Enbridge Gas Distribution Opens the Doors to the Most Forward-Thinking and Realistic Natural Gas Training Facility in Canada

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 9, 2012) - On October 10, 2012, Enbridge Gas Distribution will celebrate the official opening of its state-of-the-art Technology and Operations Centre. With a focus on realistic, practical and safe training, the new 105,000 square foot facility includes an innovative 1.5 acre "streetscape" that has infrastructure common in an urban community, with a natural gas distribution system, full-sized roads and scaled-down buildings that represent residential, commercial and small industrial customer premises.

What: Members of the media are invited to attend the opening of Enbridge Gas Distribution's new Technology and Operations Centre and take a tour of the streetscape.
When: 4-7 p.m., Wednesday, October 10, 2012
    4 p.m. Registration
    4:30 p.m. Remarks
    5:15 p.m. Photo opportunity and streetscape tour
Who: Honourable Linda Jeffrey, Minister of Labour
  Dr. Helena Jaczek, MPP for Oak Ridges-Markham
  Frank Scarpitti, Mayor of Markham
  Guy Jarvis, President, Enbridge Gas Distribution
Where: Technology and Operations Centre
  101 Honda Blvd, Markham, ON, L6C 0M6
Notes: Media are asked to pre-register for this event

Enbridge Gas Distribution has a more than 160-year history and is Canada's largest natural gas distribution company. It is owned by Enbridge Inc., a Canadian- based leader in energy transportation and distribution and one of the 2012 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations. Enbridge Inc. has been selected as one of Canada's Greenest Employers for 2012 and is one of Canada's Top 100 Employers. Enbridge Gas Distribution and its affiliates distribute natural gas to more than 1.9 million customers in Ontario, Quebec, New York State and New Brunswick. For more information, visit www.enbridgegas.com.


For more information please contact:

Enbridge Gas Distribution
Kendra Black