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REDEVELOPMENT CONSTRUCTION TIMELAPSE VIDEO March 2015-April 2016


All of us at Casey House, in partnership with our funders, volunteers and government partners, are continually working to advance the redevelopment project through the required stages to completion. We will continue to post news about the Casey House redevelopment in this space.

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March 30, 2015 – Groundbreaking for new Casey House HIV/AIDS health care centre

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Breaking ground on the redevelopment are (L-R): Karen de Prinse, ‎Chief Nursing Executive and Director of Clinical Programs; Todd Kaighin, client; Jack Manchester, grandson of June Callwood; Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam; Minister Glen Murray; Premier Kathleen Wynne; Gillian Stacey, Chair, Board of Directors; Jaime Watt, Chair, Capital Campaign; John Fraser, Vice Chair, Toronto Central LHIN Board of Directors; Mark Bonham, Lead Donor; Siamak Hariri, Architect; Stephanie Karapita, Chief Executive Officer.

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the groundbreaking ceremony on March 30, 2015 marking the launch of construction on our 58,000 sq ft redevelopment. Photos of the event may be viewed here>>

Read a Toronto Star story about the groundbreaking here>>

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March 25, 2015 – Groundbreaking announcement

With 1 in 120 adult Torontonians now HIV positive, more people are living with HIV in Toronto than ever before. Responding to this growing and evolving need, Casey House is building a new, modern and greatly expanded home for advanced HIV/AIDS care at the corner of Jarvis and Isabella Streets. On Monday, March 30, Casey House will host a groundbreaking ceremony to launch the construction.
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March 6, 2015 – Construction begins on new home for Casey House!

Casey House is pleased to announce that construction has begun on our new 58,000-square-foot redevelopment project at the corner of Jarvis and Isabella Streets.
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December 17, 2014 – Casey House’s new home about to become a reality!

Casey House is delighted to report that a construction firm has been selected and contract documents will soon be signed. We expect to begin construction in late February/March 2015. More>>


February 19, 2014 – Shortlisted Companies Invited to Bid on Casey House Redevelopment Project

Infrastructure Ontario and Casey House have released a request for proposals to the six companies shortlisted to build and finance the Casey House redevelopment project. Renovation and expansion of the facility, which is scheduled to begin in late 2014, will improve health care and support services for people living with HIV/AIDS. More>>


December 23, 2013 – Companies Shortlisted for Casey House Replacement Project

Infrastructure Ontario and Casey House have shortlisted six companies to build and finance the Casey House facility replacement project, which will improve care and support services for those living with HIV/AIDS.  More>>


December 11, 2013 – Casey House and Hariri Pontarini Architects Win Prestigious Award

Canadian Architect Magazine recognizes planned HIV hospital redevelopment for innovation at design stage. More>>


 October 4, 2012 – Casey House Receives Approval from Province to Begin Detailed Design

On October 4, Casey House received approval from the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care to begin the next stage in the redevelopment process. This allows us to begin detailed design of the new building. More>>


 June 6, 2012 – Toronto Star: Casey House to undergo $36 million renovation and expansion

Patty Winsa, Urban Affairs Reporter
Casey House has passed two of the last hurdles on its way to a $36 million renovation and expansion that will double its capacity to care for people living with HIV.

Toronto and East York Community Council, as well as the Toronto Preservation Board, have approved a plan to fully restore an 1875 mansion owned by the hospital at Isabella and Jarvis Sts., and add a four-storey health care facility at the rear of the building.

The site is across the street from the current location of Casey House at Huntley and Isabella Sts., where it has operated since first opening in 1988. More >>