Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
Habitat for Humanity National Capital Region

Habitat for Humanity National Capital Region

November 18, 2011 08:00 ET

Media Advisory/REMINDER: CMHC Gingerbread House Competition to Support Habitat for Humanity National Capital Region

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 18, 2011) - Dr. Kellie Leitch, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development, along with Ken Merkley, Vice-President of the Board of Directors of Habitat for Humanity National Capital Region, will announce the winners of CMHC's tenth annual charity gingerbread house competition on November 18, 2011.

Local media teams will kick-off the weekend fundraiser with a live gingerbread build competition. Separate competitions will be held for local businesses, bakeries, culinary institutes, restaurants and amateurs. The gingerbread homes will be on display all weekend and sold on-site through a silent auction.

All proceeds raised will contribute to Habitat for Humanity's efforts to build homes in the National Capital area.

Location: Rideau Centre,
West Bay Bridge, 3rd level
(near Grand & Toy)
50 Rideau Street
Ottawa, Ontario
Date: Friday, November 18, 2011
Time: Live Media Build: 12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Dr. Kellie Leitch delivers remarks: 1:20 p.m.
Media Winners and Design Competition Winners announced: 1:45 p.m.

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