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U of W Opens State-of-the-Art Building Today

June 27, 2011 7:14 AM | News


Richardson College for the Environment and Science Complex (HANDOUT)

The University of Winnipeg will officially open the Richardson College for the Environment and Science Complex today at 599 Portage Avenue.

The $66.5-million facility will attract world-class scholarship and research to Manitoba dedicated to sustainability issues.

Touted as North America’s most energy-efficient education and research building, the ribbon cutting is slated for 11 a.m.

Following the formal ceremony, the public is invited to enjoy refreshments at a public forum in the atrium from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.

From 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., public tours of the building will be offered every 30 minutes from the atrium. The last tour will be at 4 p.m.


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