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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Chancellor School (1520 Chancellor Drive, Winnipeg)

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Built in 1978, this Fort Garry School Division school was based on designs of the Winnipeg architectural firm of Macdonald, Cockburn, McLeod, and McFeetors. It opened for the fall term of that year.





Shirley Gibb (1929-2001)


Juanita Loat




Frank Wynes


Leslie Wurtak


Among the teachers of Chancellor School was Elizabeth Irene Bennett (1978-1979).

Photos & Coordinates

Chancellor School

Chancellor School (September 2017)
Source: Nathan Kramer

Chancellor School

Chancellor School (March 2021)
Source: Rose Kuzina

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.80368, W97.16617
denoted by symbol on the map above


“Tender notice,” Winnipeg Free Press, 14 May 1977, page 49.

“Fort Garry School Division No. 5,” Winnipeg Free Press, 16 December 1977, page 19.

“Phasing out of school approved,” Winnipeg Free Press, 30 March 1978, page 40.

“Chancellor school opens,” Winnipeg Free Press, 14 September 1978, page 31.

“Fort Garry School Division No. 5,” Winnipeg Free Press Weekly South, 26 February 1989, page 7.

“Fort Garry School Division No. 5,” Winnipeg Free Press, 30 March 1991, page 10.

We thank Steven Christianson, Athanasius McVay, and Rose Kuzina for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 8 August 2021

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