CNW Daybook for Friday, December 7, 2007



    TORONTO, Dec. 7 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>NATIONAL</B>

    DATE:      December 1 - December 18
    EVENT:     CPR 2007 HOLIDAY TRAIN
    CITY:      VARIOUS
    LOCATION:  See URL for details.
    CONTACT:   Breanne Feigel, (403) 319-3932, (403) 589-6949 (cell)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/26/c8670.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/04/c6552.html
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    <B>NEW BRUNSWICK</B>

    TIME:      08:30
    EVENT:     MINISTER OF FINANCE TO ADDRESS THE FREDERICTON CHAMBER OF
               COMMERCE
    CITY:      FREDERICTON
    LOCATION:  Delta Fredericton Hotel, 225 Woodstock Road, Ballroom
    NOTES:     Media who wish to attend the speech must pre-register by
               contacting Anthony Knight, Fredericton Chamber of Commerce,
               at (506) 451-9744
    CONTACT:   Chisholm Pothier, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of
               Finance, (613) 996-7861; David Gamble, Media Relations,
               Department of Finance, (613) 996-8080
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/December2007/06/c8361.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 20:00
    EVENT:     IRVING OIL LIMITED WILL HOLD ITS SECOND OPEN HOUSE FOR
               MEMBERS OF  THE PUBLIC
    CITY:      SAINT JOHN
    LOCATION:  NBCC Campus on Grandview Avenue
    CONTACT:   Jennifer Parker, Irving Oil, (506) 202-2992
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/26/c4267.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     INFRASTRUCTURE CANADA - IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT
    CITY:      CHARLO
    LOCATION:  Charlo Municipal Hall, 614, Chaleur Street
    CONTACT:   Karine White, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of
               Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, (613) 991-0700;
               Infrastructure Canada, (613) 948-1148; Bruce Macfarlane,
               Corporate Secretary, Regional Development Corporation,
               (506) 444-4606
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/06/c8370.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      December 1 - December 23
    EVENT:     MUSEE MARGUERITE-BOURGEOYS - LES CHORALIES OF
               NOTRE-DAME-DE-BON-SECOURS CHAPEL
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel, 400 Saint Paul Street
               East, Old Montreal (Champs-de-Mars Métro)
    CONTACT:   Diane Gadoua, Assistant to the director,
               Marguerite-Bourgeoys Museum - Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours
               Chapel, (514) 282-8670 extension 234
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/November2007/26/c4291.html

    TIME:      10:30 - 12:00
    EVENT:     ALEX BAUMANN, ON BEHALF OF THE CANADIAN OLYMPIC COMMITTEE,
               TO ADVOCATE FOR FUNDING FOR ROAD TO EXCELLENCE PROGRAM AT
               STANDING COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Hilton Montréal Bonaventure
               900 de la Gauchetière West
               Meeting Room Fontaine A
    CONTACT:   Jackie DeSouza, COC Communications, Phone: (416) 324-4122,
               Cell: (416) 806-4342; ylvie Bigras, COC Communications,
               Cell: (613) 298-1625
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/05/c8126.html

    TIME:      13:30
    EVENT:     CANADA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - FUNDING TO HELP THE FIRM
               METALLURGIE DES APPALACHES INC.
    CITY:      PLESSISVILLE
    LOCATION:  Métallurgie des Appalaches Inc., 2323 des Erables Ave.
    CONTACT:   Lyne Montpellier, Communications, Canada Economic
               Development, (819) 371-5182; Jean-Philippe Payment, Press
               Secretary, Office of the Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn,
               Canada Economic Development, (819) 953-5646, Cell.:
               (613) 808-8309
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/05/c7966.html

    TIME:      17:00 - 19:00
    EVENT:     BOUTIK MAMAN KANGOUROU, OFFICIAL OPENING
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  5020 Cote-Des-Neiges, H3V 1G6
    CONTACT:   Laura Bisson, (819) 772-0990
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/30/c6031.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    TIME:      08:00
    EVENT:     MINISTER CANNON TO ADDRESS THE TORONTO BOARD OF TRADE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Toronto Board of Trade, 77 Adelaide Street West
    CONTACT:   Karine White, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of
               Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, (613) 991-0700;
               Infrastructure Canada, Communications and Promotion,
               (613) 948-1148
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/06/c8512.html

