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NEWS RELEASES: 2016

July 21, 2016 Shortlist Selected for the Valleyview Project
Apr 7, 2016 Contract finalized for Penticton’s new patient cae tower
Feb 19, 2016 New perinatal unit opening at Kelowna General Hospital
Jan 20, 2016 New patient care tower for Penticton moves ahead

NEWS RELEASES: 2015

Oct 28, 2015 Okanagan Correctional Centre Project Wins Silver at 18th Annual CCPPP Awards for Innovation and Excellence in P3s
Oct 16, 2015 New heart and surgical centre opens
Oct 7, 2015 BC Hydro Awards Site C Worker Accommodation Contract to ATCO Two Rivers Lodging Group
June 19, 2015 The final countdown for new surgical centre
Apr 30, 2015 BC Hydro Selects Preferred Proponent for Worker Accommodation Contract
Apr 24, 2015 Design and construction begins on new campus for Emily Carr University
Apr 24, 2015 Plenary Health delivers key to new surgical centre
Feb 27, 2015 Historic Gastown Hotel officially re-opens in Vancouver
Feb 27, 2015 Groundbreaking Ceremony held in Surrey for North America’s First Close-Loop Waste Management System
Feb 25, 2015 Request for Proposals released for PRH Patient Care Tower
Feb 12, 2015 Emily Carr University and Applied Arts Partners complete financial close
Jan 22, 2015 Lakes District Hospital and Health Centre opens ahead of schedule

NEWS RELEASES: 2014

Dec 16, 2014 Crown review finds Partnerships BC fulfilling its mandate
Dec 16, 2014 Surrey Organics Biofuel Processing Facility moves ahead
Nov 25, 2014 North Island Hospitals Project wins award for innovation and excellence
Nov 3, 2014 Emily Carr University names preferred proponent and prospective designer
Nov, 2014 Center for Sustainable Infrastructure Releases Report: Infrastructure Crisis, Sustainable Solutions: Rethinking Our Infrastructure Investment Strategies
Oct 31, 2014 B.C. supports wood innovation with opening of WIDC
Oct 30, 2014 Partnerships BC Appoints Vice Presidents
Oct 28, 2014 Three British Columbia Projects Winners at 17th Annual CCPPP Awards for Innovation and Excellence in P3s
Oct 28, 2014 17th Annual Awards Celebrate Exceptional Innovation and Excellence in P3s
Sep 17, 2014 RFQ release for new patient care tower at Penticton Regional Hospital
Sep 3, 2014 BC Hydro Procurement Update: Worker Accommodation RFP Issued to Three Shortlisted Proponents
Aug 7, 2014 Breaking ground on North Island Hospitals Project
July 2, 2014 North Island Hospitals Project green bond issue a first
June 16, 2014 Critical care tower at Surrey Memorial Hospital officially opens
June 6, 2014 Partnerships BC appoints new president and chief executive officer
June 4, 2014 Construction begins on top floors of VJH tower
May 29, 2014 Dana Hayden Appointed Chair of Partnerships BC
May 23, 2014 Okanagan Correctional Centre breaks ground
May 9, 2014 New Teck Acute Care Centre for B.C.’s children moves forward
May 2, 2014 Harbour Resource Partners Selected as Preferred Proponent for the Region’s New Wastewater Treatment Plant
May 2, 2014 Construction begins for new RIH Clinical Services Building
Apr 28, 2014 PHSA and Affinity Partnerships complete financial close for BC Children’s and BC Women’s Hospital Redevelopment Project
Apr 15, 2014 OCC construction on schedule, hiring underway
Apr 10, 2014 National and Community Surveys Show Canadians Strongly Support P3 Projects
Apr 4, 2014 Selected proponent identified for North Island Hospitals Project
Mar 25, 2014 New perinatal unit added to Interior Heart and Surgical Centre
Mar 21, 2014 Design builder named for RIH’s Clinical Services Building
Mar 13, 2014 Public-Private Partnerships Generate Over $51 Billion for Canadian EconomyBackgrounderReport: 10-Year Economic Impact Assessment of Public-Private Partnerships in Canada
Mar 7, 2014 Design builder named for completion of VJH tower
Mar 4, 2014 BC Hydro Procurement Update: Procurement Initiated for Worker Accommodation
Feb 28, 2014 BC Hydro signs major contract for John Hart project
Feb 26, 2014 John Hart project business event announced
Feb 25, 2014 Teams Shortlisted for the Surrey Organics Biofuel Processing Facility
Feb 5, 2014 B.C.’s largest corrections centre locks up safety gains
Jan 13, 2014 BC Children’s & BC Women’s hospitals redevelopment project move ahead
Jan 10, 2014 Okanagan Correctional Centre nears construction

