January 7, 2000 Volume 7, Number 8


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FRONT PAGE STORIES

No problems as campus eases into Year 2000

With extra Facilities Management and Security Services staff on standby, the University of Saskatchewan eased without incident into the Year 2000. Reports from campus security and the heads of the Universityıs Y2K planning indicate no disruptions of computer or other services, though they say there could be minor individual computer failures in the weeks ahead.

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University reaches parking deal with federal tax agency

After two years of wrangling, and threats of a Revenue Canada tax ruling that could have ordered U of S employees to pay up to $500 in back-taxes for their parking stalls, the University and the federal tax agency have reached a deal on parking stall values for tax purposes.

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U of S cops nab fugitive convict on campus

While all was quiet on the Y2K front Jan. 1, campus security officers started off New Yearıs Day with some good police work – apprehending a fugitive prisoner from the Prince Albert Penitentiary who was wanted on a Canada-wide arrest warrant.

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Major environment & safety effort under way

A major effort is under way to raise the environmental and safety consciousness of the U of S and all of its employees. Health, Safety and Environment Department Director Sunil Choubal says that in light of increasing government regulation and higher societal expectations, his unit is leading a broad initiative to help the University and its staff do a better job of upholding standards on campus.

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