CNW Daybook for Friday, February 27, 2009



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

    
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    <B>NOVA SCOTIA</B>

    TIME:      19:50 - 21:30
    EVENT:     FOREST INDUSTRY PRESIDENT TO SPEAK AT GREEN PARTY OF CANADA
               NATIONAL CONVENTION
    CITY:      PICTOU
    LOCATION:  deCoste Centre, Main Hall
    CONTACT:   media inquiries: Lori Harrop, Executive Director of
               Strategic Communications, Forest Products Association of
               Canada, (613) 563-1441 xt 313, (613) 697-5072 (cell); Laura
               Ballance, Laura Ballance Media Group, (604) 871-4451,
               (604) 771-5176 (cell)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/24/c3294.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      February 17 - February 28
    EVENT:     NATIONAL CIRCUS SCHOOL - THE TOHU WILL PRESENT THE 30TH
               ANNIVERSARY FESTIVAL MONDIAL DU CIRQUE DE DEMAIN
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  TOHU
    CONTACT:   Jean-Benoit Houde, Casacom, (514) 286 2145, ext. 224
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/07/c5751.html

    DATE:      February 19 - March 1
    EVENT:     BMO BANK OF MONTREAL CELEBRATION OF LIGHT
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Montreal's historic district, formed by Old Montreal and the
               Quays of the Old Port
    CONTACT:   Lucie Gosselin, BMO Bank of Montreal, (514) 877-8224 or
               (514) 877-1101
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/10/c6874.html

    TIME:      09:00 - 12:30
               15:00 - 22:00
    EVENT:     NATIONAL DEFENCE - IMPORTANT GATHERING BEFORE DEPLOYMENT OF
               VALCARTIER TROOPS TO AFGHANISTAN
    CITY:      VALCARTIER GARRISON
    LOCATION:  Village Vacances Valcartier
    CONTACT:   Lieutenant (Navy) Bruno Tremblay, Public Affairs Officer 5
               CMBG, Phone: (418) 844-5000, ext. 4688, Pager: (418) 260-3082
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/February2009/24/c3323.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     THE COMMISSION RESUMES THE PUBLIC HEARING IN GATINEAU,
               QUEBEC, TO CONSIDER CANADIAN BROADCASTING IN NEW MEDIA
    CITY:      GATINEAU
    LOCATION:  Conference Centre, Portage IV, Outaouais Room, 140 Promenade
               du Portage
    CONTACT:   Media Relations: (819) 997-9403; General Inquiries:
               (819) 997-0313, TDD: (819) 994-0423, Toll-free
               1-877-249-2782, TDD - Toll-free 1-877-909-2782
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/February2009/20/c2451.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     PROJECT GENESIS AND THE FRONT D'ACTION POPULAIRE EN
               REAMENAGEMENT URBAIN - LIVING CONDITIONS FOR TENANTS IN
               COTE-DES-NEIGES GETTING WORSE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Project Genesis, 4735, Côte-Sainte-Catherine, 3rd Floor
    CONTACT:   Cathy Inouye, Project Genesis, (514) 738-4584 ext. 405;
               François Saillant, FRAPRU, (514) 522-1010 (office),
               (514) 919-2843 (cell phone)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/26/c3906.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      February 20 - March 1
    EVENT:     NATIONAL HOME SHOW OFFERS EXPERT ADVICE, SOLUTIONS AND
               INSPIRATION FOR DECORATING, RENOVATING AND LANDSCAPING YOUR
               HOME
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place, 100 Princes'
               Boulevard
    CONTACT:   Gabrielle Totesau, GCI Group, (416) 486-2563, (416) 543-0699
               (cell); Christina Herancourt, GCI Group, (416) 489-7219,
               (416) 816-4826 (cell)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/20/c2291.html

    DATE:      February 25 - February 27
    EVENT:     2009 CONFERENCE AND TRADE SHOW OF THE CANADIAN NUCLEAR
               ASSOCIATION (CNA)
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  The Westin Ottawa, 11 Colonel By Drive
    NOTES:     For further details including the conference program, visit
               www.cna.ca
    CONTACT:   To book interviews or to confirm attendance: Olivia Nixon,
               (613) 724-1767; Claudia Lemieux, Director of Communications
               and Media Relations, Canadian Nuclear Association,
               (613) 237-4262
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/24/c3340.html

    DATE:      February 26 - February 27
    EVENT:     BLUE OCEAN STRATEGY CONFERENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Metro Toronto Convention Centre
    CONTACT:   Leena Sharma, (289) 291-3849
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/20/c9118.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/04/c5435.html

    DATE:      February 26 - March 1
    EVENT:     OTTAWA BOAT AND SPORTSMEN'S SHOW
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  The Civic Centre, Aberdeen Pavilion and Coliseum at
               Lansdowne Park
    CONTACT:   Andrea Lukac, M: (647) 801-8707, Sarah Thompson, M:
               (416) 457-4461
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/25/c3640.html

    TIME:      09:20
    EVENT:     GEORGE BROWN COLLEGE HOSTS HEALTH IN ACTION
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  290 Adelaide Street East (Panel and Keynote Sessions), 200
               King Street East, 8th Floor (Interactive Sessions)
    CONTACT:   Jessica Rutledge, (416) 342-1820
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/25/c3836.html

