Video B-Roll Via Satellite - Sustainable Condo finds a home for the holidays



    Exhibition Place demonstrates "How to Have a Green Holiday," with CMHC
    and EcoSmart's Sustainable Condo

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2007
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    DATE OF FEED:   Thursday, November, 29, 2007

    TIME OF FEED:   2:00-2:30 PM ET

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    STORY SUMMARY: Toronto, ON (Nov 29, 2007) - After stops throughout the
city and with Jack Frost starting to nip, the Sustainable Condo has found a
warm, long-term home in time for the Holidays. The Canada Mortgage and Housing
Corporation (CMHC) along with EcoSmart Foundation and the Board of Governors
of Exhibition Place will be displaying its Sustainable Condo(TM), a full-size
presentation suite, at Exhibition Place's CMHC Eco Pods (former Music
Building).
    The display will run from November 29, 2007 until at least December 31,
2008 in an effort to educate and inform Torontonians about sustainability, by
showcasing green technologies and sustainable products - all of which are
available locally. Following the November 29th launch, Public tours of the
Sustainable Condo will be offered weekends (Saturday's from 10-5pm and
Sunday's from 12-5pm, closed Holidays).
    "Toronto residents want simple ways they can make changes in their own
lives to improve the environment," says Deputy Mayor Joe Pantalone, Chair of
the Board of Governors of Exhibition Place, adding that "the Sustainable Condo
provides an inspiring demonstration of how green building design and green
furnishings can be used in our homes right now."
    In the spirit of the holiday season, the Sustainable Condo will be
launching with its theme, "How to have a Green Holiday." The Condo will
include various eco-friendly products including trees, wreaths, eco gifts,
candles and much more. The launch will also include celebrity media teams
competing in a "green" wreath decorating challenge, of which all wreaths,
trees and decorations will be donated to the recipients of CMHC's Shelter
Enhancement Program.
    "The Sustainable Condo is part of a larger educational exhibit which will
also include a meeting room space for workshops and other functions. We hope
this exhibit will educate the public about sustainability and be a form of
encouragement for people to make greener choices," says Dianne Young, CEO,
Exhibition Place.

    About the Sustainable Condo
    The Condo, designed by Busby Perkins and Will Architects, is a project by
EcoSmart Foundation, a Vancouver-based non-profit organization. The Condo
forms yet another element in the Exhibition Place commitment to be a
"showcase" within the City of Toronto for the promotion of sustainable
development and green technologies.

    About Exhibition Place:
    Exhibition Place is Canada's largest entertainment venue, attracting over
5.2 million visitors a year. The site is an integral component of Toronto and
Ontario's economy, particularly with respect to sport, festivals, recreation,
culture and tourism. In 2004 Exhibition Place undertook an environmental
stewardship initiative, which included the promotion of sustainable
development, environmental initiatives and leading edge green technologies and
practices across the 192-acre site. This environmental initiative has resulted
in award winning recognition across North America, and has established
Exhibition Place as a world leader in energy-efficient technologies.

    STATIONS, FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL: Beth Bailey 416 218-3355
bbailey@cmhc.ca or Laura Purdy 416-263-3020 lpurdy@explace.on.ca

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