CNW Daybook for Friday, August 22, 2008



    TORONTO, Aug. 21 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>NOVA SCOTIA</B>

    DATE:      August 22 - August 23
    EVENT:     MAKING WAVES FOR CHANGE - CMHA NATIONAL CONFERENCE
    CITY:      DARTMOUTH
    LOCATION:  Holiday Inn Harbourview
    CONTACT:   Carol Tooton, (902) 222-1622
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/21/c5880.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      August 21 - August 24
    EVENT:     MAIN MADNESS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Saint-Laurent Boulevard, between Sherbrooke Street and
               Mont-Royal Avenue
    CONTACT:   Noelle Gonzalvez, Event Coordinator, Société de
               développement du boulevard Saint-Laurent, (514) 286-0334
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/19/c5280.html

    DATE:      August 21 - August 24
    EVENT:     THE 2008 NISSAN CANADA SHIFT_INTO GEAR EXPERIENCE
    CITY:      POINTE-CLAIRE
    LOCATION:  Fairview Pointe-Claire Mall, 6801 Trans-Canada Hwy
    CONTACT:   Marie-Michelle Crevier, Cohn & Wolfe,  (514) 845-2257 x.4236,
               (514) 554-2473 (cell); Mark James, Cohn & Wolfe, (647)
               259-3269
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/18/c4306.html

    DATE:      August 22
    EVENT:     CELINE DION TO BE PART OF QUEBEC'S 400TH ANNIVERSARY
               CELEBRATIONS
    CITY:      QUEBEC
    LOCATION:  Plains of Abraham
    CONTACT:   Press Relations (400th): Paul-Christian Nolin, Director -
               Public and Press Relations, Société du 400e anniversaire de
               Québec, (418) 648-2008, poste 536, Cell.: (418) 925-8415;
               Press Relations (Céline Dion): The Office of Francine
               Chaloult, (514) 487-6547
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/12/c7033.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      August 17 - August 24
    EVENT:     FALLSVIEW CASINO RESORT - WORLD ROCK SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
    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 19 - August 24
    EVENT:     TOYOTA HYBRID TOUR
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Byward Market - Pedestrian Mall at George Street and William
               Street, 55 ByWard Market Square
    CONTACT:   Nicole Grant, Consultant, Public Relations, Toyota Canada
               Inc., (416) 438-6320 x2725; Melanie Testani, Consultant,
               Public Relations, Toyota Canada Inc., (416) 431-8432
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/15/c4445.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/19/c4474.html

    DATE:      August 21 - August 24
    EVENT:     9TH ANNUAL SCOTIABANK BUSKERFEST
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  St. Lawrence Market Neighbourhood Along Front Street from
               Jarvis to Yonge and adjacent side streets
    CONTACT:   Media Refer: Dianne Weinrib or Savi Pannu, DW Communications,
               (416) 703-5479 For Scotiabank: Livy Feldgajer, Scotiabank
               Public Affairs, (416) 866-6203
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/15/c4768.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/22/c6502.html

    DATE:      August 22 - August 24
    EVENT:     FAN EXPO CANADA
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  South Building, Metro Toronto Convention Centre
    CONTACT:   For media accreditation: Chris Dabrowski, OEB Enterprise,
               (905) 682-7203, cdabrowski@oebenterprise.com
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/19/c5278.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     TRANSPORT CANADA - EVENT TO MARK IMPROVEMENTS TO THE
               LAKESHORE EAST RAIL CORRIDOR
    CITY:      SCARBOROUGH
    LOCATION:  GO Transit's Scarborough Station, 3615 St. Clair Avenue East
               (west of Midland Avenue, at the end of Reeve Avenue)
    CONTACT:   Catherine Loubier, Office of the Minister of Transport,
               Infrastructure and Communities, Ottawa, (613) 991-0700; Bob
               Nichols, Communications Branch, Ontario Ministry of
               Transportation, (416) 327-1158; Media Relations, Transport
               Canada Communications, (613) 993-0055; Trina Melatti, GO
               TRIP, (416) 869-3600 ext. 5175
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/August2008/21/c6052.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE REVEALS PROJECT FORTITUDE
    CITY:      NAPANEE
    LOCATION:  Strathcona Arena Hall
    CONTACT:   Sgt. Kristine Rae, (613) 285-5479 cell, 1-800-279-8660 Pager
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/21/c6063.html

