BROCKVILLE, ON, Dec. 15, 2015 /CNW/ - Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Brockville General Hospital have shortlisted five companies to build and finance the hospital's redevelopment project.
Based on a request for qualifications process that began in June 2015, the following companies were shortlisted:
- PCL Constructors Canada, Inc.
- Pomerleau Inc.
- M. Sullivan and Son, Ltd.
- EllisDon Corporation
- Walsh Canada
The project will consolidate programs and services offered on the Garden and Charles Street sites to the Charles Street site. The project involves a combination of new construction and renovations, which will include a four-storey addition that will accommodate:
- 29 Mental Health beds including five new
- 47 Complex Continuing Care and Palliative Care beds including five new
- 17 Inpatient Rehabilitation and Restorative Care beds including 12 new
- Several of the support services such as food services, environmental services and facilities will also be relocated to the new wing
As part of an ongoing fair, open and transparent procurement process, the shortlisted companies will be invited to respond to a request for proposals, which is expected to be issued in spring 2016.
IO and the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care are working with Brockville General Hospital to redevelop the facility, which will be publicly owned, controlled and accountable.
Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care
"This announcement brings us one step closer to providing Brockville area patients and families with new, state-of-the-art facilities to meet their current and future health care needs. The redevelopment of Brockville General Hospital is another example of our government's commitment to providing high quality care as close to home as possible."
Brad Duguid, Minister of Economic Development, Employment, and Infrastructure
"The investments we make in our infrastructure have ongoing economic benefits to the province, but equally importantly, the redevelopment of the Brockville General Hospital will have significant impacts to the quality and availability of health care in the local community and will serve the area for generations to come."
Bert Clark, President and CEO, Infrastructure Ontario
"Infrastructure Ontario is proud to be involved with the Brockville General Hospital redevelopment. We have a strong track record of delivering major infrastructure projects on time and on budget and we are committed to continuing that success with the delivery of this project."
Tony Weeks, President and CEO, Brockville General Hospital
"Brockville General Hospital is excited to be moving ahead with our redevelopment project. Today, our vision of a single-campus approach is another step closer in our commitment to providing more efficient, quality care to our community. This project will ensure we remain a sustainable and viable community hospital, for both patients and staff, now and for years to come."
Infrastructure Ontario is a Crown agency of the Province of Ontario that works to deliver public benefits through partnerships with the private sector. IO delivers large, complex public infrastructure projects using a made-in-Ontario modern procurement and project management practice called Alternative Financing and Procurement (AFP). IO also partners with the private sector to manage one of the largest real estate portfolios in Canada, provides municipalities and eligible public-sector clients with loans to renew public infrastructure, and leverages its private-sector expertise to advise the provincial public-sector clients on commercial transactions.
The Brockville General Hospital (BGH) is a four-site, midsize community hospital with a proud history of innovation and community service since 1885. The hospital is a national leader in Restorative Care/Enhanced Activation, a regional innovator in post-episode cardiovascular rehabilitation, and a pioneer in community-based hospice palliative care. BGH is a team player and project leader in Information Technology advances that support and progress internal Electronic Health Record systems, along with those of their regional and provincial partners.
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SOURCE Infrastructure Ontario
For further information: Adam Cotter, Infrastructure Ontario, 416-212-0637; Abby McIntyre, Brockville General Hospital, 613-345-5649 Ext. 1504