Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

October 15, 2009 23:59 ET

Media Advisory - Celebration of Affordable Housing in Peterborough

LAKEFIELD, ON, Oct. 15 - The federal, provincial and municipal governments will celebrate new affordable housing in the City of Peterborough and Lakefield.

Media are invited to join Dean Del Mastro, Member of Parliament for Peterborough on behalf of the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development Canada and Minister Responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC); Jeff Leal, Member of Provincial Parliament for Peterborough, on behalf of the Honourable Jim Watson, Ontario Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing; County of Peterborough Warden, Ronald Gerow; Ron Millen, Reeve, Township of Smith-Ennismore-Lakefield and affordable housing sponsors Bonnie Clark, President of Peterborough Housing Corporation and Len Bangma, President of Brock Street Mission.

Date: October 16 Time: 1:30 p.m. Location: 40 Rabbit Street Lakefield, ON

Contact Information

  • Media Inquiries: Michelle Bakos, Office of Minister Finley, (819) 994-2482; Stephen Derksen, Canada Housing and Mortgage Corporation, (416) 218-3443; Adam Grachnik, Minister Jim Watson's Office, (416) 585-6492; Susan Bacque, Manager Housing Division, City of Peterborough, (705) 742-7777 ext.1492; For more information visit:,