PMO Report

Keeping you informed on progress and plans for the New Windsor/Essex Acute Care Hospital Project. Brought to you by the Project Management Office.


September 2023
  • Recruitment underway for key project positions
  • Angus Connect hired to develop and implement ICAT strategy
  • A visit from Ontario’s Minister of Infrastructure


June 2023
  • A new governance structure in advance of the next planning stage
  • A look at what’s next in the planning process
  • Furniture, fixtures, and equipment planning for the new facility


May 2023
  • The project has reached a major milestone with Stage 1.3 (formerly Stage 2) submission to the Ministry of Health
  • Look at what’s next in the planning process
  • Welcome Vice President of Redevelopment Brandon Bailey


April 2023
  • Project approaching major planning milestone
  • Leadership team transition announced
  • Town halls provide an opportunity to view early drawings


March 2023
  • A look at the next steps as the pace of planning increases
  • Indigenous Services User Group helping shape new hospital


February 2023
  • User Groups get their first look at early diagrams
  • Minister of Health committed to the accelerated project timeline
  • Town hall sessions planned for March


January 2023
  • New Year's message from the PMO team
  • 2022 project highlights
  • Gaming workshops help teams visualize blocking and stacking


December 2022
  • Ontario Government accelerates project schedule
  • User Groups focus on Campus Plan
  • Meet the Stantec leadership team


November 2022
  • Stantec launches block diagram planning
  • Building on our Strengths in Research and Education
  • Patient perspective: Review of Parkland Hospital site tour


October 2022
  • Functional program highlights
  • Stantec selected as PDC Team
  • Infection prevention measures planned for new hospital


September 2022
  • Functional Program nearly complete
  • Summary Report highlights public priorities for new hospital
  • Site visit strategy launched


June 2022
  • Why does it take so long to plan and design a new hospital
  • New capital planning process outline
  • Exploring the partnership with the University of Windsor to develop a Health Innovation Park


May 2022
  • Projected timeframe outlined by Infrastructure Ontario
  • Engagement helping to shape new hospital
  • Increasing privacy for inpatients
  • Benefits of larger operating rooms


April 2022
  • Functional Program work continues
  • Building a "future-proof" hospital
  • The RFP process for the PDC Team gets underway
  • User Group members comment on


March 2022
  • Community participation in the Together We Build engagement site and town halls
  • PMO team invited to attend Essex County Council


February 2022
  • Introducing the PMO Report
  • About stage 2 (currently known as stage 1.3) planning
  • The role of the patient and community representatives