Terrace is getting a new hospital.
Finance Minister Mike de Jong made the announcement during an address to the Terrace and District Chamber of Commerce.
Northern Health has submitted a concept plan to the province.
Once it’s approved, a business plan will be put in place, with it expected to be put together this fall.
The business plan process can take up to 18 months to complete.
The North West Regional Hospital District Chair Harry Nyce says they’re delighted to see the next steps being taken.
Mills Memorial Hospital was built in 1961.
Residents and officials in Terrace have been calling for a new hospital, saying the current facility is out of date and needs to fits the needs of the residents better.