Facilities Management and Development news
The Impact of the Strike in Quebec’s Construction Industry on McGill University The Quebec-wide construction strike affects construction and renovation projects underway at McGill. A strike of any significant duration will inevitably impact the schedule for completion of our projects.
The City of Montreal has informed McGill that due to municipal construction, some downtown campus buildings will lack water for up to 15 hours on May 31 and June 1. For the City’s scheduled water shutdown schedule, please consult the table below. As well, some streets near the campus will be closed from Friday evening through Saturday morning, with the following implications for traffic and parking:
Please be advised of a ventilation shutdown affecting ventilation system #1 (east side only) of the Bronfman Building on Thursday, February 8, from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. This shutdown is necessary for Facilities to perform maintenance on said ventilation system. For information, please contact Marc Laliberté at ext. 4596.
Please be advised of power shutdowns affecting the buildings listed below on Saturday, February 3, starting at 10:00 a.m. (10 minutes per building). These shutdowns are necessary to transfer each building from one electrical line to another as part of the project to upgrade the electrical distribution in the South West Sector of the downtown campus: • Ferrier • Power House. For information, please contact François Turcotte at ext. 8806 or David Balcombe at ext. 5849.
Please be advised of a major electrical shutdown on Tuesday, January 30, between 5:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. (10 minutes per building), affecting the main electrical distribution (South Campus) and the following buildings: Arts • Brown • Dawson Hall • Ferrier, including Power House • Leacock • Morrice Hall • Peterson Hall • Redpath Hall • Redpath Museum • SSMU. For information, please contact David Balcombe at ext. 5849.
Due to conflict with convocation activities, pick-up of superfluous office furniture and equipment at Macdonald Campus has been rescheduled to May 31 (one day) instead of the originally scheduled week of May 24-27. Please accept our sincere apologies for any inconvenience caused.