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With construction targeted to begin in 2022 on the new South Niagara Site, we are committed to keeping our community up to date on the latest planning and construction progress.

Group Presentations

If you would like to have a presentation made to your group or organization please contact us.

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Engagement Toolkit

For more helpful information to maximize your engagement with the South Niagara Hospital Project, click below.

Engagement Toolkit

Niagara Health's team regularly reaches out to a wide variety of community groups to engage and consult on the planning of the future of healthcare. Our project leaders will be continuously meeting with government, seniors clubs, organizations, cultural groups and service clubs to share plans and seek community input to help shape the future of healthcare in Niagara.  

Engagement Schedule

Date/Presentation

August 24, 2021

Presentation to Niagara Health's Service Employees International Union (SEIU) 

June 17, 2021

Niagara Region Budget Review, Committee of the Whole: Local Share Commitment

To listen live to the budget discussion beginning at 6:30 p.m., click here.

April 14, 2021

Niagara Region Corporate Services Committee: South Niagara Hospital Local Share

Watch the recorded Corporate Services Committee meeting here.

February 5, 2021 RFQ Issued for South Niagara Site - Announcement
September 23, 2020 Lynn Guerriero, Dr. Tom Stewart, CEO and Mayor Jim Diodati 
September 18, 2020 Árpád Park Hungarian Hall, Niagara Falls
August 14, 2020 Meeting with Mayor Wayne Redekop (Town of Fort Erie)
July 28, 2020 Meeting with MPP Wayne Gates (Niagara Falls, Fort Erie, Niagara-on-the-Lake)
July 13, 2020 User Groups & User Scenarios Discovery Session of the South Niagara Project With Pivot Consulting     
February 7, 2020 MPP Sam Oosterhoff, Niagara West
December 10, 2019 Fort Erie Native Friendship Centre, Niagara Chapter - Native Women Inc., Aboriginal Patient Navigator for Niagara
December 6, 2019 MPP Wayne Gates - Follow-up discussion
December 3, 2019 MP Vance Badawey, Niagara Centre
November 29, 2019 MPP Jeff Burch, Niagara Centre
November 12, 2019 Mayor Wayne Redekop, Town of Fort Erie & MPP Wayne Gates
November 7, 2019 Mayor Bill Steele, City of Port Colborne
September 26, 2019 Mayor Frank Campion, City of Welland

Community & Staff Consultations

April 12 - 23, 2021 Meetings: Site & Building Design Round 5
March 2021 Meetings: Functional Output Specifications Round 3
February 22 - March 12, 2021 Meetings: Furniture, Equipment and IT Round 3
February 26, 2021 Meeting Consult: City of Niagara Falls - Niagara Falls Off-site Satellite Dialysis 
February 16, 2021 Committee of Adjustment: City of Niagara Falls - Zoning By-Law amendment re: maximum height and parking area
February 8 - 19, 2021 Meetings: Site & Building Design Round 4
February 4, 2021 Presentation: Rotary Fort Erie - Update on the South Niagara Hospital Project
December 7 - 18, 2020 Meetings: Site & Building Design Round 3
November 30 - December 14, 2020 Outdoor Landscape Design Feedback Survey
November 16 - 27, 2020 Meetings: Functional Output Specifications Round 2
November 9-13, 2020 Niagara Falls Satellite Dialysis Patient Engagement Survey
October 20-29, 2020 South Niagara Hospital Look and Feel Survey
October 5 - 30, 2020 Meeting: Furniture, Equipment and IT Round 2
October 5 - 16, 2020 Meeting: Site & Building Design Round 2
October 1, 2020 South Niagara Hospital Project RFQ/RFP Information Session
September 14 - October 2, 2020 Meeting: Functional Program Round 2
September 11, 2020 Site Visit with Indigenous Community Members and South Niagara Project Team       
August 24 - September 4, 2020 Meeting: Site & Building Design Round 1
July 27 - August 14, 2020 Meeting: Furniture, Equipment and IT Round 1
July 20 – July 24, 2020 Meeting: Functional Program Round 1
February- April 2020 Project Statement and Goals Community Engagement Survey
February 11, 2020 Niagara Health Innovation Conference - Building Connections
August 23, 2019  Workshop – Design Charrette
August 12, 2019  Workshop – Blocking and Stacking Options Analysis 
July 18, 2019  Workshop – Opportunities and Constraints 
July 9, 2019  Workshop - Outdoor Therapeutic Spaces & Block and Stacking Principles 2
June 26, 2019  Workshop – Blocking and Stacking Principles
June 24, 2019  Inter-Municipal Transit Consultation
June 11, 2019  Workshop – Opportunities and Constraints
May 29, 2019 St. Catharines lessons learned
May 21, 2019 City of Niagara Falls/Niagara region/Utility Co. Interviews

Ongoing

  • Staff, Physician, Volunteer, and Niagara Health Engagement Network Consultations.
  • Town of Fort Erie Community Health Care Services Committee

Monthly

City of Niagara Falls

By the Numbers

  • 196 Subject Matter Experts involved in user group planning meetings in 2020
  • 550 hours of group planning meetings with stakeholders in 2020
  • 5000+ residents provided online feedback
  • 100s more shared their thoughts in person, through emails, phone calls and at public events

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