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St. Paul’s Hospital

Good news for the Renewal of St. Paul’s Hospital

St. Paul’s Hospital redevelopment project looking for architects From Providence Health Care: “VANCOUVER, FEBRUARY 20, 2013 – The redevelopment of St. Paul’s Hospital continues to gain momentum with the posting of a Request for Proposals to provide architectural services for the project.   Announced in June 2012 by Premier Christy Clark, the St. Paul’s Hospital […]

Premier Clark’s St. Paul’s Hospital announcement

More photos This morning, Wednesday June 13, 2012, Premier Christy Clark and Minister of Health Mike de Jong announced their government’s commitment to the renewal St. Paul’s Hospital on the Burrard St. site. In the Premier’s statement she announced her government’s commitment to Providence Health Care’s (PHC) concept plan that was presented at a WERA […]

After years of silence, doctors finally speak up about the difficult working conditions at St. Paul’s Hospital

I have frequently heard that St. Paul’s Hospital has a high commitment to patient care from all of the staff despite the challenges of a decrepit and crumbling building. With the urgent need for a comprehensive renewal since 2002, it is curious that very little has been publicly heard from the hospital staff on the […]

Meggs’ motion on St. Paul’s Hospital passes unanimously. My presentation to council on St. Paul’s Hospital on Thursday July 28.

Ok, so the agenda was changed and Cl. Meggs’ motion giving the city’s support for the renewal of St. Paul’s Hospital on the Burrard Street site was moved up in the agenda to the first item. The motion passed with the fully support of the committee. Here is my little presentation that I gave to […]

Councillor Meggs’ motion on renewal St. Paul’s Hospital moved to Thursday at 9:30 am at Services and Budgets Committee

Now, along with the BIA in the West End,MLA Spencer Chandra Herbert, Providence Health Care, The St. Paul’s Foundation, Vancouver Coastal Health, The Save St. Paul’s Coalition and residents of the downtown peninsula, the City of Vancouver joins the consensus that it time for St. Paul’s Hospital to be redevelop on its Burrard St. site. […]

Grand Opening of Intercultural Community Garden Saturday May 7, 2011

photo Jason Lang On Saturday, May 7th, the Intercultural Community Garden Project will celebrate its Grand Opening on the rooftop of St Paul’s Hospital. This is a project that I have been working on over the past two years as a Director of the West End Residents Association (WERA). The Intercultural Community garden project is […]

Vancouver heritage expert wants St. Paul’s Hospital fixed

This week Donald Luxton, president of Heritage Vancouver Society in a article by Mathew Burrows in the Straight was quoted as saying: “ it’s an “opportune” time for “substantial investment in the buildings” at St. Paul’s Hospital.” For the full Straight ariticle:Matt Burrows If one thinks of how the earthquakes of this week have reek […]

$1 million invested in St. Paul’s Hospital to treat short-term electrical problems

Spencer Chandra Herbert, Brent Granby and Sue Hammell Yesterday afternoon as the Vice Chair of the Save St. Paul’s Coalition’s I joined MLA for Vancouver –West End Spencer Chandra Herbert and NDP Health Critic Sue Hammell, in front of St. Paul’s Hospital to speak with reporters about the electrical blackouts at the hospital. On Saturday […]

The Save St. Paul’s Coalition’s letter to BC Liberal Party Candidates asking for a Plan for the Renewal of St. Paul’s Hospital

Will 2011 be the year that Capital Funds be delivered to renew St. Paul’s Hospital? The Coalition ask Liberal Candidates for their plan for the renewal of St. Pual’s Hospital Today the Save St. Paul Coalition sent a letter to all the candidates of Liberal Party of BC requesting a statement of their respective plans […]

Will 2011 be the year that capital dollars are invested in St. Paul’s Hospital?

2011 undoubtedly will be an eventful year for the on going process of the redevelopment of St. Paul’s Hospital. In the fall of 2010 Providence Health Care (PHC) updated the Downtown community about their plans for redevelopment of St. Paul’s Hospital. A “concept plan” is being work on now by PHC and should be ready […]