CNW Daybook for Friday, August 15, 2008



    TORONTO, Aug. 15 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      August 9 - August 17
    EVENT:     LAURENTIAN BANK ONCE AGAIN RISES TO THE OCCASION OF THE
               INTERNATIONAL BALLOON FESTIVAL OF SAINT-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU
    CITY:      SAINT-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU
    LOCATION:  Municipal Airport
    CONTACT:   Gladys Caron, Vice-President, Public Affairs, Communications
               and Investor Relations, Office: (514) 284-4500, extension
               7511
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2008/10/c2384.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2008/16/c6157.html

    DATE:      August 12 - August 16
    EVENT:     FIFTH EDITION OF THE INSTITUT DU NOUVEAU MONDE'S SUMMER
               SCHOOL
    CITY:      QUEBEC CITY
    LOCATION:  Université Laval and Espace 400e
    CONTACT:   Roch Bilodeau, 1-866-618-7537
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/05/c9670.html

    DATE:      August 14 - August 17
    EVENT:     2ND EDITION OF THE MONTREAL PRIDE CELEBRATIONS - OFFICIAL
               LAUNCH OF THE FESTIVITIES AND PROGRAMME
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Sky and the parc Emilie-Gamelin
    NOTES:     Click the link below for the programme overview
    CONTACT:   Jean-François Perrier, Marketing Director, (514)750-4491
               #25, Cell. (514) 730-3685; Eric Pineault, President,
               (514)750-4491 #27, Cell. (514) 616-7170; David Lesage,
               Project Manager - Marketing, (514) 750-4491 #24 ,Cell.
               (514) 928-1809
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/12/c3427.html

    DATE:      August 15 - August 17
    EVENT:     EXHIBITION OF ORIGINAL COSTUMES FROM PUCCINI'S OPERAS
               SPONSORED BY MAGNUS POIRIER
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  under the tent, corner of St. Laurent and Dante.
    NOTES:     The exhibition will be open from 1 p.m. to 11 p.m.
    CONTACT:   (Magnus Poirier): Pascale Grand, Enigma Communications,
               (514) 982-0308, ext. 212; (Exhibition): Karine Salette,
               Coordinator, Communications, Montreal's Italian Week,
               (514) 279-6357
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/13/c3907.html

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     FESTIVAL BEL CANTO - MEMBERS OF THE MEDIA ARE INVITED TO
               ATTEND THE DRESS REHEARSAL OF THE OPERA NORMA AND TO TAKE
               PART IN A PRESS BRIEFING BEING GIVEN BY MAESTRO KENT NAGANO
    CITY:      KNOWLTON
    LOCATION:  St. Edward Church , 364 Knowlton Road (exit 90 on Autoroute
               10). This is the gathering point for all media members
               before they move to the big top.
    CONTACT:   Lucie Paquin, Head of Media Relations, cell.: (514) 608-7414
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/14/c4451.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     THE HONOURABLE JEAN-PIERRE BLACKBURN WILL ANNOUNCE FUNDING
               TO GROUPE SECTO TO IMPROVE ITS PRODUCTIVITY PERFORMANCE
    CITY:      SAINT-BRUNO
    LOCATION:  Groupe Secto, 1210 Saint-Alphonse Highway
    NOTES:     A tour of the facilities will follow the news conference.
    CONTACT:   Nadia Marceau, Office of the Honourable Jean-Pierre
               Blackburn, Canada Economic Development,  (514) 496-1282
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/13/c3588.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      August 14 - August 15
    EVENT:     FALLSVIEW CASINO RESORT - THE SMOTHERS BROTHERS SHOW
    CITY:      NIAGARA FALLS
    LOCATION:  Fallsview Casino Resort
    CONTACT:   Greg Medulun, Director of Communications, Direct:
               (905) 371-7630, Toll-Free: 1-888-FALLSVU, ext. 17630
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2008/05/c4842.html

    DATE:      August 15 - August 17
    EVENT:     CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF POLICE BOARDS -  ANNUAL CONFERENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Hilton, 145 Richmond Street West
    CONTACT:   Jennifer Lanzon, Executive Director, Canadian Association of
               Police Boards, (819) 682-1440; Sandy Adelson, Senior
               Advisor, Toronto Police Services Board, (416) 808-8090
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/14/c3945.html

    TIME:      12:30
    EVENT:     ONTARIO BAR ASSOCIATION PRESS CONFERENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  20 Toronto Street, 2nd Floor
    CONTACT:   Katherine Stoneman, (416) 642-3100
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/12/c3608.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      07:30 Pacific
    EVENT:     TIMBERWEST SECOND QUARTER CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  http://www.timberwest.com
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-920-4317
    CONTACT:   TimberWest Forest Corp, Telephone: (604) 654-4600; Investor
               Relations Contact: Bev Park, Executive Vice President and
               Chief Financial Officer, Telephone: (604) 654-4600
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/14/c4364.html

    TIME:      08:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     KANGAROO MEDIA INC - CONFERENCE CALL TO DISCUSS THE Q2
               RESULTS WITH FINANCIAL ANALYSTS
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-732-0232
    CONTACT:   Rick Clements, CFO, Kangaroo Media, (450) 595-2500
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/12/c3687.html

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CI FINANCIAL HOSTS EARNINGS CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3425 or 1-800-590-1508
    CONTACT:   Stephen A. MacPhail, President, Tel.: (416) 364-1145
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/11/c3127.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     SIR MANAGEMENT WILL HOST A CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.newswire.ca or www.sircorp.com
    PHONE NO.: 1-877-289-8525 or (416) 640-1917, reference number 21278225
               followed by the number sign
    CONTACT:   Jeff Good, Chief Financial Officer, SIR Corp., Tel: (905)
               681-2997; Bruce Wigle, Investor Relations, Tel: (416) 815-0700
               ext. 228
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/14/c4408.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/08/c2872.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     BTB REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUST TO ANNOUNCE SECOND QUARTER
               FINANCIAL RESULTS ON AUGUST 14, 2008 AND WILL HOLD CONFERENCE
               CALL
    PHONE NO.: (514) 861-4190 or 1-877-461-2815
    CONTACT:   Mr. Mathieu Claise, Optimum Public Relations, (418) 521-3770;
               Mr. Michel Léonard, President Chief Executive Officer,
               (514) 286-0188, ext. 228; Mr. Benoit Cyr, C.A., Vice-President
               and Chief Financial Officer, (514) 286-0188, ext. 230
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/06/c2167.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     ALGONQUIN POWER INCOME FUND SECOND QUARTER 2008 FINANCIAL
               RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-733-7560 or (416) 644-3416
    CONTACT:   Ms. Kelly Castledine, Telephone: (905) 465-4500
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/03/c9845.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CANADIAN HELICOPTERS INCOME FUND TO DISCLOSE SECOND QUARTER
               RESULTS
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3419 or 1-800-732-6179
    CONTACT:   Jean-Pierre Blais, President, (450) 452-3007; Don Wall,
               Senior Executive, Vice President, (780) 429-6919
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/06/c9950.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/14/c4410.html

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