The Cardinal Creek Community Association and CIBC are proud to announce the “CIBC Cardinal Creek Park Grand Opening and BBQ”

Friday, July 4, 2014 – For immediate release

The Cardinal Creek Community Association and CIBC are proud to announce the “CIBC Cardinal Creek Park Grand Opening and BBQ” to mark the official opening of Ottawa’s newest city park.

Orléans, Ontario – Cardinal Creek Community Association (CCCA) President Martin d’Anjou along with CIBC District Manager, Derek Mainville and Dianna Muir, CIBC Manager Trim-Innes, today announced the “CIBC Cardinal Creek Park Grand Opening and BBQ” to take place on September 13, 2014.

They were joined by the Honorable Royal Galipeau, MP Orléans, Grant Crack, MPP Glengarry-Prescott-Russell (GPR), Marie-France Lalonde, MPP Ottawa-Orléans, in announcing this event.

The park is located at 2130 Bergamot St, east of Trim Road between Springridge Drive and Valin Street in Orléans. The park is approximately 10 acres in size, making it the largest community park in Cardinal Creek. Facilities include: a splash pad, basketball and volleyball courts, a miniature soccer field, a full-size lit outdoor hockey rink, kids play structures, a natural walking path and shade structures.

“Thanks to the efforts and persistence of the CCCA, residents are able to enjoy today, and for many years to come, everything this new community park has to offer. I am very happy to be a part of this launch,” said Royal Galipeau, MP Orléans.

Grant Crack, MPP GPR noted “I’d like to congratulate the CCCA for working in concert with local businesses, builders, City staff and politicians in order to deliver for GPR residents on what promises to be a focal point for neighborhood gatherings and community events like the “CIBC Cardinal Creek Park Grand Opening and BBQ”. I am pleased to lend my support to this community event.”

Newly elected MPP Marie-France Lalonde also added “I am pleased to support the CCCA-CIBC partnership and to promote this major community event. This launch shows how working together we can obtain great results for Orléans.”

The “CIBC Cardinal Creek Park Grand Opening and BBQ” features a host of activities such as a magic show, inflatable slides, the Ottawa Fire Services demonstration, Tim Horton’s Rogers TV Community Cruiser as well as live entertainment by local recording artist Brant Pethick and Opus Academy. A free BBQ lunch and cake will be served, while quantities last. The opening ceremonies are scheduled for 1:00 p.m. Please visit for details.

“On behalf of our residents, I want to thank our Platinum Sponsor CIBC, and in particular Derek Mainville, District Manager and Dianna Muir, Branch Manager Trim/Innes, for their generous support and commitment to the Cardinal Creek Park Grand Opening and BBQ” said Mr. d’Anjou. “I’d also like to thank all of our elected officials for their support. I’d like to extend a special thank you to Councillor Bob Monette for all his hard work to make this park a reality” stated Mr. d’Anjou.

CIBC’s Derek Mainville also noted that “CIBC is proud to be the Platinum sponsor for this exciting event and to work in partnership with the CCCA to make a real difference in our community. CIBC hopes that this is the beginning of a longer term partnership in Cardinal Creek.”

The Cardinal Creek Community Association also acknowledges and thanks the following event sponsors: Gold – Sobeys Orléans, Hamre Real Estate, Enbridge Gas, Tamarack Homes, Myers Nissan and Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, and The Orléans Star; Silver – Richcraft Group of Companies, Claridge Homes, Valecraft Homes, Gabriel Pizza, Jonny Canuck’s Bar & Grill, Sure Print Graphics, Coco Paving; Bronze – Délice Royale Bakery, Lions Club of Orléans, 3018 Royal Army Cadet Corps, Yalla Yalla Bakery, Longwood Homes, Bertschi Orth Solicitors and Barristers LLP/s.r.l, Royal Galipeau and Pierre Lemieux, MPs, Grant Crack and Marie-France Lalonde, MPPs and the Rogers Community Cruiser.

The Cardinal Creek Community Association was formed in 2006 to represent the interests of residents along the Trim Road corridor, including the neighborhoods of Royal Ridge, Spring Ridge, Oak Ridge, East Village, Kings Pointe, Queens Pointe and Cardinal Trail.

The full event program and list of additional event supporters is available at

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Media Contacts:

Mr. Sean Crossan
Cardinal Creek Community Association
(613) 841-0348
Mr. Derek Mainville
District Manager, CIBC
(613) 860-1101 Ext. 450
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