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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Cape Breton Regional Hospital Project Information Session

Cape Breton Regional Hospital Project Information Session

Join us for conversations about the Cape Breton Regional project, part of the Cape Breton Healthcare Redevelopment work underway.

Cardiac Catheterization Lab for Cape Breton

Cardiac Catheterization Lab for Cape Breton

From Nova Scotia Government press release: An advanced heart-care service currently available only in Halifax will be part of new expansions at Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Health and Wellness Minister Michelle Thompson announced today, October 7.

Federal government investing in apprenticeship programs for workers in skilled trades

Federal government investing in apprenticeship programs for workers in skilled trades

From Saltwire: The federal government investing more than $28 million into helping small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Atlantic Canada hire apprentices in Red Seal trades.

New ‘dynamic’ campus will bring change to Sydney, N.S. waterfront

New ‘dynamic’ campus will bring change to Sydney, N.S. waterfront

From Daily Commercial News: Billed as a grand effort to aid downtown revitalization in a city of 31,000, the new Marconi campus on Sydney, N.S.’s waterfront will, when finished, be a spectacular splash in a town that has seen little major urban renewal.