CNW Daybook for Friday, February 29, 2008



    TORONTO, Feb. 29 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR</B>

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     CANADIAN IMPERIAL VENTURE CORP. - NEWS CONFERENCE
    CITY:      ST. JOHN'S
    LOCATION:  Auditorium at The Johnson GEO CENTRE, 175 Signal Hill Rd.
    CONTACT:   Canadian Imperial Venture Corp., (709) 739-6700, Fax:
               (709) 739-6605
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/27/c6716.html
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    <B>NOVA SCOTIA</B>

    TIME:      12:45
    EVENT:     MINISTER OF FINANCE TO ADDRESS THE HALIFAX CHAMBER OF
               COMMERCE
    CITY:      HALIFAX
    LOCATION:  Heritage Hall of Pier 21, 1055 Marginal Road
    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/February2008/28/c7133.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:     LUC HARVEY WILL CELEBRATE FUNDING SUPPORT PROVIDED TO TRAME
               D'ACTION ET D'INITIATIVES CONCERTEES JEUNESSE TO HELP
               RESPOND TO THE NEEDS OF YOUNG PEOPLE AT RISK
    CITY:      QUEBEC
    LOCATION:  Trame d'Action et d'Initiatives Concertées Jeunesse, 2120
               Boivin Street
    CONTACT:   (media only): Pema Lhalungpa, Press Secretary, Office of
               Minister Solberg, (819) 994-2482; Pascal Doucet, Media
               Relations Coordinator, Service Canada Communications,
               (514) 982-2384, ext. 2209; Media Relations Office, Human
               Resources and Social Development Canada, (819) 994-5559
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/February2008/28/c7399.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     THE PORTAIL QUEBECOIS DES MALADIES GENETIQUES ORPHELINES
               (PQMGO) URGES FOR MORE SERVICES FOR PATIENTS WITH RARE
               DISEASES
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  The Montreal Children's Hospital, 2300 Tupper Street, MCH
               Amphitheatre
    CONTACT:   Lisa Dutton, Manager, Public Relations and Communications,
               The Montreal Children's Hospital of the MUHC, (514) 412-4307
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/27/c6615.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     QUEBEC ZOOS AND AQUARIUMS TEAM UP TO SAVE THE WORLD'S MOST
               ENDANGERED SPECIES
    CITY:      STE-ANNE-DE-BELLEVUE
    LOCATION:  The Ecomuseum Zoo, 21,125 Chemin Sainte-Marie,
    CONTACT:   Victoria de Martigny, Ecomuseum, Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue,
               (514) 457-9449, Catherine Page, Granby Zoo, (450) 830-2119
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/26/c6009.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     HUMAN RE

