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Memorable Manitobans: J. L. Guay (?-?)

Building contractor.

In addition to building institutional buildings around Manitoba in the late 1920s, he also constructed buildings in Saskatchewan and Alberta, from offices at Regina, Gravelbourg, and Calgary.

Some of his construction works in Manitoba included:

Building

Location

Year

Status

Canadian National Institute for the Blind Building

1031 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg

1927

 

St. Boniface School of Nursing (St. Boniface Hospital)

Tache Avenue, Winnipeg

1928

 

Deer Lodge Hospital (expansion)

2109 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg

1928

 

Security Storage Building

725 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg

1929

 

Winnipeg Winter Club Building (expansion)

51 Smith Street, Winnipeg

1929

 

Headingley Gaol

RM of Headingley

1929-1930

 

Selkirk Hospital for the Insane (North Unit Building)

Manitoba Avenue, Selkirk

1929-1930

 

Sources:

“St. Boniface School of Nursing opens Wednesday,” Winnipeg Tribune, 28 February 1928, page 9.

“Contract for hospital wing is awarded,” Winnipeg Tribune, 21 September 1928, page 24.

“$200,000 Winnipeg Winter Club to be built at once,” Winnipeg Tribune, 20 June 1929, page 3.

“Govt. accepts $198,991 tender,” Winnipeg Tribune, 9 July 1929, page 2.

“Contract for addition to hospital let,” Winnipeg Tribune, 11 October 1929, page 3.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 November 2020

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