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Ottawa Cancer Centre (Queensway Carleton & The Ottawa Hospital)

Project Type:
BF - Build Finance
Infrastructure Type:
Health Care
Contract Price:
$113 million
Estimated Value for Money:
$18.6 million

About the Project

  • The Ottawa Hospital Regional Cancer Centre project has resulted in the expansion of services and facilities at the Ottawa Hospital's General Campus and the addition of a new satellite cancer centre at the Queensway Carleton Hospital.


  • Request for Qualifications
    Nov 03, 2006
  • Short-list Bidders Selected
    Feb 15, 2007
  • Request for Proposals
    May 25, 2007
  • Winning Bidder Selected
    Dec 21, 2007
  • Construction Begins
    Dec 21, 2007
  • Construction Ends
    Dec 22, 2010

Latest News

Winning Bidder

PCL Constructors Canada Inc. with financing arranged by TD Bank. 


  • The Ottawa Hospital project included:
    • Expansion of the existing cancer centre to provide capacity for eight radiation treatment machines and one standby machine.
    • Additional space for a capacity of four clinics and 50 chemotherapy spaces.
  • The Queensway Carleton Hospital project included:
    • Construction of a new four-storey building.
    • Space for three radiation machines, two clinics and 33 chemotherapy spaces.

Community And Green Benefits

  • The project has helped address the region's growing need for advanced-level cancer care services.
  • Access to lifesaving radiation therapies has improved.
  • Wait times for cancer surgery have lowered.

Economic Benefits

  • At the peak of construction, approximately 180 workers were employed on each site, and as a result of the project, hundreds of thousands of dollars were spent in the local community to purchase construction and other related supplies.

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