NEWS RELEASES: 2013

Dec 21, 2013 South Fraser Perimeter Road, B.C.’s newest highway, opens
Dec 13, 2013 Another milestone for Emily Carr University redevelopment project
Nov 14, 2013 Local contractors and businesses connect with McLoughlin Point Treatment Plant bidding proponents
Nov 12, 2013 John Hart project update email notice: preferred contractor announced
Nov 12, 2013 John Hart site plan and profile
Nov 1, 2013 16th Annual Awards Celebrate Exceptional Innovation and Excellence from Sea to Sea to Sea
Nov 1, 2013 Ground-breaking P3 Project Wins Silver Award for Social Housing Innovation
Nov 1, 2013 BC Cancer Agency Centre for the North celebrates first anniversary
Oct 24, 2013 Local workers well represented on Lakes District Hospital and Health Centre construction project
Oct 8, 2013 Premier officially opens Surrey Memorial Hospital Emergency Department
Sep 17, 2013 Iqaluit International Airport Improvement Project moves forward with signing of contract
Sep 13, 2013 Site preparation for RIH Clinical Services Building underway
Aug 30, 2013 VSB’s Kitsilano Secondary Renewal on Track with Selection of Firm to Design and Build the School
Aug 6, 2013 Interior Health issues Invitation to Tender for Clinical Services Building site preparation
Aug 21, 2013 “Delivering value through public private partnerships at home and abroad”, Conference Board of Canada
Aug 19, 2013 British Columbia Intelligence Update
Aug 16, 2013 Partnerships BC – a new pipeline of deals
Aug 20, 2013 Royal Inland redevelopment RFQ short list announced
July 30, 2013 Queen Charlotte/Haida Gwaii Hospital project breaks ground
July 26, 2013 B.C. sows seeds of new wood engineering master degrees at UNBC
July 12, 2013 Request for Proposals Released to Design and Construct McLoughlin Point Wastewater Treatment Plant Project
July 12, 2013 SMH emergency department open for sneak preview
July 5, 2013 Construction starts on Oak Bay High replacement
July 4, 2013 The Case for Public-Private Partnerships
July 4, 2013 Province of Saskatchewan and Cypress Health Region Announcement – New Swift Current Long-Term Care Facility Plan Moves Forward
July 3, 2013 Government of Nunavut announces Preferred Proponent for Iqaluit International Airport Improvement Project
July 2, 2013 Emily Carr University Announces Shortlist Proponents for their New Campus at Great Northern Way
June 28, 2013 Capital Regional District Announcement: Shortlist named for McLoughlin Point Wastewater Treatment Plant Project
June 28, 2013 Polson Tower project moves to next stage at Vernon Jubilee Hospital
June 25, 2013 Design of new Queen Charlotte/Haida Gwaii Hospital unveiled
June 20, 2013 Greater Victoria School District announces preferred proponent for Oak Bay High School
June 19, 2013 Queen Charlotte/Haida Gwaii Hospital project moves ahead
May 30, 2013 Public-private partnerships an important option for improving Canada’s transportation infrastructure
May 16, 2013 Surrey Moves Forward on Organics Biofuel Facility
Apr 12, 2013 Ground broken for new Lakes District hospital
Mar 27, 2013 Design of new Lakes District Hospital and Health Centre unveiled
Mar 27, 2013 Shortlist named for acute care centre at BC Children’s and BC Women’s Hospitals
Mar 22, 2013 Preferred proponent selected for Wood Innovation and Design Centre
Mar 20, 2013 Okanagan Correctional Centre takes major steps with historic signing, RFP
Mar 14, 2013 Request for Qualifications Released to Design and Construct McLoughlin Point Wastewater Treatment Plant Project
Mar 12, 2013 Lakes District Hospital and Health Centre moves ahead
Mar 8, 2013 Milestone reached for new Comox Valley Hospital
Mar 7, 2013 Emily Carr University of Art + Design one step closer to new campus
Mar 7, 2013 Site preparation contract awarded for Haida Gwaii hospital replacement
Mar 5, 2013 RFQ released to complete two floors at Polson Tower
Mar 4, 2013 Redevelopment of BC Children’s and BC Women’s Hospitals moves ahead
Feb 21, 2013 Milestone reached in cardiac surgery 100 open heart surgeries performed in the Interior
Feb 8, 2013 B.C. Utilities Commission approves John Hart generating station replacement
Feb 2013 Why Isn’t the U.S. Better at Public-Private Partnerships? By Ryan Holeywell, Governing Magazine, with commentary from Sarah Clark, President & CEO of Partnerships BC
Jan 29, 2013 Evergreen Line major contract awarded, creating jobs, transit choices
Jan 25, 2013 Working Together: BC & BCCA Launch Infrastructure Forum
Jan 22, 2013 Construction tender for Queen Charlotte/Haida Gwaii Hospital released
Jan 10, 2013 Agreement will revitalize 13 Downtown Eastside hotels