    TIME:      08:00
    EVENT:     2007 SCOTIABANK GROUP CHARITY CHALLENGE CELEBRATION BREAKFAST
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  4th Floor Schooner Room
               Scotiabank, 44 King Street West
    CONTACT:   Livy Feldgajer, Scotiabank Public Affairs, (416) 866-6203
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/05/c7934.html

    TIME:      08:30
    EVENT:     EDUCATION MINISTER TO SPEAK ABOUT ADULT EDUCATION
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Courtyard by Marriott Hotel, 475 Yonge Street
    CONTACT:   Michelle Despault, Minister's Office, (416) 212-3747;
               Patricia MacNeil, Communications Branch, (416) 325-2676
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/06/c8494.html

    TIME:      09:00 - 17:00
    EVENT:     CAW COUNCIL DELEGATES CONVERGE IN TORONTO, DECEMBER 7 & 8,
               2007
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Sheraton Centre - Grand Ballroom on level 2 (123 Queen
               Street West)
    CONTACT:   Please contact CAW Communications, Shannon Devine, (cell)
               (416) 302-1699
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/04/c7694.html

    TIME:      09:30 - 10:30
    EVENT:     BED BATH & BEYOND™ CELEBRATES ITS FIRST HOME IN CANADA
    CITY:      RICHMOND HILL
    LOCATION:  225 High Tech Road (between Yonge and Bayview at Highway 7)
               Bayview Glen Shopping Centre
    CONTACT:   Stacey Flowers, Cohn & Wolfe, (416) 924-5700 x 4073; Jill
               Kuchar, (416) 924-5700 x 4094
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/05/c7663.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     MINISTER BRADLEY TO ANNOUNCE NEW, MORE SECURE DRIVER'S
               LICENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  ServiceOntario, College Park, Lower Level, 777 Bay Street
    CONTACT:   Bob Nichols, (416) 327-1158
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/06/c8509.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     OFFICIAL OPENING CEREMONY TO CELEBRATE 28 NEW AFFORDABLE
               HOUSING RENTAL APARTMENTS
    CITY:      BRANTFORD
    LOCATION:  115 Sherwood Drive
    CONTACT:   Media - for further information, please contact
               Carlene Siopis, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation,
               (416) 250-3297,
               Christopher McNabb, King Street Holdings Limited,
               (519) 465-7183
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/December2007/05/c7976.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     BELL LANE TERRACE OFFICIALLY OPENS
    CITY:      BRANTFORD
    LOCATION:  97 Mount Pleasant Street
    CONTACT:   Media - for further information, please contact:
               Carlene Siopis, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation,
               (416) 250-3297; Eleanor Maslin, John Noble Home,
               (519) 756-2920 ext. 222; Jayne Carman, Mayor's Office, County
               of Brant, (519) 449-2451; Josie Mannen, Mayor's Office, City
               of Brantford, (519) 759-4150 ext. 2213
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/December2007/05/c7987.html

    TIME:      14:00 - 15:00
    EVENT:     DEB MATTHEWS, ONTARIO'S MINISTER RESPONSIBLE FOR WOMEN'S
               ISSUES AND THE MINISTER OF CHILDREN AND YOUTH SERVICES, WILL
               BE VISITING THE HEALTH UNIT TO LEARN ABOUT THE ROLE NURSES
               PLAY IN PROTECTING WOMEN AND GIRLS FROM VIOLENCE
    CITY:      MIDDLESEX-LONDON
    LOCATION:  Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU)
    CONTACT:   Jill-Marie Burke, Media Relations Coordinator, Registered
               Nurses' Association of Ontario, Work phone: (416) 408-5606
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/06/c8310.html

    TIME:      15:00
    EVENT:     BRIEFING FOR MINISTER DEB MATTHEWS ON THE ROLE NURSES PLAY
               IN PROTECTING WOMEN AND GIRLS FROM VIOLENCE
    CITY:      LONDON
    LOCATION:  Middlesex-London Health Unit, 50 King Street, Teaching Room
               # 2, Lower Level
    CONTACT:   Jill-Marie Burke, Media Relations Coordinator, Registered
               Nurses' Association of Ontario, Work phone: (416) 408-5606,
               Cell: (647) 504-4008, Toll-free: 1-800-268-7199 ext.250
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/05/c8098.html

