Radiation consulting contract awarded for new Corner Brook hospital

Cory Hurley
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Premier Tom Marshall speaks during today's announcement pertaining to the new hospital in Corner Brook.

The province has awarded a contract to plan radiation services for the new regional hospital in Corner Brook.

Altus Planning Inc., a consulting firm out of Alberta, will prepare a plan for radiation therapy services before the end of June.

The contract also includes a review of current and future demands for radiation therapy in the province,and identify and evaluate models of service delivery in other jurisdictions which could be implemented. This work will be completed by September.

Also announced during a press conference held at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook this morning was the release of two tenders to assist with preparing the new hospital site. The tenders include excavation and site grading, along with partial on-site water and sewer infrastructure, installation of an underground concrete water storage tank and connection of the reservoir to the city’s water distribution system.

Organizations: Corner Brook hospital, Corner Brook.Altus Planning, Western Memorial Regional Hospital

Geographic location: Alberta, Corner Brook

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Recent comments

  • Skeptic
    June 06, 2014 - 23:44

    Tea and cake served by Colemans:-(

  • Really Now
    June 06, 2014 - 22:58

    $227 million Dunderdale announced at the hospital last year. Now we have a water tank & some more site work. Marshall has let the people of the West Coast down. Granter has been silent on the issue. Joyce seems to be like a dog with a bone on the hospital but can't seem to get anything done. He's been the only voice but unfortunately, on the wrong side of the house. Time for this government to go. Coleman - not a snowball's chance in hell you'll get my vote.

  • Michael Luedee
    June 06, 2014 - 16:07

    So disappointing another construction season will go by and nothing happening at the Corner Brook hospital site. What happens to all the money that was announced in this past year's budget for the new hospital? Does water/sewer and water storage tanks cost that much?

  • Henry
    June 06, 2014 - 15:21

    So much for honour Mr. Marshall. Pittance work on site and more consulting... Jeesh... Be careful you don' t spend to much money there.. Say no to Coleman in by election and definite no to Vaughn Granter a useless individual in general election. I had enough of PC politics. Mr. Marshall as for you please disappear when you retire from politics.

  • peter barry
    June 06, 2014 - 14:06

    so much for not leaving until there is steel in the ground.another summer gone and still very little done .i guess the announcement this morning is to help mr coleman get a seat in humber east.i voted for mr marshall but i will not be voting pc this time.very poor leadership from marshall and granter.i hope the rest of the people in corner brook remember this election time.

  • Bill
    June 06, 2014 - 13:26

    .....and next year they'll call tenders for light bulbs, and the year after that; door knobs....and the year after that.... At this rate, the hospital might be built by year 2042. It's terrible that up at Muskrat, they are burning thru $2 million every DAY! I bet the on-site first aid station is more state-of-the-art than what the residents of the west coast have access to......pity :-(