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February 24, 2010
Media Advisory - Toronto Community Housing and the City of Toronto to make Lawrence Heights revitalization announcement
Mayor David Miller and Keiko Nakamura, CEO of Toronto Community Housing, will make an important announcement about Toronto Community Housing’s plans to improve the lives and living conditions of Lawrence Heights residents. Joining them for the announcement will be David Mitchell, Chair of Toronto Community Housing’s Board of Directors and Abdi Mohamoud, Lawrence Heights tenant, will join, Councillor Howard Moscoe (Ward 15 Eglinton-Lawrence) and Toronto Chief Planner Gary Wright.

WHEN: Thursday, February 25, 2010
12:30 p.m. media briefing

WHERE: 10 Old Meadow Lane
(NE of Lawrence Ave. W. and
Allen Rd. Enter Lawrence Heights at
Lawrence Street West and Varna Drive)

WHO: Mayor David Miller
Councillor Howard Moscoe
Keiko Nakamura, CEO, Toronto Community Housing
David Mitchell, Board Chair, Toronto Community Housing
Gary Wright, Chief Planner, City of Toronto
Abdi Mohamoud, tenant leader, Lawrence Heights community

About Toronto Community Housing
Toronto Community Housing ( is Canada's largest social housing provider and home to more than 164,000 tenants with low and moderate incomes-about six per cent of the City of Toronto's population. Toronto Community Housing employs 1,400 staff in a broad range of jobs who deliver its mandate to provide quality housing and build great neighbourhoods. Toronto Community Housing is one of Canada's 2009 Top 100 Employers.

About the City of Toronto
Toronto is Canada's largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.6 million people. It is the economic engine of Canada and one of the greenest and most creative cities in North America. Toronto has won numerous awards for quality, innovation and efficiency in delivering public services. Toronto's government is dedicated to prosperity, opportunity and liveability for all its residents. For information about non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can dial 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

For more information:
Kyle Rooks, Media Relations, Toronto Community Housing,
416 981-4347,
Bruce Hawkins, Senior Communications Coordinator, City of Toronto
416 392-3496,



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