Major rehabilitation of the FACE school

Heritage building

Specialized arts school

Timeline of the project

  • 2016-2019


    • A professional firm is retained to develop an overall strategy to rehabilitate the FACE School building.
    • A request is submitted to the Secrétariat du Conseil du trésor for a study of the FACE School rehabilitation project.
    • The project is registered with the Québec Infrastructure Plan (QIP) under the “in planning” category.
    • The Ministère de l’Éducation (MEQ) grants $11 million for the development of the Business File.
    • The Société québécoise des infrastructures (SQI) is appointed as the project manager.
  • 2019-2023


      • The Business File is developed and includes a functional program, real estate analyses, a building profile, and preliminary plans and specifications.
      • A call for tenders is issued for professional services and for the construction manager.
      • A series of workshops takes place based on the IDP approach, and consultations are held with users, professionals, staff, parents, and the school administration.
      • The project’s vision and guiding principles are adopted.
      • The building analyses, building profile and functional program are submitted.
      • Relocation: The sites for the transitional FACE primary and secondary schools are announced.
      • 2023: Submission of the Business File.

    *More details will be added to this section over the course of the project.

  • 2023-2028


    • Approval of the Business File by the Government’s Cabinet.
    • Preparation of the plans and specifications.
    • Launch of calls for tenders for the work.
    • Relocation of the school community to the FACE transitional schools.
    • Start-up of the project.

    *More details will be added to this section over the course of the project.

  • 2028-2029


    • Turnover of the renovated building.
    • Corrections to any construction deficiencies.
    • The school community returns to the renovated FACE School building.
    • Inauguration of the new school.

    * More details will be added to this section over the course of the project.

An important milestone will soon be reached

Before the deposit of the real estate analysis