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Former Saskatchewan Hospital in North Battleford remains unsold

A replacement for the Saskatchewan Hospital North Battleford almost has a private sector partner.
Saskatchewan Hospital was shut down with the opening of a new hospital in North Battleford. Prairie North Health Region / Supplied

The historic Saskatchewan Hospital in North Battleford remains unsold, despite being open to offers for a month.

The massive complex was shut down with the opening of a new hospital earlier this year.

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The main building alone is more than 250,000 square feet and there are several other buildings, including more than a dozen cottages, a curling rink, and greenhouse.

Officials with the provincial government said the next step is to see if anyone wants to buy any of the movable buildings, like the cottages. Those request for proposals will likely be issued later this month.

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The province may have to tear down whatever does not sell.

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Over 2,000 people lived at the old hospital at its height back in the 1950s.