We’re nearing the corner to the home stretch!


While the dramatic transformation of the buildings’ exterior continues with the installation of the cedar coloured siding, the interior is also rapidly changing.

The t-bar ceiling on level 1 is now complete along with most painting and office and clinic door frames on that floor. Painting and installing t-bar ceilings  has begun on level 2.

While the elevator shaft remains just that – a 7 floor hole, the elevator crew begins January 25 to install the elevators.

There is clear momentum building towards the completion date at the end of April!

ChrisAbout the Author:
Chris Friesen has been the ISSofBC Director of Settlement Services for over twenty years. He is currently leading the multi-year initiative to design and build a Metro Vancouver Regional Service Centre for Refugees. In spring 2016, this 58,000sf facility will become the first of its kind in the world, bringing together a variety of community and government services and organizations to meet the immediate needs of refugees and immigrants settling in BC. Learn more about the ISSofBC Welcome Centre.

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