QEII New Generation Project

Rank 2021


Industry Sector: Buildings

Range $2 billion

Specific Sector: Health Care

Project Value: $2,000,000,000

Government Funds Involved: Public

Funding Source: Public

Location Nova Scotia

Estimated End Date of Substantial Completion: NA

The redevelopment of the QEII Health Science Centre is a multi-phase project involving several health care sites throughout Halifax and the surrounding area. The project will transform health care delivery in Nova Scotia, providing modern services for patients throughout the province.

The primarily project elements include: the renovation of Hants Community Hospital in Windsor; renovation of Dartmouth General Hospital; a new Community Outpatient Centre in Bayers Lake; expansion of the Halifax Infirmary site; anew hospice residence in Halifax; and movement of the QEII Cancer Centre to the new Infirmary site.

Completion of these projects will result in the closure of Centennial, Dickson, and Victoria buildings on the QEII Victoria site in Halifax.

In 2020, significant progress was made in the procurement of multiple projects as part of the expansion, including the awarding of the contract for the Bayers Lake Community Outpatient Centre. 

Project Owner: Government of Nova Scotia

P3 Team Members/Project Team: DBFM Contract (Bayers Lake Community Outpatient Centre)—EllisDon Infrastructure HealthCare • P3 Electrical Design Team: Mulvey & Banani International Inc./Dillon Consulting Limited, led by Plan-Group/Cahill. • P3 Mechanical Design Team: HHA/Dillon Consulting Limited, led by Plan-Group/Cahill.

Contractor: PCL (PCL Constructors Canada Ltd. - Hants Community Hospital renovation); Pomerleau (lab relocation)

Other Key Players: Contracting Specialties (2005) Inc.; Coastal Woodworkers Ltd.; Dantra Specialty Products; Duron Atlantic Limited; Twin City Painting (1979) Limited; Northfield Glass Group Ltd.; Apex Industries; Atlantica Mechanical; Bond and Coolen Contracting Ltd.; Life Safety Systems; RKO Steel Ltd.; Southeast Drywall Ltd.; Inflector Environmental Services; Darim Masonry Limited; Flynn Canada Limited; McCarthy’s Roofing Limited; Royal Door Limited; Kasian (planing and design compliance team); Deloitte (financial advisor); Hanscomb (cost consultant); Entuitive; EXP

Legal: Borden Ladner Gervais; Osler (for the proponent)

2020 Rank: 29

2019 Rank: 29

2018 Rank: NEW