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University of British Columbia’s Universal Transportation Pass Program (U-Pass)

The success of U-Pass can be attributed in part to its ‘team UBC’ approach. The development, implementation, maintenance and expansion of U-Pass would not be possible without the collaboration of several stakeholders within and beyond the UBC community. In developing the U-Pass, UBC administration, the Alma Mater Society, and TransLink were all involved in negotiating … Continue reading "University of British Columbia’s Universal Transportation Pass Program (U-Pass)"

April 16, 2006

Development and Implementation of a Comprehensive Hazardous Waste Management Program

History In 1988, the province of Manitoba implemented the Environment Act. In response, the University formed the Hazardous Waste Management Advisory Committee, which was made up of representatives from users and advised on the program direction. The program evolved over time and with the availability of special funding, developed into today’s program. Environmental Safety Building … Continue reading "Development and Implementation of a Comprehensive Hazardous Waste Management Program"

April 16, 2006

PRIME (Program for Research and Investment Management Excellence)

The PRIME program has been a partnership between the local financial community, the School of Business and central administration from its inception. After agreement in principal was reached between the three groups, the concept was presented the University’s Board Investment Committee, where it received approval. The early success of the program resulted in a portion … Continue reading "PRIME (Program for Research and Investment Management Excellence)"

April 16, 2005

Archimède: Une solution canadienne pour le dépôt institutionnel

ARCHIMÈDE is a team effort involving many specialists from the Laval University Library. The project’s success is dependent on the collaborative efforts of these individuals as well as those of the “Open Source” community, and the use of applications and frameworks developed through community cooperation. In order to realize our project, we used the following … Continue reading "Archimède: Une solution canadienne pour le dépôt institutionnel"

April 16, 2005

Risk-Based Workplace Hazard Analysis and Database

The following are departments or stakeholders that were involved in and contributed to the project: Department/Stakeholder Contribution to the project Vice-President Finance and Administration Project approval and financial support Department of Occupational Health and Safety (DOHS) Project planning, coordination and implementation. DOHS hygienist participated throughout the process (e.g., interviewing workers, grouping job positions etc.). Department … Continue reading "Risk-Based Workplace Hazard Analysis and Database"

April 16, 2005

Staff Fitness Program

The McGill Staff Fitness Program is truly a McGill community team initiative that involves academic staff, administrative and support staff, the central administration, and students. The vision and concept for the McGill Staff Fitness Program were developed by three individuals: Kate Williams, former Director, University Relations, Jill Barker, Assistant Manager, Recreation and Fitness, Department of … Continue reading "Staff Fitness Program"

April 16, 2005

Support Staff Recognition Award Program

The University of Alberta’s recognition programs are a direct extension of a culture that values and appreciates the contributions and efforts put forth by each and every staff member regardless of job position. In 1998, the University of Alberta established a Workplace Wellness network where representatives all areas of the campus community looked at current … Continue reading "Support Staff Recognition Award Program"

April 16, 2005

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