CNW Daybook for Friday, August 27, 2010

TORONTO, Aug. 27 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    NATIONAL

    DATE:      July 1 - August 29
    EVENT:     HOT WHEELS® COLOUR SHIFTERS™ SUMMER ROAD TRIP ACROSS
               CANADA
    CITY:      VARIOUS - PLEASE SEE PRESS RELEASE FOR DETAILS
    LOCATION:  various - please see press release for details
    CONTACT:   Falan Hamilton, GCI Group, 416-486-5901; Shelley Fremont,
               GCI Group, 416-486-5921
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2010/29/c8974.html

    DATE:      August 1 - August 29
    EVENT:     MOTORCYCLE RIDE FOR DAD 10TH ANNIVERSARY CROSS-CANADA TOUR
               CAMPAIGN
    CITY:      NATIONAL
    LOCATION:  Please see the release for the Tour stops
    CONTACT:   Kelly Goulet, Motorcycle Ride For Dad, Tel: 613-722-6131,
               Cell: 613-447-6412; Megan Fielding, TELUS Media Relations,
               Tel: 416-883-3461, Cell: 416-894-0817
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2010/22/c6059.html
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    QUEBEC

    DATE:      August 26 - August 28
    EVENT:     START YOUR ENGINES FOR THE FORD RACING FESTIVAL - CRESCENT
               STREET ROARS WITH FAMILY FUN INCLUDING DRIVER APPEARANCES,
               LIVE SHOWS, FREE GIVEAWAYS AND RACE CARS ON DISPLAY
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  on Crescent Street, between de Maisonneuve and St. Catherine
    CONTACT:   Torchia Communications, Valérie Marcoux / François-David
               Rouleau, Office: 514 288-8290, ext: 214 / 243, Cell/VM: 514
               569-1973 / Cell/FDR: 450 512-0433
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2010/23/c4268.html

    DATE:      Aug 27-29
    EVENT:     THE CANADIAN AUTO WORKERS UNION CONVENE ITS CANADA-QUEBEC
               JOINT COUNCIL AND CELEBRATE THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF ITS
               FORMATION AS AN INDEPENDENT CANADIAN UNION
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Le Centre Sheraton, Salle de Bal - Level 4, 1201 Boulevard
               Rene-Levesque West
    CONTACT:   Shannon Devine (cell) 416-302-1699. Angelo DiCaro (cell)
               416-606-6311 or John McClyment (cell) 416-315-3202
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2010/26/c5201.html
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    ONTARIO

    DATE:      June 9 - September 1
    EVENT:     DOWNTOWN YONGE BUSINESS COMMUNITY LAUNCHES FREE WALKING
               TOURS IN NINE LANGUAGES
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Brightly-coloured kiosk, southwest corner of Yonge and
               Dundas.
    CONTACT:   Helen Jamer, Julia Harper, Idea Workshop, (416) 504-3977
               x25, 27, (647) 330-4706 (cell)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2010/09/c2500.html

    DATE:      August 15 - August 30
    EVENT:     FRESH: THE MOVIE - PRESS SCREENING - MEDIA ONLY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  FoodShare, 90 Croatia St.
    CONTACT:   Allison Savage, Tel: 416.972.6096
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2010/03/c7790.html

    DATE:      August 23 - August 27
    EVENT:     INTERNATIONAL CONTINENCE SOCIETY (ICS) AND THE INTERNATIONAL
               UROGYNECOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION (IUGA) HOLD A JOINT ANNUAL
               MEETING
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Metro Toronto Convention Centre
    CONTACT:   Christine Tse, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, (416)
               585-8106
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2010/19/c3743.html

    DATE:      August 26 - August 29
    EVENT:     TELETOON MOST AWESOME SUMMER TOUR
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Scotiabank Buskerfest
    CONTACT:   Brigitte Noël, Publicist, TELETOON Canada inc., T.
               416-956-5443
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2010/23/c7657.html

    DATE:      August 26 - August 29
    EVENT:     11TH ANNUAL SCOTIABANK BUSKERFEST
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  St. Lawrence Market Neighbourhood: Front Street from Jarvis
               Street to Yonge Street, and all adjacent side streets
    CONTACT:   Dianne Weinrib or Eleni Deacon, DW Communications,
               416-703-5479
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2010/22/c5853.html

    DATE:      August 27
    EVENT:     ZACKTAYLOR.CA'S BIG CELEBRITY BASH!!
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Roosevelt Room
               328 Adelaide St.
    CONTACT:   info@zacktaylor.ca
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2010/23/c4311.html

