New High Prairie Health Complex a decade in the making

The new High Prairie Health Complex had its official opening Friday in High Prairie Alberta, Treaty 8 Territory.

Chris Stewart
APTN National News
The new High Prairie Health Complex had its official opening Friday in High Prairie Alberta, Treaty 8 Territory.

The $228 million facility will allow local residents to have their health issues done on site such as dialysis, CT scans, some surgeries, diagnostic imaging and addiction and mental health treatment.

The hospital was over a decade in planning, and the land was donated by the Peavine Metis Settlement.

Video Journalist / Edmonton

Chris Stewart has been in the media for 20 years. He has worked at CBC, Global and CTV as a news camera operator and editor. Chris joined APTN in 2012 in the Saskatoon Bureau and moved to APTN Edmonton bureau in 2015 as a Videojournalist.