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Wilfrid Laurier University Laurier Brantford
April 18, 2014
 
 
Canadian Excellence

Campus Service Outage



If you have questions about any of the following outages and how they may affect you, please contact Linda Cook at extension 5761 or lcook@wlu.ca

 


Wednesday, April 9, 2014
GRH - Elevator

The left elevator at Grand River Hall, 171 Colborne Street, Brantford will be out of service until Friday, April 11 at which time a replacement part for the door closing mechanism will be installed.  The right elevator is fully functional.

Tony Parsons
Area Manager, Custodial Services
Ext 5815

 

Wednesday, March 19, 2014
RCW - Elevator (UP-DATE)

As of 1:45 p.m. today, March 19, 2014, the elevator at the Research and Academic Centre, West Wing, 150 Dalhousie Street, Brantford was back in service.

Tony Parsons
Area Manager, Custodial Services
Ext 5815

 

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 
RCW - Elevator

The elevator at the Research and Academic Centre, West Wing, 150 Dalhousie Street, Brantford, is currently out of service.  We anticipate it will be back in service sometime in the afternoon.

Please use the stairs or take the elevator in RAC East to access the lower level, first and second floor.  Please view Campus Service Outage web page for up-dates.

Tony Parsons
Area Manager, Custodial Services 
Ext 5815

 

Thursday, March 13, 2014
RAC East - elevator

The elevator at the Research and Academic Centre, East Wing, 150 Dalhousie Street, Brantford is currently out of service.  A service call has been placed.  Please check the web-site for up-dates.

Please use the stairs or take the elevator in RAC West to access the lower level, first and second floor of RAC East. For accessibility issues, contact Special Constables at 519-756-8228 ext 5888.

Ron McKenzie
Manager, Facilities Operations
Ext 5574

 

Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Carnegie - Main Water Line Replacement (Parking affected)

The main water line at the Carnegie Building, 73 George Street, Brantford, will be replaced on Tuesday, March 11.  Currenty there is no water to the Carnegie and most likely all day Tuesday, March 11 there will also be no water.  For alternative water and washroom facilities, please visit the Student Centre.

Areas of the south driveway will be dug up on March 11, therefore there will be no parking available on the south side of the building (driveway closest to Darling Street).

Tony Parsons
Area Manager, Custodial Services
Ext 5815

 

Thursday, February 20, 2014
Carnegie - No Water (3rd UPDATE)

Due to the forecasted weather, it has been confirmed that The City will be on site tomorrow to resolve the water issue.  For alternative water and washroom facilities, please visit the Student Centre.

Tony Parsons
Area Manager, Custodial Services
Ext 5815

 

Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Carnegie - No Water (2nd UPDATE)

As of 2:30 p.m. we have been advised that the water issue will be resolved on Thursday, February 20, 2014.  For alternative water and washroom facilities, please visit the Student Centre.

Tony Parsons
Area Manager, Custodial Services
Ext 5815

 

Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Carnegie - No Water (UPDATE)

The City of Brantford is on-site and have determined that a value needs to be replaced.  They anticipate the water to be back on later this afternoon.

Ron McKenzie
Manager, Facilaities Operations
Ext 5574

 

Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Carnegie - No Water

There is currently no running water at the Carnegie building located at 73 George Street. We are working with the City of Brantford to determine the cause of this issue. Sincerest apologies for any inconvenience and we hope to have this issue resolved as soon as possible.

Ron McKenzie
Manager, Facilities Operations
Ext. 5574


Tuesday, February 18, 2014
RAC - Sporadic Water Shut Offs

On Tuesday, February 18, 2014 sporadic water shut offs will take place through out the Research Academic Centre, West and East Wings, 150 Dalhousie Street, Brantford to repair the back flow devices.

Tony Parsons
Area Manager, Custodial Services
Ext 5815

 

Thursday, December 19 through to Monday, December 23, 2013
Back Flow Prevention Testing - Water Shut Off

Back flow prevention testing will be take place across campus beginning this Thursday, December 19 and will be completed on Monday, December 23. The water will be shut off in all buildings while testing takes place and will be off anywhere from 30 minutes to an hour. We are unable to provide a schedule as repairs make it impossible to adhere to.

Tony Parsons
Area Manager, Custodial Services 
Ext 5815

 

Thursday, November 28, 2013
GRH - Sprinkler System

On Thursday, November 28 they will be working on the sprinkler system on the lower level (1st floor) at Grand River Hall, 171 Colborne Street, Brantford.  A fire watch will be in service from 6:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Peter Thomson
Project Manager
Ext 4008

 

Thursday, November 28, 2013
GRH - Planned Power Outage

On Thursday, November 28 there is a planned power outage for the lower level (1st floor) at Grand River Hall, 171 Colborne Street, Brantford.  It will take place between 6:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. and will also affect phones.

Tony Parsons
Area Manager, Custodial Services
Ext 5815

 

Thursday, November 28 and Friday, November 29, 2013
GRH - Carpet Installation

Removal and installation of the carpet on the lower level (1st floor) of Grand River Hall, 171 Colborne Street, Brantford will take place after 4:00 on Thursday, November 28 and Friday, November 29. Carpet will be replaced in the hallway and lounge areas. Elevator access to the lower level (1st floor) will be FOB access only after 5:00 p.m. both days.

Peter Thomson
Project Manager
Ext 4008

 

Saturday, November 23 and Sunday, November 24, 2013
GRH - Power Interruptions

Construction work will be taking place at the lower level (1st floor) of Grand River Hall, 171 Colborne Street, Brantford the weekend of Saturday, November 23 and periodic power interruptions will occur only on the first floor.

Peter Thomson
Project Manager
Ext 4008

 

Thursday, November 21, 2013
GRH - Elevator FINAL UPDATE

As of 4:30 on Thursday, November 21, 2013 the elevator in Grand River Hall, 171 Colborne Street, Brantford, was back in operation. 

Tony Parsons
Area Manager, Custodial Services
Ext 5815

  

Monday, November 18, 2013
GRH - Elevator UPDATE

Up-dated information regarding the elevator that goes to the basement in Grand River Hall, 171 Colborne Street, Brantford, it will now be out of service until Wednesday, November 20, 2013.  For basement access please use the stairs.  Please view the web page for up-dates.

Tony Parsons
Area Manager, Custodial Services
Ext 5815

 

Saturday, November 16, 2013
MP - Parking Lot

On Saturday, November 16, 2013 there will be no access to the Market Place parking lot due to the sidewalk being dug up at the parking lot entrance.

Tony Parsons
Area Manager, Custodial Services
Ext 5815

 

Wednesday, November 13, 2013
GRH - Elevator

The elevator that goes to the basement in Grand River Hall, 171 Colborne Street, Brantford, will be out of service until possibly as late as Monday, November 18, 2013.  For basement access please use the stairs.  Please view the web page for up-dates.

Tony Parsons
Area Manager, Custodial Services
Ext 5815

 

Thursday, October 31, 2013
RCE - Toilets UPDATE

As of 11:00 a.m. October 31, 2013 the issue regarding the toilets at the Research and Academic Centre, East Wing, 150 Dalhousie Street, Brantford has been resolved.

Tony Parsons
Area Manager, Custodial Services
Ext 5815

 

Thursday, October 31, 2013
RCE - Toilets

The toilets at the Research and Academic Centre, East Wing, 150 Dalhousie Street, Brantford are not flushing due to a possible cistern pressure issue.  Please use the washrooms in the West Wing. 

Please continue to view Campus Service Outage web page for up-dates.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor, Facilities Support
Ext 5815

 

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - UPDATE
RCW - Sliding doors (front and back)

Please be advised, as of 1:15 p.m. today the front and back sliding doors at the Research and Academic Centre, West Wing, 150 Dalhousie Street, Brantford were back in operation.

Tony Parsons
Area Manager, Custodial Services
Ext 5815

 

Wednesday, October 23, 2013
RCW - Sliding doors (front and back)

Due to last night's power outage the front and back sliding doors (near Stedman's Bookstore) at the Research and Academic Centre, West Wing, 150 Dalhousie Street, Brantford are not operational.

For access to the closest alternate entry please use the front and back doors near the TechShop.

Tony Parsons
Area Manager, Custodial Services
Ext 5815

 

Wednesday, October 2, 2013
GRH - Water shut off

On Wednesday, October 2, 2013 from 7:00 a.m. until approximately 7:45 a.m. the same day the water at Grand River Hall, 171 Colborne Street, Brantford will be shut off to repair a plumbing issue.

