- McGill begins envisioning a project for part of the vacant Royal Victoria Hospital (RVH) site. A task force for the academic vision is created and consultation with the University’s community begins.
- The Royal Victoria Hospital Academic Vision and Development Plan, which outlines a focus on sustainability and public policy, is presented to and approved by the McGill Senate.
- The Government of Quebec mandates the Société québécoise des infrastructures (SQI) to develop a Master Plan for the entire Royal Victoria Hospital site. McGill begins developing a proposal to transform a portion of the site into the New Vic.
- McGill begins consulting and engaging with students, staff, community partners, and government representatives as the New Vic’s plan takes shape.
- The Design Advisory Team (DAT), comprised of internal academic and administrative stakeholders, is created to collaborate with the project team and architects on the New Vic’s design.
- The project’s Indigenous engagement is launched with the support of Acosys, a 100% Indigenous-owned consulting firm.
- Montreal City Council mandates the Office de consultation publique de Montréal to hold public consultations.
- Preliminary on-site work begins, starting with decontamination and demolition.
- The Office de consultation publique de Montréal publishes its recommendations for the reuse of the former hospital’s site.
- The provincial government approves the New Vic’s Dossier d’affaires, after which the University’s Board of Governors greenlights the project for construction.
- Projected end of construction and inauguration of the New Vic.