CNW Daybook for Friday, February 22, 2008



    TORONTO, Feb. 22 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>NEW BRUNSWICK</B>

    DATE:      February 22 - February 23
    EVENT:     NEW BRUNSWICK BUSINESS COUNCIL AND THE WALLACE MCCAIN
               INSTITUTE OF BUSINESS LEADERSHIP ANNOUNCE ROUNDTABLE ON
               ENTREPRENEURSHIP
    CITY:      ST. ANDREWS
    LOCATION:  the Fairmont Algonquin
    CONTACT:   Wallace McCain Institute: Nancy Mathis, Executive Director,
               (506) 721-3820; New Brunswick Business Council: Don Dennison,
               Executive Director, (506) 444-8919; Bell Aliant: Robyn
               Tingley, VP Communications and Public Affairs, (506) 694-6445
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/17/c3686.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      February 21 - March 2
    EVENT:     HYDRO-QUEBEC IS PROUD TO PRESENT THE MONTREAL HIGH LIGHTS
               FESTIVAL
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Old Montreal and on the Quays of the Old Port
    CONTACT:   Guyane Perron, Press Officer, Hydro-Québec, Media and
               Emergency Communication Team, (514) 289-6699
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/21/c2653.html

    DATE:      February 21 - March 2
    EVENT:     HYDRO-QUEBEC PRESENTS THE 9TH MONTREAL HIGH LIGHTS FESTIVAL:
               A UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE THE MOST OF WINTER!
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Old Montreal and on the Quays of the Old Port
    CONTACT:   Hydro-Québec - Media and Emergency Communication Team:
               Guyane Perron, Press Officer, (514) 289-6699
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/11/c8739.html

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     SUPPORT FOR INCREASED PRODUCTIVITY AND MARKET DEVELOPMENT
    CITY:      RIVIERE-DU-LOUP
    LOCATION:  Fabrication JR Tardif Inc. , 62 Cartier Blvd.
    CONTACT:   Claudie Lamontagne, Communications, Canada Economic
               Development, (418) 722-3282 or 1-888-463-9073; Jean-Philippe
               Payment, Press Secretary Office of the Honourable Jean-Pierre
               Blackburn, Canada Economic Development, (819) 953-5646
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/20/c4107.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     GOVERNMENT OF CANADA FUNDS AIRPORTS CAPITAL ASSISTANCE
               PROGRAM PROJECTS
    CITY:      GATINEAU
    LOCATION:  Gatineau Airport
    CONTACT:   Karine White, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of
               Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, Ottawa,
               (613) 991-0700
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/February2008/21/c4703.html

    TIME:      11:15
    EVENT:     TEMBEC TO HOLD MEETINGS FOR THE APPROVAL OF THE
               RECAPITALIZATION TRANSACTION
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Sheraton Centre - 1201 Boulevard René-Lévesque West,
               Ballroom Centre
    CONTACT:   Richard Fahey, Vice President, Communications and Public
               Affairs, (819) 627-4387
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/21/c4729.html

    TIME:      11:45
    EVENT:     CANADA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - REPORT ON THE RECENT
               RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE BAS-SAINT-LAURENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE
    CITY:      RIMOUSKI
    LOCATION:  Hôtel Rimouski, Salle Mgr Langevin, 225 East René-Lepage
               Blvd.
    CONTACT:   Reservations required: 418-722-4494; Claudie Lamontagne,
               Communications, Canada Economic Development, (418) 722-3282,
               1-800-463-9073; 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/fgov/en/releases/archive/February2008/20/c4306.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     MEDIA REPRESENTATIVES ARE INVITED TO A SPECIAL CITIZENSHIP
               CEREMONY AS PART OF BLACK HISTORY MONTH
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  McCord Museum of Canadian History, 690 Sherbrooke Street West
    NOTES:     Presence of Mrs Ranee Lee, one of Canada's greatest jazz
               singers and Alusine Bah, child soldier and proud recipient
               of the Martin Luther King Jr Legacy Award.
    CONTACT:   Jacqueline Roby, Spokesperon, Regional Communications
               Directorate, Citizenship and Immigration Canada,
               (514) 283-4800
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/21/c4504.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      February 19 - February 22
    EVENT:     PUTTING A SPIN ON INCLUSIVENESS: COMMUNITY LIVING TORONTO
               CELEBRATES INCLUSIVE EDUCATION WEEK WITH THE TORONTO DISTRICT
               SCHOOL BOARD
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Please see URL for details.
    CONTACT:   Karen Bell, Manager of Public Relations, (416) 568-5010;
               Karolina Kluska, Communications Coordinator, (647) 444-4077
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/14/c2311.html