Tony Parsons
Area Manager, Custodial Services
Ext 5815

 

Tuesday, October 1 to early November 2013 (UP-DATED end date)
RAC West - Elevator

The elevator at the Research and Academic Centre, West Wing, 150 Dalhousie Street, Brantford, is currently out of service until early November.

Please use the stairs or take the elevator in RAC East to access the lower level, first and second floor. For accessibility issues, contact Special Constables at 519-756-8228 ext 5888. 

Please share any concerns you have with Ron McKenzie, Manager of Facilities Operations (rmckenzie@wlu.ca), or Lynn Kane, Employment Equity and AODA Officer (lkane@wlu.ca) so they can assist in making alternate arrangements for third floor access during the outage.

 

Please continue to view Campus Service Outage web page for up-dates.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor, Facilities Support
Ext 5815

 

Tuesday, September 10, 2013
RCE - Elevator

The elevator at the Research and Academic Centre, East Wing, 150 Dalhousie Street, Brantford is currently out of service.  Please use the stairs or take the elevator in RAC West to access the lower level, first and second floor of RAC East. For accessibility issues, contact Special Constables at 519-756-8228 ext 5888.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor, Facilities Support
Ext 5815

 

Wednesday, September 4, 2013
SC - Elevator UPDATE

The elevator at the Student Centre, 103 Darling Street, Brantford is now operational.

Tony Parsons
Area Manager, Custodial Services
Ext 5815

 

Tuesday, September 3, 2013 to undertermined date
SC - Elevator

The elevator at the Student Centre, 103 Darling Street, Brantford is out of service.  Please use the stairs. If you have an accessibility issue, please contact Special Constables Office at 519-756-8228 ext 5888. For up-dates, please view this web page.

Tony Parsons
Area Manager, Custodial Services
Ext 5815

 

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 to undertermined date
RCE - Basement Washrooms

The washrooms in the basement of the Research and Academic Centre, East Wing, 150 Dalhousie Street, Brantford will be out of service starting Wednesday, July 31, 2013 from 8:00 a.m. until an undetermined date.  For an up-date please check the Campus Service Outage web page.

Tony Parsons
Area Manager, Custodial Services
Ext 5815

 

Friday, June 28, 2013
GRH - Elevator to basement

The elevator leading to the basement at Grand River Hall, 171 Colborne Street, Brantford is temporarily out of service until further notice.

Tony Parsons
Area Manager, Custodial Services
Ext 5815

 

Tuesday, June 25 to Friday, June 28, 2013
Construction on Darling Street

Construction will be occurring starting Tuesday, June 25, 2013 between the Student Centre, 103 Darling Street and Aboriginal House, 111 Darling Street, Brantford.  The sidewalk will be closed for the remainder of the week.  Access to the parking lot and possibly parking itself may be affected.

Peter Thomson
Project Manager
Ext 4008

 

Friday, June 21, 2013
CB - Parking Lot Repairs

On Friday, June 21 minor parking lot repairs will be taking place on the south side of the Carnegie Building, 73 George Street, Brantford.  The 3rd and 4th spots in from George Street will be the only 2 affected and will be off limits for most of the day. No reserved spaces are affected.

Tony Parsons
Area Manager, Custodial Services
Ext 5815

 

Thursday, June 20 and Friday, June 21, 2013
RCE - Water Shut Off

The water will be shut off at RAC East 3rd floor, 150 Dalhousie Street, Brantford on June 20 and 21 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m..

Tony Parsons
Area Manager, Custodial Services
Ext 5815

 

Monday, June 24 through to August 31, 2013
GRH - Construction on 1st floor

Construction will take place between June 24 and August 31, 2013 on the 1st floor of Grand River Hall, 171 Colborne Street, Brantford.  All classrooms and lounge have been booked off during this time. 

Ron McKenzie
Manager, Facilities Operations
Ext 5574


Friday, June 7, 2013
RCE - Sprinkler System Maintenance UPDATE

The end time for the scheduled maintenance has been extended to 5:00 p.m. today (Friday, June 7).  A fire watch will continue until the completion of the maintenance.

For further details, please see original notice below.

Tony Parsons
Area Manager, Custodial Services
Ext 5815

 

Friday, June 7, 2013
RCE - Sprinkler System Maintenance

On Friday, June 7, 2013 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. sprinkler system maintenance will take place at the Research and Academic Centre, East Wing, 150 Dalhousie Street, Brantford.  A fire watch will take place in all affected areas during this maintenance period.  Notices will be posted at building entrances.

Philip Teskey
Fire Safety Officer
Ext 3887

 

Thursday, May 30, 2013
GRH - Water Shut Off

On Thursday, May 30, 2013 the water will be shut off from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. at Grand River Hall, 171 Colborne Street, Brantford.

Tony Parsons
Area Manager, Custodial Services
Ext 5815

 

Sunday, May 26, 2013
Expositor Building - No access to parking garage

On Sunday, May 26, 2013 there will be no access to the Expositor Building parking garage due to a full day of cleaning.

Tony Parsons
Area Manager, Custodial Services
Ext 5815

 


Tuesday, May 14, 2013
GRH - elevator repairs

On Tuesday, May 14, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon the elevator leading to the parking level will be out of service due to floor repairs.

Tony Parsons
Area Manager, Custodial Services
Ext 5815

 

Wednesday, April 24, 2013
SC - elevator UPDATE

As of 2:10 p.m. today the elevator at the Student Centre, 103 Darling Street, Brantford, was back in operation.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor Facilities Support
Ext 5815

 

Wednesday, April 24, 2013
SC - elevator

The elevator at the Student Centre, 103 Darling Street, Brantford is out of service.  A service call has been placed.  Please use the stairs.  If you have an accessibility issue, please contact Special Constables Office at 519-756-8228 ext 5888.  For up-dates, please view this web page.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor, Facilities Support
Ext 5815

 

Monday, March 4, 2013
RAC East - elevator UPDATE

The elevator at the Research and Academic Centre, East Wing, 150 Dalhousie Street, Brantford is now operational as of 1:45 p.m. March 4.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor, Facilities Support
Ext 5815

 

Friday, March 1, 2013 to Monday, March 4, 2013
RAC East - elevator

The elevator at the Research and Academic Centre, East Wing, 150 Dalhousie Street, Brantford will be out of service until Monday, March 4, 2013.

Please use the stairs or take the elevator in RAC West to access the lower level, first and second floor of RAC East.  For accessibility issues, contact Special Constables at 519-756-8228 ext 5888.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor, Facilities Support
Ext 5815

 

Wednesday, February 20, 2013
GRH - Water Shut Off

On Wednesday, February 20, 2013 from 7:00 a.m. to approximately 9:30 a.m. the water will be shut off at Grand River Hall, 171 Colborne Street, Brantford in order to replace a main shut off valve.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor, Facilities Support
Ext 5815

 

Wednesday, February 13, 2013
RCW - Elevator

The elevator at the Research and Academic Centre, West Wing, 150 Dalhousie Street, Brantford, is currently out of service.  Please use the stairs or take the elevator in RAC East to access the lower level, first and second floor.  Please view Campus Service Outage web page for up-dates.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor, Facilities Support
Ext 5815

 

Saturday, February 9, 2013
RAC - Power will be off

On Saturday, February 9 the power will be off between 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. while work is being conducted on the emergency lighting at the Research and Academic Centre, both West and East Wings, 150 Dalhousie Street, Brantford.

