Media Contacts

Ministry of Health

250 952-1887 (media line)

Northern Health

877 961-7724 (media line)


Timelines for the approval of a redeveloped Mills Memorial Hospital
  • September 2010 – North West Regional Hospital District met with Kevin Falcon, former minister of health, at Union of British Columbia Municipalities, requesting replacement of Mills Memorial Hospital.
  • October 2012 – Master planning for Mills Memorial contract awarded.
  • September 2013 – Concept planning underway.
  • April 2014 – Concept plan first received by government. Master plan and costing complete. The concept plan did not receive the Province’s go-ahead.
  • October 2017 – Updated concept plan submitted by Northern Health to the Ministry of Health and new government led by Premier John Horgan.
  • Feb. 9, 2018 – Government announced approval of the concept plan. Once a concept plan is approved, a project moves to the business planning phase, which takes 12 to 18 months.
  • May 21, 2019 – Government announced approval of the business plan.