West Park Achieves Substantial Completion

EllisDon officially hands over the keys of the new hospital to West Park

L-R: Arin Arat, SVP, Project Delivery, Health Broader Healthcare Sector (IO); Desa Duric, Senior Director, Asset Management (ED Capital Inc.); Andrew Anderson, SVP & Toronto Area Manager (ED); Anne-Marie Malek, CEO & President (WPHC); Shelley Ditty, VP of Campus Development & Support Services (WPHC); Adel Nekhil, Director, Project Delivery (IO)

Nov 6, 2023 - West Park Healthcare Centre’s new, advanced rehabilitation facility achieved Substantial Completion. The new hospital will usher in a new era of healthcare delivery for rehabilitative and complex care in Ontario. 

The construction milestone represents the date when the facility is operational and is officially handed-over from the contractor, EllisDon to West Park. Staff at West Park can now begin training, orientation and move-in preparations for opening day in Spring 2024. 

“With demand for West Park’s services expected to grow by over 50 per cent in the next 20 years, our new facility will increase our capacity to better serve an aging population and Ontarians with complex health conditions,” says Anne-Marie Malek, West Park’s President & “Every aspect of our new hospital reiterates our commitment to helping patients get their lives back.”

Features of West Park’s new facility includes:

  • Six-storeys, approximately 730,000 square feet

  • 314 patient beds; 80 per cent single and 20 per cent double occupancy rooms

  • Advanced HVAC system that ensures 100 per cent fresh air is pumped in

  • Enhanced accessibility features in its architectural design, technology and equipment solutions

  • Integration of nature that creates a powerful new vision for healthcare architecture

“Ontario is investing in our health care infrastructure for future generations, and that includes Toronto’s new state-of-the-art West Park Healthcare Centre. As we work to get shovels in the ground for more than 50 major hospital projects across Ontario to add more than 3,000 beds over 10 years, West Park’s new facility will ensure that Ontarians can connect to high quality rehabilitative care, closer to home.”
— Hon. Sylvia Jones, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health

"Today's milestone brings us one step closer to opening the doors of this new state-of-the-art facility that will provide people in the community with access to the high-quality care they need and deserve. Our government continues to invest in infrastructure projects like West Park Healthcare Centre's new hospital to build a better health care system that serves the needs of the people of Ontario today, and for years to come."  
 — Hon. Kinga Surma, Minister of Infrastructure and MPP Constituency Office

“Infrastructure Ontario is proud to have partnered with West Park Healthcare Centre and EllisDon to achieve substantial completion on this important redevelopment project. Once fully operational, this new facility will help support the delivery of quality care for Ontarians with complex health care needs.”
— Michael Lindsay, President & CEO, Infrastructure Ontario