IMPORTANT - Please POWER OFF your computer prior to leaving RAC for the weekend.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor, Facilities Support
Ext 5815

 

Wednesday, February 6, 2013
RCW - Elevator UPDATE

As of 11:00 a.m. on February 6, the elevator at the Research and Academic Centre, West Wing, is now operational.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor, Facilities Support
Ext 5815

 

Wednesday, February 6, 2013
RCW - Elevator

The elevator at the Research and Academic Centre, West Wing, 150 Dalhousie Street, Brantford, is currently out of service.  Please use the stairs or take the elevator in RAC East to access the lower level, first and second floor.  Please view Campus Service Outage web page for up-dates.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor, Facilities Support
Ext 5815

 

Tuesday, February 5, 2013
SCJ - Elevator UPDATE

As of 9:45 a.m. on February 5 the elevator at the SC Johnson Building is now operational.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor, Facilities Support
Ext 5815

 

Tuesday, February 5, 2013
SCJ - Elevator

The elevator at SC Johnson Building, 38 Market Street, Brantford is out of service.  A service call has been placed.  Please use the stairs.  If you have an accessibility issue, please contact Special Constables Office at 519-756-8228 ext 5888.  For up-dates, please view this web page.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor, Facilities Support
Ext 5815

 

Monday, February 4, 2013
SCJ - Elevator UPDATE

As of 2:30 p.m. February 4 the SC Johnson Building elevator is now operational.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor, Facilities Support
Ext 5815

 

Monday, February 4, 2013
SCJ - Elevator

Currently the elevator at the SC Johnson Building, 38 Market Street, Brantford, is not operational.  Please use the stairs.  If you have an accessibility issue, please contact Special Constables Office at 519-756-8228 ext 5888.  For up-dates, please view this web page.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor, Facilities Support
Ext 5815

 

Monday, February 4, 2013
SC - Elevator UPDATE

As of 2:30 p.m. February 4 the Student Centre elevator is now operational.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor, Facilities Support
Ext 5815

Monday, February 4, 2013
SC - Elevator

Currently the elevator at the Student Centre, 103 Darling Street, Brantford, is not operational.  Please use the stairs. If you have an accessibility issue, please contact Special Constables Office at 519-756-8228 ext 5888.  For up-dates, please view this web page.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor, Facilities Support
Ext 5815

   

Wednesday, January 30, 2013
SCJ - After Hours Access

After hours OneCard access to the SC Johnson Building, 38 Market Street, Brantford is currently not operational.  The accessibility door operator is also not operational during after hours, which is anytime prior to 8:00 a.m. and anytime after 10:00 p.m. Monday to Thursday.  Fridays the building is locked at 5:00 p.m. 

To access the building Monday to Friday prior to 8:00 a.m. please make arrangement in advance with Tony Parsons at tparsons@wlu.ca

To access the building Monday to Friday after hours, please make arrangements in advance with Special Constables at lbsecurity@wlu.ca

A service call has been placed.  Please see the web page for up-dates.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor, Facilities Support
Ext 5815

 

Thursday, January 24, 2013
GRH Parking Garage Up-date

The sprinkler work at the Grand River Hall parking garage is now complete.  The lot is now back in service.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor, Facilities Support
Ext 5815

 

Tuesday, January 22, 2013
GRH Parking Garage

The sprinkler system at Grand River Hall parking garage is being replaced.  Effective immediately the GRH parking garage will be out of service until approximately Thursday, January 24.  Please check web page for up-dates as to when the parking garage will be reopened.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor, Facilities Support
Ext 5815

 

Thursday, January 17, 2013
UPDATE on RCW - Elevator

The elevator at the Research and Academic Centre, West Wing, 150 Dalhousie Street, Brantford is now operational.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor, Facilities Support
Ext 5815

 

Thursday, January 17, 2013
RCW - Elevator

The elevator at the Research and Academic Centre, West Wing, 150 Dalhousie Street, Brantford, is currently out of service.  Please use the stairs or take the elevator in RAC East to access the lower level, first and second floor.  Please view Campus Service Outage web page for up-dates.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor, Facilities Support
Ext 5815

 

Monday, January 14, 2013
SCJ - Stairwell Access

On Monday, January 14, 2013 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. debris will be removed from the lower level of the SC Johnson Building, 38 Market Street, Brantford.  As a result of this removal there will be sporadic interruptions with access to the stairwell, between the 1st floor and lower level, located near the 1st floor water refill station.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor, Facilities Support
Ext 5815

 

Monday, January 7, 2013
SCJ - No Hot Water

Currently there is no hot water at the SC Johnson Building, 38 Market Street, Brantford.  A service call has been placed and we expect it to be rectified later today.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor, Facilities Support
Ext 5815

 

Friday, January 4, 2013
GRH - Fire Alarm Testing

On Friday, January 4, 2013 between 12:00 noon and 12:15 p.m. fire alarm testing will take place at Grand River Hall, 171 Colborne Street, Brantford.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor, Facilities Support
Ext 5815

 

Thursday, December 20, 2012
GRH - Fire Alarm Testing

On Thursday, December 20, 2012 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. fire alarm testing will take place at Grand River Hall, 171 Colborne Street, Brantford.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor, Facilities Support
Ext 5815

 

Wednesday, December 19 to Friday, December 21, 2012
Back Flow Prevention Testing - Water Shut Off

Back flow prevention testing will be take place across campus beginning this Wednesday, December 19 and will be completed on Friday, December 21.  The water will be shut off in all buildings while testing takes place and will be off anywhere from 30 minutes to an hour.  We are unable to provide a schedule as repairs make it impossible to adhere to.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor, Facilities Support
Ext 5815

 

Up-date - Tuesday, December 18, 2012
RCW 3rd foor kitchenette - Water shut off

The water is back on in RCW 3rd floor kitchenette.

Len Kitchen
Custodial Leadhand
Ext 5668


 

Monday, December 17 and Tuesday, December 18, 2012
RCW 3rd floor kitchenette - Water shut off

Due to issues with the water in the kitchenette at the Research and Academic Centre, West Wing, 3rd floor, the water will be shut off Dec 17 and 18.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor, Facilities Support
Ext 5815

 

Saturday, November 24, 2012
Street Closures

On Saturday, November 24, 2012 the 38th Annual Brantford Santa Claus Parade will be travelling along Colborne/Dalhousie Streets finishing at Harmony Square.

The following street closures will be taking place between 5:00 p.m. and approximately 9:00 p.m.  (Note:  I am only providing you with the downtown street closures, which affect Laurier Brantford):

  • Dalhousie Street will be closed from Clarence Street through to Brant Avenue
  • Darling and Colborne Streets will be open, however, ALL side streets between those 2 streets will be closed (Clarence, Charlotte, George, Market, Queen, King and Bridge Streets)

A notice will be published in the Weekly News and the students who park at the Expositor have been notified.

Enjoy the Santa Claus Parade!

Linda Cook
Facilities and Operations Assistant
Ext 5761

 

Wednesday, November 21, 2012
No Hot Water - RAC East Wing

On Wednesday, November 21, 2012 from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. there will be no hot water in the Research and Academic Centre, East Wing, 150 Dalhousie Street, Brantford due to the installation of equipment.

Peter Thomson
Project Manager
Ext 4008

 

Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Gas Shut Off - RAC East Wing

On Wednesday, September 26, 2012 from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. the gas will be shut off in the Research and Academic Centre, East Wing, 150 Dalhousie Street, Brantford as they are doing the final tie ins for the 3rd floor lab equipment.

The gas shut off will result in no heat for RAC East.  Please come prepared for cooler temperatures during this time.

Ron McKenzie
Manager, Facilities Operations
Ext 5574

 

Thursday, August 23, 2012
Road Closure - Charlotte Street

On Thursday, August 23, 2012 Charlotte Street will be closed from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. between Darling and Dalhousie Streets to accommodate an equipment lift for the campus.  Also closed will be the Charlotte Street entrance for the Research and Academic Centre, East Wing, 150 Dalhousie Street, Brantford.

Peter Thomson
Project Manager
Ext 4008

 

Thursday, August 16, 2012 to Friday, August 31, 2012
Carnegie Building - access

Over the next 2 weeks, weather dependant, repairs will take place on the stairs and pillars at the Carnegie Building, 73 George Street, Brantford.  Full access will remain, however, certain areas will be blocked off.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor Facilities Support
Ext 5815

 

Wednesday, August 15, 2012
RAC West - Elevator

On Wednesday, August 15, 2012 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon the elevator in the West Wing of the Research and Academic Centre, 150 Dalhousie Street, Brantford will be out of service while videotaping is taking place in the elevator.  Please use the stairs or take the elevator in RAC East to access the lower level, first and second floor.

Linda Cook
Facilities and Operations Assistant
Ext 5761

 

Monday August 13 to Tuesday August 14, 2012
GRH - Basement Floor Repair

 

The basement floor will be stripped and waxed so the basement will not be accessible Monday from 6:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and again Tuesday from 6:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Sincerest apologies to those who are inconvenienced.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor, Facilities Support
ext. 5815

Monday August 13, 2012
RAC East Elevator - Elevator Use Interrupted

 

A contractor will be using the RAC East elevator to make deliveries throughout the day. If the elevator is busy or unavailable for periods of time, this is due to the deliveries. Sincerest apologies to those who are inconvenienced.

