CNW Daybook for Friday, April 24, 2009



    TORONTO, April 23 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>NOVA SCOTIA</B>

    DATE:      24 April - 25 April
    EVENT:     THE CONFERENCE EDUCATORS: TAKING PRIDE IN EQUITY, ORGANIZED BY
               THE NOVA SCOTIA TEACHERS UNION, WILL FOCUS ON SEXUAL MINORITY
               RIGHTS
    CITY:      HALIFAX
    LOCATION:  Please see URL for details
    CONTACT:   Media Contact: Angela Murray, Nova Scotia Teachers Union,
               Cell: (902) 497-0194
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/17/c2830.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      April 23 - May 7
    EVENT:     THE CIRQUE DU SOLEIL PRESENTS THE PREVIEW PERFORMANCES FOR OVO
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Under the blue-and-yellow Grand Chapiteau on the Quays of the
               Old Port
    CONTACT:   Isabelle Longtin, Roy & Turner Communications, (514) 844-9678
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/07/c7961.html

    TIME:      10:20
    EVENT:     CORPORAL KARINE BLAIS' FUNERAL
    CITY:      LES MECHINS
    LOCATION:  Saint-Edouard Church, 162, Principale Street
    NOTES:     Please note that media access to the church and funeral home
               will not be granted.
    CONTACT:   5 CMBG Public Affairs Office, (418) 844-5000 extension 4688,
               Pager: (418) 260-3082
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/April2009/22/c4128.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      April 22 - April 26
    EVENT:     SHOPS AT DON MILLS OPENS ITS DOORS - FIVE-DAY FESTIVAL
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Shops at Don Mills, 1090 Don Mills Road (at the corner of
               Don Mills Rd. and Lawrence  Ave. E.), Toronto
    CONTACT:   To set up an interview or a photo shoot, please contact:
               Annette Robertson, MAVERICK Public Relations, (416) 640-5525,
               ext. 231
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/20/c3043.html

    DATE:      April 22 - May 2
    EVENT:     NATIONAL SELF-ESTEEM EXPERT LISA NAYLOR AVAILABLE TO SHARE
               TIPS FOR SELF-ESTEEM FRIENDLY SLEEPOVERS
    CITY:      SEE URL BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION.
    LOCATION:  See URL below for more information.
    CONTACT:   Jennifer Pyne, Harbinger Communications, 1-877-960-5100,
               (416) 960-5100 ext. 264
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/22/c3954.html

    DATE:      April 23 - April 25
    EVENT:     2009 CANADIAN RESPIRATORY CONFERENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Westin Harbour Castle, Metropolitan East Room, Convention
               Level (2nd Floor), One Harbour Square
    NOTES:     To reserve a place please RSVP to: Jacqueline Zonneville,
               NATIONAL Public Relations, 416-848-1398,
               jzonneville@national.ca
    CONTACT:   Cameron Bishop, Director of Government Affairs and Media
               Relations, The Canadian Lung Association, (613) 569-6411 x223,
               (613) 294-6158 (cell); Jacqueline Zonneville, NATIONAL Public
               Relations, (416) 848-1398
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/14/c9294.html

    DATE:      April 24 - April 25
    EVENT:     SAMSUNG HOSTS RECYCLING DRIVE AT GREEN LIVING SHOW
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Direct Energy Centre at Exhibition Place, 100 Princes
               Boulevard - main entrance
    CONTACT:   Jennifer Stein, Senior Consultant, Tel: (416) 924-4442 ext 227
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/23/c4639.html

    DATE:      April 24 - April 26
    EVENT:     BEST BUY MOBILE CELEBRATES GRAND OPENINGS IN TORONTO
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  All Best Buy Big Box Stores in GTA
    CONTACT:   Scott Morris, Best Buy Canada, (778) 452-3412
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/23/c4625.html

    DATE:      April 24 - April 26
    EVENT:     DANILO PEREZ AT PANAEXPO 2009
    CITY:      MISSISSAUGA
    LOCATION:  International Centre, Hall 4, 6900 Airport Road
    CONTACT:   Howard Oliver, tel. (416) 568-5254; Show Information: Panama:
               (507) 269-1984;  Canada: (416) 223-0333.
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/06/c7874.html

    DATE:      April 24 - April 26
    EVENT:     NEURO LINGUISTIC PROGRAMMING CONFERENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  the Valhalla Inn
    CONTACT:   1-888-572-0240
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/11/c7638.html

    DATE:      April 24 - April 26
    EVENT:     CHRONIC LYMPHOCYTIC LEUKEMIA PATIENT ADVOCACY GROUP (CLLPAG)
               HOSTS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON "TRENDS IN TREATING CLL"
    CITY:      NIAGARA FALLS
    LOCATION:  Sheraton Fallsview Hotel and Conference Centre
    CONTACT:   Jennifer Dolan, Edelman, (416) 979-1120 ext. 257
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/22/c3928.html

    TIME:      08:30
    EVENT:     GEORGE BROWN CHEF SCHOOL INSTRUCTORS HOST NUTRITIOUS MEAL
               PREPARATION SEMINARS FOR AGENCY ASSISTED DROP-IN COOKS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  George Brown Centre for Hospitality & Culinary Arts, 300
               Adelaide St. East
    CONTACT:   Paul Zanettos, George Brown College, Mobile: (416) 893-5435
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/23/c4475.html