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     TORONTO MAYOR DAVID MILLER AND CANON CANADA LAUNCH AN URBAN
               YOUTH PHOTOGRAPHY PROJECT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Sir Sandford Fleming Academy, Lawrence Heights, 50 Ameer Ave.
    CONTACT:   Chris Fernandes, City of Toronto, (416) 397-5211; Rhiannon
               Clifford, High Road Communications, (416) 644-2277
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/23/c2644.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/26/c3786.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 12:00
    EVENT:     PANEL BY CARLOS CASTRESANA DISCUSSES THE CHALLENGES IN
               GUATEMALA AT A PANEL ORGANIZED BY CANADA'S INTERNATIONAL
               DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH CENTRE
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  150 Kent Street (Corner of Albert), 8th Floor
    CONTACT:   Isabelle Bourgeault-Tassé, (613) 696-2343
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/February2009/26/c4241.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     FUNDING ANNOUNCEMENT FROM THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA TO CREATE
               A NEW CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE FOR COMMERCIALIZATION AND RESEARCH
    CITY:      KINGSTON
    LOCATION:  PARTEQ Innovations, 1625 Biosciences Complex, Queen's
               University
    CONTACT:   Gary Toft, Director of Communications, Office of the
               Minister of State (Science and Technology), (613) 947-2956;
               Natasha Gauthier, Communications Manager, Networks of
               Centres of Excellence, (613) 996-0390, Cell: (613) 878-8048
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/26/c4247.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     FIRST NATIONS INITIATIVE TO INCREASE ORGAN AND TISSUE
               DONATION
    CITY:      THUNDER BAY
    LOCATION:  Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre, Third Floor,
               980 Oliver Road
    CONTACT:   Michael Heintzman, Media Relations Officer - Nishnawbe Aski
               Nation, (807) 625 4906 or (807) 621-2790 mobile; Carrie
               Hoto, Media Relations Advisor - Trillium Gift of Life
               Network, (416) 735-0099 mobile
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/26/c4308.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     GRAND OPENING CEREMONIES FOR NEW RESIDENTIAL HOSPICE
               OFFERING ALTERNATIVE TO HOSPITAL STAY FOR THE DYING
    CITY:      ETOBICOKE
    LOCATION:  220 Sherway Drive (next to the Trillium Health Centre -
               Toronto West site)
    CONTACT:   Fran McBride, Strategy and Innovations Director,
               (416) 626-0116 ext. 234
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/25/c3773.html

    TIME:      12:15
    EVENT:     THE MEN'S PROJECT - FIFTEEN RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE END OF A
               PROVINCIAL POLICY THAT ONLY FUNDS WOMEN'S SERVICES FOR SEXUAL
               ABUSE RECOVERY
    CITY:      CORNWALL
    LOCATION:  hallway outside the Cornwall Public Inquiry, 709 Cotton Mill
               Street
    CONTACT:   Rick Goodwin, Executive Director, (613) 277-7021
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/26/c4106.html

    TIME:      12:30
    EVENT:     INTERVIEW OPS - CANADA'S MINING CEOS GATHER AT ANNUAL CEO
               OUTLOOK CONFERENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University
               575 Bay Street (Entrance at 55 Dundas Street West)
               Theatre TRS 1-067, 7th Floor
    CONTACT:   Kathleen Powderley, Powderley PR, (416) 803-5597; Sarah
               Hayward, Ted Rogers School of Management, (416) 979-5000
               ext. 7709
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/24/c3320.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/26/c4032.html

    TIME:      21:00
    EVENT:     "NIGHT FOR RIGHTS," A FUNDRAISING PARTY FOR (JHR)
               JOURNALISTS FOR HUMAN RIGHTS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Berkeley Church, 315 Queen Street East, Toronto
    CONTACT:   Jennifer Page, jhr's Communications Specialist,
               (416) 413-0240 ext. 201
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/25/c3440.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      11:45
    EVENT:     CONSTRUCTION SAFETY ASSOCIATION OF BC ANNOUNCES WINNER OF
               WORKPLACE SAFETY CONTEST
    CITY:      VICTORIA
    LOCATION:  Delta Victoria Ocean Point Hotel (Balfour Ballroom), 45
               Songhees Road
    CONTACT:   Cathy Lange, Executive Director, Construction Safety
               Association of BC, Ph: (604) 434-3222
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/25/c3655.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      07:30 Mountain
    EVENT:     HORIZON NORTH LOGISTICS INC. Q4 CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST
               TO DISCUSS FINANCIAL RESULTS
    INTERNET:  www.horizonnorth.ca
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-594-3790
    CONTACT:   Ric Peterson, Chairman, President and Chief Executive
               Officer or Bob German, Vice President Finance and Chief
               Financial Officer, 1600, 505 - 3rd Street S.W., Calgary,
               Alberta; Telephone: (403) 517-4654
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/24/c3529.html

