• Delivered on completing construction of the Calgary Cancer Centre, which will increase cancer care capacity and ensure that patients are receiving treatment in a state-of-the-art, world-class facility when it opens in 2023. 
  • Expanded health care capacity with the redevelopment of the Misericordia hospital emergency department, meeting the need for emergency care in west Edmonton and surrounding communities.
  • Began construction on a new 50-bed recovery community in Lethbridge that will provide long-term holistic residential treatment for Albertans with addiction and mental health challenges.
  • Completed the construction of the 75-bed recovery community in Red Deer, this first of its kind Alberta offering long-term holistic treatment to Albertans struggling with addiction.
  • $2.3 billion to expand and improve Alberta’s road and bridge network, helping to grow the economy.

UCP supported Calgary Infrastructure projects including:

  • $541 million for Calgary LRT projects.
  • $429.7 million in upgrades and interchange improvements for Deerfoot Trail.
  • $282 million for the Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir Project.
  • $166 million for the Calgary Cancer Centre.
  • $134.2 million to complete the Calgary Ring Road.
  • $84.7 million for improvements and redevelopments at the Peter Lougheed Hospital
  • $63.6 million for the Foothills Medical Centre.
  • $57.1 million to support the Bethany Care continuing care modernization project.

UCP members supported Edmonton Infrastructure projects including:

  • $760 million in Edmonton LRT projects.
  • $634.1 million for a new South Edmonton hospital.
  • $138.5 million toward the Yellowhead Trail freeway conversion project.
  • $92.3 million Terwillegar Drive expansion project.
  • $90.6 million Gene Zwozdesky Centre at Norwood.
  • $63 million to support the Good Samaritan Society continuing care modernization project.
  • $22.4 million to eliminate the at-grade rail crossing at 50 Street.
  • $7.9 million Misericordia Community Hospital modernization.
  • $3 million for the continued planning of a new, standalone Stollery Children’s Hospital.
  • $3 million Ray Gibbon Drive upgrade project.

UCP supported Northern Alberta Infrastructure projects including:

  • $60.5 million Vinca Bridge Replacement.
  • $117 million to twin Highway 63 north of Fort McMurray.
  • $84.1 million to twin Highway 40 south of Grande Prairie.
  • $11.3 million for a power engineering and instrumentation lab development at Northwestern Polytechnic.

UCP supported Central Alberta Infrastructure projects including:

  • $108.2 million Highway 11 twinning between Sylvan Lake and Rocky Mountain House.
  • $77.2 million widening of Highway 40 north of Hinton.
  • $27.3 million for flood mitigation for the town of Drumheller.
  • $7.5 million for the Sundre Wastewater Treatment Plant.
  • $60.6 million for Highway 60 improvements near Acheson.
  • $22.2 million to address safety concerns at the intersection of Highway 16A and Range Road 20.
  • $3 million for Strathcona Community Hospital expansion planning.
  • $57 million for Highway 1A upgrades.
  • $51 million to replace the interchange at the Queen Elizabeth II Highway and Highway 566 at Balzac.
  • $20.6 million for Queen Elizabeth II Highway and 40 Avenue half interchange near Airdrie.
  • $320.6 million towards the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre redevelopment.
  • $30 million to expand the Red Deer Regional Airport.\

UCP supported Southern Alberta Infrastructure projects including:

  • $94 million to twin Highway 3 between Taber and east of Burdett.
  • $11.2 million to expand the renal dialysis program at the Chinook Regional Hospital.

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