August, 2015

Check out our new hospital construction site aerial videos


Here’s a bird’s-eye view of the Campbell River and Comox Valley hospital construction sites from mid-August. Our friends at SuavAir, based in Cumberland and Campbell River, have been taking video and still images of the two construction sites since May. For safety reasons, the videos were shot on a Sunday morning, when work on the sites below was at a minimum.

Comox Valley Hospital construction site aerial video from August 16, ...

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Comox Valley Hospital construction to impact walkway


Construction of the new Comox Valley Hospital parkade will require a temporary closure of the public walkway along the hospital project’s north perimeter starting in September.

(Please see attached map).

The construction contractor, Graham, maintained the walkway during excavation of the parkade footprint, but the walkway will be temporarily closed September 15, 2015 during construction of the parkade, a nearby retaining wall, and installation of a new sanitary sewer line.

The walkway is anticipated to reopen March 1, 2016.

The immediate work involved ...

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North Island Hospitals Project milestone celebrated


Earlier this year, the North Island Hospitals Project held a Design Development Celebration event to mark the completion of the design phase and to prepare for another important stage – the fit out phase.

More than 200 people attended the event in January, including staff from the North Island Hospitals Project, champions from our 30 clinical user groups, representatives from working groups such as the Aboriginal Working Group, and representatives from Tandem Health Partners.

“After months of work on schematic design and ...

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