    TIME:      08:30 - 16:45
    EVENT:     DAVID CAPLAN AND DALTON MCGUINTY ADDRESS REGISTERED NURSES'
               ASSOCIATION OF ONTARIO ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
    CITY:      MARKHAM
    LOCATION:  Hilton Suites Toronto/Markham Conference Centre, 8500 Warden
               Ave.
    CONTACT:   Marion Zych, Director of Communications, RNAO, Ph: (647)
               406-5605
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/22/c4077.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     MINISTER AGLUKKAQ ANNOUNCES FUNDING TO ADVANCE RESEARCH TO
               HELP CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Bloorview Kids Rehab, The Grocery Foundation Resource Centre,
               150 Kilgour Road
    CONTACT:   David Coulombe, CIHR Media Relations, (613) 941-4563; Josée
               Bellemare, Press Secretary, Office of the Honourable Leona
               Aglukkaq, (613) 957-0200; Louise Kinross, Communications
               Manager, Bloorview Kids Rehab, (416) 424-3866
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/April2009/23/c4338.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     MINISTER TAKHAR VISITS HEALTH INFORMATION AND DATA COMPANY
    CITY:      MISSISSAUGA
    LOCATION:  220 Superior Blvd.
    CONTACT:   Sarbjit Kaur, Minister's Office, (416) 326-1939; Sue Carroll,
               Communications, (416) 326-7408
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/23/c4464.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     GROUNDBREAKING CELEBRATION FOR ROYAL VICTORIA HOSPITAL PROJECT
    CITY:      BARRIE
    LOCATION:  Royal Victoria Hospital, Lower Level, Courtyard Cafe, 201
               Georgian Drive
    CONTACT:   Jennifer Sclisizzi, Infrastructure Ontario, (416) 325-7409;
               Suzanne Legue, Royal Victoria Hospital, (705) 728-9090 X 41600
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/23/c4572.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     ADOPTION ADVOCATES DISCUSS THE OPPORTUNITIES AND BENEFITS OF
               ADOPTING OLDER CHILDREN
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Children's Aid Society of Toronto, 30 Isabella Street,
               7th floor
    CONTACT:   Melanie Persaud, Melanie Persaud Communications, (for Adoption
               Council of Ontario), (416) 358-8520; Rob Thompson, Director,
               Communications, Children's Aid Society of Toronto, (416)
               924-4640 ext. 2086
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/22/c4146.html

    TIME:      13:30
    EVENT:     ANNUAL AND SPECIAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS OF TRANSFORCE INC.
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  TSX Gallery, 130 King Street West
    CONTACT:   Alain Bédard, Chairman, President and CEO, TransForce Inc.,
               (514) 331-4200; Media: John Lute, Lute & Company, (416)
               929-5883
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/20/c2894.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/01/c6280.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    DATE:      April 23 - April 26
    EVENT:     THE ALBERTA FEDERATION OF LABOUR 46TH CONSTITUTIONAL
               CONVENTION
    CITY:      EDMONTON
    LOCATION:  Crowne Plaza Chateau Lacombe, 10111 Bellamy Hill
    CONTACT:   Gil McGowan, AFL President, (780) 483-3021, (office) (780)
               218-9888 (cell)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/20/c3367.html

    DATE:      April 24 - April 26
    EVENT:     BEST BUY MOBILE CELEBRATES GRAND OPENINGS IN EDMONTON
    CITY:      EDMONTON
    LOCATION:  For Locations in Edmonton, please visit
    http://www.bestbuy.ca/FSStoreLocator/Cities.asp?prov=AB&logon=&langid=EN
    CONTACT:   Scott Morris, Best Buy Canada, (778) 452-3412
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/23/c4622.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     ALBERTA FEDERATION OF LABOUR - MARCH TO LEGISLATURE
    CITY:      EDMONTON
    LOCATION:  Chateau Lacombe to the Legislature
    CONTACT:   Gil McGowan, AFL President, (780) 483-3021 (office), (780)
               218-9888 (cell)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/23/c4766.html

    TIME:      12:30
    EVENT:     MAJOR INFRASTRUCTURE ANNOUNCEMENT
    CITY:      FORT MCMURRAY
    LOCATION:  Sawridge Hotel & Conference Centre Timberline C Room, 530
               MacKenzie Boulevard
    CONTACT:   Rob Merrifield, Ottawa, (613) 697-7324; Heather Kaszuba,
               Communications Alberta Transportation, (780) 422-7070
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/April2009/23/c4737.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    DATE:      April 24 - April 25
    EVENT:     HEALTH SCIENCES ASSOCIATION'S 38TH ANNUAL CONVENTION
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, 900 West Georgia Street
    CONTACT:   Miriam Sobrino, Director of Communications, (604) 439-0994
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/23/c4748.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      10:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     MEDIA WEBINAR ON WHAT'S MISSING IN PROPOSED TOXICS REDUCTION
               LEGISLATION FOR ONTARIO
    INTERNET:  Participants will be provided with webinar access information
               upon registration.
    NOTES:     To register, contact Kathleen Perchaluk at
               kperchaluk@ontario.cancer.ca or (416) 323-7067. Deadline for
               registration is Thursday April 23 at 6 p.m.
    CONTACT:   Christine Koserski, Canadian Cancer Society, Ontario
               Provincial Office: (416) 323-7030
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/21/c3903.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     BTB REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUST 2008 FOURTH QUARTER FINANCIAL
               AND FISCAL YEAR-END RESULTS
    PHONE NO.: (514) 392-9193 or 1-866-226-1792
    CONTACT:   Mr. Mathieu Claise, Optimum Public Relations, (418) 521-3770;
               Mr. Michel Léonard, President Chief Executive Officer, (514)
               286-0188, ext. 228; Mr. Benoît Cyr, C.A., Vice-President and
               Chief Financial Officer, (514) 286-0188, ext. 230
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/16/c2302.html

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