    DATE:      February 20 - February 22
    EVENT:     CAW SKILLED TRADES COLLECTIVE BARGAINING CONFERENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Sheraton Centre Hotel, 123 Queen Street West
    NOTES:     Media need to register by contacting CAW Communications
               Director Shannon Devine - see contact information below.
    CONTACT:   CAW Communications, Shannon Devine, cell, (416) 302-1699
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/15/c2802.html

    DATE:      February 21 - February 22
    EVENT:     INSTITUTE OF ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERS (IEEE)
               WORKSHOP ON ADVERSE RESPONSE MONITORING
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  see http://ottawa.ieee.ca/ims/warm2008/index.htm for more
               information
    CONTACT:   Voicu Groza, IEEE WARM 2008 Steering Committee, Phone:
               (613) 562-5800 extension 2159; Media Inquiries: Don Hogarth,
               Hogarth Communications, Phone: (416) 565-8920
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/10/c7854.html

    DATE:      February 22 - February 24
    EVENT:     THE OUTDOOR ADVENTURE SHOW
    CITY:      MISSISSAUGA
    LOCATION:  International Centre - 6900 Airport Road
    NOTES:     Minister of Natural Resources, Honourable Donna Cansfield,
               Minister of Natural Resources will officially open the
               Outdoor Adventure Show at 12 Noon on Friday, February 22,
               2008
    CONTACT:   Nicole Cox, (905) 477-2677 x 231; Tanya Williams,
               (905) 477-2677 x 239
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/20/c3990.html

    DATE:      February 22
    EVENT:     2008 GIZMO AWARDS - INVENTORS HONOURED FOR UNIQUE INVENTIONS
    CITY:      MISSISSAUGA
    LOCATION:  Mississauga Convention Centre (75 Derry Road West,
               Mississauga)
    NOTES:     Tickets are still available by contacting Glenn Barnes at
               (905) 274-8584
    CONTACT:   Media contact: Glenn Barnes, Tetra Ontario Coordinator,
               (905) 274-8584; Ticket and sponsorship information: Michelle
               Coetzee, Real Communications, (416) 233-7325
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/18/c3093.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     101ST ORDER OF CANADA INVESTITURE CEREMONY
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Rideau Hall
    CONTACT:   Robert Dykeman, Metropolitan Community Church,
               (416) 406-6223 ext. 107; Marie-Eve Létourneau, Rideau Hall
               Press Office, (613) 998-0287; Isabelle Serrurier, Rideau Hall
               Press Office, (613) 998-7280
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/21/c4378.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     RALLY AND INFORMATION LINE FOR STRIKING COMMISSIONAIRES AND
               SUPPORTERS
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  100 Gloucester, Ottawa
    CONTACT:   Ed Cashman, PSAC Regional Executive Vice- President
               (National Capital Region), (613) 297-1924; Angèle Cadieux,
               PSAC Strike Coordinator, (613) 298-0351; Alain Cossette,
               PSAC Communications, (613) 293-9210
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/21/c4955.html

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     GOVERNMENT OF CANADA FUNDS AIRPORTS CAPITAL ASSISTANCE
               PROGRAM PROJECTS
    CITY:      SARNIA
    LOCATION:  Chris Hadfield Airport
    CONTACT:   Karine White, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of
               Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, Ottawa,
               (613) 991-0700
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/February2008/21/c4703.html

