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Pink Shirt Day at the VPFO: February 27

Building Operations is hosting the entire VPFO for a portfolio-wide conversation about respect, diversity, and inclusion. All VPFO employees are invited on February 27 at 9:00 am to join their colleagues at the University Services Building for cake, coffee, and an opportunity to connect and talk about respect.

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After the shaking stops: continuing to plan for a resilient campus

Since 2016, a team of UBC staff, leading faculty earthquake experts, and engineering consultants has been studying how to protect lives, research programs, infrastructure, and assets on the university’s Vancouver campus in the event of a catastrophic earthquake.

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Grab a sweater and prepare for a cooler campus

From Dec. 12, UBC will be slightly reducing campus building temperatures in Vancouver in order to conserve natural gas. Be prepared for a cooler campus and take appropriate action.

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Winter is coming

While you may only now be thinking about pulling your snow shovel out of storage, Building Operations and Facilities Management staff at UBC been planning for weeks for any winter weather event that may strike the campuses.

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Preparing for extreme weather at UBC

A message from: Andrew Szeri, Provost and Vice-President, Academic; Peter Smailes, Vice-President, Finance and Operations, Barbara Meens Thistle, Vice-President, Human Resources; Ananya Mukherjee-Reed, Provost and Vice-Principal Academic, UBC Okanagan

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