Jan 24 BRDC Re-opens

Following 9 months of construction, the BRDC re-opens its doors on Thursday January 25, 2018.

Welcome back to all of our researchers. We hope you enjoy the new research space.


Jan 2 BRDC Re-opening Soon

Watch this space for our BRDC Re-opening announcement.

Coming Soon.

Dec 4 Construction update - December 2017

There has been an unexpected delay in re-opening the BRDC this fall.
We will provide a new projected date for re-opening soon.
We apologize for the inconvenience this is causing our researchers.

Oct 27 BRDC Construction Update

The construction on the BRDC is nearing completion. 
The tentative timeline for re-opening of the centre has been moved to late November 2017.
Updates will be provided as we progress towards our return to service.


Sep 8 BRDC Re-opening

The Library  construction on the 2nd floor is nearing completion

Watch this space for updates on the re-opening of the BRDC in early October. 



Mar 22 BRDC Summer Closure

The BRDC will be closed for the summer due to major construction on the 2nd floor of the Library.

Jan 31 Early closing

The BRDC will close one hour early on the following dates due to staffing shortages.

Opening hours for those dates will be:

Wednesday February 8, 2017 9 am - 1 pm

Dec 13 Holiday Hours

The BRDC will be closed for the holiday season:
Friday December 23, 2016 to Monday January 2, 2017.
The Centre will reopen for regular hours Tuesday January 3, 2017.

Nov 22 Change in hours of service

Beginning Thursday November 24, 2017, the BRDC Thursday hours will change from: 9-2 TO 12-5.
This change will allow researchers the opportunity to have afternoon research hours available in the BRDC.

Sep 28 Holiday hours


The BRDC will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on Monday October 10, 2016.
The BRDC will also be closed Tuesday October 11, 2016 for Fall Study Break.

Aug 19 Closed Labour Day

The BRDC will be closed on Monday September 5, 2016 for the Labour Day Holiday.

Regular hours will resume on Tuesday September 6, 2016.


Aug 2 Regular hours resume

As of August 2, 2016, regular hours have resumed:

Monday - Thursday 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.


Jul 20 BRDC Closed Monday August 1, 2016

The BRDC will be closed Monday August 1, 2016 for the civic holiday.

Regular hours: Monday - Thursday 9:00 - 2:00 will resume Tuesday August 2, 2016.


Jun 27 Summer hours 2016

This summer the BRDC hours of operation will be slightly altered for the month of July.

From July 4-28 inclusive, the BRDC will be open:
Monday - Thursday
9:30 am - 2:30 pm

Mar 22 BRDC Closed Monday March 28, 2016

The BRDC will be closed on Monday March 28, 2016 due to the federal Easter holiday.

Regular hours will resume Tuesday March 29, 2016.
We apologize for the inconvenience.


Mar 16 BRDC closed Thursday March 24, 2016

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the BRDC will be closed Thursday March 24, 2016.
Regular hours will resume on Monday March 28, 2016. We apologize for the inconvenience.


Feb 11 Holiday Monday February 15, 2016

The BRDC will be closed Monday February 15, 2016 for the Family Day Statutory Holiday.
Regular hours will resume Tuesday February 16, 2016.




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Monday - Wednesday
9:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.

12:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Friday & Weekends