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Released May 21, 2009



Media Advisory: Important Housing Investment Announcement

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, and the Honourable Shawn Skinner, Newfoundland and Labrador Minister of Innovation, Trade and Rural Development and Minister Responsible for the Rural Secretariat, on behalf of the Honourable Trevor Taylor, Minister of Transportation and Works and Minister Responsible for Newfoundland Labrador Housing, will announce important investments in housing for Newfoundland and Labrador. The announcement will be made in St. John’s, tomorrow (Friday, May 22) at 2:00 p.m., at the Eastern Gate Church, 759 Empire Avenue West.

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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
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
Kristen Scheel
Senior Media Relations Officer
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
613-748-2799
kscheel@cmhc-schl.gc.ca