Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

March 24, 2009 23:59 ET

Media Advisory - Celebrating a new women's shelter in York Region

RICHMOND HILL, ON, March 24 - Senator Nicole Eaton, on behalf of
the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Skills
Development Canada and Minister Responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing
Corporation; and Jehan A. Chaudhry, Executive Director, Sandgate Women's
Shelter of York Region, will host a celebration of the first women's shelter
in south York Region.

This facility will provide 10 emergency beds for women and children who
are victims of family violence.



Date: Wednesday, March 25, 2009
Time: 4:00 p.m.
Place: 91 Stave Crescent
Richmond Hill, Ontario

Contact Information

  • Contacts: Nicole Burgers, CMHC, (416) 250-2760;
    Jehan A. Chaudhry, Executive Director, Sandgate Women's Shelter of York
    Region, (905) 722-4043 ext. 111