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Security Bulletin for Staff and Students

April 24, 2013

Today, Winnipeg Technical College received a bomb threat at approximately 1:00 pm at their Erin Street Campus. The threat was made over the telephone via a recording that included threats to the University of Winnipeg and Red River College. Winnipeg Technical College’s threat assessment team immediately contacted the Winnipeg Police Service and informed both Red River College and the University of Winnipeg. Police officers were dispatched to all of the institutions and their campuses to evaluate the threat. Winnipeg Technical College’s Erin Street Campus was evacuated during the search.

All three institutions were in constant communication regarding this threat and acted in accordance with their respective emergency protocols in conjunction with the Winnipeg Police Service. Nothing suspicious was found at any of the institutions and all organizations were assessed as being safe and cleared.

Operations will continue as normal at Red River College with no cancellations to exams or any other activity.