Media Advisory - Human remains found at historic Don Jail during archaeological assessment



    TORONTO, Sept. 25 /CNW/ - Today, human remains were found at the Toronto
Historic Don Jail as part of an archeological assessment being conducted on
behalf of Bridgepoint Health as part of our site redevelopment plan.
    Bridgepoint Health is the current owner of the jail and committed to its
conservation and adaptive re-use as part of the site redevelopment.
    The current archeological assessment has been underway for the past week
in accordance with the Heritage Agreement associated with the purchase of the
site.
    Bridgepoint is committed to ensuring that all protocols and procedures
associated with the findings of the human remains are followed and dealt with
respectfully. The police, the Coroner, and the Registrar of the Cemeteries
Branch have been notified.
    Marian Walsh, President and CEO of Bridgepoint Health and Ron Williamson,
Managing Partner and Chief Archeologist, Archaeological Services Inc., will be
available to answer questions about the finding tomorrow morning.

    
    When:     September 26, 2007
              11:30 A.M.

    Where:    Bridgepoint Health Boardroom
              14 St. Matthews Road
              Parking on main grounds
    

    Bridgepoint Health is Canada's largest and most progressive health care
network focused exclusively on "changing the world" for the growing numbers of
people in need of complex medical care and rehabilitation. Bridgepoint Health
is affiliated with the University of Toronto and comprised of: Bridgepoint
Hospital, Bridgepoint Community Rehab, Bridgepoint Health Centre for Research
and Education, the Bridgepoint Health Foundation and the soon to be opened
Bridgepoint Family Health Team. Visit www.bridgepointhealth.ca for more
information.





For further information:

For further information: Bernadette Seward, Communications, Bridgepoint
Health, (416) 461-8251 x2177, bseward@bridgepointhealth.ca

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