Ottawa Community Housing

Ottawa Community Housing

December 07, 2009 00:00 ET

Ottawa Community Housing Celebrates the Completion of the Banff-Ledbury Community Renewal

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 7, 2009) - Ottawa Community Housing is proud to unveil the renewed and "greener" Banff-Ledbury Community. Thanks to more than $6 million in funding from all levels of government, the community has undergone major improvements. The community renewal was launched in June 2008. The process has proven to be a successful model for future OCH community renewal initiatives.

Media are welcome to attend this event.



Date: Monday December 7, 2009

Time: 9:30 a.m.

Location: 1070 C Banff Avenue, Ottawa

Remarks by: The Honourable Jim Watson,
Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing
MP David McGuinty
Ward Councillor Maria McRae
Councillor Diane Holmes, Chair of OCH
Jo-Anne Poirier, Chief Executive Officer, OCH
Lynn Hayes, President, Banff Ledbury Tenant Association
Wafaa Joma, Banff-Ledbury Tenant representative


Ottawa Community Housing Corporation is the largest social housing provider in Ottawa, and the second largest in Ontario. It provides 14,783 units to over 32,000, seniors, parents, children, singles and persons with special needs in 162 communities.

Contact Information

  • Ottawa Community Housing
    Susan Therien
    Manager, Corporate Communications
    613-520-2277
    Cell: 613-296-2691
    susan_therien@och.ca