On Wednesday, June 27 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., the annual emergency management plan training exercise will be occurring at the Brock University main campus.The exercise will involve the testing and response of the emergency response team (ERT), crisis management group (CMG), and the emergency notification system (ENS).The normal business day or any of the University events should not be disrupted. During the course of the morning the ENS may be sending out test messages only.You can receive these messages through:* Email* Voice mail* Electronic emergency scrolling message signs* P.A. System where that ability exists to make announcements* Brock cell phones* Brock paging devicesIt is anticipated that this disruption will be very minimal, but the testing of the system is an essential requirement in our emergency preparedness.Please direct any inquiries to Campus Security Services, ext. 5123 or Donna Moody, ext. 3585. read more

by The Canadian Press Posted Oct 8, 2015 3:34 pm MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email Layoff surprise: Cenovus workers losing jobs barred from building too early CALGARY – Employees at Calgary-based energy company Cenovus found themselves barred from the building unexpectedly this week when their access cards wouldn’t work.They were also blocked from using company (TSX:CVE) cellphones and computer systems.What they didn’t know was that they were being laid off.Company officials say the IT department removed several workers from the database before they had been told they were losing their jobs.The energy company began laying off 540 employees last week.The layoffs are expected to continue to the end of the year.Cenovus spokesman Brett Harris admits the layoffs did not go as planned.“We made a mistake. It’s the last thing we wanted to happen.”(CTV Calgary) read more