Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care

Project Type:
DBFM - Design Build Finance Maintain
Infrastructure Type:
Health Care
Contract Price:
$474.1 million
Estimated Value for Money:
$83 million

About the Project:

  • The new hospital is a state-of-the-art forensic mental health care facility.
  • The expanded facility replaced the former 160-bed Oak Ridge facility and the 20-bed Brebeuf building.
  • The new facility offers a larger, more modern space for treatment and care of people with mental health disorders who have been involved with the criminal justice system.


  • Request for Qualifications:
    Aug 17, 2009
  • Short-list Bidders Selected:
    Dec 08, 2009
  • Request for Proposals:
    Feb 02, 2010
  • Winning Bidder Selected:
    Jan 31, 2011
  • Construction Begins:
    May 06, 2011
  • Construction Ends:
    Dec 06, 2013

Winning Bidder

Integrated Team Solutions (ITS): EllisDon Corporation and Fengate Capital Management Ltd., with EllisDon also providing construction services. The facility was designed by Cannon Design and Honeywell Limited will provide facilities management. National Bank Financial Inc. acted as the financial advisor to ITS.

Community and Green Benefits

  • Environmentally friendly design features that achieved LEED Gold certification as part of the government's commitment to reduce energy use and greenhouse gas emissions.

Economic Benefits

  • At the height of construction, as many as 300 workers were on site daily. 
  • Labour and materials for the project were drawn largely from the Midland-Barrie-Simcoe areas and the surrounding communities.

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