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Released August 14, 2008



Media Advisory: Government to Announce Funding
for Dunfield Park Housing Improvements

The Honourable Danny Williams, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, and the Honourable Shawn Skinner, Minister of Human Resources, Labour and Employment and Minister Responsible for Newfoundland Labrador Housing, will announce funding for Newfoundland Labrador Housing units located in Dunfield Park, Corner Brook. The announcement will take place at the Dunfield Park Community Centre, Corner Brook, at 11:00 a.m. tomorrow (Friday, August 15).

Newfoundland Labrador Housing is the province’s largest landlord, and is responsible for the management and maintenance of approximately 5,500 non-profit social housing dwellings province-wide. The majority of these residencies are 25 - 50 years old and house an estimated 14,000 individuals.

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Media contacts:

Elizabeth Matthews
Director of Communications
Office of the Premier
709-729-3960
elizabethmatthews@gov.nl.ca
Roger Scaplen
Press Secretary
Office of the Premier
709-729-4304, 727-0991
rogerscaplen@gov.nl.ca
Ronalda Walsh
Director of Communications
Department of Human Resources, Labour and
Employment
709-729-0753, 699-7903
ronaldawalsh@gov.nl.ca
Jenny Bowring
Communications Manager
Newfoundland Labrador Housing
709-724-3055
jmbowring@nlhc.nl.ca