SOURCES AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT CANADA - MR. LUC HARVEY, MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT FOR LOUIS-HEBERT, WILL CELEBRATE FUNDING SUPPORT PROVIDED TO THE MAISON RICHELIEU HEBERGEMENT JEUNESSE STE-FOY CITY: QUEBEC LOCATION: Maison Richelieu Hébergement Jeunesse Ste-Foy, 2808 des Quatre-Bourgeois Road, (Enter from Chanoine-Martin Street) CONTACT: (media only): Pascal Doucet, Media Relations Coordinator, Service Canada Communications, (514) 982-2384, ext. 2209; Media Relations Office, Service Canada, (819) 994-5559 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/28/c7397.html TIME: 15:00 EVENT: FUNDING ANNOUNCEMENT FROM CANADA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CITY: SHAWINIGAN LOCATION: Energie Building, 533 de la Montagne Ave. CONTACT: Nathalie Lévesque, Communications, Canada Economic Development, (514) 283-3136, Cell.: (514) 966-0661; Jean- Philippe Payment, Press Secretary, Office of the Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn, Canada Economic Development, (819) 953-5646 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/February2008/28/c6925.html TIME: 20:00 EVENT: FREESTYLE SNOWBOARD COMPETITION - RED BULL CRYSTAL SHINES BIG LIGHTS AND GLACIAL HEIGHTS CITY: MONT TREMBLANT LOCATION: Mont Tremblant Resort, base of the South Side CONTACT: Emilie Verret, Edelman, (514) 844-6665 ext. 228; Rosalie Bergeron, Edelman, (514) 844-6665 ext. 242; Virginie Barbeau, Station Mont Tremblant - Intrawest, Public Relations and Communications, (819) 681-3000 (46553), Sonia Klinger, Red Bull, Media Relations Specialist, (416) 348-0389 x:232 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/26/c6116.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>ONTARIO</B> DATE: February 27 - 29 EVENT: ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE CANADIAN NUCLEAR ASSOCIATION (CNA) CITY: OTTAWA LOCATION: The Westin Ottawa, 11 Colonel By Drive CONTACT: to book interviews, or to confirm your 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/February2008/26/c6139.html TIME: 08:00 EVENT: UNION MEMBERS PICKET PETRO-CANADA TO SUPPORT LOCKED OUT MONTREAL WORKERS CITY: OTTAWA LOCATION: At the Petro-Canada gas station at the corner of King Edward and Rideau Streets NOTES: Manfred Warda, General Secretary of the ICEM - the International Federation of Chemical, Energy, Mine and General Workers' Union will be available for interviews. CONTACT: Michelle Walsh, CEP Communications Director, (613) 230-5800, ext. 222 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/28/c7013.html TIME: 09:30 EVENT: CANADIAN PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY BOARD TO RELEASE FIFTH PUBLIC REPORT ON CANADIAN AUDIT FIRM INSPECTIONS CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Canadian Public Accountability Board, Boardroom, Second Floor, 150 York Street West CONTACT: Victoria Ollers, (416) 822-2288 or Paul Tyler, (416) 254-0698 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/25/c5707.html TIME: 09:30 EVENT: MEDIA BRIEFING - CANADIAN PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY BOARD CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Canadian Public Accountability Board, Boardroom, Second Floor, 150 York Street West CONTACT: Victoria Ollers, (416) 822-2288 or Paul Tyler, (416) 254-0698 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/28/c7301.html TIME: 10:30 EVENT: LABOUR MINISTER TO ANNOUNCE NEW RE