Peter Thomson
Project Coordinator

Tuesday, August 7 to Wednesday, August 8, 2012
RAC East - 3rd Floor Washrooms Closed



The 3rd Floor washrooms in RAC East are closed due to construction. Accessible washrooms are availble on all other floors. Sincerest apologies to those who are inconvenienced.

Peter Thomson
Project Coordinator


Tuesday, July 24 to Thursday, July 26, 2012
Grand River Hall - removal of asbestos-containing cement piping 

Asbestos-Containing cement piping will be removed from the 5th floor at Grand River Hall, 171 Colborne Street, Brantford from July 24 to 26, 2012 between 8:00 and 5:00. 

This work will be conducted according to the Ontario Regulation 278/05 Asbestos on Construction projects and in Building and Repair Operations, by a trained and qualified remediation contractor.  All control measures will be in place in order to eliminate any risk to building occupants.

If you have any questions please contact either of the following people.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor Facilities Support
Ext 5815

Jason Scozzafava
Occupational Hygienist & Facilities Safety Officer
Ext 2817


 

Thursday, July 12, 2012
SC Johnson - elevator repair

The elevator at SC Johnson, 38 Market Street, Brantford will be out of service today from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. for repair service.

Please use the stairs for alternate access.

Arrangements can be made for those with accessibility issues.   Please contact Linda Cook at 519-756-8228 ext 5761 or e-mail lcook@wlu.ca.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor, Facilities Support
Ext 5815

 

Wednesday, July 11 and Friday, July 13, 2012
Grand River Hall - access to basement and parking garage

Asbestos-Containing vinyl floor tiles will be removed from the basement hallway at Grand River Hall, 171 Colborne Street, Brantford on July 11, 2012 between 8:30 and 5:00. 

Also, new flooring will be installed in this area on Friday, July 13, 2012 between 8:30 and 5:00.

During both of these time periods there will be NO access to the basement and parking garage.  Please use Grand River Hall front doors.

This work will be conducted according to the Ontario Regulation 278/05 Asbestos on Construction projects and in Building and Repair Operations, by a trained and qualified remediation contractor.  All control measures will be in place in order to eliminate any risk to building occupants.

If you have any questions please contact either of the following people.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor Facilities Support
Ext 5815

Jason Scozzafava
Occupational Hygienist & Facilities Safety Officer
Ext 2817

 

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012
Grand River Hall - Power Glitch

Earlier today there was a power glitch at Grand River Hall, which caused power outages to our phone and IT equipment. As of 2:00 this afternoon, the power glitch has been resolved and the power is up and running again. Sincerest apologies to those who were inconvenienced.

Ron McKenzie
Manager, Facilities Operations
Ext 5574


Tuesday, June 19, 2012
RAC East - Drilling (extended)

The drilling at the Research and Academic Centre, East Wing, 150 Dalhousie Street, Brantford will continue on Tuesday, June 19, 2012 starting at 7:30 a.m. through to 5:00 p.m.  Please see June 18 notice for the details.

Peter Thomson
Project Manager
Ext 4008


Monday, June 18, 2012
RAC East - Drilling

Drilling will be taking place at the Research and Academic Centre, East Wing, 150 Dalhousie Street, Brantford on Monday, June 18 starting at 7:30 a.m. through to 5:00 p.m.  It will involve drilling from the 3rd floor through to the 2nd floor in some offices and corridors.

The occupants of the offices affected have been notified.   While drilling takes place in the corridors, traffic will be re-routed.

Please be aware that it will be very noisy on the 3rd and 2nd floors and some will filter down to the 1st floor.

Peter Thomson
Project Manager
Ext 4008

Friday, June 8, 2012
CB - Fire Alarm Testing

Further fire alarm testing will take place on Friday, June 8 at the Carnegie Building, 73 George Street, Brantford between 9:30 and 1:30, for approximately 10 to 15 minutes, to verify a replaced panel is working.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor Facilities Support
Ext 5815

Wednesday, June 6, 2012
GRH - Water shut off

Plumbing repairs will take place on Wednesday, June 6 from 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at Grand River Hall, 171 Colborne Street, Brantford.  During this time the water will be shut off.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor, Facilities Support
Ext 5815

Tuesday, June 5, 2012
RAC East - Fire Alarm Testing

The fire alarms at the Research and Academic Center, East Wing, 150 Dalhousie Street, Brantford will be set off for testing purposes between 1:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.. The alarms will only be ringing for short periods of time to avoid much disruption.

Peter Thomson
Project Coordinator, Physical Resources
Ext 4008

Thursday, May 24, 2012
RAC East - Fire Alarm Testing

The fire alarms at the Research and Academic Center, East Wing, 150 Dalhousie Street, Brantford will be set off for testing purposes between 8:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.. The alarms will only be ringing for short periods of time to avoid much disruption.

Peter Thomson
Project Coordinator, Physical Resources
Ext 4008


Tuesday, May 22 - Wednesday, May 23, 2012
RAC East - Chiller System

The chiller system at the Research and Academic Center, East Wing, 150 Dalhousie Street, Brantford is currently down. A service call was placed early this morning to have the system up and running as soon as possible. My sincerest apologies for the inconvenience caused by the warm temperature.

Ron McKenzie
Manager, Facilities Operations
Ext 5574


Monday, May 28 - Tuesday, May 29, 2012
RAC West - Elevator

The elevator at the Research and Academic Centre, West Wing, 150 Dalhousie Street, Brantford will be out of service from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday for floor repairs. Please use the stairs or take the elevator in RAC East to access the lower level, first and second floor.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor, Facilities Support
Ext. 5815


Wednesday, May 16, 2012
SC Johnson - Exterior Work

The sidewalk outside of the SC Johnson building, 38 Market Street, will be disrupted from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. due to the installation of exterior lighting, which will require a scissor lift placed on the sidewalk.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor, Facilities Support
Ext 5815


Monday, May 14, 2012 (Revised date of May 12 and 13)
RAC West - elevator

The original scheduled date of May 12 and 13 has now been changed to Monday, May 14, 2012 for the following service outage.

The elevator at the Research and Academic Centre, West Wing, 150 Dalhousie Street, Brantford will be out of service from 6:00 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. for floor repairs. Please use the stairs or take the elevator in RAC East to access the lower level, first and second floor. 

Tony Parsons
Supervisor, Facilities Support
Ext 5815


Thursday, May 10, 2012
Water shut off - Grand River Hall

On Thursday, May 10, 2012 from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. the water will be shut off at Grand River Hall, 171 Colborne Street, Brantford for repairs on the 3rd floor.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor, Facilities Support
Ext 5815

Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Banner Removal - parking lot/sidewalk obstruction

On Wednesday, April 25 between 8:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon the Laurier Brantford banners will be removed, which will result in the areas listed below being obstructed.

- Post House parking lot near Dalhousie Street
- Student Centre sidewalk at the corner of George and Darling Streets
- SC Johnson Building sidewalk on Market Street

I apologize for any inconvenience.

Ron McKenzie
Manager, Facilities Operations
Ext 5574

Saturday, April 21, 2012
RAC East and West - Power Off

On Saturday, April 21 between 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. the power at RAC East and West, 150 Dalhousie Street, Brantford will be shut off to test the emergency lighting.

All occupants are to vacate the building during this time.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor, Facilities Support
Ext 5815

Tuesday, April 17, 2012
RAC East - elevator

On Tuesday, April 17 between 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. the elevator at the Research and Academic Centre, East Wing, 150 Dalhousie Street, Brantford will be out of service for a scheduled inspection.

Please use the stairs or take the elevator in RAC West to access the lower level, first and second floor of RAC East.  For accessibility issues, contact Special Constables at 519-756-8228 ext 5888.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor, Facilities Support
Ext 5815

Friday, April 6, 2012
Power Shut Down

On Friday, April 6, 2012 the power will be shut off at RAC East, 150 Dalhousie Street, Brantford between 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to perform a load test on the generator.

Please vacate the building during this time period.

Peter Thomson
Project Manager
Ext 4008

Thursday, April 5, 2012
Water Shut Off

On Thursday, April 5, 2012 the City of Brantford will be shutting water off on Darling Street between George and Charlotte Streets sometime between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.  Water is expected to be off for 1 to 2 hours and will only affect the Student Centre at 103 Darling and Aboriginal Services at 111 Darling.

