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B.C. budget hits record level of spending on capital construction projects (New SPH)

Providence Health News - Wed, 02/20/2019 - 09:55

The B.C. government says its capital spending program will reach its highest level ever in 2019-20, with $20.1 billion being spent on construction projects.

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New St. Paul’s Hospital on Station Street will open in 2026

Providence Health News - Tue, 02/19/2019 - 14:57

The doors of the new, $1.9-billion St. Paul’s Hospital on Station Street are expected to open in 2026.

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Opinion: Address barriers to health care for Indigenous Montrealers (SPH)

Providence Health News - Mon, 02/18/2019 - 09:52

Discrimination and historical trauma remain barriers to health care for too many Indigenous people.

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Said the Whale's Tyler Bancroft Had an Appendectomy on Tour (SPH)

Providence Health News - Sun, 02/17/2019 - 15:55

Not unlike John Mayer before him, Said the Whale frontman Tyler Bancroft underwent an appendectomy in the middle of tour, and he is now on the road to recovery.

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New St. Paul's Hospital gets green light from B.C. government

Providence Health News - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 16:50

The provincial government announced this morning that a new St. Paul’s Hospital will open for patients by 2026.

 

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St. Paul’s Hospital $1.9-billion replacement gets go-ahead

Providence Health News - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 14:05

The $1.9-billion replacement project for Vancouver’s 124-year-old St. Paul’s Hospital should be open within seven years, Premier John Horgan said Feb. 15.

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St. Paul’s Hospital replacement slated to open in Vancouver in 2026

Providence Health News - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 14:02

Announced many times, but this time there’s money, Adrian Dix says.

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New St. Paul's Hospital gets green light from B.C. government

Providence Health News - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 14:00

The provincial government announced this morning that a new St. Paul’s Hospital will open for patients by 2026.

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New St. Paul's Hospital gets green light from provincial government

Providence Health News - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 13:58

The new St. Paul's Hospital in Vancouver is set to open by 2026.

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New $1.9-billion St. Paul’s Hospital is officially a go in Vancouver

Providence Health News - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 13:57

The plan for a new St. Paul’s Hospital is officially a go, the provincial government announced on Friday.

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Taxpayers paid $8m to keep St. Paul’s Hospital land buy off provincial books

Providence Health News - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 13:53

The process of buying Vancouver land to build a new St. Paul’s Hospital cost B.C. taxpayers about $8 million with the deal kept off the public accounts, and financing shuffled through the Ministry of Health, Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) and Providence Health Care.

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It’s official — St. Paul’s is on the move in Vancouver

Providence Health News - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 13:53

A new St. Paul's Hospital will be built in Vancouver by 2026. The provincial government made the announcement today. Neetu Garcha has more details on what to expect.

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New St. Paul's Hospital gets official approval for site, business plan

Providence Health News - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 13:51

The provincial government has given the official go-ahead to the new St. Paul's Hospital.

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New $1.9B St. Paul's Hospital gets green light

Providence Health News - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 13:47

Officials expect work at the 18-acre site near Main Street and Terminal Avenue to begin next year.

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NDP commits billions for hospitals in contentious ridings (St. Paul's Hospital)

Providence Health News - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 13:38

$56.7m hospital-designated land has sat vacant in Vancouver awaiting government approvals.

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New St. Paul’s Hospital gets green light

Providence Health News - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 13:04

The long-awaited new St. Paul’s Hospital got the official green light today as approval of the hospital’s business plan was announced at a Vancouver press conference attended by government officials and representatives of Providence Health Care.

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New St. Paul’s Hospital officially moving forward

Providence Health News - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 16:53

Improved access to life-saving health care is on the way to downtown Vancouver with the approval of the business plan for a new St. Paul’s Hospital.

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Drug users, advocates fear federal election may sideline safer opioids policy (BCCSU)

Providence Health News - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 08:28

The co-founder of a national group of parents whose children have died of overdoses fears the looming federal election will derail any policy changes that could make a safer supply of opioids a priority, even as the country's chief public health officer has promised to review such a plan.

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SFU celebrates International Day of Women and Girls in Science (Dr. Zabrina Brumme, BC-CfE)

Providence Health News - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 11:36

SFU is celebrating the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Here is a quick glimpse of why some of our prominent women in science chose science as a career, along with their encouraging advice for young women and girls today.

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B.C. Views: Time to listen to the doctors and legalize opioid drugs (Dr. Evan Wood, BCCSU)

Providence Health News - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 11:32

As the B.C. Coroners Service released its 2018 overdose-related death totals, showing four people a day are still dying from mainly fentanyl-contaminated street drugs, there was a desperate edge to the message.

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