CNW Daybook for Friday, December 11, 2009

TORONTO, Dec. 10 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    NOVA SCOTIA

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     RICK HILLIER GIVES INTERVIEW AND SIGNS HIS BOOK, A SOLIDER
               FIRST
    CITY:      HALIFAX
    LOCATION:  Chapters Bayers Lake, 188 Chain Lake Drive
    CONTACT:   Lisa Huie, Manager, Public Relations, (416) 646-8926
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2009/26/c5470.html
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    QUEBEC

    TIME:      18:00 - 20:00
    EVENT:     RBC ROYAL BANK - COMMUNITY CELEBRATION - VANCOUVER 2010
               OLYMPIC TORCH RELAY
    CITY:      GATINEAU
    LOCATION:  Place de la Cité
    CONTACT:   and RSVP, please contact: Myriam Crevier, (416) 435-0734;
               Raymond Chouinard, (514) 874-6556
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/09/c9810.html
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    ONTARIO

    DATE:      December 10 - December 12
    EVENT:     CANADA'S LARGEST CONFERENCE ON "ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE"
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Sheraton Centre Hotel, 123 Queen Street West
    CONTACT:   Shannon Skinner, Media Relations, (416) 576-8809
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/07/c8727.html

    TIME:      09:45
    EVENT:     ANNOUNCEMENT OF A $1 MILLION CONTRIBUTION FROM THE FRANK COWAN
               FOUNDATION TO THE HEART&STROKE RESTART A HEART, RESTART A
               LIFE™ PROGRAM.
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Capital Region YMCA, Gym, 180 Argyle Street
    CONTACT:   Eileen Melnick McCarthy, Heart and Stroke Foundation, T. (613)
               569-4361; Martin Leroux, Delta Media Inc., T. (613) 233-9191
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/08/c8974.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     SUN LIFE FINANCIAL OPENS ITS NEWEST FINANCIAL CENTRE IN YORK
               REGION
    CITY:      MARKHAM
    LOCATION:  Sun Life Financial, York Central Financial Centre, 110 Copper
               Creek Drive, Unit 402 (south of Highway 407, off 9th Line; top
               floor of the tall medical building at the northeast corner of
               the Box Grove Centre)
    CONTACT:   Paul Moser, Media and Public Relations, (519) 888-3900 ext.
               4041
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/09/c9573.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     RCMP OFFICIALLY OPENS CORNWALL DETACHMENT
    CITY:      CORNWALL
    LOCATION:  Cornwall RCMP Detachment, 501 Tollgate Road East
    CONTACT:   Sgt. Marc LaPorte, Media Relations Officer, Office: (519)
               640-7302, Cell: (416) 992-4409; Sgt. Michael Harvey, Cornwall
               RCMP Detachment, Office: (613)937-2831, Cell: (613) 551-0747
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/10/c2013.html

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     VANCOUVER 2010 OLYMPIC TORCH RELAY MEDIA TECHNICAL BRIEFING
    CITY:      PEMBROKE
    LOCATION:  City Hall, Council Chambers, 1 Pembroke St. E.
    CONTACT:   Vancouver 2010 Torch Relay Team, Tel: (604) 403-9328
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/09/c9470.html

    TIME:      13:30
    EVENT:     NEW AFFORDABLE HOUSING IN THUNDER BAY
    CITY:      THUNDER BAY
    LOCATION:  Hogarth Riverview Manor, Timber Hall, 300 Lillie Street North
    CONTACT:   Michelle Bakos, Office of Minister Finley, (819) 994-2482;
               Beth Bailey, CMHC, (416) 218-3355; Karen Lewis, City of
               Thunder Bay, (807) 625-3859; Adam Grachnik, Minister Jim
               Watson's Office, (416) 585-6492; Mary Lucas, CAO, The District
               of Thunder Bay Social Services Administration Board, (807)
               766-2103
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/December2009/10/c2121.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     AMERICAN EXPRESS BRINGS THE MAGIC OF THE IMAGINARIUM OF DOCTOR
               PARNASSUS WITH A GALA SCREENING FEATURING TERRY GILLIAM
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Carlu, 444 Yonge Street
    NOTES:     Media accreditation at 5:30 p.m.; Red carpet step and repeat
               begins at 6:00 p.m.;  Event begins at 7:00 p.m., including a
               Q&A with  Terry Gilliam
    CONTACT:   Killeen Kelly, For American Express, Phone: (416) 644-2273;
               Jessica Myers, For American Express, Phone: (416) 644-2263,
               Cell: (416) 455-6501; For more information on the film please
               contact: Charlene Coy, E1 Entertainment Canada, Phone: (416)
               646-4980
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/07/c8537.html
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    ALBERTA

    DATE:      December 6 - December 13
    EVENT:     KIDS HELP PHONE CURLING AMBASSADOR WAYNE MIDDAUGH AND HIS TEAM
               ARE PARTICIPATING IN THE CANADIAN TRIALS FOR THE 2010 OLYMPICS
    CITY:      EDMONTON
    LOCATION:  Rexall Centre, 7424 118 Ave. N.W, North
    CONTACT:   Virginia Middleton, Kids Help Phone, 1-800-268-3062 x8345
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/07/c8624.html

    DATE:      December 11 - December 12
    EVENT:     2009 CP HOLIDAY TRAIN
    CITY:      VARIOUS CITIES IN ALBERTA
    LOCATION:  Please see release for details
    CONTACT:   Kevin Hrysak, Manager, Media Relations, Canadian Pacific,
               (403) 836-3874 or Mike LoVecchio, Senior Manager, Media
               Relations, Canadian Pacific, (778) 772-9636
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/09/c4339.html
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    BRITISH COLUMBIA

    DATE:      December 12
    EVENT:     2009 CP HOLIDAY TRAIN
    CITY:      VARIOUS CITIES IN BRITISH COLUMBIA
    LOCATION:  Please see release for details
    CONTACT:   Kevin Hrysak, Manager, Media Relations, Canadian Pacific,
               (403) 836-3874 or Mike LoVecchio, Senior Manager, Media
               Relations, Canadian Pacific, (778) 772-9636
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/09/c4339.html

    TIME:      07:15
    EVENT:     THE CHILDREN'S WISH FOUNDATION AND BARCLAY RESTORATIONS GRANT
               A PRINCESS-SIZED WISH TO A LOCAL CHILD
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Toys"R"Us at 1154 West Broadway
    CONTACT:   Michaela Morantz, (604) 299-2241 ext228; Amber Dyce, (604)
               299-2241 ext229
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/10/c2111.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     AFFORDABLE SENIORS' HOUSING BREAKS GROUND
    CITY:      KELOWNA
    LOCATION:  2059 Benvoulin Court
    CONTACT:   Rachel Nelken, BC Housing, (604) 505-8428; Stefan
               Krepiakevich, CMHC, (604) 737-4106
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/fr/releases/archive/December2009/10/c2214.html
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    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     COMPLAINTS COMMISSION RELEASES INVESTIGATION FINDINGS ON RCMP
               USE OF TASER AT INUVIK ARCTIC TERN YOUNG OFFENDER FACILITY
    CITY:      YELLOWKNIFE
    LOCATION:  Gold Room, Yellowknife Inn, 5010 49th Street
    NOTES:     Media can also participate via conference call. Media
               representatives who wish to listen to the press conference
               should contact the Commission representatives listed below for
               call-in instructions
    CONTACT:   Jamie Robertson, Manager, Outreach, (613) 219-4595
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2009/10/c2128.html

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