At the request of the Minister of Canadian Heritage, the NCC reviewed potential federal sites for the new Civic Campus of The Ottawa Hospital. The review, conducted from June to November 2016, aimed to ensure that this important health-care facility benefited from a strong planning foundation, and met the needs of patients who will depend on The Ottawa Hospital in the coming decades.
On December 2, the Minister of Canadian Heritage requested that federal officials undertake the necessary preparations to make the Sir John Carling site available as the future location of The Ottawa Hospital’s Civic Campus. NCC Board of Directors recommendation.
On November 24, the NCC Board recommended the Tunney’s Pasture site to the Minister of Canadian Heritage for the government’s decision. This site achieved a high rating, based on a set of 21 selection criteria, in comparison with the other potential sites.
The NCC’s site review for the new Civic Campus of The Ottawa Hospital benefited from extensive public consultations.
More than 8,000 people provided their input on the draft selection criteria and the potential federal sites for the new Civic Campus.
Feedback received from the public and stakeholder consultations led to the refinement of the selection criteria as follows.
Assessment of the 12 sites was based on the following 21 selection criteria, categorized under three themes.