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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Latest Updates

Gary McDonald Recreation Complex Reopened

Gary McDonald Recreation Complex Reopened

From Healthcare Redevelopment – New Waterford was buzzing on Sept. 4, as the new Gary McDonald Recreation Complex officially reopened. The event featured Cape Breton University’s men’s and women’s soccer teams squaring off and a ceremony that celebrated several sports legacies from New Waterford.

Two areas of Glace Bay Hospital slated for construction

Two areas of Glace Bay Hospital slated for construction

From Saltwire Network – Two areas in Glace Bay Hospital will get some freshening up as part of a three-month-long upgrade project.

Cape Breton hospice facility nearing completion

Cape Breton hospice facility nearing completion

From Saltwire – Tucked off a forested side road near the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, you could be forgiven for thinking you had arrived at an exclusive spa. 

New sports complex offers opportunity for New Waterford to promote physical activity

New sports complex offers opportunity for New Waterford to promote physical activity

From Saltwire Network – Driving up Eighth Street, it may seem like a normal area of New Waterford. Homes are lined up on both sides of the street while what seems like endless stop signs stand at each intersection from Plummer Avenue to Warren Avenue.