BRANTFORD, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 19, 2015) - Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event regarding the Laurier Brantford YMCA with Phil McColeman, Member of Parliament for Brant, on behalf of the Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs, and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec; the Honourable Dave Levac, Member of Provincial Parliament for Brant; Chris Friel, Mayor of Brantford; Dr. Max Blouw, President and Vice-Chancellor, Wilfrid Laurier University; and Jim Commerford, President & CEO, YMCA of Hamilton/Burlington/Brantford.

Note: Attendees are invited to a site visit on Water Street following the event. Participants must bring steel-toed boots. Hard hats will be available.

Date: Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: Lobby of SC Johnson Building
38 Market Street
Brantford, Ontario

Contact Information:

Vincent Rabault, Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Infrastructure,
Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs,
and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada
for the Regions of Quebec
613-943-1838

Christina Crowley-Arklie
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Agriculture, Food and
Rural Affairs
416-326-6082

Maria Visocchi
Manager of Communications
City of Brantford
519-751-9900 ext 214
mvisocchi@brantford.ca

Kevin Crowley
Director, Communications and Public Affairs
Wilfrid Laurier University
519-884-0710 ext. 3070
kcrowley@wlu.ca
Follow Laurier on Twitter at @lauriernews

Kyla Kumar
Vice President, Marketing & Communications
YMCA of Hamilton/Burlington/Brantford
905-529-7102 ext. 7311
kyla_kumar@ymca.ca
Follow the YMCA on Twitter at @ymcahbb

Infrastructure Canada
613-960-9251
Toll free: 1-877-250-7154
media@infc.gc.ca
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