    TIME:      19:45
    EVENT:     WINDSOR'S CLASSIC BINGO V CELEBRATES JACKPOT WINNER
    CITY:      WINDSOR
    LOCATION:  CLASSIC BINGO V, 655 Crawford Avenue
    CONTACT:   OLG PUBLIC RELATIONS, (705) 946-6716
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/21/c4561.html
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    <B>MANITOBA</B>

    TIME:      09:00 - 17:00
    EVENT:     THE ROYAL CANADIAN MINT ISSUES SIXTH CIRCULATION COIN TO
               COMMEMORATE THE VANCOUVER 2010 OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC WINTER
               GAMES
    CITY:      WINNIPEG
    LOCATION:  Boutique of the Royal Canadian Mint, 520 Lagimodière
               Boulevard
    CONTACT:   (204) 983-6429
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/February2008/21/c4574.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     JAMES BEZAN, MP FOR SELKIRK-INTERLAKE ON BEHALF OF THE
               HONOURABLE LAWRENCE CANNON, MINISTER OF TRANSPORT,
               INFRASTRUCTURE AND COMMUNITIES, WILL ANNOUNCE PROJECTS THAT
               WILL RECEIVE FUNDING IN MANITOBA AND THE NORTHWEST
               TERRITORIES UNDER THE AIRPORTS CAPITAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.
    CITY:      ST. ANDREWS
    LOCATION:  St. Andrews Airport
    CONTACT:   Karine White, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of
               Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, Ottawa, (613)
               991-0700
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/February2008/21/c4703.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    TIME:      February 22
    EVENT:     3RD ANNUAL ALBERTA COMMUNICATIONS FORUM
    CITY:      EDMONTON
    LOCATION:  EDMONTON
    CONTACT:   For a complete copy of the agenda please visit:
               www.summersdirect.com/pdf/albertacomm2008.pdf; Or please
               call SummersDirect Conference and Events at 1-866-869-7969
               for further details
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/08/c7313.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    DATE:      February 20 - February 24
    EVENT:     THE CANADA PAVILION AT THE BC HOME AND GARDEN SHOW
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  The BC Home and Garden Show
    CONTACT:   Media Relations, Public Works and Government Services
               Canada, (819) 956-2315
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/19/c3823.html

    TIME:      06:00 - 09:00
    EVENT:     BREAKFAST CLUBS OF CANADA (BCC) AND WAL-MART CANADA TAKE
               PART IN A UNIQUE CAMPAIGN TO RAISE AWARENESS AND FUNDS FOR
               THOUSANDS OF BREAKFAST PROGRAMS
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Vancouver Art Gallery Plaza
    CONTACT:   The PR department at (416) 535-3939
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/14/c2088.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     GOVERNMENT OF CANADA FUNDS AIRPORTS CAPITAL ASSISTANCE
               PROGRAM PROJECTS
    CITY:      NANAIMO
    LOCATION:  Nanaimo Airport
    CONTACT:   Karine White, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of
               Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, Ottawa,
               (613) 991-0700
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/February2008/21/c4703.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 12:30
    EVENT:     FREE DROP-IN SESSIONS: ALL ABOUT HEART FAILURE
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  St. Paul's Hospital, Level 1, Conference Centre, Providence
               Building
    CONTACT:   Christine Haid, (604) 806-8583
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/14/c2351.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     MINISTER EMERSON VISITS VANCOUVER 2010 OFFICES
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  VANOC Offices, 3585 Graveley Street, 2nd floor atrium
    CONTACT:   Chris Brumwell, VANOC Communications, Tel: (778) 328-6269
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/21/c4889.html

    TIME:      18:00
    EVENT:     INFORMATION SESSIONS - PROPOSED REDWILLOW PIPELINE PROJECT
    CITY:      GRANDE PRAIRIE
    LOCATION:  Grande Prairie Inn, 11633 Clairmont Road, Grande Prairie
    CONTACT:   Sarah Kiley, (403) 299-3633
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/21/c4816.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      08:25 Pacific
    EVENT:     PROGRESS ENERGY TO PRESENT AT ENERCOM'S OILSERVICE AND
               INTERNATIONAL E&P CONFERENCE VI
    INTERNET:  http://www.investorcalendar.com/CEPage.asp?ID=125842
    CONTACT:   Greg Kist, Vice President, Investor Relations and Marketing,
               Phone: (403) 539-1809, Fax: (403) 216-2514
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/21/c4868.html

