Sunshine floods through a series of skylights hidden in an oddly shaped ceiling.

Official Groundbreaking of the Schwartz Reisman Innovation Centre

The University broke ground on the new Schwartz Reisman Innovation Centre, made possible by an historic gift of $100 million from leading entrepreneurs and philanthropists Dr. Gerry Schwartz and Heather Reisman. President Gertler participated alongside Chancellor Patten and Jane Pepino, Vice-Chair of the Governing Council, as well as Professor Gillian Hadfield, inaugural Schwartz Reisman Chair in Technology and Society, and Vector Institute President and GEO Garth Gibson.

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