It’s time to build a health care system that meets the needs of our growing community.

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A community is only as healthy as the people who live, work and play in it.

As our cities and region evolve, our health care system must evolve with it.

That’s why Grand River Hospital and St. Mary’s General Hospital are partnering to build a new joint hospital and modernize hospital facilities, so our community has access to the highest quality care, technology and infrastructure to be healthy, now and in the future.

Waterloo Region is one of the fastest-growing urban areas in Canada.

The staff, physicians and volunteers at Grand River Hospital and St. Mary’s General Hospital provide excellent patient care, but we’ve outgrown our aging buildings.

Over the next two decades

Almost 2 million Ontarians will come to our hospitals to access care

Hospital usage for seniors will grow by 170%

We will need over 500 additional hospital beds

Over the next two decades

Almost 2 million Ontarians will come to our hospitals to access care

Hospital usage for seniors will grow by 170%

We will need over 500 additional hospital beds

WE'RE BUILDING THE FUTURE OF CARE IN WATERLOO REGION

  • We’re doing it for our patients, volunteers, staff and for the communities we serve.
  • We’re caring for more patients in our community.
  • We’re creating opportunities for research, education and innovation.
  • We’re expanding our regional specialty programs.
  • We’re shaping world-class care.
  • We’re building a stronger and healthier community.
  • We’re doing it for our patients, volunteers, staff and for the communities we serve.

Grand River Hospital and St. Mary’s General Hospital are partnering to build a new joint hospital and modernize existing hospital facilities in Kitchener-Waterloo.

Waterloo Region has a reputation for being a world-class hub for technology, innovation and education. We will bring this energy to health care in Kitchener-Waterloo.

Our collaboration will empower us to break barriers and provide care in ways that we couldn’t alone.

Stay Connected

Grand River Hospital and St. Mary’s General Hospital are partnering with the Grand River Hospital Foundation and St. Mary’s General Hospital Foundation to make our shared vision a reality. We will need your support every step of the way.

News

New hospital in Waterloo Region would serve residents as far as Owen Sound, Kitchener mayor says

May 24, 2022

Ford government pledged $5 million to start long-term plan for region’s health care needs in April. Read The Waterloo Region Record article here.

Hospitals welcome planning grant for new hospital in Kitchener-Waterloo

April 28, 2022

Grand River Hospital and St. Mary’s General Hospital welcome the provincial government’s $5 million planning grant in the 2022 Ontario budget.

Province awards planning grant for new hospital in Waterloo Region

April 21, 2022

St. Mary’s General Hospital and Grand River Hospital welcomed approval by the Ontario government today for a planning grant.

Kitchener hospitals get $5M to modernize care

April 21, 2022

Grand River Hospital and St. Mary’s General Hospital got a $5 million grant from the province to start planning together on new and improved health-care services for the community.