Business Opportunities

In addition to the immense health benefits of two new state-of-the-art facilities, the North Island Hospitals Project will bring significant economic benefits to each community. The project will create approximately 1,900 direct jobs and over 1,400 indirect jobs throughout both communities, as well as economic spin offs from a project of this size and scope.

Fair Business Practices

We are committed to maintaining the highest standards of fair and ethical business practices while acting in the best interest of Island Health and the people it serves. To that end, we follow processes that enhance fair and open competition for potential suppliers.

Please visit the BC Bid service to view tender opportunities and Requests for Proposals.

For more information about our process, please visit: PartnershipsBC

For more about Island Health’s business practices, please read:

Industry Speed-Dating

Industry Speed-Dating events in the Comox Valley and Campbell River drew an enthusiastic response from local businesses in May 2013. More than 225 people turned out for the much-anticipated events, which gave local businesses the chance to promote their companies and services to each of the three consortiums or ‘proponents’ bidding on the two new state-of-the-art hospitals. Read more in the June 2013 Newsletter (.pdf)

Campbell River Major Projects

The Major Projects: Campbell River website is a one-stop community resource targeted at prime contractors and proponents involved in bidding for major construction projects in Campbell River and surrounding area. Please visit their NIHP Project pages.