Wilkes House at 119-121 Darling is fed from a main on Charlotte Street so will not be effected.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor, Facilities Support
Ext 5815

Thursday, March 22, 2012 (original install date was Fri., March 23)
RAC West sidewalk

On Thursday, March 22, 2012 the Dalhousie Street sidewalk in front of the Research and Academic Centre, West Wing, 150 Dalhousie Street, Brantford will be closed due to the installation of the coffee kiosk awnings.

Peter Thomson
Project Manager
Ext 4008

Monday, March 5, 2012
RAC East - elevator

The elevator at the Research and Academic Centre, East Wing, 150 Dalhousie Street, Brantford will be out of service Monday, March 5, 2012 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. for maintenance work.

Please use the stairs or take the elevator in RAC West to access the lower level, first and second floor of RAC East.  For accessibility issues, contact Special Constables at 519-756-8228 ext 5888.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor, Facilities Support
Ext 5815

Saturday, March 3, 2012
RAC East - drywall

On Saturday, March 3, 2012 drywall work will be taking place on the 3rd floor of the Research and Academic Centre, 150 Dalhousie Street, Brantford.

Peter Thomson
Project Manager
Ext 4008

Friday, March 2, 2012
RAC East elevator - BACK IN SERVICE

As of 3:35 p.m. on Friday, March 2, 2012 the elevator at the Research and Academic Centre, East Wing, 150 Dalhousie Street, Brantford is now back in service.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor, Facilities Support
Ext 5815

Friday, March 2, 2012
RAC East - elevator

The elevator at the Research and Academic Centre, East Wing, 150 Dalhousie Street, Brantford is currently out of service.  A service called has been placed.

Please use the stairs or take the elevator in RAC West to access the lower level, first and second floor of RAC East.  For accessibility issues, contact Special Constables at 519-756-8228 ext 5888.

Please view this page for up-dates regarding this service outage.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor, Facilities Support
Ext 5815

Monday, February 27, 2012
Student Centre elevator - BACK IN SERVICE

As of 4:35 p.m. the elevator at the Student Centre is now back in service.

Linda Cook
Facilities and Operations Assistant
Ext 5761

Monday, February 27, 2012
Student Centre elevator

The elevator at the Student Centre, 103 Darling Street, Brantford is currently out of service.  For alternate access please use the stairs.  For accessibility issues, contact Special Constables at 519-756-8228 ext 5888.

Please view this page for up-dates regarding this service outage.

Ron McKenzie
Manager, Facilities Operations
Ext 5574

Friday, February 17 to Friday, February 24, 2012
Various construction projects throughout campus

Starting Friday, February 17 and continuing through to Friday, February 24 the following construction projects will be taking place:

Peer Connect area, replacing desk - starting on Fri., Feb 17
Modifications to fence at 111 Darling Street - starting on Sat., Feb 18
Ceiling installation on 3rd floor corridor at RAC East - starting on Sat., Feb 18
Installation of awnings at RAC West, which will involve construction in the lounge area - starting Sat., Feb 18
Ceiling being painted at Carnegie Rotunda area, which will involve scaffolding - starting Tues., Feb 21

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Peter Thomson, Project Manager, ext 4008
Tony Parsons, Supervisor, Facilities Support, ext 5815

Wed., Dec 21 and Thurs., Dec 22, 2011
Water Shut Off - All Administration and Residence Buildings

On Wednesday, December 21 and Thursday, December 22 Back Flow Prevention Testing will be done throughout campus.  In all administration and residence buildings the water will be shut off for 20 to 30 minute intervals sporadically throughout the 2 days.

Prior to using the washroom, please ensure that water is running.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor Facilities Support
Ext 5815

Friday, December 16, 2011
RAC East - Charlotte Street Entrance

Friday, December 16, 2011 a scissor lift will be used at the Research and Academic Centre, East Wing, 150 Dalhousie Street near the Charlotte Street entrance.  Access to this entrance will be intermittent.  For alternate access, please use the entrance at the corner of Charlotte and Dalhousie Streets.

Peter Thomson
Project Manager
Ext 4008

Monday, December 12, 2011
Odeon Building - Elevator

On Monday, December 12, 2011 a scheduled elevator maintenance call will take place at the Odeon Building, 50 Market Street, Brantford between 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.  For alternate service please take the stairs.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor Facilities Support
Ext 5815

Friday, December 9, 2011
Research and Academic Centre, East Wing - Sliding Doors - BACK IN SERVICE

The sliding doors at RAC East are now fully operational.

Ron McKenzie
Manager Facilities Operations
Ext 5574

Thursday, December 8, 2011
Research and Academic Centre, East Wing - Elevator - BACK IN SERVICE

As of 9:15 a.m. the elevator at RAC East was back in service.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor Facilities Support
Ext 5815

Thursday, December 8, 2011
Research and Academic Centre, East Wing - Elevator

The elevator at the Research and Academic Centre, East Wing, 150 Dalhousie Street, Brantford is currently out of service.  A technician has been called.  Please check this web-page for an up-date.

Please use the stairs or take the elevator in RAC West to access the lower level, first and second floor of RAC East.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor Facilities Support
Ext 5815

Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Research and Academic Centre, East Wing - Sliding Doors

The sliding doors at the Research and Academic Centre, East Wing, 150 Dalhousie Street, Brantford which lead to the courtyard are currently out of service.

Please use either the side doors between RAC East and West or the sliding doors at RAC West.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor Facilities Support
Ext 5815

Wednesday, December 7, 2011
SC Johnson Building - Men's Washroom

The men's washroom located on the lower level of the SC Johnson Building, 38 Market Street, Brantford is currently out of service until further notice.

Please use one of the other men's washrooms located on each floor.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor Facilities Support
Ext 5815

Thursday, November 24, 2011
Research Centre East - Outside Door at Charlotte and Dalhousie Street

Please note that one of the Research Centre East (150 Dalhousie Street) doors at the corner of Charlotte Street and Dalhousie Street is broken. It has been secured so that it cannot be opened from the outside, but will still be usable as an emergency exit. The other door at this entrance is not latching properly, so we are asking that it be pulled completely closed after use. It may be a few weeks before the doors can be fixed, and we appreciate your cooperation.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor Facilities Support
Ext 5815

Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Roof repairs at Student Centre and 111 Darling Street

On Wednesday, November 23, weather permitting, BML Roofing will be carrying out roof repairs at both the Student Centre, 103 Darling Street and at Aboriginal Services, 111 Darling Street.  The buildings will remain accessible.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor Facilities Support
Ext 5815

Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Elevator Shut Down at Odeon Building

On Tuesday, November 22 service work is being performed on the elevator at the Odeon Building, 50 Market Street, Brantford.  The elevator will be out of service from approximately 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.  For alternate service please take the stairs. 

Tony Parsons
Supervisor Facilities Support
Ext 5815

Monday, November 21, 2011
Construction at RAC West

On Monday, November 21 hoarding will be setup in the student lounge area to allow for the construction of the coffee kiosk in the Research and Academic Centre, West Wing, 150 Dalhousie Street, Brantford.  The student lounge will remain open during the 2 week construction period.

Peter Thomson
Project Manager
Ext 4008

Friday, November 18, 2011
Wharfe Street closed

We have received notice from the City that they will be closing Wharfe Street between Hill Street and Basil Street on Friday, November 18 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m..  A crane will be setup on the street and access will not be allowed to anything West of the Brantford Public Library, which includes access from the back of Grand River Hall.  If you park at GRH parking lot, please make alternate parking arrangements for that day.

Ron McKenzie
Manager Facilities Operations
Ext 5574

Sunday, October 30, 2011
Fire Alarm Testing at GRH

On Sunday, October 30, 2011 new fire safety equipment will be tested at Grand River Hall, 171 Colborne Street, Brantford.  The fire alarm will be pulled at 12:00 noon and it is anticipated it will brief.   All occupants can remain in building while testing is taking place.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor Facilities Support
Ext 5814

Friday, October 28, 2011
Elevator - 97 Dalhousie

The elevator at 97 Dalhousie Street is currently out of service.   A call has been placed to the contractor and at this time we are unsure as to when the elevator will be back in service.  Please check this web-site for updates.

For alternate access, please use the stairs.  For accessibility issues, contact Angel Evans, Accessible Learning Assistant, 519-756-8228 ext 5786.

