Closure of St. Paul’s Hospital raises questions of shutdown of Mount Saint Joseph

Will Mount St. Joseph Hospital be closing? Some believe a new St. Paul’s raises questions about the aging hospital in East Vancouver.

Aaron Jasper, former chair of the Save St. Paul’s Hospital Coalition, is worried the new one planned for False Creek will be the closure of Mount St. Joseph Hospital on Kingsway near 12th Avenue.

“If they can justify removing possible facilities in the downtown core then why would they bother having duplicate facilities on a much smaller scale in East Vancouver.”

Joanne Abshire and Jill Drews report

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Story also found on The Times of Canada