Media Advisory - Inauguration of new transit facility in York Region

RICHMOND HILL, ON, July 20, 2015 /CNW/ - Media are invited to join the Honourable Peter Van Loan, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons; Costas Menegakis, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration and MP for Richmond Hill, the Honourable Reza Moridi, Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities and MPP for Richmond Hill; Wayne Emmerson, York Region Chairman and CEO; and Dave Barrow, Mayor of the Town of Richmond Hill, to mark the opening of a new transit operations, maintenance and storage facility.

Following a ribbon-cutting ceremony, media will be invited to tour the facility.


July 21, 2015


10 a.m.


Operations, Maintenance and Storage Facility
55 Orlando Avenue, Richmond Hill, ON


The facility can be accessed from Highway 404 by taking the 16th Avenue exit westbound, then Leslie Street northbound, and Orlando Avenue eastbound.


Parking for event attendees will be available.


SOURCE Transport Canada

For further information: Vincent Rabault, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, 613-943-1838; Patrick Searle, Minister's Office, Ontario Ministry of Transportation, Toronto, 416-327-1815; Media Relations, Transport Canada, Ottawa, 613-993-0055; Bob Nichols, Communications, Ontario Ministry of Transportation, Toronto, 416-327-1158; Ashley Brown, York Region Rapid Transit Corporation, 905-886-6767,

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