CNW Daybook for Friday, May 1, 2009



    TORONTO, April 30 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      April 23 - May 7
    EVENT:     THE CIRQUE DU SOLEIL PRESENTS THE PREVIEW PERFORMANCES FOR OVO
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Under the blue-and-yellow Grand Chapiteau on the Quays of the
               Old Port
    CONTACT:   Isabelle Longtin, Roy & Turner Communications, (514) 844-9678
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/07/c7961.html

    TIME:      10:45
    EVENT:     DEFI CANDEREL 20TH ANNIVERSARY
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Place Felix Martin (455 René-Lévesque Blvd.)
    CONTACT:   Rob Jeanveau, Zenergy Communications, (514) 273-4034
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/23/c4624.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/29/c6135.html

    TIME:      15:15
    EVENT:     NATIONAL DEFENCE - THE LAST GROUP OF CANADIAN TROOPS DEPART
               FOR AFGHANISTAN
    CITY:      QUEBEC
    LOCATION:  Jean Lesage International Airport.
    NOTES:     Please come to the front gate of the Valcartier Garrison at
               3:00 p.m. to be escorted to the gathering area. Media
               representatives will not be able to access secured zones or
               the strip of the Airport.
    CONTACT:   Captain Lyne Poirier, Valcartier Public Affairs Officer, (418)
               844-5000 ext 4688, Pager: (418) 260-3082
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/April2009/30/c6969.html

    TIME:      18:00
    EVENT:     VERNISSAGE-OPENING - MONTREAL ARTIST MANON BOISVERT PRODUCES
               AN EXHIBITION OF HER MOST RECENT WORKS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Encadrex, 1830, rue Marie-Anne Est
    CONTACT:   Charles Pitts, Oromedia, (514) 697-9111
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/29/c6322.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      April 22 - May 2
    EVENT:     NATIONAL SELF-ESTEEM EXPERT LISA NAYLOR AVAILABLE TO SHARE
               TIPS FOR SELF-ESTEEM FRIENDLY SLEEPOVERS
    CITY:      SEE URL BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION.
    LOCATION:  See URL below for more information.
    CONTACT:   Jennifer Pyne, Harbinger Communications, 1-877-960-5100,
               (416) 960-5100 ext. 264
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/22/c3954.html

    DATE:      April 30 - May 1
    EVENT:     2009 CSR: MEASURING, MANAGING AND SUSTAINING PERFORMANCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Metropolitan Hotel, 108 Chestnut Street
    NOTES:     Media must register in advance.
    CONTACT:   Yvonne Squires, Media Relations, (613) 526-3090, ext. 221
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/29/c6384.html

    DATE:      May 1
    EVENT:     AN INTIMATE EVENING WITH CHEF MICHAEL SMITH AT THE HISTORIC
               LORD ELGIN HOTEL
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Lord Elgin Hotel
    CONTACT:   Jon Kristjanson, Tel: (877) 632-8592 Ext. 250
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/24/c4960.html

    TIME:      08:30 - 16:30
    EVENT:     2ND ANNUAL CONFERENCE FOR CANADIANS WITH RARE DISORDERS
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Ottawa Marriott Hotel, 100 Kent Street
    CONTACT:   Angela Covato, (416) 994-0077; Stephanie Yack, (647) 259-3281;
               Joanne Koskie, (416) 400-6352
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/30/c7021.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     CEREMONY TO MARK THIS YEAR'S FIRST OCEAN-GOING VESSEL INTO
               PORT VIA THE ST. LAWRENCE SEAWAY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Redpath Sugar, 95 Queen's Quay East, at the foot of Jarvis
               Street
    NOTES:     Enter through east-side security checkpoint with your photo
               identification.
    CONTACT:   Deputy Harbour Master Michael Riehl, (416) 319-9095
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/30/c6893.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     CYNTHIA MCKINNEY LECTURE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Price Family Cinema Accolades West 206
    CONTACT:   Heba Habib, BVC Conference Committee: (416) 893-8247; Nana
               Serwah, BVC Conference Committee: (647) 998-3802
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/16/c2448.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    DATE:      May 1 - May 3
    EVENT:     SUPPORT CBC/CALGARY READS' ANNUAL BOOK SALE
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Triwood Arena - 2244 Chicoutimi Drive NW
    CONTACT:   (403) 777-8254
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/29/c6445.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      16:00
    EVENT:     REGISTRATION AND OPENING REMARKS, 2010 CANADIAN OLYMPIC TEAM
               MEDIA SUMMIT
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Renaissance Vancouver Hotel Harbourside 1133 West Hastings
               Street
    CONTACT:   Isabelle Hodge, Manager, Media Relations, Canadian Olympic
               Committee, Phone: (416) 324-4122, Cell: (416) 806-4342
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/27/c5681.html

    TIME:      18:30
    EVENT:     DINNER OF THE AMERICAS PRESS CONFERENCE
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Room Gazebo 2, Lobby Level, Pan Pacific Hotel, 999 Canada
               Place
    CONTACT:   Eric Kirschner, CEO & Director, Canadian Council for the
               Americas, Tel. (604) 601-5241
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/27/c5534.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      08:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     BRIDGEWATER SYSTEMS FISCAL 2009 FIRST QUARTER CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.bridgewatersystems.com or www.newswire.ca
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3416 or 1-800-733-7560
    CONTACT:   Kim Butler, Chief Financial Officer, Bridgewater Systems,
               (613) 591-9104 extension 6023; Vanessa Beresford, The Equicom
               Group Inc., (416) 815-0700 extension 227
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/28/c5838.html

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     RDM CORPORATION Q2 CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.rdmcorp.com and www.newswire.ca
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3419 or 1-800-731-6941
    CONTACT:   Jeff Codispodi, Investor Relations, The Equicom Group Inc.,
               (416) 815-0700 ext. 261 phone; James Merwin, Chief Financial
               Officer, RDM Corporation, (519) 746-8483 ext. 284 phone
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/24/c5034.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     DOMTAR CORPORATION FIRST QUARTER 2009 FINANCIAL RESULTS
    INTERNET:  www.domtar.com
    PHONE NO.: 1-866-321-8231 or (416) 642-5213
    CONTACT:   Media Relations: Michel Marcouiller, (514) 848-5555 ext:
               85515; Investor Relations: Pascal Bossé, (514) 848-5938
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/17/c2864.html

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