SOURCES TO PREVENT WORKPLACE INJURY CITY: KITCHENER LOCATION: Radisson Hotel, 2960 King Street East CONTACT: Susan McConnell, Minister's Office, (416) 326-7710, Mobile (416) 606-8303; Bruce Skeaff, Ministry of Labour, (416) 326-7405 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/28/c7063.html TIME: 12:00 EVENT: GENERAL MANAGER OF DON VALLEY NORTH LEXUS WILL HAND OVER THE KEYS TO 2008 DRAGON BALL GRAND RAFFLE WINNER CITY: RICHMOND HILL LOCATION: The Lexus of Richmond Hill CONTACT: Hilda Chow, Communications and Public Relations, Officer Tel: (416) 321-0777 ext 1840; Melanie Testani, Consultant, Public Relations, Tel: (416) 431-8432 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/28/c6986.html TIME: 12:30 EVENT: THE UNITED NATIONS ASSOCIATION IN CANADA EXPLORES CANADIAN IDENTITY AT NATIONAL CONFERENCE ROUNDTABLE CITY: OTTAWA LOCATION: Parliament Hill Centre Block (256-S) NOTES: Lunch: 12:30 p.m.; Roundtable: 2 p.m. CONTACT: Sarah Hoyles, Communications Officer, United Nations Association in Canada, (613) 232-5751 x 245 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/27/c6642.html TIME: 12:30 EVENT: MEDIA REPRESENTATIVES ARE INVITED TO JOIN FATHER PAUL AND FATHER MARK ON A TOUR OF ST. BASIL'S AND THE PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT AROUND HISTORIC ST. BASIL'S CHURCH. CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: St. Basil's Church, 50 St. Joseph Street at Bay CONTACT: Linda Cahill, (416) 926-7110 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/27/c6923.html TIME: 13:00 - 15:00 EVENT: PHARMACARE HEARINGS PANEL DISCUSSIONS CITY: HAMILTON LOCATION: Sackville Seniors' Centre, 780 Upper Wentworth St. CONTACT: Ontario Health Coalition, (416) 441-2502 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/01/c6556.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>ALBERTA</B> TIME: 11:45 - 13:00 EVENT: ALBERTA CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL FOUNDATION WELCOMES NEW CHILD AMBASSADOR CITY: CALGARY LOCATION: Alberta Children's Hospital, 2888 Shaganappi Trail NW, (Kinsmen Learning Centre - 4th Floor) CONTACT: Justine Clay, Senior Communications Associate, Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation, Tel: (403) 955-8824 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/28/c7141.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B> DATE: February 27 - March 1 EVENT: AMMI CANADA - CACMID ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2008 CITY: VANCOUVER LOCATION: Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre Hotel CONTACT: Grace Elasmar, AMMI Canada, Tel. (905) 820-4922, Cell. (416) 452-4624 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/12/c9106.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B> TIME: 08:30 Eastern EVENT: NIGHTINGALE TO HOST CONFERENCE CALL TO DISCUSS FISCAL 2008 THIRD QUARTER FINANCIAL RESULTS INTERNET: www.nightingale.md and www.newswire.ca PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3422 or 1-800-731-5319 CONTACT: Dave Mason, Investor Relations, The Equicom Group, Tel: (416) 815-0700 x237; John Elias, Media Relations, The Equicom Group, Tel: (416) 815-0700 x239 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/21/c4727.html TIME: 09:30 Eastern EVENT: KHAN RE

