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The QEII Cancer Centre provides a full range of cancer care and support. It also serves as the referral centre for complex cancers for Atlantic Canada.


The parking lot entrances are located on University Avenue and South Park Street. Valet parking is also available on weekdays. 
Parking is paid at the exit/entrance booth. Payment is by cash, debit  or credit card. The following fees apply:

$3 per hour for the first two hours
$2.50 for the third hour
$2 for each additional hour
There is a maximum daily rate for $14.50
Discounted rates may also be available for outpatients with long-term treatment schedules. See your clinic's registration area for more information.  

Free Shuttle Service

Patients and families who are mobile and need transportation between the Victoria General (VG) and Halifax Infirmary (HI) sites are welcome to take the QEII shuttle. It  runs between sites Monday to Friday, every 20 minutes from 6:15 am to 4:10pm. 
Note: Unfortunately, the shuttle bus is not wheelchair accessible.

Wi-Fi and Internet Access

Patients and visitors have free access to wireless internet.

Food and Drink

VG site Scotia Room Restaurant and Coffee Shop Victoria Building, main floor Weekdays: 6:45 a.m. to 9 p.m. Weekends and holidays: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Spiritual Spaces and Quiet Rooms

Requests for spiritual care can be made by patients, family member and/or any member of the inter-disciplinary health care team.  

The chapel is located VG site › Victoria Building, main floor, room 2007

Bank Machines

There is a bank machine located in the lobby of the Dickson building and in the Scotia room Cafeteria of the VG Building.


The Dickson building is located at the Victoria General site of the QEII. It houses the cancer care program, the James and Edna Claydon radiation treatment centre and a number of outpatient clinics.

Places to Stay Nearby

If you are from outside the Halifax area and need a place to stay, there are not-for-profit lodgings located near the QEII site that specialize in accommodations for patients and families:

       The Lodge that Gives (The Cancer Lodge)
       5826 South St.

       Halifax Haven Guest Home
       5897 Inglis St.

       Point Pleasant Lodge
       1121 South Park St.

Clinics, Programs and Services

Psychosocial Oncology

Offered at 2 locations

Psychosocial Oncology Health Care Professionals provide psycho-therapy and counselling to cancer patients and their families to help them deal with the emotional and practical impact of cancer.   Team members...


Cape Breton Cancer Centre

Patients can be referred by their health care provider or can self refer.

If you are a patient of the Cape Breton Cancer Centre in Sydney, please call the social worker 902-567-8551.

Radiation therapy

Offered at 2 locations

Radiation therapy is one of the main treatments for many kinds of cancer. The services provided within radiation oncology include radiation therapy (uses high doses of radiation to kill or...


Cape Breton Cancer Centre

A physician referral is required to access Radiation Therapy.

Phone: 902-567-8000

Note: Brachytherapy is only available at the QEII Cancer Centre.

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