NEWS RELEASES: 2012

Dec 21, 2012 Request for Proposals released for new Haida Gwaii hospital
Dec 12, 2012 Major step forward for Okanagan Correctional Centre
Dec 3, 2012 Contract Signed with Bombardier to supply Evergreen Line SkyTrain cars
Dec 1, 2012 New Port Mann Bridge opens to eight lanes of traffic
Nov 30, 2012 South Fraser Perimeter Road opens Dec. 1
Nov 23, 2012 15th Annual Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships Awards for Innovation and Excellence
Nov 22, 2012 Shortlist selected for new hospital on Haida Gwaii
Nov 15, 2012 West Coast Infrastructure Exchange – Pacific states and British Columbia announce joint effort to make it easier to finance, build infrastructure projects
Oct 29, 2012 Premier Clark opens BC Cancer Agency Centre for the North
Oct 26, 2012 Renovation project moves ahead on Downtown Eastside
Oct 12, 2012 Building begins at Interior Heart and Surgical Centre
Oct 4, 2012 RFP released for new hospital at Burns Lake
Oct 4, 2012 Preferred proponent selected for Evergreen Line
Oct 4, 2012 Shortlist announced for North Island Hospitals Project
Oct 1, 2012 Surrey Memorial Hospital gets topped off
Sep 25, 2012 Shortlist Selected for Kitsilano Secondary Schoolw Renewal
Sep 10, 2012 Request for Proposals released for Wood Innovation & Design Centre
Aug 31, 2012 RFP shortlist for new hospital at Burns Lake
Jul 18, 2012 RFQ for new hospital on Haida Gwaii released
Jul 12, 2012 Premier Opens Fort St. John Hospital and Peace Villa
Jul 6, 2012 Companies shortlisted to build new John Hart generating station
Jun 22, 2012 Agreement reached for Interior Heart and Surgical Centre
Jun 6, 2012 RFQ issued for North Island Hospitals Project
May 31, 2012 RFQ released for new hospital at Burns Lake
May 25, 2012 Premier opens Centennial and Anderson Buildings at KGH
Apr 13, 2012 RFQ for Wood Innovation and Design Centre Released
Apr 11, 2012 Interior Heart and Surgical Centre moves ahead
Apr 10, 2012 Countdown is on to better patient care in Fort St. John
Apr 3, 2012 South Fraser Perimeter Road Expansion Key to Getting B.C. Goods to Marke
Mar 22, 2012 Surrey corrections centre expansion underway
Mar 13, 2012 John Hart Project brings jobs and reliable electricity to Vancouver Island
Mar 2, 2012 Partnership to renovate hotels in Downtown Eastside
Feb 24, 2012 Kelowna General Hospital starts countdown to opening of new buildings
Jan 25, 2012 First Evergreen Line construction contracts awarded

