March, 2013

Exciting collaboration brings new opportunities for North Island Businesses to promote their services with NIHP


March 20, 2013 CAMPBELL RIVER and COMOX VALLEY – A new collaboration between the Campbell River Chamber of Commerce (CRCC), Vancouver Island Construction Association (VICA), Comox Valley Chamber of Commerce (CVCC), Vancouver Island Economic Alliance (VIEA) and the North Island Hospitals Project (NIHP) of the Vancouver Island Health Authority (VIHA) will see the creation of “Industry Speed Dating Events” to be held in both the Comox Valley and Campbell River in late May of 2013. These events will provide an ...

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Project Update – March 2013

The March 2013 issue of the NIHP Newsletter features stories about the K’ómoks First Nation blessing of the new Comox Valley Hospital site, a presentation in Campbell River, and progress on the project to date.

March 2013 Newsletter (.pdf)

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Comox Strathcona Regional Hospital District Presentation


1. North Island Hospitals Project Comox Strathcona Regional Hospital District March 14, 2013 1
2. Vision of Vancouver Island Health Authority: “Excellent care for everyone, everywhere, every time.” Vancouver Island Health Authority Purpose: To provide superior healthcare through innovation, teaching and research, and a commitment to quality and safety –creating healthier, stronger communities and a better quality of life for those ...

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Milestone reached for new Comox Valley Hospital


COMOX – A blessing ceremony was performed today by K’ómoks First Nation at the site of the new Comox Valley Hospital.

“With site preparation well underway, today’s ceremony represents an important milestone in building patient care in the Comox Valley,” said Comox Valley MLA Don McRae on behalf of Health Minister Margaret MacDiarmid. “The new hospital will give patients and their families access to the best care possible in modern facilities.”

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Campbell River Chamber of Commerce Presentation


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Comox Valley Hospital Site Clearing About to Begin


COURTENAY – Tree clearing on the site of the new $334 million, 153-bed Comox Valley Hospital will start on Monday March 4.

Tree clearing will continue through to Friday March 8 at the site near Lerwick and Ryan roads. Efforts will be made to retain as many trees as possible, but most of the trees on the 11-acre wooded portion of the site will have to be removed for safety reasons, said Tom Sparrow, Chief Project Officer.

“Although trees will be left ...

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