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Groundbreaking Marks the Official Start of Construction on the Niagara Health System’s New Health-Care Complex

Posted Apr 27th, 2009

St. Catharines - Jim Bradley, MPP for St. Catharines, will join hospital officials, community members, fundraising volunteers and health-care partners on April 28 to celebrate the official groundbreaking of the Niagara Health System’s (NHS) new health-care complex and Walker Family Cancer Centre.

The state-of-the-art health-care complex to be located at First Street and Fourth Avenue in St. Catharines will replace the aging St. Catharines General Site and Ontario Street Site and will provide new regional services never before available in Niagara, including radiation treatment for cancer, as well as new treatments for heart disease and longer-term mental health disease.

WHAT: Groundbreaking celebration for new NHS health-care complex and Walker Family Cancer Centre 
WHEN: April 28, 2009 at 2:30 p.m. 
LOCATION: Site of the new health-care complex 
First Street and Fourth Avenue 
St. Catharines, Ontario

PLEASE NOTE: Although parking is not available at the site, a small area has been secured for members of the media off First Street. Please RSVP to ensure you have a space. Appropriate signage directing you to this area will be in place. Comfortable footwear is recommended.

Media Contacts

Caroline Bourque Wiley
Consultant, Public Affairs
905-378-4647, ext. 43113

Jessica Hooker
Niagara Health System Infrastructure Ontario 
905-378-4647 x 43113

Niagara Health System