CTV News

When Sabrina Fiorellino left her construction company during the pandemic, she wanted to help hospital patients and staff the best way she knew how: by converting shipping containers into surgical rooms.

Toronto Life

Sabrina Fiorellino left her construction company during the pandemic to build modular hospital units so hospitals wouldn’t have to postpone procedures during the pandemic. Here’s how she did it.

The Hamilton Spectator

A Hamilton company is in talks with the province about funding a creative solution to the COVID-19 crisis in hospitals and long-term care.

Canadian Geographic

A Canadian company based in Hamilton, Ont. has constructed portable hospital rooms using shipping containers, the first of their kind in Canada.

The company, Fero International, consulted with medical professionals from the University Health Network (UHN) to turn the containers into functional and flexible medical settings.


COVID-19 has pushed the Canadian health system beyond its limits, after struggling to manage hallway medicine for over a decade. A Canadian startup is working with University Health Network to change this by building mobile medical units from converted shipping containers.


In response to COVID-19, FERO International Inc. provides a solution to address the increased, changing and demanding needs of our healthcare system.

Global News

A Hamilton company has partnered with Toronto’s University Health Network (UHN) to create mobile medical units that can help hospitals treat more patients during a pandemic or crisis event.

CTV News

A Canadian company is helping to limit the coronavirus pandemic’s strain on the health-care system by turning old shipping containers into portable operating rooms and intensive care units.