Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

October 15, 2009 23:59 ET

Media Advisory - Construction Set to Begin for Affordable Housing in Vaughan

VAUGHAN, ON, Oct. 15 - The federal, provincial and municipal governments will celebrate the start of construction of two affordable housing projects in Vaughan.

Media are invited to join Lois Brown, Member of Parliament for Newmarket-Aurora, 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); Greg Sorbara, Member of Provincial Parliament for Vaughan, on behalf of the Honourable Jim Watson, Ontario Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing; Region of York Chair Bill Fisch; Linda Jackson, Mayor of the City of Vaughan and Kenneth McAlister, President of the Hesperus Fellowship Village for the announcement.

Date: Friday, October 16, 2009 Time: 10:00 am Location: 9100 Bathurst Street Vaughan, Ontario (enter through the Toronto Waldorf School)

Contact Information

  • Media Inquiries: Michelle Bakos, Office of Minister Finley, (819) 994-2482; Adam Grachnik, Minister Jim Watson's Office, (416) 585-6492; Jennifer Mitchell-Emmerson, The Regional Municipality of York, (905) 830-4444 ext. 4016; Shawn Griffiths, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, (416) 218-3448; For more information visit:,