Timeline & milestones

Phase 1: Expan​sion

Our goal is to open 16 new ORs on Jim Pattison Pavilion (JPP) North 3 in early 2021. These 16 ORs will be built to supplement the 21 ORs currently in use on the second floor of JPP North. Our timeline to achieve that goal is as follows: 

February 2017​

Detailed design work begins

Summer 2018

Demolition begins


Construction begins

Early 2021

Phase 1 complete

Phases 2 and 3: R​enovations

Planning for Phases 2 and 3 — renovations of the current OR suite on JPP North 2 — will continue while Phase 1 expansion is underway.  However, the project’s final scope, including the total number of ORs at VGH, is contingent on budget and Ministry of Health approval.