Taxpayers paid $8m to keep St. Paul’s Hospital land buy off provincial books


By Jeremy Hainsworth / Glacier Media
$156.7m property vacant as NDP mulled business plan, spends billions on other hospitals

The process of buying Vancouver land to build a new St. Paul’s Hospital cost B.C. taxpayers about $8 million with the deal kept off the public accounts, and financing shuffled through the Ministry of Health, Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) and Providence Health Care. Now, the $156.7 million piece of land has sat vacant, waiting for the BC NDP government – which has pledged more than $23 billion in other hospital spending since taking office – to mull the business case for the proposed billion-dollar hospital and research facility on Vancouver’s False Creek Flats.…

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February 17, 2019

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