Tag Archives | Craig Toews

UFV & City of Abbotsford cut parking rates for Heat games and AESC events

UFV and the City of Abbotsford are working together to make it more affordable to attend events at the Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre (AESC), Mayor Bruce Banman announced on Tuesday. Effective immediately, UFV and the City will cut the price of parking in lots adjacent to the AESC on event days. Parking for AESC […]

UFV and Student Union Society team up on Student Union Building

The University of the Fraser Valley and the UFV Student Union Society are working together to realize a long-term dream of opening a Student Union Building on the Abbotsford campus. Construction began in mid-September 2013 on the building, which will be located west of the gymnasium complex and south of Building D. The $15-million project […]

Stantec brings home international honours for UFV project at Canada Education Park

The new Canada Education Park campus at the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) has risen above the international competition to be named “Best in class: University Building” by the World Architecture News (WAN) Education Awards. In fact, the Stantec-designed project was the only award winner from the Americas in 2013. “It’s a tremendous honour […]

Campus planning: One giant jigsaw puzzle, and a million details

There is always some chaos involved when finishing up a big building and renovation project and moving people in, but amidst the chaos last week were some very pleased UFV employees. They were in good spirits because, despite the fact that months of work remains to get all faculty, staff, and students moved in and […]

University town: Two new projects bring town and gown together in Abbotsford

Craig Toews sees Abbotsford as a university town. And he’s looking forward to a future when the connection between town and gown is even closer. “We want to bring the city to the university and the university to the city,” says UFV’s director of campus planning. To do that, UFV has two major strategies: create […]