Peter Thomson
Project Manager
Ext 4008

Friday, October 28, 2011
Access to 97 Dalhousie Street

On Friday, October 28 a crane will be on site to lift mechanical units.  Access to the Dalhousie Street sidewalk and Dalhousie Street entrance at 97 Dalhousie Street will be restricted between 8:30 a.m. and 12:00 noon.  Please use the entrance off of Harmony Lane.

Peter Thomson
Project Manager
Ext 4008

Friday, October 6, 2011 (9:45 a.m.)
Elevator - RAC East UPDATE

The elevator at the Research and Academic Centre, East Wing, 150 Dalhousie Street, Brantford is now operational.

Peter Thomson
Project Manager
Ext 4008

Thursday, October 6, 2011
Elevator - RAC East

The elevator at the Research and Academic Centre, East Wing, 150 Dalhousie Street, Brantford is currently out of service.  A technician has been called.  Please check this web-page for an up-date.

Please use the stairs or take the elevator in RAC West to access the lower level, first and second floor of RAC East.

Peter Thomson
Project Manager
Ext 4008


Friday, September 30, 2011
Elevator - RAC East

On Friday, September 30, 2011 the elevator at the Research and Academic Centre, East Wing, 150 Dalhousie Street, Brantford will be out of service from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Please use the stairs or take the elevator in RAC West to access the lower level, first and second floor. 

Tony Parsons
Supervisor Facilities Support
Ext 5815

Thursday, September 29, 2011
Elevator - 97 Dalhousie Street

On Thursday, September 29, 2011 the elevator at 97 Dalhousie Street will be out of service from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon due to modification work being done.

For alternate access, please use the stairs.  For accessibility issues, please contact Angel Evans, Accessible Learning Assistant, 519-756-8228 ext 5786.

Peter Thomson
Project Manager
Ext 4008

Friday, September 23, 2011
Fire alarm testing - SC Johnson Building

Further fire alarm testing will be taking place on Friday, September 22, 2011 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. at the SC Johnson Building, 38 Market Street, Brantford.

Peter Thomson
Project Manager
Ext 4008

Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Fire alarm testing - SC Johnson Building

On Wednesday, September 21 from 7:30 p.m. to approximately 9:30 p.m. fire alarm testing will take place at the SC Johnson Building, 38 Market Street, Brantford.

Peter Thomson
Project Manager
Ext 4008

Monday, September 19, 2011
Lower level - SC Johnson Building

On Monday, September 19 from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. the lower level of SC Johnson Building, 38 Market Street, Brantford will be off limits due to floors being waxed.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor Facilities Support
Ext 5815

Thursday, September 15, 2011
3rd Floor Ladies Washroom - RAC East

At noon on Thursday, September 15 the ladies washroom on the 3rd floor of RAC East will be out of service until the end of the day on Friday, September 16.  Washrooms are available on all other levels of RAC East.

Peter Thomson
Project Manager
Ext 4008

Wednesday, September 7, 2011
Elevator at RAC East - up-date

The elevator at the Research and Academic Centre, East Wing, 150 Dalhousie Street, Brantford is now operational.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor Facilities Support
Ext 5815

Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Elevator at RAC East

The elevator at the Research and Academic Centre, East Wing, 150 Dalhousie Street, Brantford is currently out of service.  A service technician is working on the problem.  Please use the stairs or take the elevator in RAC West to access the lower level, first and second floor.  For an up-date, please review this web page.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor Facilities Support
Ext 5815

Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Elevator at RAC West - update

The elevator at the Research and Academic Centre, West Wing, 150 Dalhousie Street, Brantford is now operational.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor Facilities Support
Ext 5815

Thursday, September 1, 2011
Elevator at RAC West

The elevator at the Research and Academic Centre, West Wing, 150 Dalhousie Street, Brantford is currently out of service.  A service request has been placed.  Please use the stairs or take the elevator in RAC East to access the lower level, first and second floor.  For an up-date, please review this web page.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor Facilities Support
Ext 5815

Monday, August 29, 2011
Elevator at Grand River Hall

On Monday, August 29 the right hand side elevator at Grand River Hall, 171 Colborne Street, Brantford will be out of service for the morning to accommodate furniture being moved into residence.  This is the elevator which goes to the basement.  Please use the left hand side elevator, which does not go to the basement, or take the stairs.  Anyone with accessibility issues is to contact Special Constables Office at 519-756-8228 ext 5888 for assistance.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor Facility Support
Ext 5815


Monday, August 29, 2011
Power Shutdown - SC Johnson Building

On Monday, August 29 between 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. the power at the SC Johnson Building, 38 Market Street, Brantford, will be shut down.

All occupants of SCJ are asked to vacate the building by 4:45 p.m.   If you require access after 6:00 p.m., please contact the Special Constables Office at 519-756-8228 ext 5888 to confirm the power is back on.

Peter Thomson
Project Manager
Ext 4008

Monday, August 22 to Wednesday, August 24
SCJ Washrooms

From Monday, August 22, 2011 to Wednesday, August 24, 2011 two washrooms in the SC Johnson Building will be out of service.  The women's washroom beside SCJ 112, and the second floor washroom beside SCJ 210 will be out of service, please use washrooms on the third and fourth floor.  We thank you for your understanding and apologize for any inconvenience.

Peter Thomson
Project Manager
Ext 4008



Monday, August 22 to Friday, August 26, 2011
Flooring at Carnegie

The week of August 22 the flooring is being replaced in the common area on the 2nd floor at the Carnegie Building, 73 George Street, Brantford.  All classrooms will be out of service during this time.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor Facilities Support
Ext 5815

Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Elevator at Odeon

The elevator at the Odeon Building, 50 Market Street, Brantford is back in service.

Linda Cook
Facilities and Operations Assistant
Ext 5761

Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Elevator at RAC West

On Tuesday, August 15 the elevator at the Research and Academic Centre, West Wing, 150 Dalhousie Street, Brantford will be out of service for the entire day.  Please use the stairs or take the elevator in RAC East to access the lower level, first and second floor.

Len Kitchen
Leadhand, Facilities Support
lbfacilitiessupport@wlu.ca


Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Odour - SCJ

On Tuesday, August 16 at 5:00 p.m. foam will be sprayed in the basement of the SC Johnson Building, 38 Market Street.  Due to the odour of the foam, all occupants of SCJ are asked to vacate the building by 4:45 p.m.  You will be able to return to the building the next business day.  We thank you for your understanding and apologize for any inconvenience.

Peter Thomson
Project Manager
Ext 4008

Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Power Shut off - RAC East

On Tuesday, August 16, 2011 the power will be shut off at 5:00 p.m. at the Research and Academic Centre, East Wing, 150 Dalhousie Street, Brantford.  All occupants of RAC East are asked to vacate the building by 4:45 p.m.    You will be able to return to the building the next business day.  We thank you for your understanding and we apologize for any inconvenience.

Peter Thomson
Project Manager
Ext 4008

Monday, August 15, 2011
Elevator at RAC West

On Monday, August 15 the elevator at the Research and Academic Centre, West Wing, 150 Dalhousie Street, Brantford will be out of service for the entire day.  Please use the stairs or take the elevator in RAC East to access the lower level, first and second floor.

Peter Thomson
Project Manager
Ext 4008

Monday, August 15, 2011
Student Centre/Post House Parking Lot

Weather permitting, on Monday, August 15 part of the Student Centre/Post House parking lot will be unavailable for parking for the entire day.  Some entrances to the parking lot will be closed.  These entrances will be clearly marked.  For alternate parking lots, please see Laurier Brantford/Campus Operations/Parking Services/Parking Lot Locations web page.

Peter Thomson
Project Manager
Ext 4008

Friday, August 12, 2011
Elevator at Odeon Building

The elevator at the Odeon Building is temporarily out of service.  A technician has determined a part is necessary.  Please view this web page for up-dates.

