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  • Social Housing Announcement To Be Made In Ottawa

    An event will be held to recognize provincial funding to improve the condition of social housing in the City of Ottawa.

    Media are invited to join the Honourable Jim Watson, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing and Member of Provincial Parliament for Ottawa West-Nepean, and Jo-Anne Poirier, CEO, Ottawa Community Housing Corporation.

    Date:
    June 7, 2009

    Time:
    3 p.m.

    Location:
    The Regina Towers
    2651 Regina Street
    Ottawa, ON

    Adam Grachnik
    Minister Watson's office
    416-585-6492

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  • Social Housing Announcement To Be Made In Ottawa

    An event will be held to recognize provincial funding to improve the condition of social housing in the City of Ottawa.

    Media are invited to join the Honourable Jim Watson, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing and Member of Provincial Parliament for Ottawa West-Nepean, and Jo-Anne Poirier, CEO, Ottawa Community Housing Corporation.

    Date:
    June 7, 2009

    Time:
    3 p.m.

    Location:
    The Regina Towers
    2651 Regina Street
    Ottawa, ON

    Adam Grachnik
    Minister Watson's office
    416-585-6492

    Archived Media Advisory
  • Celebrating New Homes for Seniors in Komoka

    KOMOKA - The federal, provincial and municipal governments will celebrate the opening of a new affordable housing for seniors in the village of Komoka in the Municipality of Middlesex Centre.

    Media are invited to join Bev Shipley, Member of Parliament for Lambton-Kent-Middlesex, on behalf of the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, and Minister responsible for the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation; Maria Van Bommel, Member of Provincial Parliament for Lambton-Kent-Middlesex, on behalf of the Honourable Jim Watson, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing; and Councillor Brian Ritchie, Municipality of Middlesex Centre.

    Date:
    Saturday, June 6, 2009

    Time:
    11:00 am

    Location:
    113 Hamilton Street
    Komoka, ON


    Media Inquiries:

    Michelle Bakos
    Office of Minister Finley
    819-994-2482

    Adam Grachnik
    Minister Jim Watson's Office
    416-585-6492

    Louise Stevens
    City of London
    519-661-2500 x.5727

    For more information visit:
    www.cmhc.ca
    www.ontario.ca/housing

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  • Ontario Honours D-Day Veterans

    Premier Dalton McGuinty encourages Ontarians to attend a commemoration at Queen's Park to mark the 65th Anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy.

    Date:            June 6, 2009

    Time:            10:00 a.m.  - rain or shine

    Speakers:         
    •    Premier Dalton McGuinty
    •    Major General (Ret) Richard Rohmer
    •    Brigadier-General John Collin, Commander Land Force Central Area / Joint Task Force Central

    Location:  Front Lawn, Legislative Building, Queen's Park, Toronto

    Parking:   East Driveway

    Media Sign In:    Adjacent to East Driveway

    Contact:
    Mike Campbell, Communications Branch, 416-314-7242

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  • Sault Ste. Marie Area Community Heroes To Receive Recognition

    The Sault Ste. Marie Ontario Volunteer Service Award ceremony will recognize Sault Ste. Marie and surrounding area heroes: its volunteers.

    The ceremonies are part of the 46 taking place across the province between March and June in which approximately 9,000 Ontario volunteers are being recognized by the Ontario government.

    Local MPPs are invited to attend the ceremony and to bring greetings.  
            

    Date:        Friday, June 5, 2009

    Location:  Holiday Inn Sault Ste Marie Waterfront, 208 St. Mary's River Drive,
                    Sault Ste. Marie, ON


    Time:        Ceremony 7:30 pm
                    Reception 8:30 p.m.

           
    Photo opportunities are available before, during and after the ceremony. Reception start time is approximate.

    A complete listing of award recipients being recognized at this upcoming ceremony is available at www.ontario.ca/honoursandawards

    Contacts:

    Coralie D'Souza, Minister's Office, 416-325-6204
    Mike Campbell, Communications Branch, 416-314-7242     

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