The $43 million upgrade created 240 construction and construction-related jobs for Albertans.
“I’m pleased to see the completion of this project, and to have had the opportunity to tour the improved facility. Alberta’s government will continue to ensure that our health facilities are safe, in good condition and will continue to operate for many years to come.”
Upgrades to the regions busy health centre started in the spring of 2016 and involved replacing and repairing the roof and building exterior to extend the lifespan of the Fort McMurray facility.
Construction activities included:
- Replacing all exterior windows
- Replacing the building exterior finish materials and support framing
- Replacing building insulation
- Resealing the building exterior
- Installing phenolic panels (highly durable exterior wall panelling)
- Replacing exterior doors
- Replacing building roofing
- Repairing interior window sills
- Patching and painting interiors walls impacted by construction
Alberta’s Recovery Plan is a bold, ambitious long-term strategy to build, diversify, and create tens of thousands of jobs now. By building schools, roads and other core infrastructure we are benefiting our communities. By diversifying our economy and attracting investment with Canada’s most competitive tax environment, we are putting Alberta on a path for a generation of growth. Alberta came together to save lives by flattening the curve and now we must do the same to save livelihoods, grow and thrive.
- This project is part of the more than $10 billion infrastructure spending announced as part of Alberta’s Recovery Plan.
- This spending includes:
- $6.9 billion Budget 2020 capital spending
- $980 million accelerated for Capital Maintenance and Renewal
- $200 million for Strategic Transportation Infrastructure Program and water infrastructure projects
- $600 million in strategic infrastructure projects,
- $500 million in municipal infrastructure
- $1.5 billion for Keystone XL