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Province’s largest community-based children’s treatment centre to celebrate construction of new facility

February 18, 2016
ErinoakKids, the largest of Ontario’s 20 community-based children’s treatment centres, will celebrate the start of construction of a new facility in Oakville at a ceremonial event on Feb. 19.

Construction of the new space, a first in more than 40 years for ErinoakKids, will help meet the increasing demand for services for children with disabilities and special needs. The new facility is part of a multi-site project supported by the Ministry of Children and Youth Services that will replace 11 outgrown facilities with three new buildings – one in Oakville, another in Mississauga and a third in Brampton. The sites will bring therapy, medical and support services under one roof for children with disabilities and special needs. 
 
WHEN:  Friday, Feb. 19
            10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
 
WHERE: The Oakville Conference Centre 
              2515 Wyecroft Rd., Oakville
 
WHO: Minister of Children and Youth Services Tracy MacCharles, ErinoakKids President and CEO Bridget Fewtrell, ErinoakKids Board Chair Meeta Bains, ErinoakKids Board Vice-Chair James Sutherland, Oakville MPP Kevin Flynn, Halton MPP Indira Naidoo-Harris, and Oakville Acting Mayor Allan Elgar.
 
AGENDA: 
10:30 a.m.  Remarks by ErinoakKids leaders and provincial government representatives
10:43 a.m.  Video presentation of new facilities
10:50 a.m. Remarks by local government representatives, and a client and family of ErinoakKids
10:59 a.m.  Ceremonial groundbreaking and time capsule presentation 
11:05 a.m.  Donation announcements
11:11 a.m.  Closing Remarks
11:30 a.m.  Media availability
 
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