Cape Breton Regional Hospital

A major expansion of the Cape Breton Regional Hospital in Sydney will include a new Cape Breton Cancer Centre, Energy Centre and Clinical Services Building that will house a new emergency department, critical care department, inpatient beds, surgical suites and maternal/newborn services.

Nova Scotia Community College

Construction on Nova Scotia Community College’s new, contemporary Sydney Campus began in 2020. The vision of the project is to create a campus with a dynamic learning environment that will attract students from across the province. It will have a modern design, open spaces, state-of-the-art technology, and be built in accordance with accessibility standards and guidelines following the Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certification Program and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) environmental standards.

Glace Bay Hospital

Opened in 1986, Glace Bay Hospital is a community hospital that serves Glace Bay, Dominion, Reserve Mines, Donkin, Port Morien, and surrounding areas. It currently has 44 acute care beds and 18 long-term care beds on 4North, a transitional long-term care unit.

The renovations and additions to the Glace Bay Hospital includes the  the emergency department and surgical suites.

New Waterford Community Hub

As part of the CBRM Health Care Redevelopment Project, New Waterford and the surrounding area will have a new, modern health centre and a 60-bed long-term care home. Both will be built on the Breton Education Centre school site, along with a new, modern school, creating a community hub. The project also includes 12 (sub-acute) short-stay beds.

The community hub model (health centre, long-term care home, and school) will create hands-on learning opportunities and new programming for students in health-care related fields. It also allows for opportunities to share facilities and maintenance services.

Northside Health Complex

As part of the CBRM Health Care Redevelopment Project, Northside residents will have a new, modern health centre and a 60-bed long-term care home. Both will be built in the Northside Business Park, along with a new laundry centre. The project also includes 12 (sub-acute) short-stay beds.

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Work at New Waterford community hub begins

Work at New Waterford community hub begins

From Saltwire – Work is currently taking place in the area as part of the New Waterford community hub project, which will see a new health centre, long-term care home and school built.

Follow Up: New Waterford Community Hub – Community Engagement Session

Follow Up: New Waterford Community Hub – Community Engagement Session

On December 13, 2021, the Cape Breton Partnership hosted Community Engagement Sessions at Breton Education Centre for the surrounding community on the ongoing New Waterford Community Hub Project. Each session included representatives who shared updates and details on this significant project from architects and designers, as well as team members from CBRM Health Care Redevelopment, Nova Scotia Lands, Nova Scotia Public Works, Cape Breton-Victoria Regional Centre for Education, Cape Breton Regional Municipality, and Nova Scotia Construction Sector Council.

New access road to be built for Cape Breton Regional Hospital

New access road to be built for Cape Breton Regional Hospital

From Saltwire: SYDNEY, N.S. — Motorists trying to find their way into the Cape Breton Regional Hospital will soon have another option when it comes to navigating entry into the sprawling health care complex.

New Access Road for Cape Breton Regional Hospital

New Access Road for Cape Breton Regional Hospital

Staff, patients and visitors will soon have improved access to Cape Breton Regional Hospital with the construction of a second main access road.