New St. Paul's Hospital gets green light from B.C. government

The provincial government announced this morning that a new St. Paul’s Hospital will open for patients by 2026.

Premier John Horgan said the new hospital will have 548 beds, 115 more than the hospital on Burrard Street, which was founded 125 years ago.

The new hospital will cost $1.9 billion. It will be located at 1002 Station Street, next to the Via Rail Station, on the False Creek Flats.

Kevin Griffin reports

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This story also appeared in The Province.