Linda Cook
Facilities and Operations Assistant
Ext 5761

Friday, August 12, 2011
Business Centre (lower level) at Grand River Hall

On Friday, August 12 new cabinetry will be installed in the lower level Business Centre room 142 at GRH.  Please use the business area on the 2nd floor.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor Facilities Support
Ext 5815

Friday, August 12, 2011
Elevator at Grand River Hall

On Friday, August 12 the right hand side elevator at Grand River Hall, 171 Colborne Street, Brantford will be out of service for the morning to accommodate furniture being moved into residence.  This is the elevator which goes to the basement.  Please use the left hand side elevator, which does not go to the basement, or take the stairs.  Anyone with accessibility issues is to contact Special Constables Office at 519-756-8228 ext 5888 for assistance.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor Facility Support
Ext 5815

Friday, August 12, 2011
Xerox machines at SC Johnson Building and Grand River Hall

Friday, August 12 the Xerox machines at SCJ 106 and GRH 142 will be switched and unavailable for use during this time.  For copying needs, please use the Xerox machines in SCJ 320, SCJ 408 or GRH 208.  For printing needs, GRH occupants are to select the alternate printer.  SC Johnson occupants can bring their USB key to my office to print.

Linda Cook
Facilities and Operations Assistant
Ext 5761

Thursday, August 4, 2011
Elevator at SC Johnson Building

The elevator will be out of service at the SC Johnson Building, 38 Market Street, Brantford on Tuesday, August 4, 2011.  Please use the stairs.  Elevator access for people with accessibility issues can arranged by contacting lbsecurity@wlu.ca .

Peter Thomson
Project Manager
Ext 4008

Tuesday, August 2, 2011
Service Interruption for GRH

On Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011 there will be temporary service interruptions at GRH starting at 8:00 AM in order to provide connectivity to Service Laurier Brantford. All other buildings should remain operational.  This interruption will affect both voice and data. 


Saturday, July 30, 2011
Power Shut Off - RAC East
(Rescheduled from Friday, July 29)

On Saturday, July 30, 2011 the power will be shut off in the morning at the Research and Academic Centre, East Wing, 150 Dalhousie Street, Brantford.  All occupants of RAC East are asked to not utilize the building on Saturday, July 30, 2011.  We thank you for your understanding and we apologize for any inconvenience.

Peter Thomson
Project Manager
Ext 4008

Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Elevator at Research and Academic Centre, West

On Wednesday, July 27 the elevator door will be replaced at the Research and Academic Centre, West Wing, 150 Dalhousie Street, Brantford.  The elevator will be out of service for that day.  Please use the stairs or take the elevator in RAC East to access the lower level, first and second floor.

Peter Thomson
Project Manager
Ext 4008

July 22 and July 25, 2011
Elevator at SC Johnson Building

Due to construction work on the lower level of the SC Johnson Building, 38 Market Street, Brantford the elevator will be out of service for July 22 and 25.  Please use the stairs.  Elevator access for people with accessibility issues can arranged by contacting lbsecurity@wlu.ca .

Peter Thomson
Project Manager
Ext 4008

July 20, 2011
UPDATE - Xerox machine on lower level of GRH

Today, July 20 at 11:30 the service technician was able to get the copier back up and running.  The technician will be returning tomorrow to replace a couple of parts.

Linda Cook
Facilities and Operations Assistant
Ext 5761

July 20, 2011
Xerox machine on lower level of GRH

The photocopier on the lower level of Grand River Hall, 171 Colborne Street, Brantford is currently out of service.  A service technician will be on site today.   Please use the copier located near 214 and check this web page for updates.

Linda Cook
Facilities and Operations Assistant
Ext 5761

July 15, 2011 to September 1, 2011
Restricted access to lower level at SC Johnson Building

Due to construction work taking place, from July 15 to September 1, access will be restricted to the lower level at the SC Johnson Building, 38 Market Street, Brantford.  Only the Facilities Support staff will be allowed access to the lower level.

Peter Thomson
Project Manager
Ext 4008



Friday, July 15, 2011
Stairwell repairs at SC Johnson Building

On Friday, July 15 at the SC Johnson Building, 38 Market Street, Brantford repairs to the stairwell between the 2nd and 3rd floor will be taking place between 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.  Hotwork will be involved and noise will be an issue.

Directional signage will be posted for emergency existing.

Peter Thomson
Project Manager
Ext 4008

Tuesday, July 12 to Wednesday, July 13, 2011
Repairs to flooring at front doors of Grand River Hall

On July 12 and 13 flooring repairs will be done at both door entrances at Grand River Hall, 171 Colborne Street, Brantford.  Only one entrance will be out of service at a time.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor Facilities Support
Ext 5815

Monday, July 11, 2011
Front doors at Grand River Hall

On Monday, July 11 the barrier free front doors at Grand River Hall, 171 Colborne Street, Brantford will be out of service for the day.  If you have an accessibility issue, please contact the Special Constable's Office at 519-756-8228 ext 5888 and they will be able to assist you.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you.

Peter Thomson
Project Manager
Ext 4008

Friday, July 8, 2011 to an undetermined date
Stairwell at SC Johnson Building

The northwest stairwell at the SC Johnson Building, 38 Market Street will be out of service starting Friday, July 8 and continuing into the week of July 11.  This stairwell is located beside the lecture hall and at this time they will be working between the 2nd and 3rd floor.  Please use the other stairwell near the 2nd floor student lounge or SCJ 308 or take the elevator.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

Peter Thomson
Project Manager
Ext 4008

Monday, June 27 to Tuesday, June 28, 2011
Elevator at Research and Academic Centre, West

The elevator at the Research and Academic Centre, West, 150 Dalhousie Street, will be out of service on June 27 and 28 from approximately 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  During these two days the elevator will be used to move furniture into the East wing.

Peter Thompson
Project Manager
Ext 4008

Friday, June 17 to Monday, June 20, 2011
Power washing and painting at Grand River Hall parking lot

Commencing Friday, June 17 at 5:00 p.m. power washing and painting will take place at the Grand River Hall parking lot.   No parking will be allowed in the lot from Friday, June 17 at 5:00 p.m. until Monday, June 20 at 6:00 a.m.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor Facilities Support
Ext 5815

Monday, June 13 and Tuesday, June 14, 2011
Elevator and stairs (lower left and upper inside) at Carnegie Building

On June 13 and 14 flooring repairs will be taking place near the ground level elevator entrance and also the mid level landing near the front doors of Carnegie Building, 73 George Street, Brantford.  For access to the lower level please use the stairs near room 207.  If you have an accessibility issues, please contact Special Constables Office (519-756-8228 ext 5888).

Tony Parsons
Supervisor Facilities Support
Ext 5815

Wednesday, June 8, 2011
Remediation Work at SC Johnson Building

Asbestos procedures will take place at 3 locations in the SC Johnson Building, 38 Market Street on Wednesday, June 8, 2011 starting at 8:30 a.m.  The company Powervac will be performing these procedures.

Minimal work will take place in the lower level custodial area rooms B110 and B05.

There will be restricted access to the third location. Room 202 the Computer Kiosk area will be restricted access for approximately 2 hours.

Jason Scozzafava from the EOHS Office will be on site. If you have any questions, please contact Jason by e-mail at jscozzafava@wlu.ca

Tony Parsons
Supervisor Facilities Support
Ext 5815

Wednesday, June 8, 2011
Water shut off at Grand River Hall

The water to Grand River Hall, 171 Colborne Street, Brantford will be shut off Wednesday, June 8 at approximately 3:00 a.m. to repair the sprinkler system.   The water is expected to be back on by 7:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 8.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor Facilities Support
Ext 5815

Thursday, May 5, 2011
Elevator back in service at SC Johnson Building

The elevator at the SC Johnson Building is back in service as of May 5, 2011.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor Facilities Support
Ext 5815

Monday, May 2, 2011
Elevator at SC Johnson Building

The elevator at the SC Johnson Building, 38 Market Street, is temporarily out of service.  A service call has been placed.  Please check the Campus Service Outage page for an up-date.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor Facilities Support
Ext 5815

Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Elevator at Research and Academic Centre, West Wing

Due to scheduled maintenance work, the elevator at the Research and Academic Centre, West Wing, 150 Dalhousie Street, Brantford will be out of service Wednesday, April 27 throughout the morning and possibly into the afternoon.  Please check the Campus Service Outage web page to advise you when the elevator is back in service.

Peter Thomson
Project Manager
Ext 4008

Monday, April 25, 2011
Elevator (limited availability) at SC Johnson

The elevator availability at SC Johnson, 38 Market Street will be limited, mainly in the morning.  This is due to storage items being moved from the lower level.

If you have any concerns, please contact Linda Cook at ext 5761 before 4:30 Thursday, April 21.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor Facilities Support
Ext 5815

Monday, April 25 to 29, 2011
Asbestos abatement removal at Journalism House

Please be advised that access to the second floor of Journalism House, 111 Darling Street, Brantford will be restricted the week of April 25 to 29, 2011 due to asbestos abatement procedures within room 204.