    TIME:      00:00 - 00:00
    EVENT:     THE TORONTO FRESH EVENT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  multiple locations
    NOTES:     http://radishesandrhubarb.blogspot.com/p/fresh-movie.html
    CONTACT:   Allison Savage, Radishes and Rhubarb Blog,
               www.radishesandrubarb.blogspot.com, Tel: 416.972.6096,
               Email: radishesandrhubarb@gmail.com
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2010/03/c7790.html

    TIME:      08:20
    EVENT:     MINISTER DAY TO HOLD MEDIA AVAILABILITY AT ECONOMIC
               ROUNDTABLE
    CITY:      MONTRÉAL
    LOCATION:  Offices of Fraser Milner Casgrain, Byers-Casgrain Boardroom,
               1 Place Ville-Marie, 39th Floor
    CONTACT:   (media only): Mélisa Leclerc, Director of Communications,
               Office of the President of the Treasury Board and Minister
               for the Asia-Pacific Gateway, 613-952-5051,
               melisa.leclerc@tbs-sct.gc.ca; Media Relations, Treasury
               Board Secretariat, 613-957-2640, media@tbs-sct.gc.ca
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/August2010/26/c5165.html

    TIME:      09:00 - 15:00
    EVENT:     PHOTO/INTERVIEW OPS - GREAT LAKES POLICE MOTORCYCLE TRAINING
               SEMINAR
    CITY:      BARRIE
    LOCATION:  Georgian College, Barrie Ontario. Take the Duckworth Street
               exit off HWY 400 (one hour north of the Greater Toronto Area)
    CONTACT:   Bob Paterson, 905 703 7878
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2010/19/c3550.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     ONTARIO LOTTERY AND GAMING CORP. CELEBRATES A DECADE IN
               THUNDER BAY
    CITY:      THUNDER BAY
    LOCATION:  OLG Casino Thunder Bay, 50 Cumberland Street South.
    CONTACT:   Sarah Kiriliuk, Manager, Media Relations, Ontario Lottery
               and Gami, 416.726.3641 (mobile)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2010/25/c4876.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     TAMIL REFUGEE COORDINATING COMMITTEE PRESS CONFERENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  York University Student Centre
    CONTACT:   Krisna Saravanamuttu - Tamil Refugee Coordinating Committee,
               647-448-0576
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2010/26/c5308.html

    TIME:      19:00 - 20:00
    EVENT:     BOOK BASH, THE FIRST ANNUAL CANADIAN CHILDREN'S LITERATURE
               FESTIVAL
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  North York Central Library (Concourse) and Mel Lastman
               Square, 5120 Yonge Street
    CONTACT:   Michelle Leung, Communications Officer, 416-397-5936
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2010/23/c4386.html

    TIME:      22:00
    EVENT:     FUNDRAISING GALA  - BUILDING HABITAT TORONTO'S FUTURE WITH
               THE BURGUNDY BRICK FOUNDATION
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Gardiner Museum, 111 Queen's Park
    CONTACT:   Allen Davidov, Director of Marketing & Communications,
               Habitat for Humanity Toronto, (416) 755-7353 ext 236;
               Melanie Cammalleri, Communications Director
               Burgundy Brick Foundation
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2010/26/c5223.html
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    MANITOBA

    DATE:      August 23 - August 29
    EVENT:     2010 CN CANADIAN WOMEN'S OPEN
    CITY:      WINNIPEG
    LOCATION:  Winnipeg's St. Charles Country Club
    CONTACT:   For CN: Karen Phillips, Vice-President, Public & Government
               Affairs, (514) 399-4729; For RCGA: Dan Pino, Director, Media
               and Public Relations, 1-800-263-0009, ext. 406, (416)
               434-5525; For Children's Hospital Foundation of Manitoba:
               Maria Lee, Public Relations & Marketing Coordinator, (204)
               787-4060
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2010/16/c2154.html
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    WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CIC ENERGY HOSTS A CONFERENCE CALL WITH WARREN NEWFIELD, CEO
               AND CHAIRMAN, AND GREG KINROSS, PRESIDENT TO DISCUSS PRESS
               RELEASE
    PHONE NO.: 1-888-231-8191 or (647) 427-7450
    CONTACT:   Erica Belling, CFA, P.Eng., VP Investor Relations, Tau
               Capital Corp., Tel: (416) 361-9636 x 243
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2010/26/c5202.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     BTB REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUST  - SECOND QUARTER FINANCIAL
               RESULTS
    PHONE NO.: 514-392-1478 in Montréal and 1-866-225-0198 from outside
               Montréal
    CONTACT:   Mr. Maxime Couture, 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/August2010/24/c4742.html

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