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Powell River Trades Facility

Project Status - Complete



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Civic Address:

100 - 7085 Nootka Street, Powell River, BC, V8A 3C6

Legal Description:

Lot 2, DL 3684, Group 1, New Westminster Land District, Plan BCP 9601



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Grand Opening

October 13, 2011: Vancouver Island University celebrates the grand opening of the Powell River Trades Facility with the community.


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First Semester In Building!

January 2011: The Powell River Trades Facility welcomes its first class of Automotive Students.

Construction Begins!

August 2010: Excavation begins for the relocation of Carpentry and Automotive programs from a satellite facility, to a new stand-alone building on the Main Powell River Campus.

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Knowledge Infrastructure Grant

August 5, 2009: The federal and provincial governments announce $976,000 to replace Vancouver Island University’s trades training facility at its Powell River campus, pending sale of the existing Vocational Centre property.

BC Government - news release

A Point of VIU - news release

Industry Canada - news release


PROJECT SCHEDULE (click to enlarge)



Geotechnical Engineer Lewkowich Engineering Associates Ltd.
Design / CRP Herold Engineering Ltd.
Structural Herold Engineering Ltd.
Civil Herold Engineering Ltd.
Mechanical Avalon Mechanical Consultants Ltd.
Electrical Applied Engineering Solutions Ltd.
Cost Consultant Beacon Construction Consultants Inc.

Last updated 28-Jun-2011

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