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Released May 20, 2009



Media Advisory: Official Opening of Eastern Gate Manor

Senator Ethel Cochrane, on behalf of the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development Canada and Minister Responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, along with the Honourable Trevor Taylor, Minister of Transportation and Works and Minister Responsible for Newfoundland Labrador Housing, will officially open Eastern Gate Manor, a 12-unit housing project in St. John’s. The opening ceremony will take place today (Wednesday, May 20) at 3:30 p.m., Eastern Gate Church, 759 Empire Avenue (formerly St. John’s First Assembly Pentecostal Church).

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Media contacts:

David Salter
Director of Communications
Department of Transportation and Works
709-729-3015, 691-3577
davidsalter@gov.nl.ca
Jenny Bowring
Manager, Communications
Newfoundland Labrador Housing
709-724-3055
jmbowring@nlhc.nl.ca
Michelle Bakos
Press Secretary
Office of Minister Finley
Tel.: 819-994-2482
michelle.bakos@hrsdc-rhdsc.gc.ca
Dawn Ring
Communications and Marketing Consultant
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
709-772-5973, 709-687-2194
dring@cmhc.ca
http://www.cmhc.ca