Latest News Releases and Media Advisories

Mar 13, 2019
One of the great features of the new Stanton Territorial Hospital is the addition of a pneumatic tube system. Pneumatic tube systems have been around for over 100 years, conventionally used by the postal service or in production plants, but eventually applied to health care to increase efficiency and productivity. read more...
Jan 31, 2019
We have partnered with a company called Insightworks to create online training for staff using 2D and 3D maps. These maps will help staff members with orientation, planning and pathing of their new spaces prior to the Patient Move on May 26, 2019. Take a moment to click on each floor to orient yourself to the hospital's much larger footprint. Each floor represents a distinct northern landscape with a corresponding animal in order to assist with patient navigation: read more...
Dec 14, 2018
On December 13, Stanton Renewal hosted a staff appreciation lunch in the cafeteria at Stanton to thank everyone for all of their hard work and to celebrate the milestone achievements to date. Kim Riles, Chief Operating Officer at Stanton, and Gloria Badari, Executive Director of the Stanton Renewal Project, shared a few words and project updates with staff to kick off the lunch. Jean-Claude Savoie, Head Chef at Stanton, prepared an impressive spread complete with a festive watermelon carved into Santa Claus. read more...
Dec 1, 2018
The expanded parking lot between the old and new Stanton Territorial Hospitals is finally complete! A whopping 375 parking stalls are available for staff and public use - quite a difference from the 185 that were previously available. Once the new building opens in May 2019, the stalls will be used as follows: read more...
Nov 30, 2018
The Stanton Renewal Project achieved Substantial Completion today, which means that all necessary permits were issued and commissioning activities were completed for the use and operation of the new facility. In short, this means that the new hospital is no longer deemed an active construction site, although there will still be contractors on-site until early 2019 completing minor deficiency work. read more...
Nov 23, 2018
Residents are asked to use the Byrne Road entrance when accessing Stanton Territorial Hospital by vehicle from now on. Right-hand turns are no longer permitted at the stop sign on Range Lake Road beside Trevor’s Independent
Grocer, and we ask that vehicles do not loop around Emergency entrance for safety reasons.
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Sep 25, 2018
Service Delivery Model Presentations wrapped up today at the Nova Hotel. Stanton Managers from each department at the hospital walked through their new spaces with their colleagues to explain how services will be delivered after May 26, 2019. A big thank you to the Territorial Managers, Stanton Managers and NTHSSA Leadership who took the time to be here over the last two days. read more...
May 31, 2018
With the new Stanton Hospital now more than 75 per cent complete, the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) has signed a lease agreement with Stanton Ventura Inc. to accommodate tenants in the redeveloped existing Stanton Hospital. Renovations will begin in summer 2019 after patients are moved into the new Stanton Territorial Hospital. The existing hospital will be re-purposed to house: read more...
Feb 1, 2018
Interior design concept boards for the new Stanton Territorial Hospital are complete and available for public viewing. The concepts were developed by Kasian Architects with input from a panel of regional NWT representatives. Engagement sessions took place in December 2016 and June 2017 to ensure that the designs accurately reflected the cultural needs of our population. read more...
Oct 2, 2017
The next phase of the Stanton Renewal Project, Operational Readiness, has begun with a kick-off event at the Explorer Hotel. During this period which extends to November 2018, Transition Teams from Stanton will complete necessary planning for day-to-day operations in the new hospital. The GNWT is also partnering with a company called Health Care Relocations (HCR) to manage the move from the old facility to the new. read more...
Apr 1, 2017
Furniture, fixtures and equipment (FFE) is a big part of the new hospital. This encompasses a huge range of things – everything from physiological monitors and nursing carts to computers and waiting room chairs. A priority has been to select "architecturally significant" equipment – equipment that impacts decisions in the facility-design process. An example of this would be surgical booms. The installation of surgical booms represents one of the many patient-centered improvements planned for the new Stanton Territorial Hospital. read more...
Mar 31, 2017
Over the last year, construction progress has been easily visible, with structural steel and exterior walls going up day by day. Now that the walls are up, it's a little harder track progress by glancing at the site as we pass. read more...
Aug 17, 2016
Curious about the new hospital project? Have questions about construction? Come down to an Open House for an opportunity to chat with the project team. When: August 23rd from 6PM – 8 PM, Where: Tent located in the Stanton Hospital Parking lot. A scale model of the new hospital design will be on show for the first time. Coffee and donuts will be served. read more...
