The new St. Paul’s Hospital and Health Campus policy planning program

City policy statement

The new site, located at 1002 Station street, is owned by Providence Health Care. Providence has requested that we create a policy statement to guide redevelopment of this site.

The policy statement will guide:

  • Land use
  • Sustainability
  • Transportation
  • Density
  • Building types and heights
  • Public benefits
  • Phases of development

Providence Health Care

Providence Health Care is the organization that owns and operates St. Paul’s Hospital, and is in charge of planning the hospital’s redevelopment. 

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What's happening

Council to review draft policy statement

The draft policy statement for the new St. Paul's Hospital and Health Campus will be considered by Council's Standing Committee on City Finance and Services at its meeting on June 14 at 9:30am.


Quick facts

What New development of St. Paul's hospital campus on Providence Health Care owned land
Where 1002 Station St.
7.4 hectares (18.4 acres)
Bordering streets
  • Station Street
  • Prior Street
  • Trillium Park
  • National Avenue
City involvement
  • Policy statements
  • Correspondence with City plans
  • Guiding principles



Here is our process and anticipated milestones.

  • Mar 2016

    Phase 1: guiding principles

    Identify aspirations and concerns that will shape the initial concepts and site options

    • Mar 8 open house
    • Mar 8-20 online questionnaire
  • May 2016

    Phase 2: development concept options

    Identify and evaluate site development options and policy objectives

    • June 18 and 22 open houses
    • May 18-June 12 social impacts online questionnaire
  • Summer 2016 -
    Winter 2017

    We are here

    Phase 3: preferred development concept and draft policy

    Review and refine a preferred development concept and draft set of policies

  • Spring 2017

    Policy Statement considered by City Council

    If adopted, the Policy Statement will guide the subsequent rezoning process

Past updates

May 2017

Thank you to everyone who provided feedback at the open houses on May 13 and 15, and who filled out the online questionnaire. Staff will summarize the feedback in their report to Council, and bring forward what we heard to inform the rezoning process.

CommunityIMPACT Consulting conducted a Social Impact Assessment (SIA) in order to understand the potential impacts of the new St. Paul’s on the nearby neighbourhood. This document summarizes the SIA findings and proposed mitigation and monitoring strategies.

July 2016

We put together a summary of the open house events held, the feedback that we received from the workshops, and the feedback from the online questionnare.

May/June 2016

We asked what you thought about the potential social impacts of the new hospital site through a focus group and online questionnaire from May 18 to June 12. Thank you to everyone who shared their thoughts. 

Providence Health Care and their design consultants prepared preliminary design concepts to explore how the new St. Paul's Hospital and integrated health campus could be developed. We hosted two open houses on June 18 and 22 to share the concepts and gather feedback to help inform a preferred development concept.

We used a questionnaire format to collect public thoughts on the design concepts for the new St. Paul's Hospital and Health Campus. Feedback collected will be used alongside technical analysis to help us identify and refine a preferred development concept and draft set of policies.The questionnaire closed on June 28.

April 2016

Thank you to the 142 people who attended our first open house and 719 people who filled out a questionnaire providing their feedback on the guiding principles for the new St. Paul’s Hospital and Health Campus. We’ve analyzed the feedback and will use it to refine the guiding principles and help shape the development concept options for public consultation in May.

Read the Phase 1: Guiding Principles Consultation Summary  (2.3 MB)

March 2016

We asked what you thought about the draft guiding principles for the policy planning program at an open house on March 8 and online questionnaire from March 4 to 20. Thanks to everyone who shared their thoughts. We're currently analyzing the feedback we received and will provide a summary soon.

The draft guiding principles focused on these four areas:

  • Open spaces and public places
  • Community building and site planning
  • Mobility and connections
  • Sustainability

View the open house information displays:

Contact our planning team

Hale Jones-Cox

David Paterson
Planning Analyst

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