Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 58.86
Liaison Joseph Wasylycia-Leis
Submission Date March 3, 2015
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

University of Winnipeg
IN-4: Innovation 4

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Alana Lajoie-O'Malley
Campus Sustainability
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Title or keywords related to the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
Community Charter

A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:

After a process of broad consultation with local community organizations, UWinnipeg has implemented a series of principles, which are encompassed in a Community Charter to accompany the opening of its new recreational and sports complex, the United Health and Recplex. The Principles, ratified by UWinnipeg's Board of Regents on June 18, 2012, guarantees access to community activities in the United Health & RecPlex now and into the future.

The University of Winnipeg is an urban campus serving diverse communities of interests
encompassing those of our students, faculty and staff,
as well as those of the Community,
urban core
and the
City of Winnipeg at large
. The University is committed to
continuing to build partnerships throug
h programs and initiatives that
more closely integrate the
objectives and aspirations of
University with
those of the

From the Charter:
"The UNITED Health & RecPlex, a facility that integrates a newly built field house and recreational facilities with existing and newly-renovated recreational activity and wellness space in the Duckworth Centre, provides an opportunity to realize the academic objectives and mission of the University, in the best interests of both the University and the wider Community as they move forward together in a collaborative and transformative way."

A brief description of any positive measurable outcomes associated with the innovation (if not reported above):

A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise:
Which of the following STARS subcategories does the innovation most closely relate to? (Select all that apply up to a maximum of five):
Yes or No
Curriculum No
Research No
Campus Engagement ---
Public Engagement Yes
Air & Climate ---
Buildings Yes
Dining Services ---
Energy ---
Grounds ---
Purchasing ---
Transportation Yes
Waste ---
Water ---
Coordination, Planning & Governance Yes
Diversity & Affordability Yes
Health, Wellbeing & Work ---
Investment ---

Other topic(s) that the innovation relates to that are not listed above:

The website URL where information about the innovation is available:

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