    TIME:      17:00
    EVENT:     THE NHLPA AND THE DAVID SUZUKI FOUNDATION TO ANNOUNCE
               PARTNERSHIP
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Westin Harbour Castle - Marine Room, Queens Quay
               Entrance/One Harbour Square
    CONTACT:   Tyler Currie, Manager, Communications, NHLPA, Office:
               (416) 313-2325, Mobile: (416) 414-3277; Dominic Ali, Senior
               Communications Specialist, David Suzuki Foundation
               (Toronto), Office: (416) 644-1032, Mobile: (647) 203-4701
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/06/c8195.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     PRESS CONFERENCE - THE EOARA WILL OUTLINE THEIR PROJECT TO
               CREATE A NEW TOURISM ATTRACTION FOR SCUBA DIVERS AND THE
               LONG RANGE ECOLOGICAL BENEFITS FOR MARINE LIFE IN THE ST.
               LAWRENCE RIVER
    CITY:      GANANOQUE
    LOCATION:  Country Squire Resort
    CONTACT:   Michael Ryan, michael.ryan@eoara.org, (613) 484-8685
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/06/c8035.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     IN PERSON: THE RIGHT HONOURABLE JEAN CHRETIEN AT
               INDIGO/CHAPTERS FOR EXCLUSIVE BOOK SIGNINGS
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Chapters Rideau, 47 Rideau Street
    CONTACT:   Lisa Huie, Manager, Public Relations, (416) 646-8926; Jeremy
               Cammy, Director, National Events, (416) 300-0799
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/29/c5862.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      07:45
    EVENT:     AIRPORT AUTHORITY TO ANNOUNCE CHANGES
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Vancouver International Airport
    CONTACT:   YVR Media Relations, (604) 880-9815
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/05/c8123.html

    TIME:      15:00 - 21:00
    EVENT:     BC HYDRO LIGHT DRIVE AND INSTALLATION
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Burrard Courtyard at Burrard and Dunsmuir
    CONTACT:   Gillian Robinson, Media Relations, BC Hydro, Phone:
               (604) 623-4022
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/04/c7388.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     WEST 49 INC. CONFERENCE CALL TO DISCUSS FISCAL 2008 THIRD
               QUARTER FINANCIAL RESULTS
    INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2111120
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3414 or 1-800-733-7571
    NOTES:     Please connect approximately 15 minutes prior to the
               beginning of the call to ensure participation.
    CONTACT:   Rhonda Allen, Director, Finance, West 49 Inc., (905) 336-5454
               ext. 224, E-mail: rallen@west49.com; Trevor Heisler,
               Investor Relations, The Equicom Group Inc., (416) 815-0700
               ext. 270, E-mail: theisler@equicomgroup.com
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/03/c6917.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     XENOS F2007 FOURTH QUARTER AND YEAR-END CONFERENCE CALL
               NOTICE
    INTERNET:  www.xenos.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 640-1917 or 1-877-289-8525
    CONTACT:   Cory Pala, Investor Relations, Xenos, Tel: (416) 657-2400
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/03/c7007.html

    TIME:      10:45 Eastern
    EVENT:     MANITOBA TELECOM SERVICES INC. HOLDS 2008 OUTLOOK CONFERENCE
               CALL & WEBCAST
    INTERNET:  www.mtsallstream.com
    PHONE NO.: 1-866-249-2157
    CONTACT:   Investors: Ian Chadsey, Vice-President Investor Relations,
               (204) 941-8283; Media: Greg Burch, Manager Corporate
               Communications, (416) 345-3576 or (204) 941-8576
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/30/c6396.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/05/c7562.html

    TIME:      14:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     THE FIGHT NETWORK CONFERENCE CALL WITH BIG JOHN MCCARTHY
    PHONE NO.: 1-888-262-0101 or (973) 807-0443
    CONTACT:   Beth Merrick, ZAZOU Communications, (416) 654-9881,
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/04/c7502.html

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