CNW Daybook for Friday, January 23, 2009



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

    
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      January 16 - January 25
    EVENT:     41ST EDITION OF THE MONTREAL INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW (MIAS)
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Palais des Congrès
    CONTACT:   Renée Cardinal, Communications Manager, Montréal International
               Auto Show, (514) 331-6571, ext. 234
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2008/26/c3995.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/16/c8132.html

    DATE:      January 19 - January 23
    EVENT:     MONTREAL INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW'S ANNUAL BLOOD DONOR CLINIC
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Grande-Place of Complexe Desjardins
    CONTACT:   Renée Cardinal, Communications Manager, Montréal International
               Auto Show, (514) 331-6571, ext. 234
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2008/26/c3995.html

    DATE:      January 23 - January 24
    EVENT:     THE NHL, IN PARTNERSHIP WITH BUD LIGHT, CELEBRATES THE NHL
               ALL STAR WEEKEND ON CRESCENT STREET
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Crescent Street
    NOTES:     Members of the two bands, The New Cities and Hedley, will be
               available for interviews.
    CONTACT:   Josée Massicotte, (514) 388-0169, C (514) 915-0511; The New
               Cities media relations: Stéphane Drolet, Sony Musique Canada,
               (514) 737-1585; Hedley media relations: Eric Boisvert,
               Universal Music, (514) 987-5262
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/19/c8585.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING THE AIRPORTS CAPITAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
    CITY:      ALMA
    LOCATION:  Alma Airport, 350 chemin de l'Aéroport
    CONTACT:   Natalie Boileau, Press Secretary, Office of the Honourable
               Jean-Pierre Blackburn, Ottawa, (613) 697-1845
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/22/c9875.html

    TIME:      13:30
    EVENT:     THE WEST ISLAND HSSC RELEASES RESULTS FOLLOWING AN
               INVESTIGATION OF THE BODY OF A STILLBORN CHILD FOUND IN A
               MONTREAL LAUNDRY SERVICE
    CITY:      POINTE-CLAIRE
    LOCATION:  Lakeshore General Hospital, Room 5227 (5th floor), 160,
               Stillview
    NOTES:     A question period will follow the Conference. There will be
               no individual interviews.
    CONTACT:   Louis-Pascal Cyr, Assistant to the Executive Director, West
               Island Health and Social Services Centre, (514) 630-2225,
               ext. 5261, Cell: (514) 688-5261
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/22/c2044.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      December 6 - January 31
    EVENT:     EXHIBITION: MIKE DISFARMER - VINTAGE PRINTS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Stephen Bulger Gallery, 1026 Queen Street West
    CONTACT:   Stephen Bulger Gallery, (416) 504-0575
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2008/09/c4742.html

    DATE:      January 23
    EVENT:     CANADA'S NEXT TOP MODEL OPEN CASTING CALL
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Fairview Mall, 1800 Sheppard Avenue East
    CONTACT:   Matthew Almeida, Communications Coordinator, CTV, (416)
               591-7400 ext. 2629; Graham Machacek, Unit Publicist, CTV,
               (416) 575-2899; Karen Tyrell, Acting Manager of
               Communications, CTV, (416) 591-7400 ext. 3004; Sonia Brum,
               Publicist, CTV, (416) 332-5374
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/09/c6278.html

    DATE:      January 23 - January 24
    EVENT:     ACCOUNTING OR ACCOUNTABILITY IN HIGHER EDUCATION? CONFERENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Sutton Place Hotel
    CONTACT:   Henry Mandelbaum, OCUFA Executive Director, (416) 979-2117,
               Ext. 229; Mark Rosenfeld, OCUFA Associate Executive Director,
               (416) 979-2117, Ext. 233
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/22/c9810.html

    DATE:      January 23 - January 25
    EVENT:     IMAGO RESTAURANTS' GREAT-SCOT! ROBBIE BURNS FESTIVAL
               CELEBRATES ROBBIE BURNS DAY WITH THE CEREMONIAL ADDRESSING
               THE HAGGIS AND A TRADITIONAL PIPE BAND
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Various, please see URL for details
    CONTACT:   Cindy Simpson, Imago Restaurants Inc., (416) 593-4477 ext. 222
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/19/c7619.html