    TIME:      08:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     NIGHTINGALE INFORMATIX CORPORATION DISCUSSES ITS FISCAL 2009
               THIRD QUARTER FINANCIAL RESULTS
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3424 or 1-800-590-1817
    CONTACT:   Michael Ford, CFO, Nightingale Informatix Corporation, Tel:
               (905) 307-7870
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/23/c3088.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CASCADES' 2008 FOURTH QUARTER AND YEAREND RESULTS
    PHONE NO.: (514) 807-8791 or (416) 644-3418
    CONTACT:   Didier Fillion, Director, Investor Relations, (514) 282-2697
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/29/c3938.html

    TIME:      10:00 Central
    EVENT:     TESCO CORPORATION REPORTS Q4 2008 CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.tescocorp.com
    PHONE NO.: US/Canada (866) 433-0163 or (706) 679-3976, conference ID
               85911359
    CONTACT:   Julio Quintana, (713) 359-7000; Bob Kayl,
               (713) 359-7000
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/26/c4114.html

    TIME:      10:00 Mountain
    EVENT:     PRISTINE POWER INC. HOLDS CONFERENCE CALL TO DISCUSS ITS
               FOURTH QUARTER AND FULL YEAR 2008 RESULTS
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-588-4942 or (416) 644-3425
    CONTACT:   Jeffry M. Myers, President & Chief Executive Officer,
               Telephone: (403) 444-5571; Geoffrey D. Krause, Chief
               Financial Officer, Telephone: (403) 444-6405
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/26/c4306.html

    TIME:      10:00 Central
    EVENT:     TESCO CORPORATION ANNOUNCES FOURTH QUARTER AND FULL YEAR
               2008 EARNINGS RELEASE AND CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.tescocorp.com
    PHONE NO.: (866) 433-0163 or (706) 679-3976
    CONTACT:   Robert Kayl, (713) 359-7000, Tesco Corporation
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/13/c8613.html

    TIME:      10:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     INTERNATIONAL ROYALTY CORPORATION - FISCAL 2008 RESULTS
               CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3422 or 1-800-731-5319
    CONTACT:   Jack Perkins, Director of Investor Relations,
               (303) 991-9500; Douglas B. Silver, Chairman and CEO,
               (303) 799-9020; Renmark Financial Communications Inc.: Barbara
               Komorowski; Jen Power; Montreal: (514) 939-3989; Toronto:
               (416) 644-2020
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/23/c2893.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/26/c3995.html

    TIME:      10:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     IWEB TO DISCUSS ITS FISCAL 2009 FIRST QUARTER RESULTS
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-595-8550
    CONTACT:   Philip Tousignant, Chief Financial Officer, iWeb Group Inc.,
               (514) 286-4242 ext. 149; Bernard Dahl, Director,
               Communications and Public Relations, iWeb Group Inc.,
               (514) 286-4242 ext. 115
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/24/c3223.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     GMP CAPITAL TRUST FOURTH QUARTER AND YEAR-END RESULTS
               CONFERENCE CALL AND LIVE AUDIO WEBCAST
    INTERNET:  gmpcapitaltrust.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3415 or 1-800-733-7571
    CONTACT:   GMP Capital Trust, Rocco Colella, Director, Investor
               Relations, 145 King Street West, Suite 300, Toronto,
               Ontario, Tel: (416) 941-0894
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/05/c5957.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/27/c4379.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CROMBIE REIT Q4 FISCAL 2008 CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3421 or (800) 731-6941
    CONTACT:   Scott M. Ball, C.A., Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
               and Secretary, Crombie REIT, (902) 755-8100
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/13/c8370.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/26/c2008.html

    TIME:      12:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     INTERVIEW OPS - CANADA'S MINING CEOS GATHER AT ANNUAL CEO
               OUTLOOK CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:
    http://www.ryecast.ryerson.ca/dmpstreams/tedrogers2009/index.asp
    CONTACT:   Kathleen Powderley, Powderley PR, (416) 803-5597; Sarah
               Hayward, Ted Rogers School of Management, (416) 979-5000
               ext. 7709
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/24/c3320.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/26/c4032.html

    TIME:      13:00 - 14:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     GROUPE AEROPLAN PRESENTS 2008 YEAR-END AND FOURTH QUARTER
               RESULTS
    INTERNET:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2551340 or
    www.groupeaeroplan.com/pages/invQuarter.php
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-732-0232 or (416) 644-3420
    CONTACT:   Media: Michèle Meier, (514) 205-7028; JoAnne Hayes,
               (416) 352-3706; Analysts: Trish Moran, (416) 352-3728
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/20/c2218.html

    TIME:      19:50 - 21:30 Atlantic
    EVENT:     FOREST INDUSTRY PRESIDENT TO SPEAK AT GREEN PARTY OF CANADA
               NATIONAL CONVENTION
    INTERNET:  http://www.ustream.tv/goldencoast
    CONTACT:   media inquiries: Lori Harrop, Executive Director of
               Strategic Communications, Forest Products Association of
               Canada, (613) 563-1441 xt 313, (613) 697-5072 (cell); Laura
               Ballance, Laura Ballance Media Group, (604) 871-4451,
               (604) 771-5176 (cell)
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/24/c3294.html

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