Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

September 10, 2009 23:59 ET

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

WINNIPEG - Sept. 10 - The Urban Ecology project, one of 15 national winners in the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) EQuilibrium(TM) Sustainable Housing Demonstration Initiative competition, will start construction in the inner-city Centennial neighbourhood on Friday, September 11th.

The Honourable Steven Fletcher, Minister of State (Democratic Reform), will represent the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development and Minister Responsible for CMHC, at the groundbreaking and will be joined by Doug Martindale, Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) for Burrows, on behalf of the Honourable Gord Mackintosh, Minister of Family Services and Housing and minister responsible for persons with disabilities for the Province of Manitoba , City Councillor Jeff Browaty representing Mayor Sam Katz and the City of Winnipeg, and project team lead Menno Peters from Winnipeg Housing Rehabilitation Corporation (WHRC).

Date:     Friday, September 11, 2009

Time:     10 a.m.

Place:    545 William Avenue

          Winnipeg, Manitoba

The event will take place at an outdoor work site. Appropriate footwear is recommended.

Contact Information

  • Stephanie Barkley, CMP, Marketing Consultant,
    Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, Office: (403) 515-3007, Cell: (403)