    TIME:      09:00 Mountain
    EVENT:     PENN WEST ENERGY TRUST CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST
    INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2154680
    PHONE NO.: (800) 731-5774 Toll or (416) 644-3419
    CONTACT:   PENN WEST ENERGY TRUST, Phone: (403) 777-2500, Fax:
               (403) 777-2699, Toll Free: 1-866-693-2707, Website; Investor
               Relations: Toll Free: 1-888-770-2633, William Andrew, CEO,
               Phone: (403) 777-2502
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/20/c4422.html

    TIME:      09:10 Pacific
    EVENT:     SIERRA WIRELESS PRESENTS AT CIBC WORLD MARKETS 2008 WHISTLER
               INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  http://events.startcast.com/events/118/whistler2008/
    CONTACT:   Sharlene Myers, Sierra Wireless, Phone: (604) 232-1445
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/19/c3692.html

    TIME:      09:10 Pacific
    EVENT:     DOMTAR AT THE CIBC WORLD MARKETS WHISTLER INSTITUTIONAL
               INVESTOR CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  http://www.domtar.com/en/investors/media/index.asp
    CONTACT:   Media Relations: Michel A. Rathier, (514) 848-5103; Investor
               Relations: Pascal Bossé, (514) 848-5938
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/20/c4180.html

    TIME:      09:10 Pacific
    EVENT:     OPTI CANADA TO PRESENT AT CIBC INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR
               CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  http://events.startcast.com/events/118/whistler2008/
    CONTACT:   Alison Trollope, Investor Relations Manager, (403) 218-4705,
               OPTI Canada Inc.
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/19/c2309.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS PRE-BUDGET CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3420 or 1-800-731-5319
    CONTACT:   Lisa An, (416) 941-8383, ext.14368; Carolyn Forest,
               PricewaterhouseCoopers, (416) 986-2316
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/20/c4031.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     SIR ROYALTY INCOME FUND'S 2007 YEAR END RESULTS CONFERENCE
               CALL
    INTERNET:  www.sircorp.com
    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/February2008/15/c2806.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     EGI FINANCIAL REPORTS STRONG 2007 RESULTS - CONFERENCE CALL
               FOR ANALYSTS AND INTERESTED LISTENERS
    INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2166560
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3415 or 1-800-732-6179
    CONTACT:   Douglas E. McIntyre, Chief Executive Officer, EGI Financial
               Holdings Inc., Telephone: (905) 564-9215
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/21/c4655.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/07/c8076.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     BORALEX POWER INCOME FUND - RELEASE OF THE 2007 FOURTH
               QUARTER RESULTS
    INTERNET:  www.boralex.com/trust/
    PHONE NO.: (514) 807-8791 or 1-800-732-1073
    CONTACT:   Ms. Patricia Lemaire, Director, Communications, Boralex
               Power Inc., (514) 985-1353
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/28/c4750.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     ROGERS FOURTH QUARTER 2007 INVESTMENT COMMUNITY
               TELECONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.rogers.com/webcast
    PHONE NO.: (416) 640-1907
    CONTACT:   Deborah DeRoche on (416) 935-3551
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/07/c6830.html

    TIME:      11:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     PENN WEST ANNOUNCES FOURTH QUARTER AND YEAR END RESULTS
    INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2154680
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-731-5774 or (416) 644-3419
    CONTACT:   PENN WEST ENERGY TRUST, Suite 2200, 425 - First Street S.W.,
               Calgary, Alberta, T2P 3L8, Phone: (403) 777-2500, Fax:
               (403) 777-2699, Toll Free: (866) 693-2707; Investor Relations,
               Phone: (888) 770-2633; William Andrew, CEO, Phone:
               (403) 777-2502
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/19/c4005.html

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