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March 2016

Minister of Health visits SickKids Trauma Room

The Honorable Dr. Eric Hoskins, Ontario’s Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, visited the trauma room renovation project at SickKids on March 31, 2016. He emphasized the critical role trauma centres play in hospitals. Parkin designed the project and is now providing contract administration during construction. Dr. Hoskins spoke of $12 billion of health-care capital
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Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital featured in AWARD Magazine

Oakville’s new hospital – Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital is featured in the February 2016 edition of AWARD Magazine.  The article speaks to the design behind the hospital and the commitment to provide excellent patient care.  John Christie (Project Director/Architect) comments on the attention to user experience. To read more, click on:

Parkin Short-listed for Fergus Hospital

Parkin, with PCL, has been short-listed as one of the three teams to compete for the design-build-finance project in Fergus, a new hospital to replace Groves Memorial Community Hospital.  Expected to be completed in 2019, the new Groves Memorial Community Hospital will be located in Aboyne, between Elora and Fergus; it will have more space
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Parkin Awarded Functional Program for Adult Detention Centres

Infrastructure Ontario has awarded Parkin the contract to undertake Functional Planning and Facility Planning  Studies (FPFPS) for correctional facilities located in Ottawa, Thunder Bay, Sudbury and North Bay. The evidence based studies will recognize the evolving needs and roles of correctional facilities in Ontario. The studies are being undertaken with CGL.