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Read more about: New copper roof being made with traditional methods

New copper roof being made with traditional methods

June 2nd, 2020

The scaffolding is now up for a big renovation job on the E Wing (the back west wing on the original motherhouse near the parking lot entrance). “We are putting on a new copper roof using traditional methods,” explained Véronique Paris, Coordinator of Building Services. The project costs almost $1.65 million and took two years…

You + your bike can lower our carbon footprint!

May 5th, 2020

Our resident cycling enthusiast Richard Dugas of Facilities Management has pulled together advice and resources to encourage you to get on your bike this spring. Transport is one of Dawson's greatest causes of greenhouse gas emissions. Practice your itinerary on the quiet streets during the pandemic and come back to Dawson on your bike. Click read more for all the tips to get riding again.

Biggest fridge clean-out in Dawson’s history!

April 28th, 2020

Please let the Sustainability Office and Facilities Management know if you left food in your office or in a fridge or kitchen area.

It is week 7 and it would be important to throw out these leftovers.

Please use this form so you can return to a nice smell in the College:


Dawson opening up as day shelter

April 21st, 2020

Beginning today, Dawson College is opening up 3C.1 as an indoor day shelter.

The shelter will be open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily and clients will enter by 2100 Atwater. The use of Dawson is restricted to 3C.1, also known as the third floor cafeteria.

Mobile toilets and sinks are set up outside.

CTV reported on this yesterday and you can see the report in the Read More link.

Read more about: A photo tour of the 1% art at Dawson College

A photo tour of the 1% art at Dawson College

April 14th, 2020

There is art throughout our beautiful heritage building. Sometimes when you pass something every day, you no longer see it. Let's use this time away from the building to appreciate the art we have on campus.

Here is a gallery of professional photos shot in June 2019 of the art work at Dawson. It was commissioned under the 1% rule that public buildings (new or renovated) have to set aside 1% of the budget for art. Special thanks to Alan Stewart and Rhonda Meier for help putting these photos together.

Click Read More for the gallery.

Read more about: External contractors providing essential services during closure

External contractors providing essential services during closure

April 14th, 2020

While Dawson College has been closed since March 14, a critical crew of people continue to come to the campus to perform vital services. Many of the people who keep things going at the College are from external contractors. “Our Security team played a key and active role in the distribution of laptops and other…

De Maisonneuve entrance closed

March 3rd, 2020

Due to construction, the entrance at 4001 de Maisonneuve is closed this week and will reopen March 9.

Garbage Dude’s tips

February 18th, 2020

Garbage Dude was created by Facilities Management to raise awareness about waste on campus. Here are some of Garbage Dude's tips for making good choices at the waste sorting stations:

  • Do recycle ziplock bags and aluminum foil, even if they are not clean.
  • Don't throw takeout coffee cups in the recycling bin. They are garbage.
  • Do compost kleenex (new and used).
  • Do compost all paper products; only clean paper can be recycled.

For more, click Read More for a link to the Waste Management page.

Read more about: Climate action brings 13 cegeps to Dawson today

Climate action brings 13 cegeps to Dawson today

February 11th, 2020

Dawson College is hosting representatives from 13 cegeps to discuss and plan climate change action. Since declaring Dawson College Carbon Neutral Forever, the College is recognized as a leader in institutional climate responsibility. Other Cegeps are curious about what we have done and what we are planning to do to lower and offset our emissions….

De Maisonneuve entrance closed

February 4th, 2020

The 4001 de Maisonneuve entrance is closed Tuesday, Feb. 4 until 4 p.m. and Wednesday, Feb. 5 until 3 pm.

The parking entrance will not be affected.

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Last Modified: June 2, 2020


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