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Sandy Hill Development Expected to Ease Student Housing Shortage

Sandy Hill Development Expected to Ease Student Housing Shortage

Ottawa – Robert Viner and Susan Viner Vered, CEO and COO, respectively, of Viner Assets Inc. (VAI) and Tony DiBiase, principal, CA international, an affiliate of CA Student Living (CASL), VAI’s joint venture partner, are pleased to participate in a public consultation at the Sandy Hill Community Center at 6:30 p.m. on November 6 to present and answer questions on their proposed student housing project on a one-acre site at the corner of Laurier Avenue and Friel Street. The meeting is being arranged by the City of Ottawa’s Planning department and will be facilitated by City Councillor Mathieu Fleury.

This redevelopment will replace the existing six buildings of which almost all the occupants are students. The site has been owned by VAI and related companies for almost 60 years. The project will be co-developed by VAI and CASL independently of the University of Ottawa, and will provide students with more housing options close to the University.

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CMHR announces September 2014 opening date

CMHR announces September 2014 opening date

WINNIPEG – November 4, 2013 – The Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) will open its doors to the world on September 20, 2014, its President and CEO announced today at a briefing with industry partners.

“A national project of this scope and scale comes along just once in a generation,” Stuart Murray said. “When the doors of this building open next September, it will be a historic moment for Canada and a proud day for Manitoba, as we welcome visitors from across the country and around the world.”

CMHR Board Chair Eric Hughes said the Museum reflects the best of what Canada has to offer to the world. “It doesn’t matter which province or territory you’re from. This museum belongs to all of us: to you in Manitoba, to me from Alberta, to each citizen from coast to coast to coast,” he said. “This project reflects the values we cherish as a nation. By celebrating our success and reflecting on our failings, the CMHR will be a beacon of learning and inspiration for Canadians.”

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