MPP Vincent Ke Delivers Member Statement About North York General Hospital’s largest Expansion

“With the generous support of the Ontario Government, NYGH is moving forward with the largest hospital expansion since we opened our doors more than 50 years ago.” – Karyn Popovich, President and CEO, North York General Hospital.

“We heard the call for more long-term care beds for our most vulnerable and Team Ontario is delivering on that promise.” – Doug Ford

The New Patient Care Tower, anticipated to open in 2029/30, will add 110 new inpatient beds for a total of 535 beds on the General site. It will include:

  • An expanded and modern emergency department. 
  • 100% private patient rooms 
  • Brand new and expanded ICU

The new Long-Term Care Home to be operated by NYGH will feature 384 beds, making it one of Toronto’s largest homes. Construction is expected to start in spring 2024 and be completed in summer 2026.  

“We are preparing our hospitals and Long-Term Care Homes to confront the challenges that lie ahead, and to end hallway health care as we promised.” – Vincent Ke, MPP, Don Valley North