Feb 1, 2016
The public are invited to find out more about the new Stanton Hospital project. Members of the project team will be in attendance to answer questions from the public. Coffee and snacks will be available. Where: Center Ice Plaza
When: Thursday February 4, 2016
Time: 6PM to 9PM
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Jan 5, 2016
Stanton has released the renderings of the Stanton Renewal Project.  These renderings include an overview of the site, locations of the units within the hospital as well as the renderings of the finished hospital.  Please click here to view the rendering document. read more...
Nov 29, 2015
Blasting at the site of the new Stanton Territorial Hospital will begin Monday, November 30 and continue for up to 14 weeks. Blasting activities will take place between 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. and include up to 20 blasts a day. No blasting is currently planned to take place on Wednesdays, with the exception of Wednesday, December 2nd. read more...
Oct 8, 2015
$300 million: Value of the construction contract with Boreal Health Partnership  $350 million: Total capital cost of the construction project including costs incurred by the Government of the Northwest Territories. The $50 million in extra costs will pay for:  read more...
Oct 8, 2015
Boreal Health Partnership is the private partner consortium selected by the Government of the Northwest Territories to design, build and finance the Stanton Territorial Hospital and maintain it for 30 years.  The finance partners are Carillion Canada Inc., HOCHTIEF PPP Solutions North America Inc. and Bird Capital Limited.  The industry partners who will design and build the hospital include:  Bird Design Build Construction Inc, Clark Builders, and Kasian Architecture Interior Design and Planning Ltd.  The engineering teams include Crossey Engineering Ltd. and Weiler Smith Bowers Consulting Structural Engineering.  Carillion Canada Inc. will maintain the hospital. read more...
Sep 24, 2015
Finance Minister J. Michael Miltenberger announced today that the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) has signed an agreement with Boreal Health Partnership (BHP) to design, build, finance and maintain the Stanton Territorial Hospital.
 
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Aug 24, 2015
Finance Minister J. Michael Miltenberger has announced the Preferred Proponent for the Stanton Territorial Hospital Renewal Project. Boreal Health Partnerships submitted the highest rated of the three proposals received and are now in discussions with the GNWT to finalize the details of the Project Agreement. read more...
Nov 6, 2014
Three proponents have qualified for the project and have been invited to participate in the next stage of the competitive selection process, the Request for Proposal (RFP) stage. read more...
Oct 2, 2014
Finance Minister J. Michael Miltenberger announced that three proponents have qualified for the project and have been invited to participate in the next stage of the competitive selection process, the Request for Proposal (RFP) stage.  The three proponents are: read more...
Sep 22, 2014
Gordon Driedger, P.Eng has been hired as the Executive Project Director for the Stanton Territorial Hospital Renewal Project. Gord’s team is assisting with the preparation of the extensive documentation required for the development of the Request for Proposals (RFP). read more...
May 16, 2014
The Request for Qualifications has been issued! We still have a way to go before construction begins, but this is a big step forward, so definitely cause for celebration. Submissions will be accepted until July 31, 2014 and the companies that best meet the required qualifications will then be asked to submit detailed proposals. read more...
Nov 22, 2013
Minister of Finance Michael Miltenberger tabled the Capital Main Estimates at the Legislative Assembly on October 17th, 2013. The Capital Plan was approved, and the first year of funding granted by way of Commissioner’s Assent of Bill 30, Appropriation Act (Infrastructure Expenditures), 2014-2015 on November 1, 2013. The Stanton Renewal Initiative is included in the Capital Plan. This means the complex planning required and the determination of a procurement method will continue. read more...
Sep 10, 2013
The Story of Stanton: Part 2, Current summarizes the evolution of Stanton Territorial Hospital, from its opening in 1988 to present day. It highlights the additional services that have since become available in the Northwest Territories and includes personal accounts from staff members of the Stanton Hospital, as well as pictures to highlight the advances in health care. read more...
Jul 30, 2013
The Story of Stanton: Part 1, The Past summarizes the history of medical care in Yellowknife. Dating back to 1937, the hospital changed locations several times before the new, state-of-the-art Stanton Territorial Hospital opened at its current location in 1988.  The video includes personal accounts from staff members of the Stanton Hospital, as well as pictures to highlight the evolution of health care in Yellowknife. This video is the first instalment in a three part series that will be produced as part of the Stanton Territorial Hospital Renewal Initiative. read more...
Jun 13, 2013
When it was built more than 25 years ago, Stanton Territorial Hospital was equipped with the most modern systems and equipment available. Medical technology has made considerable advances since the 1980s, and it has become clear that the time to modernize the hospital's systems and equipment has come. read more...