Media Advisory - Innovative new home in Winnipeg starts construction

    WINNIPEG, Sept. 10 /CNW/ - The Urban Ecology project, one of 15 national
winners in the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) EQuilibrium(TM)
Sustainable Housing Demonstration Initiative competition, will start
construction in the inner-city Centennial neighbourhood on Friday, September
    The Honourable Steven Fletcher, Minister of State (Democratic Reform),
will represent the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and
Skills Development and Minister Responsible for CMHC, at the groundbreaking
and will be joined by Doug Martindale, Member of the Legislative Assembly
(MLA) for Burrows, on behalf of the Honourable Gord Mackintosh, Minister of
Family Services and Housing and minister responsible for persons with
disabilities for the Province of Manitoba , City Councillor Jeff Browaty
representing Mayor Sam Katz and the City of Winnipeg, and project team lead
Menno Peters from Winnipeg Housing Rehabilitation Corporation (WHRC).

    Date:     Friday, September 11, 2009
    Time:     10 a.m.
    Place:    545 William Avenue
              Winnipeg, Manitoba

    The event will take place at an outdoor work site.  Appropriate footwear
is recommended.

For further information:

For further information: Stephanie Barkley, CMP, Marketing Consultant,
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, Office: (403) 515-3007, Cell: (403)

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