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Public consultations on new Civic hospital getting underway

Last Updated Nov 22, 2017 at 5:17 am EDT

The Sir John Carling site, labelled Site 11 in the NCC's site selection process, was endorsed by multiple representatives of municipal, provincial and federal governments and The Ottawa Hospital. (Provided by NCC)

OTTAWA – The first of seven public consultations on the new Civic hospital is taking place Wednesday evening.

If you have questions or concerns about the new campus, you’re invited to attend the session at the Ray Friel Centre in Orleans from 7 p.m. until 8:45 p.m.

Parking and traffic are expected to be the main concerns.

The proposal for the hospital, expected to be ready in 2026, includes 3,400 parking spots.

The new Civic hospital is set to be built on the site of the former Sir John Carling building on the eastern edge of the Experimental Farm near Dow’s Lake.

There are six more public consultations planned over the next three weeks in the city:

Each meeting runs from 7 to 8:45 p.m.

-Nov. 22, at Ray Friel Complex, 1585 Tenth Line Rd.
-Nov. 27, at John G Mlacak Centre, 2500 Campeau Dr.
-Nov. 29, at Nepean Sportsplex, 1701 Woodroffe Ave.
-Dec. 4, at Cornwall Civic Complex, 100 Water St. E., Cornwall
-Dec. 5, at the Best Western Inn and Conference Centre, 1 International Dr., Pembroke
-Dec. 7, at the Tom Brown Arena, 141 Bayview Rd.
-Dec. 11, at the Old Town Hall, 61 Main St.



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