    DATE:      January 23 - March 29
    EVENT:     ROYAL BOTANICAL GARDENS WELCOMES BACK GLASS UNDER GLASS ART
               EXHIBIT
    CITY:      BURLINGTON
    LOCATION:  Mediterranean Garden at RBG Centre (680 Plains Rd. W.)
    CONTACT:   Vicki Hopton, (905) 527-1158, ext. 508
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/22/c9876.html

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     ONTARIO'S MINISTER OF ENERGY AND INFRASTRUCTURE AND ONTARIO
               POWER AUTHORITY ANNOUNCE IMPORTANT ECONOMIC INVESTMENTS IN
               RENEWABLE ENERGY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  TSX Broadcast Centre Gallery, 130 King St. West (near York
               St.)
    CONTACT:   Amy Tang, Minister's Office, (416) 327-6747; Anne Smith,
               Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure, (416) 325-1810; Tim
               Taylor, Ontario Power Authority, (416)  969-6307
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/22/c9794.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     CELEBRATION OF MAJOR MILESTONES IN EASTERN ONTARIO'S EXPANSION
               OF CANCER CARE SERVICES
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  The Innovation Room (adjacent to Tim Hortons and the Emergency
               Department), Queensway Carleton Hospital, 3045 Baseline Road
    CONTACT:   Judy Brown, Queensway Carleton Hospital, (613) 721-2000, ext.
               5601, Cell: (613) 795-4522; Jessica Hooker, Infrastructure
               Ontario, (416) 327-5325; Ingrid Gingras, The Ottawa Hospital
               Foundation, (613) 798-5555, ext. 18718, Cell: (613) 218-1976
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/22/c9825.html

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     MICHAEL IGNATIEFF ADDRESSES CANADIAN CLUB OF TORONTO AND THE
               EMPIRE CLUB OF CANADA
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Concert Hall
    CONTACT:   Jennifer Schmidt: (416) 364-5591
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/21/c9440.html

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     FAMILY LITERACY DAY WORLD RECORD ATTEMPT KICK-OFF
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Toronto City Hall, Members' Lounge, Council Chamber, 100 Queen
               Street West
    CONTACT:   Karen Benner, Manager of Corporate Communications, ABC CANADA
               Literacy Foundation, Phone: (416) 218-0010 ext. 122; Ashley
               Tilley, Communications Coordinator, ABC CANADA Literacy
               Foundation, Phone: (416) 218-0010 ext. 127
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/19/c8689.html
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    <B>MANITOBA</B>

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING WINNIPEG'S TESTING OF BIODIESEL FUEL IN
               STREETS MAINTENANCE VEHICLES
    CITY:      WINNIPEG
    LOCATION:  1220 Pacific Avenue, City of Winnipeg, Public Works
               Department, Street Maintenance Division
    CONTACT:   Transport Canada, Media Relations, Ottawa, (613) 993-0055
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/January2009/22/c9974.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     THE PUBLIC LAUNCH OF RESEARCH PROJECT "GENOTYPE SPECIFIC
               APPROACHES TO THERAPY IN CHILDHOOD: THE CANADIAN
               PHARMACOGENOMICS NETWORK FOR DRUG SAFETY"
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  The Chan Centre for Family Health Education (Auditorium) at
               the Child & Family Research Institute - 950 West 28th Avenue
    CONTACT:   Rachael Froese Zamperini, Communications Consultant, Genome
               BC, (604) 612-6345; Julia White, Communications Officer,
               Genome BC, (604) 637-4378
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/22/c9937.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     XEROX'S 2008 FOURTH-QUARTER AND FULL-YEAR RESULTS
    INTERNET:  http://www.xerox.com/investor or
   
http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?p=irol-eventDetails&c=104414&eventID
=2055813
    CONTACT:   Laura Mergelas, Xerox Canada, (416) 733-6216; Carl
               Langsenkamp, Xerox Corporation, (585) 423-5782
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/19/c8565.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     PWC HOSTS PRE-BUDGET MEDIA CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3415 or 1-800-733-7560
    CONTACT:   Carolyn Forest, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, (416) 814-5730
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/21/c8787.html

    TIME:      11:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     CONCERNED ABOUT CLASSROOMS COALITION - EXPERTS WARN OF
               LEARNING PROBLEMS ASSOCIATED WITH NOISE IN CLASSROOMS
    PHONE NO.: (613) 788-3830, (888) 789-9572, Participant pass code: 3280447
    CONTACT:   INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITIES: Kate Poirier, CASLPA Public
               Relations, Office: (613) 233-8906, Cell: (613) 889-3846
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/22/c9874.html

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