Construction Projects

Cape Breton University is undergoing a transformation. In addition to exciting projects like the Centre for Discovery and Innovation, Canada Games Complex, Nancy Dingwall Health and Counselling Centre, Cape Breton Medical Campus and the Dome, there are also a number of ongoing construction projects happening throughout campus, including:

Completed Projects

  • MacDonald Residence Upgrade
  • Alumni Residence Flooring Project
  • CDI Geo-technical Drilling
  • Cape Breton Medical Campus Geo-technical Drilling
  • Boardmore Theatre Lighting Project
  • Capers High Performance Strength and Conditioning Centre Temporary Location (Former Subway)
  • Marvin Harvey Brick Reinforcement Project
  • Marvin Harvey Roof Replacement
  • Sports Dome

In Progress

  • Canada Games Complex – demolition is almost complete and work is ongoing according to project schedule
  • Boardmore Theatre Washroom and A Wing Pedway Washroom Renovation – to be complete late October/early November
  • Phase 1 Campus Expansion (CE) Roof Replacement – started and will continue into early January
  • Playhouse Parking Lot Expansion (Parking Lot 5) – to be complete by end of 2023


  • Exterior Lighting Projects
  • Tree clearing for Cape Breton Medical Campus (NSCC property)

As new construction projects arise, this page will continue to be updated so please check back to learn more.

We appreciate your patience as we continue to work through these adjustments and encourage you to join in on our excitement as we look to the future and all of the exciting things to come at Cape Breton University!