SOURCES SCHEDULES CORPORATE UPDATE CONFERENCE CALL INTERNET: http://www.khanresources.com/webcast PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3421 or 1-800-731-5319 CONTACT: Martin Quick, (416) 360-3405 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/27/c6734.html TIME: 09:30 Eastern EVENT: THE CANADIAN PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY BOARD (CPAB) RELEASES ITS FIFTH PUBLIC REPORT PHONE NO.: 1-800-594-3615 CONTACT: Victoria Ollers, (416) 822-2288 or Paul Tyler, (416) 254-0698 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/28/c7301.html TIME: 10:00 Eastern EVENT: PRIMARY ENERGY RECYCLING CORPORATION CONFERENCE CALL TO FURTHER DISCUSS THE FOURTH QUARTER AND ANNUAL RESULTS. PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3418 or 1-800-732-6179 CONTACT: V. Michael Alverson, Chief Financial Officer, EPCOR USA Ventures LLC, (630) 371-0505 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/29/c7496.html TIME: 10:00 Eastern EVENT: BORALEX - RELEASE OF THE 2007 FOURTH QUARTER RESULTS INTERNET: www.boralex.com PHONE NO.: (514) 807-8791 or 1 800-732-0232 CONTACT: Ms. Mylene Masse, Director, Communications, Boralex Power Inc., (514) 985-1353 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/04/c6714.html TIME: 10:00 Eastern EVENT: PRIMARY ENERGY RECYCLING CORPORATION CONFERENCE CALL REGARDING 2007 ANNUAL FINANCIAL RESULTS PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3418 or (800) 732-6179 CONTACT: V. Michael Alverson, Chief Financial Officer, Primary Energy Ventures, (630) 371-0639, investorinfo@primaryenergy.com URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/14/c2342.html TIME: 10:00 Eastern EVENT: MAGNA ENTERTAINMENT CORP. - ANNOUNCEMENT OF FOURTH QUARTER AND YEAR END RESULTS INTERNET: www.magnaentertainment.com PHONE NO.: 1-800-926-4402 or (212) 231-2901 CONTACT: Blake Tohana, Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer, Magna Entertainment Corp., (905) 726-7493 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/22/c5305.html TIME: 10:00 Mountain EVENT: CALFRAC WELL SERVICES LTD. - FOURTH QUARTER AND YEAR END RESULTS WEBCAST AND CONFERENCE CALL INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2176020 PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3423 or (800) 732-1073 CONTACT: Douglas R. Ramsay, President and Chief Executive Officer, Telephone: (403) 266-6000, Fax: (403) 266-7381; Tom J. Medvedic, Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, Telephone: (403) 266-6000, Fax: (403) 266-7381 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/27/c4853.html TIME: 10:00 Mountain EVENT: CALFRAC HOSTS A CONFERENCE CALL TO REVIEW ITS 2007 FOURTH QUARTER RESULTS INTERNET: www.calfrac.com PHONE NO.: 1-800-732-1073 or (416) 644-3423 CONTACT: Douglas R. Ramsay, President and Chief Executive Officer, Telephone: (403) 266-6000 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/28/c7454.html TIME: 11:00 Eastern EVENT: MORGUARD REIT 2007 YEAR END RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3425 or 1-800-594-3790 CONTACT: Sharan Lee-Poy of Morguard REIT at (905) 281-5946 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/25/c5634.html TIME: 11:00 Eastern EVENT: CROMBIE REIT Q4 FISCAL 2007 CONFERENCE CALL INTERNET: www.crombiereit.com PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3419 or 1-800-731-6941 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/February2008/14/c2345.html TIME: 11:00 Eastern EVENT: ONTARIO POWER GENERATION'S 2007 FOURTH QUARTER AND YEAR-END FINANCIAL RESULTS PHONE NO.: (416) 641-6126 or 1-866-542-4238 CONTACT: Ontario Power Generation, Media Relations, 1-877-592-4008 or (416) 592-4008 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/28/c7235.html TIME: 12:00 Eastern EVENT: CALFRAC WELL SERVICES LTD. FOURTH QUARTER 2007 CONFERENCE CALL INTERNET: www.calfrac.com PHONE NO.: (800) 732-1073 or (416) 644-3423 CONTACT: Calfrac Well Services Ltd., (403) 218-7491, Lorraine Graham URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/21/c4811.html TIME: 10:00 Eastern EVENT: NORTHGATE MINERALS CORPORATION - CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST NOTICE OF YEAR-END FINANCIAL RESULTS PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3415 or 1-800-732-9307 CONTACT: Ms. Keren R. Yun, (416) 216-2781 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/23/c3646.html TIME: 12:00 Eastern EVENT: BMO ECONOMIST HOLDS LIVE Q&A WEBCAST SESSION ON THE ECONOMIC OUTLOOK AND IMPLICATIONS FOR BUSINESS INTERNET: bmo.com/business CONTACT: Paul Gammal, (416) 867-3996 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/28/c7029.html TIME: 13:30 Eastern EVENT: RBC TO ANNOUNCE FIRST QUARTER RESULTS AND HOST ANNUAL MEETING OF COMMON SHAREHOLDERS ON FEBRUARY 29 INTERNET: www.rbc.com/investorrelations/ir_events_presentations.html PHONE NO.: (416) 641-6147 or 1-866-305-1209 CONTACT: Media contact: Beja Rodeck, Director, Media Relations, (416) 974-5506, toll-free 1-888-880-2173; Investor contacts: Bill Anderson, Director, Investor Relations, (416) 955-7804; Amy Cairncross, Director, Investor Relations, (416) 955-7809 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/13/c9393.html TIME: 13:30 Eastern EVENT: ATRIUM INNOVATIONS - 2007 FOURTH QUARTER AND FULL-YEAR FINANCIAL RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST ON FEBRUARY 29 INTERNET: www.atrium-innov.com in the "Investors" section. PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3420, (514) 807-8791 or 800-731-5774 CONTACT: Investor Relations: John Dempsey, Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, (418) 652-1116 ext. 287; Media Relations: Frédéric Tremblay, HKDP, (514) 395-0375 ext. 234 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/14/c2295.html -------------------------------------------------------------------------

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