Media Advisory - Toronto Community Housing to make Lawrence Heights revitalization announcement

    TORONTO, June 3 /CNW/ - Derek Ballantyne, CEO of Toronto Community
Housing, and David Mitchell, Chair of Toronto Community Housing's Board of
Directors, will join Toronto City Councillor Howard Moscoe and Toronto Chief
Planner Gary Wright to make an important announcement about Toronto Community
Housing plans to create a healthier and safer Lawrence Heights neighbourhood,
and the City of Toronto's Lawrence-Allen Revitalization Project, that will
address broader planning and infrastructure issues. The day will start with a
media briefing. Following that will be a bus tour of the Lawrence Heights
community as well as a community meeting.

    Date: Wednesday, June 4

    Media briefing

    Time:           9 a.m. Media briefing

    Location:       10 Old Meadow Lane (NE of Lawrence Ave. W. and Allen Rd.)
                    North York, Ont.

    Media tour of Lawrence Heights

    Time:           After media briefing - approximately 9:30 a.m.

    Location:       Gather outside 10 Old Meadow Lane

    Note:           Reporters are asked to confirm their spot by June 3rd at
                    12 noon

    Community meeting

    Time:           6:30 p.m.

    Location:       Green space between 1 Replin Rd. and 3 Flemington Rd.
                    North York, Ont.

    Toronto Community Housing is Canada's largest social housing provider and
home to more than 164,000 tenants with low and moderate income - about six per
cent of the City of Toronto's population. These families, seniors, refugees,
recent immigrants and people with special needs reside in 58,500 households in
communities throughout Toronto.

For further information:

For further information: Jeffrey Ferrier, Manager, Media Relations and
Communications, Toronto Community Housing, (416) 981-4252,; Ann-Marie Nasr, Project Manager, City
Planning Division, (416) 395-7180

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