If you have any questions regarding this work, please contact either Peter Thomson, Project Manager or Jason Scozzafava, Occupational Hygienist and Facilities Safety Officer.

Peter Thomson
Project Manager
Ext 4008

Jason Scozzafava
Occupational Hygienist and Facilities Safety Officer
Ext 2817

Monday, April 18 to May 13, 2011
Demolition Schedule at Journalism House

Please be advised that work related to the demolition of certain portions of Journalism House, 111 Darling Street, Brantford will be conducted between April 18 and May 13, 2011.  Access restrictions will be in place during that time period.

If you have any questions, please contact Peter Thomson, Project Manager.

Peter Thomson
Project Manager
Ext 4008

Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Elevator back in service at SC Johnson Building

The elevator at the SC Johnson Building is back in service as of 10:20 a.m., April 12, 2011.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor Facilities Support
Ext 5815

Monday, April 11, 2011
Elevator at SC Johnson Building

The elevator at the SC Johnson Building, 38 Market Street, is temporarily out of service.  A service call has been placed.  Please check the Campus Service Outage page for an up-date.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor Facilities Support
Ext 5815

Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Elevator back in service - Student Centre

The elevator at the Student Centre, 103 Darling Street, is back in service as of 10:55 a.m. March 23.

Tony Parsons
Supervisor, Facilities Support
Ext 5815

Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Elevator Out of Service - Student Centre

The elevator at the Student Centre, 103 Darling Street, is temporarily out of service.  A service call has been placed.  If you have accessibility issues, please contact Michelle at Health Services at 519-756-8228 ext 5871.  Please check the Campus Service Outage web page to advise you when the elevator is back in service.  Notices have been posted at the Student Centre regarding the service disruption.  

Tony Parsons
Supervisor, Facilities Support
Ext 5815

Monday, March 21, 2011
Men's Washroom Out of Service - SC Johnson

The first floor men's washroom at SC Johnson Building in the entrance area will be temporarily closed on Monday, March 21 from 9:30 to 12:30 to accommodate costume changes for the First Nation dancers at the Aboriginal Awareness Week Opening Ceremony event.  Please use the washrooms located at SCJ 108 or SCJ 109.

Linda Cook
Facilities and Operations Assistant
Ext 5761

Friday, February 25, 2011
Elevator Out of Service - RAC West

The elevator at RAC West remains out of service this morning. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Tony Parsons
Facilities Support
Ext. 5815



Thursday, February 24, 2011
Elevator Out of Service - RAC West

The elevator at RAC West is temporarily out of service.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Tony Parsons, Supervisor Facilities Support
Ext 5815

Monday, February 14, 2011
Water Shut Off -  Wilkes House

The water will be shut off in Wilkes House, both recreation and residence areas, from approximately 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Wilkes House recreation facility will be closed during this time and will re-open at 4:00 p.m., provided the water has been turned back on.  Up-dates will be provided if closure will last longer than anticipated.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Tony Parsons, Supervisor Facilites Support
Ext. 5815

Monday, February 7 to Friday, February 11, 2011
Washrooms - Research and Academic Centre (RAC)

Both the ladies and the men's washrooms on the lower level will be out of service to allow for re-tiling of the washrooms.  The work will begin Monday, February 7 and we anticipate it will conclude on Friday, February 11.

Just a reminder there are washrooms on each level of the Research and Academic Centre, West.

Peter Thomson, Project Coordinator
Ext 4008

Tuesday, February 1, 2011
Elevator - Lucy Marco Place

The elevator at Lucy Marco Place is temporarily out of service.  A technician has been called and the elevator is expected to be operational by this evening.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Tony Parsons, Supervisor Facilities Support
Ext 5815

Wednesday, January 26 to Wednesday, February 2, 2011
Washrooms - Research and Academic Centre (RAC)

Both the ladies and the men's first floor washrooms will be out of service from Wednesday, January 26, 2011 to and including Wednesday, February 2, 2011 to allow for re-tiling of the washrooms.

Just a reminder that there are washrooms on each level of the Research and Academic Centre, West.

Peter Thomson, Project Coordinator
Ext 4008

Wednesday, January 12, 2011
Water Outage- Grand River Hall

The water will be shut off in Grand River Hall from approximately 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Tony Parsons, Supervisor Facilities Support
Ext. 5815

Wednesday, December 22 to Thursday, December 23, 2010
Sporadic Water Outage - Academic and Residence Buildings

Throughout the next 2 days BML Multitrades will be doing backflow prevention checks throughout the entire campus.  Please be advised the water will be shut off for approximately 30 to 45 minutes in the building they are checking.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Tony Parsons, Supervisor Facilities Support
Ext 5815

Monday, December 13, 2010
Elevator - Research & Academic Centre (RAC)

The elevator at the Research & Academic Centre is temporarily out of service.  Please check the Campus Service Outage web page to advise you when the elevator is back in service.  Notices have been posted at RAC regarding the service disruption.  Thank you for your patience.

Tony Parsons, Supervisor Facilities Support
Ext 5815

Friday, December 3, 2010
Wilkes House Recreation

Due to odours from Research and Academic Centre East construction site, Wilkes House Recreation area has been closed for today only.
Tony Parsons, Supervisor Facilities Support
Ext 5815

Tuesday, November 30, 2010
Elevator - Research Academic Centre (RAC)

The elevator at the Research and Academic Centre, 150 Dalhousie Street, is now back in service.
Thank you for your patience.
Tony Parsons, Supervisor Facilities Support
Ext 5815

Friday, November 26, 2010
Elevator - Research Academic Centre (RAC)

The elevator at the Research and Academic Centre, 150 Dalhousie Street, is out of service until at least Monday afternoon, possibly longer.  You will be notified once it is back in service.  Thank you for your patience.

Tony Parsons, Supervisor, Facilities Support

Ext 5815

Friday, November 26, 2010
Elevator - Research Academic Centre (RAC)

The elevator at the Research Academic Centre, 150 Dalhousie Street is out of service until further notice.  You will be notified once it is back in service. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.
Tony Parsons, Supervisor, Facilities Support
Ext 5815

Tuesday, November 9, 2010
Xerox copier - SC Johnson

The Xerox copier in the first floor Business Centre (SCJ 106) is now operational.  Thank you for your patience.
Linda Cook, Admin Assistant to Director of Campus Operations
Ext 5761



Thursday, November 4, 2010
Xerox copier - SC Johnson

The Xerox copier in the first floor Business Centre (SCJ 106) is temporarily out of service.  A technician will be on campus Friday, November 5 in the early afternoon.  In the interim, SC Johnson building occupants are welcome to use the Xerox copier in the 4th floor Business Centre (SCJ 408).
Linda Cook, Admin Assistant to Director of Campus Operations
Ext 5761

Thursday, November 4, 2010
Elevator - SC Johnson is back in service

The elevator at SC Johnson Building, 38 Market Street, Brantford is now back in service.  Thank you for your patience.
Tony Parsons, Supervisor, Facilities Support
Ext 5815

Thursday, November 4, 2010
Elevator - SC Johnson

The elevator at SC Johnson Building, 38 Market Street, Brantford is temporarily out of service.  A service call has been placed to correct the problem.  You will be notified once it is back in service. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.
Tony Parsons, Supervisor, Facilities Support
Ext 5815


Friday, October 29, 2010
Scheduled Power Outage - 50 Market St. (Odeon Building)

Brantford Power has advised Laurier Brantford of a scheduled power outage to take place at the Odeon Building, 50 Market Street, Brantford on Friday, October 29, 2010 starting at 12:00 a.m. (midnight) to 5:30 a.m.
Tony Parsons, Supervisor, Facilities Support
Ext 5815



Friday, October 1, 2010
Elevator - Research Academic Centre (RAC)

The elevator at the Research Academic Centre, 150 Dalhousie Street, Brantford is back in service as of 3:45 p.m.  Friday, Oct 1, 2010.  Thank you for your patience.
Tony Parsons, Supervisor, Facilities Support
Ext 5815



Friday, October 1, 2010
Elevator - Research Academic Centre (RAC)


The elevator at the Research Academic Centre, 150 Dalhousie Street, Brantford is temporarily out of service.  A service technician is currently working on correcting the problem.  You will be notified once it is back in service. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.
Tony Parsons, Supervisor, Facilities Support
Ext 5815