

July 5, 2016 — 
Past year has included an external review and continuing enhancements to processes


Freedman Crescent Closure: June 20 to September 1, 2016

June 21, 2016 — 
Freedman Crescent closed: No access to Freedman between King’s Drive and MacLean Crescent

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Message on beautifying campuses

May 26, 2016 — 
Now in its 19th year, Campus Beautification Day has become a University of Manitoba tradition. The event this year is on May 27, 2016

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