Media Advisory - Celebrating the completion of the Elgin County Courthouse

ST. THOMAS, ON, March 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Attorney General John Gerretsen will participate in a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of the Elgin County Courthouse. He will be joined by David Marr, Warden of Elgin County, Heather Jackson, Mayor of St. Thomas, and other local dignitaries.

As part of the celebration, a new time capsule will be unveiled and placed into the cornerstone of the building.

Members of the media are invited to tour the courthouse before the ceremony.

Members of the community are invited to visit the new courthouse for an open house in the evening.

The new facility will improve justice services by consolidating the Superior Court of Justice and Ontario Court of Justice, currently operating in two separate locations in St. Thomas.


Tuesday, March 18, 2014


Media Tour – 1:15 p.m. including media availability with the Attorney General

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony – 2:00 p.m.

Community Open House – 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.


Elgin County Courthouse

4 Wellington Street, St. Thomas

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Dignitaries cutting ribbon

Time capsule committee and Attorney General inserting the time capsule into the historic courthouse cornerstone


Disponible en français

SOURCE: Infrastructure Ontario

For further information: Tom Boreskie, Infrastructure Ontario, 416-212-6447; Brendan Crawley, Ministry of the Attorney General, Communications Branch, 416-326-2210

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