Île-à-la Crosse, SK
AODBT Architects Ltd.
Keewatin Yatthe Regional Health Authority
This three-storey, 11,500 m2 multi-use facility houses a high school, health and long-term care centre, and community services for Ile a la Crosse, a remote northern village.
The health section of the building includes an emergency department; 11 bed hospital; 17 bed long-term care wing; radiology and lab services; public and mental health services; and family healing centre. The new hospital will serve remote northwest Saskatchewan communities from Canoe Lake to Buffalo Narrows to Patuanak.
The school section features a large gymnasium with spectator seating; industrial arts classrooms and labs; performing arts space; and classrooms for grades 7 through 12. Also included are two general instruction classrooms for post-secondary training.
Meeting rooms, a day care centre, adult education, community recreation and a space for community elders and spiritual counselling are among the many other features of this unique facility.