CNW Daybook for Friday, February 22, 2008



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

    
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    <B>NEW BRUNSWICK</B>

    DATE:      February 22 - February 23
    EVENT:     NEW BRUNSWICK BUSINESS COUNCIL & THE WALLACE MCCAIN INSTITUTE
               OF BUSINESS LEADERSHIP 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 PRESENTS 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
         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 HOLDS 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 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:     SPECIAL CITIZENSHIP CEREMONY AS PART OF BLACK HISTORY MONTH
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  McCord Museum of Canadian History, 690 Sherbrooke Street West
    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:  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
    CONTACT:   Register: 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
    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)
    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 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:     ANNOUNCEMENT OF PROJECTS TO RECEIVE FUNDING IN MANITOBA AND
               THE NORTHWEST TERRITORIES UNDER 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>

    DATE:      February 21 - February 22
    EVENT:     3RD ANNUAL ALBERTA COMMUNICATIONS FORUM
    CITY:      EDMONTON
    CONTACT:   SummersDirect Conference and Events at 1-866-869-7969
    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 - 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, Providence Health Care, Tel. (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:      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:      18:00 - 21:00
    EVENT:     INFORMATION SESSIONS - PROPOSED REDWILLOW PIPELINE PROJECT
    CITY:      GRANDE PRAIRIE
    LOCATION:  Grande Prairie Inn, 11633 Clairmont Road, Grande Prairie
    CONTACT:   Sarah Kiley, Communications Officer, National Energy Board,
               Telephone: (403) 299-3633, Toll free: 1-800-899-1265
    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 PRESENTS 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
    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 or 416-644-3419
    CONTACT:   PENN WEST ENERGY TRUST, Phone: (403) 777-2500, Toll Free:
               1-866-693-2707; 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:     OPTI CANADA PRESENTS 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:      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:      10:00 - 11:15 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 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 ANNOUNCES Q4 FINANCIAL RESULTS
    INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2166560
    PHONE NO.: 416-644-3415 or 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/February2008/07/c8076.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/21/c4655.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     BORALEX POWER INCOME FUND RELEASE OF 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

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