    TIME:      11:00 - 19:30
    EVENT:     THE SCOTIABANK ONE DAY INTERNATIONAL CRICKET TRI-SERIES
    CITY:      KING CITY
    LOCATION:  Maple Leaf Cricket Club, 13811 Dufferin Road
    CONTACT:   Jane Shannon, Scotiabank Public Affairs, (416) 933-3056;
               Atul Ahuja, Cricket Canada, (416) 898-7989
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/15/c4557.html

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     ONTARIO SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHERS' FEDERATION CONFERENCE
    CITY:      RICHMOND HILL
    LOCATION:  Grand York A Ballroom, Toronto Sheraton Parkway Hotel, 600
               Highway 7 East
    CONTACT:   Michelle Despault, Minister's Office, (416) 212-3747;
               Patricia MacNeil, Communications Branch, (416) 325-2676;
               Public Inquiries, (416) 325-2929 or 1-800-387-5514; TTY
               1-800-263-2892
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/21/c5863.html

    TIME:      16:30
    EVENT:     NAN GRAND CHIEF ATTENDS WRAP-UP RECEPTION FOR NAN YOUTH
               MENTORING PROJECT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Prego Della Piazza, 150 Bloor St West
    CONTACT:   Kristy Hankila, A/Director of Communications - Nishnawbe
               Aski Nation, (807) 625-4952 or (807) 629-1512 mobile
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/21/c6067.html

    TIME:      16:30
    EVENT:     DREW WRIGHT HOMETOWN TOUR
    CITY:      COLLINGWOOD
    LOCATION:  Hurontario Street
    NOTES:     Welcome home parade down Hurontario Street followed by a
               live performance by Wright at 5:30 p.m. and an autograph
               session
    CONTACT:   Allie Page, CTV Inc., (416) 332-4596; Christy Sullivan,
               Canadian Idol, (416) 526-3052
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/19/c5504.html
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    <B>SASKATCHEWAN</B>

    TIME:      11:30
    EVENT:     STEELWORKERS RALLY AT PCS SASKATOON OFFICE
    CITY:      SASKATOON
    LOCATION:  122 1ST Avenue South
    CONTACT:   Roger Falconer, (647) 500-5965
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/21/c5998.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      15:00 - 17:00
    EVENT:     VINTAGE CAR CLUB OF CANADA TRANS-PROVINCIAL TOUR
    CITY:      BURNABY
    LOCATION:  BCAA's head office, 4567 Canada Way
    CONTACT:   Jennifer Timm, Advisor, BCAA Media Relations, Tel: (604)
               268-5342, Cell: (778) 228-8859; Peter Findlay, VCCC BC 2008
               Fernie to Victoria Tour Chairman, Tel: (604) 436-4547; Cell:
               (778) 235-2731
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/21/c5794.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     ONTARIO POWER GENERATION RELEASES 2008 SECOND QUARTER
               FINANCIAL RESULTS
    PHONE NO.: 416-641-6122/866-299-6657
    CONTACT:   Ontario Power Generation, Media Relations, 1-877-592-4008 or
               (416) 592-4008
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/21/c6069.html

    TIME:      12:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     CONFERENCE CALL FOR MEDALLIST ERIC LAMAZE IN SHOW JUMPING
               (EQUESTRIAN)
    PHONE NO.: (416) 405-4675
    CONTACT:   Steve Keogh at 011-86-1-500-772-4275
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/21/c5924.html
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    <B>INTERNATIONAL</B>

    TIME:      10:00 China Time
    EVENT:     VANCOUVER 2010 PRESS CONFERENCE ON
               OBSERVATIONS/LESSONS/UPDATE
    CITY:      BEIJING
    LOCATION:  Beijing 2008 Main Press Centre (MPC). Room 2
    CONTACT:   Sebastien Theberge, VANOC Communications, Tel.: 778-835-2072
               (in Beijing); Chris Brumwell, VANOC Communications, Tel.:
               778-835-2058 (in Beijing)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/21/c5814.html

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