Minister Solberg announces appointment to CMHC Board

    OTTAWA, Sept. 24 /CNW Telbec/ - The Honourable Monte Solberg, Minister of
Human Resources and Social Development, and Minister Responsible for Canada
Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) announced today the appointment of
E. Anne MacDonald to CMHC's Board of Directors. A lawyer by profession,
Mrs. MacDonald will sit on the board as the representative of the Atlantic
    "Mrs. MacDonald brings to the position an extensive knowledge of
provincial and municipal law," said Minister Solberg. "Her experience will be
of great benefit to the millions of Canadians that CMHC serves."
    Mrs. MacDonald was admitted to the Nova Scotia Bar Association in 1977,
and has operated a general law practice in Pictou, Nova Scotia since 1979. She
was Pictou's solicitor for 25 years and assisted the town in acquiring and
managing its real estate properties. Her primary areas of law practice include
real estate, wills, probate, municipal law and family law. She is a member of
the Nova Scotia Barristers' Society, and is actively involved in her community
through local organizations and charities.
    Minister Solberg thanked outgoing board member Roberta Hayes for her
valuable contribution to the Corporation.

    As Canada's national housing agency, Canada Mortgage and Housing
Corporation (CMHC) draws on over 60 years of experience to help Canadians
access a variety of quality, environmentally sustainable, and affordable homes
- homes that will continue to create vibrant and healthy communities and
cities across the country.

For further information:

For further information: Media inquiries: Lesley Harmer, Director of
Communications, Office of the Honourable Monte Solberg, Minister of Human
Resources and Social Development, (819) 994-2482

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