NWP Fairview campus demolition considerations raise concerns among municipality

Northwestern Polytechnic is reportedly considering demolishing multiple buildings at its Fairview campus. Six student houses, three residence halls, and two mechanics labs were marked for consideration for demolitions in the Fairview campus plan. The Municipal District of Fairview is reportedly concerned about the implications of any possible demolitions for the future of the polytechnic campus. “We want NWP to grow, bring in new programs, services and students to the Peace region, while supporting and giving local students an option for the educational experience at home in the Peace region at both campuses,” said Fairview Mayor Gordon MacLeod. NWP Acting President Vanessa Sheane stated that no final decisions have been made about possible demolitions at this time. A timeline for an alternative-use proposals process is reportedly being developed.

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