Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity - Partners launch "Housing as a human right"

TORONTO, Feb. 26 /CNW/ - A group of local and provincial partners will launch an awareness campaign promoting housing as a human right, by unveiling a poster that will appear in bus shelters across Toronto throughout March. Barbara Hall, Chief Commissioner of the Ontario Human Rights Commission will join Councillor Giorgio Mammoliti, chair of the City of Toronto's Affordable Housing Committee; Vince Brescia, President and CEO of the Federation of Rental-Housing Providers of Ontario; Brad Butt, President and CEO of the Greater Toronto Apartment Association; and Kathy Laird, Executive Director of the Human Rights Legal Support Centre at this outdoor launch on Monday, March 1 at 12:30 p.m.

    Date:      Monday, March 1, 2010

    Time:      12:30 p.m.

    Location:  Southwest corner of Dundas St. W. and McCaul St.
               (adjacent to Art Gallery of Ontario)

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Note: This is an outdoor event.

SOURCE Ontario Human Rights Commission

For further information: For further information: Rosemary Bennett, Ontario Human Rights Commission, (416) 314-4549,; Gil Hardy, Affordable Housing Office, (416) 397-4701,

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