Ottawa Community Housing.

December 17, 2009 08:00 ET

Media Advisory: A Collective Act of Kindness to Build a New Apartment Building for Families in Need

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 17, 2009) - The construction workers building the new Ottawa Convention Centre have partnered with the development sector to restore an apartment building and donate it to families in need of shelter and support.

In what is termed "a collective act of kindness", the Ottawa Building and Construction Trades Council, along with its industry affiliates and their members, have struck an agreement with the City of Ottawa, the Province of Ontario, the Federal Government and Ottawa Community Housing, among others, to demolish sections and re-build 245 Crichton Street, a century-old apartment facility with six units - each with two bedrooms, a kitchen, bathroom, living area, and balcony.

Members of the media are invited to the launch event of the restoration of this apartment complex designated to help families in need:

Time: Friday, December, 18, 11:00 - 11:30 AM

Location: 245 Crichton Street, Ottawa

Please note this is an outdoor news event. Dress warmly.

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