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Flooding, seismic liquefaction risks of new St. Paul’s Hospital site highlighted by city (New SPH)

Artistic rendering of the new St. Paul's Hospital and health campus at the False Creek Flats. (IBI Group Architects / Providence Healthcare)
Artistic rendering of the new St. Paul's Hospital and health campus at the False Creek Flats. (IBI Group Architects / Providence Healthcare)

There needs to be greater consideration to the resilience of the design of the new St. Paul’s Hospital at 1002 Staton Street in the False Creek Flats, according to the City of Vancouver’s rezoning report for the project.

The associated flooding and seismic liquefaction risks of building the hospital on land created by reclamation have been known since the project’s infancy, but the municipal government wants Providence Health Care to take more steps.

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