Released October 5, 1998

Housing corporation announces
industrial land divestiture strategy

Note to Editors:

A news conference will be held Tuesday, October 6, at the Paradise Town Council Office to announce Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation's (NLHC) plans to transfer industrial/commercial land to the Town of Paradise.  

Officiating at the news conference will be Art Reid, minister responsible for housing, and Dianne Whalen, Mayor of Paradise. Mr. Reid and Mayor Whalen will be joined by Ralph Wiseman, MHA - Topsail, James Walsh, MHA - Conception Bay East and Bell Island, Paradise council members and representatives of NLHC.  

             Date/Time:   Tuesday, October 6,  2:00 p.m 
     Location:      Town Council Office  
                           1485 Topsail Road 
For further information, contact: 
Jenny Bowring, Corporate Communications 
Telephone:  (709) 724-3055