"Exciting day," says Northern Health President and CEO

Local politicians weigh in.

The Peace River Regional Hospital board has been integral to getting a $377 million new hospital announced for Dawson Creek today.

Dawson Creek and District hospital will be built at 11401-8th St., on the northwest corner of the nearby Northern Lights College campus.

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"This facility will be an incredible enhancement to the existing facility," said Northern Health president and CEO Cathy Ulrich this morning.

Brad Sperling, chair of the PRRD and regional hospital board thanked the province and NH for the increased health care.

"This project is far more than a hospital. It is security and peace of mind. We are pleased with the steps taken to help protect the region," he said.

"This is just great news."

Dawson Creek mayor Dale Bumstead thanked Premier John Horgan for his commitment.

"It is an incredible day for me and the community," he said.

"This is the most important announcement for Dawson Creek in my career."

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