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Teck Donates $10 million to Support the New St. Paul’s Hospital Teck Emergency Department to transform urgent care for British Columbians and incorporate antimicrobial copper surfaces

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — St. Paul’s Foundation and Teck Resources Limited (TSX: TECK.A and TECK.B, NYSE: TECK) (“Teck”) today announced that Teck has made a $10 million donation to help build the emergency department at the new St. Paul’s Hospital at the Jim Pattison Medical Centre. Named the Teck Emergency Department, it will be a transformative and innovative model of care to support improved health outcomes for British Columbians.

The new facility will address the most pressing issues facing emergency departments, including wait times for access to treatment; non-emergent illnesses and injuries; and the increasing trend of patients with complex mental health and substance use needs, while also including improved protection from harmful bacteria and viruses through the innovative use of copper.

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