uAlberta opens $87-million downtown centre

January 17, 2008

The University of Alberta's new downtown facility officially opened yesterday, "breathing new life into a quiet block of downtown."  The Enterprise Square facility represents UofA's strong ties to the community and community engagement.  It also strengthens relationships with downtown businesses and cultural organizations.  uAlberta received $15 million from both federal and provincial governments, and $12.5 million from the city of Edmonton.