Campbell River

NIHP Community Information Meetings return in late May

2014-05-09

The North Island Hospitals Project’s next round of community information meetings will take place as follows:

Comox Valley – Tuesday, May 27th

7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Stan Hagen Theatre, North Island College

2300 Ryan Road, Courtenay

 

Campbell River – Thursday, May 29th

7:00 – 9:00 pm

Maritime Heritage Centre,

621  N. Island Highway, Campbell River

As at past community information meetings, Chief Project Officer Tom Sparrow will start with a presentation, followed by a question and answer session related to the procurement, design and construction of the new 153-bed hospital ...

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Island Health issues RFP seeking owner/operator for community care beds in Campbell River

2014-05-05

CAMPBELL RIVER – Island Health today issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) seeking proponents to own and operate 40 new community-based care beds in Campbell River by 2017.

 “This is excellent news for residents of Campbell River,” said Comox Valley MLA Don McRae. “The creation of 40 new beds reflects government’s commitment to ensuring residents who are unable to continue living in their own homes have access to the appropriate type of residential ...
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Project Update – April 2014

2014-04-24

Check out our April 2014 edition for details about the NIC/SD72 Education and Industry Expo; the naming of a selected proponent for the North Island Hospitals Project; and making the most of opportunities presented by large projects.

Click here to read the April 2014 NIHP Newsletter

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Hundreds turn out for Education & Industry Expo

2014-04-23

Construction of two new hospitals in the Comox Valley and Campbell River is estimated to create approximately 1,900 direct and 1,400 indirect jobs over the next three years, including education, training and employment opportunities for young people.

That was the message April 11th as the North Island Hospitals Project and other organizations presented information to hundreds of students attending an Education and Industry Expo hosted by North Island College and School District 72 in the Timberline Secondary School gymnasium.

About 30 organizations ...

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Select Proponent identified for North Island Hospitals Project

2014-04-04

CAMPBELL RIVER/COMOX VALLEY – The North Island Hospitals Project has named Tandem Health Partners as the selected proponent for the public private partnership.

The naming of Tandem Health Partners as the selected proponent follows an extensive evaluation of proposals from the three teams that were short-listed and invited to submit proposals to design, build, finance and maintain two new hospitals in the Comox Valley and Campbell River.

The next step is to begin negotiations with Tandem Health Partners – a process aimed ...

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Making the most of opportunities presented by large projects

2014-03-23

How can the local construction industry adapt to take advantage of the opportunities presented by large projects such as the North Island Hospitals Project or BC Hydro’s John Hart Generating Station replacement?

That was the question of the day when the Vancouver Island Construction Association (VICA) hosted “Own the Opportunity” at the Old House in Courtenay, a talk show-styled panel discussion about the various issues and opportunities associated with mega projects.

“I was very impressed by the participation of the VICA members, ...

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Building bridges: Medical communities working together for new hospitals

2014-02-24

Clinicians, physicians and staff from both communities have been working to help design new hospitals in the Comox Valley and Campbell River, but you could say they’ve really been building bridges.

That’s among the benefits to come from the North Island Hospitals Project already, even though construction has yet to begin.
Take for example, Surgical Services Clinical Coordinators Gail Hilts and Sheri Drover, who helped to evaluate submissions from the proponents looking to design and build the new hospitals.

“Gail and I ...

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Project Update – January/February 2014

2014-02-04

Check out our January/February edition for details about site preparation work reaching completion, extra time allocated for proponent submissions, and the next round of community information meetings.

Click here to read the January/February 2014 NIHP Newsletter

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Preferred proponent to be announced in Spring 2014

The $600 million North Island Hospitals Project (NIHP) is on track for completion in late 2017, says NIHP Chief Project Officer Tom Sparrow.

The three proponents seeking to design, build, finance and maintain the new hospitals in the Comox Valley and Campbell River submitted their technical proposals for evaluation last October. Sparrow says the evaluators decided to give the proponents some extra time to enhance their submissions.

“We have given the proponents more time to enhance and improve their submissions, including the ...

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NIHP Community information meetings return in February

2014-01-31

The North Island Hospitals Project’s next round of community information meetings take place as follows:

Comox Valley – Tuesday, February 25th

7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Stan Hagen Theatre, North Island College

2300 Ryan Road, Courtenay

 

Campbell River – Thursday, February 27th

7:00 – 9:00 pm

Changing Gallery, Museum at Campbell River

470 Island Highway, Campbell River

As at past community information meetings, Chief Project Officer Tom Sparrow will start with a presentation, followed by a question and answer session related to the procurement, design and construction of the $600 ...

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