NEWS RELEASES: 2011

Nov 21, 2011 Sea to Sky Highway and Surrey Correctional Facility win Gold
Nov 9, 2011 Evergreen Line RFP released
Oct 21, 2011 Renovation project to revitalize 13 Vancouver SRO hotels
Aug 27, 2011 Port Mann/Highway 1 passes 50 per cent completion
July 22, 2011 SMH expansion begins with first concrete pour
July 19, 2011 Surrey Pretrial expansion agreement signed
July 6, 2011 Families receive a new standard of care at RJH
June 29, 2011 Cancer centre construction hits labour peak
June 21, 2011 Shortlist announced for Interior Heart and Surgical Centre
May 30, 2011 Jim Pattison Outpatient Centre officially opened
May 20, 2011 Final concrete pour at Cancer Centre for the North
Mar 21, 2011 Premier launches B.C.’s largest-ever health-care project, Surrey Memorial Hospital
Feb 21, 2011 Jim Pattison Outpatient Centre to Open in 100 Days
Feb 11, 2011 Construction begins on East Pandosy Clinical Support Building
Feb 10, 2011 B.C.’s First Modular Classroom Delivered
Feb 3, 2011 Evergreen Line Rapid Transit Project Approved
Jan 17, 2011 Partnerships BC appoints new Vice-President, Projects

NEWS RELEASES: 2010

Dec 16, 2010 Contract signed to build East Pandosy Clinical Support Building
Dec 13, 2010 Fort St. John Hospital and Residential Care project continues to take shape
Dec 3, 2010 100-Day Countdown to Patient Care at Royal Jubilee
Nov 25, 2010 South Fraser Perimeter Road Wins National Award
Nov 24, 2010 Larry Blain named P3 Champion at National Conference
Oct 21, 2010 Partnerships BC: Executive Search for Vice-President of Projects
Oct 7, 2010 Surrey Memorial Hospital Expansion Moves Ahead
Oct 7, 2010 B.C. Company to Build Full Day K Modulars, Create Jobs
Sept 23, 2010 Last Bricks Laid at New RJH Patient Care Centre
Sept 3, 2010 Classrooms for Full-Day Kindergarten Move Forward
Aug 17, 2010 Canada Line Celebrates First Year of Service
Aug 12, 2010 South Fraser Perimeter Road Agreement Signed
Aug 10, 2010 Request for Proposals Issued for KGH Clinical Support Building
Aug 4, 2010 Partnerships BC Appoints New President and CEO
July 29, 2010 Construction Starts at Cancer Centre for the North
July 22, 2010 New Port Mann Bridge Takes Shape: Project 1/3 Complete
July 22, 2010 Teams Shortlisted for KGH Clinical Support Building
July 5, 2010 Evergreen Line Competitive Process Opens
June 25, 2010 Canada Line Recognized as World-Class Project
June 18, 2010 Milestone reached in Fort St. John Hospital and Residential Care project
June 14, 2010 More Than $144-Million Investment Delivers Full-Day K
June 10, 2010 Cancer Centre for the North Project Report Released
May 20, 2010 Victoria’s Patient Care Centre Wins International Award
May 7, 2010 South Fraser Perimeter Road Moves Forward
May 7, 2010 New, Green Duchess Park Secondary Officially Opens
May 5, 2010 New Patient Care Centre Powers Up
Apr 29, 2010 RFQ for Clinical Support Building at KGH Released
Mar 31, 2010 Construction of BC Cancer Agency Centre for the North Providing Local Economic Benefits
Mar 5, 2010 Dainard Demolition Kicks Off Surrey Memorial Expansion
Feb 15, 2010 Surrey Memorial Hospital Expansion Moves Forward
Jan 28, 2010 Conference Board of Canada — Dispelling the Myths: A Pan-Canadian Assessment of Public-Private Partnerships for Infrastructure Investments
Jan 25, 2010 UBC Clinical Teaching Facility Opens at KGH
Jan 25, 2010 Funding Approved for Interior Heart & Surgical Centre
Jan 15, 2010 Agreement Signed for Cancer Centre for the North
Jan 15, 2010 VJH Celebrates ‘Topping Off’ of New Patient Care Tower
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