Phase 2 of Royal Columbian Hospital revitalization will expand emergency, acute care

New Westminster, B.C. – {September 22, 2018} – To help meet the demands of a growing population, the British Columbia […]

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Mental health campaign gains $100,000 from financial security provider

New Westminster, B.C. – {September 4, 2018} – Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life are helping to shine a […]

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Mental health campaign benefits from Pacific Blue Cross gift

New Westminster, B.C. – {March 27, 2018} – Pacific Blue Cross is helping to shine a light on mental health […]

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BMO takes lead on mental health at Royal Columbian with $1M gift

New Westminster, B.C. – {April 6, 2017} – BMO Financial Group is making a major contribution to Royal Columbian Hospital […]

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Royal Columbian Hospital redevelopment moves forward

New Westminster, B.C. – {April 6, 2017} –A new acute-care tower, a larger emergency department, and upgrades to existing spaces […]

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Law firm pledges to mental health expansion at Royal Columbian

McQuarrie Hunter LLP
A mid-sized law firm with local roots going back decades is supporting the region’s mental health needs with a gift towards redevelopment at Royal Columbian Hospital.

McQuarrie Hunter LLP has pledged $75,000 to Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation for the new 75-bed Mental Health and Substance Use Wellness Centre. The new facility, being built during phase one of hospital redevelopment, will provide a significant opportunity for groundbreaking research, increased psychiatric training and state-of-the-art patient care.

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Starlight Casino and Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Announces Partnership With The Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation

Starlight Casino, through Gateway Casinos & Entertainment’s corporate giving program, GatewayGIVES, has announced a multi-year partnership with Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation towards the new Mental Health and Substance Use Wellness Centre being built as part of a large hospital redevelopment.

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Shortlist announced for Royal Columbian Hospital Redevelopment

Phase one of the Royal Columbian Hospital Redevelopment Project reached a milestone by shortlisting three proponents to participate in the next stage of the competitive selection process to design and build a new mental health and substance use facility and energy centre.

Following an evaluation, these three teams were shortlisted to participate in the Request for Proposal (RFP) stage:

  • Bird Design-Build Construction Inc.
  • EllisDon Corporation
  • PCL Constructors Westcoast Inc.

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    RFQ issued for phase one of Royal Columbian Hospital redevelopment

    RCH_Perspective Rendering of MHUS building 560

    Above: New Mental Health and Substance Use facility. Potential concept only.

    The start of phase one of the redevelopment of Royal Columbian Hospital moved a step closer today with the issuing of a Request for Qualifications (RFQ).

    The RFQ is the first stage in the competitive selection process and invites teams to express their interest in designing and building a new mental health and substance use facility, energy centre and underground parkade. Fraser Health will then identify a shortlist of three teams that will be invited to submit detailed designs.

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    Redevelopment of Royal Columbian Hospital set to begin

    A new mental health and substance use facility, outpatient clinics and better care for seniors are part of the first phase of redevelopment of Royal Columbian Hospital.

    Health Minister Terry Lake today announced business plan approval for phase one of the redevelopment, with a $249.8 million commitment from the Province and $9.1 million from the Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation.

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