Central Ontario Building Trades

February 09, 2005 06:00 ET

Central Ontario Community Builders help rebuild flood victims' homes

12 Peterborough families benefit from new initiative Attention: Assignment Editor, City Editor, News Editor, Photo Editor, Government/Political Affairs Editor PETERBOROUGH, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Feb. 9, 2005) - The Central Ontario Community Builders, a non-profit organization created by the Central Ontario Building Trades will launch a building drive to repair 12 area homes damaged by the floods of July 2004. Building trades personnel from a variety of unions are donating their time to help rebuild these homes. Local companies and unions are also donating money and materials to aid in the reconstruction efforts. Among the companies donating money and or materials are: International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 894, Construction Council of Ontario, United Association of Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 463, Carpenters and Allied Workers Local 397, RONA Cashway, Sears and Moroneys Better Carpet Company.

The media is invited to tour the site and speak to affected individuals:

WHEN: Wednesday, February 9, 2005

TIME: 3:00 pm

PLACE: 706 Mountain Ash Road

DIRECTIONS: From Hwy. 115 go on the Parkway to Crawford Drive, go right on Crawford Drive to Mountain Ash Road make a left to 706


Jeff Leal, MPP Peterborough
John Smith, Central Ontario Building Trades representative
Jodi Greenwood, one of the affected residents


For more information

John Smith 416-999-5213 (cell) IN: LABOUR, POLITICS

Contact Information

  • John Smith, Central Ontario Building Trades
    Primary Phone: 416-449-5115
    Secondary Phone: 416-999-5213
    E-mail: info@cobtrades.com