Media advisory - Housing co-op hosts government announcement

    OTTAWA, May 21 /CNW Telbec/ - The Co-operative Housing Federation of
Canada's executive director Nicholas Gazzard and members of area housing
co-operatives will join the Hon. Diane Finley, Minister Responsible for Canada
Mortgage and Housing Corporation and Terence Young, the member of Parliament
for Oakville, for a federal government announcement about social housing
renovation and retrofit funding.

                         Date: Sunday, May 24, 2009

                         Time: 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM EDT

                         Location: Roedean (Oakville) Co-operative Homes

                         John Scott Building, 350 Kerr St.

                         Oakville, ON L6K

    Mr. Gazzard will be available to talk to the media following the

    CHF Canada is the national voice of the Canadian co-operative housing
movement. Its members include nearly 900 non-profit housing co-operatives and
other organizations across Canada. More than a quarter of a million Canadians
live in housing co-ops, in every province and territory.

For further information:

For further information: Nicholas Gazzard, Executive Director, (613)
230-2201, ext. 230, (613) 293-8913 (cell),; Merrilee
Robson, Program Manager, Communications, 1-877-533-2667, ext. 122, (778)
227-3864 (cell),; David Granovsky, Government Relations
Co-ordinator, (613) 290-7687 (cell),

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