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What's Happening

Posted 9/5/2018
The Outpatient Lab (blood and specimen collection) at Whitehorse General Hospital will be temporarily closed on Thursday, Sept 6, so can we complete an important upgrade to our computer system.... More
Posted 8/31/2018
The clinic of Dr. John Stamp and Dr. Sarah Saunders is moving from the Thomson Centre to its new location on the second floor of Whitehorse General Hospital on September 6, 2018. Patient... More
Posted 8/17/2018
Le 22 août 2018, la clinique de chirurgie déménagera du Centre Thomson vers le deuxième étage de l’Hôpital général de Whitehorse. Le stationnement des patients restera au même endroit. Pour... More
Posted 7/16/2018
One of the first steps in a multi-year redevelopment of Whitehorse General Hospital is now complete with the opening of our new outpatient lab collection area. This new space offers more privacy,... More
New Outpatient Laboratory Services area at Whitehorse General Hospital.
Posted 3/16/2018
Exciting new renovations are beginning at the Whitehorse General Hospital (WGH) in March with initial construction focusing on: A new Laboratory Outpatient Services area in the old Admitting... More
Posted 1/4/2018
Whitehorse – In only a few days from now, Whitehorse General Hospital’s new emergency department will begin caring for patients and bring about some changes in how Yukoners access services at the... More
Posted 12/16/2017
Come see inside Whitehorse General Hospital’s new emergency department We’ve been building the very best health care – closer to home – and we can’t wait to show you. Our entire team is excited to... More
Posted 12/15/2017
Come see inside Whitehorse General Hospital’s new emergency department We’ve been building the very best health care – closer to home – and we can’t wait to show you. Our entire team is excited to... More
Posted 12/13/2017
Whitehorse - The countdown is on to next month’s official opening of Whitehorse General Hospital’s new emergency department and intensive care unit, as the ceremonial ribbon was cut today on the... More
WGH Expansion Complete
Posted 9/6/2017
Whitehorse – Construction of a two-storey, state-of-the-art expansion to Whitehorse General Hospital has finished on schedule with the facility’s new emergency department remaining on track to see... More
A compilation of artwork by local artist Chris Caldwell. These four Yukon-inspired designs will be arranged in a horizontal line to create the new mural outside the maternity unit at WGH.
Posted 1/12/2017
Whitehorse – A colourful and whimsical mural by a local artist will be installed at Whitehorse General Hospital to help create a more comfortable and healing environment for patients and visitors... More
Posted 12/14/2016
WGH’s new two-storey wing was ‘clad to the weather’ last month as expansion construction continues on schedule into the winter months and hospital teams move ahead with preparations for opening day... More
Posted 9/7/2016
Whitehorse – After a busy period of construction over the last eight weeks, vehicle and pedestrian traffic at WGH is much improved as new, more accessible public parking officially opens the morning... More
Posted 6/28/2016
Whitehorse – As Whitehorse General Hospital expansion continues to move forward, a new patient/visitor parking lot will be under construction from July 4 to late August. During this short time, there... More
Posted 2/24/2016
Whitehorse – Construction on Whitehorse General Hospital expansion will continue in the weeks ahead, bringing significant and noticeable changes to the hospital’s campus. Most notable, Yukoners... More
WGH expansion construction
Posted 11/26/2015
Whitehorse – PCL Constructors Westcoast, PACALTA, and United Brotherhood of Carpenters Local 2499 have comes to terms on a project agreement to ensure that Yukoners construct the new two-storey... More
Posted 9/30/2015
Whitehorse General Hospital Cafeteria September 30, 2015 7-9 pm The public is invited to join us for the open house which will include our 2015 Annual General Meeting, reporting on... More
Construction vehicles work to prepare new visitor parking at WGH
Posted 7/23/2015
Parking areas for WGH patients and visitors and spaces around the current ambulance station have moved to a new, temporary parking area in front of the hospital. Fencing and traffic... More
Posted 7/3/2015
A fairness advisor was engaged to provide arm's length advice to the hospital's project steering committee and independent assurance as to the fairness and appropriateness of the activities related... More
An artist rendering illustrates the conceptual design of the two-storey hospital wing to be built at Whitehorse General Hospital.
Posted 6/9/2015
Whitehorse – Yukoners got a first look at the Whitehorse General Hospital (WGH) Expansion. Yukon Premier Darrell Pasloski was joined by Yukon Hospitals’ Board of Trustees Chair Craig Tuton and the... More
Posted 5/20/2015
Whitehorse – A preferred proponent has been selected to finalize a design‐build agreement to deliver the next phase of expansion to Whitehorse General Hospital (WGH). The naming of PCL... More
Ribbon is cut on the new MRI facility at WGH
Posted 1/13/2015
Whitehorse – The first magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) program in Canada’s North has opened at Whitehorse General Hospital (WGH) thanks to the joint efforts of the Yukon government, the Yukon... More
WGH Expansion Networking Session attendees listen to project debrief
Posted 1/7/2015
Whitehorse - More than 35 Yukon service providers, construction companies and other community organizations, took part in a special business-to-business (B2B) networking session designed to connect... More
Posted 11/4/2014
Whitehorse – Three qualified teams have been shortlisted to participate in the next stage of the competitive selection process to design and build an expansion to Whitehorse General Hospital (WGH... More
Posted 9/8/2014
To determine the specific need to expand Whitehorse General Hospital, the Yukon Hospital Corporation undertook a detailed needs assessment process, which was developed as a part... More
Posted 7/22/2014
Whitehorse – Yukon government has approved a significant investment of nearly $72 million to expand services and facilities at Whitehorse General Hospital.  “Moving ahead with the expansion... More