July 07, 2016 15:00 ET
FORT MACLEOD, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - July 7, 2016) - Local seniors will soon have new affordable housing options in Fort Macleod. A 40-unit lodge will be built on the site of the existing Macleod Pioneer Lodge and will help to better accommodate the needs of residents.
The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Minister Responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), along with the Honourable Lori Sigurdson, Minister of Seniors and Housing, made the announcement today.
"Our Government is providing Canadians not only with safe, affordable housing, but also with the jobs and opportunities they need, so they can strengthen and contribute to our communities. We are proud to support the creation of these new affordable housing units which will contribute to improve the overall well-being of seniors in Fort Macleod." - Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Minister Responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
"Every Albertan deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. I'm proud of our government's commitment to seniors and housing. The new lodge gives Fort Macleod and area seniors an opportunity to continue living in the community, close to family, friends and neighbours." - Honourable Lori Sigurdson, Minister of Seniors and Housing
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Media contacts:Renee Anne NatPublic AffairsCanada Mortgage and Housing Corporation403 email@example.comTim ChuPress SecretaryAlberta Seniors and Housing780-293-8024Timothy.Chu@gov.ab.ca
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