CNW Daybook for Friday, May 1, 2009



    TORONTO, May 1 /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 Félix Martin (455 René-Lévesque Blvd.)
    CONTACT:   Rob Jeanveau, Zenergy Communications, (514) 273-4034
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/29/c6135.html
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/23/c4624.html

    TIME:      13:30
    EVENT:     HOUSING CO-OPERATIVES TO COMMENT ON HOUSING ANNOUNCEMENT
    CITY:      HALIFAX
    LOCATION:  In the Seniors' Lounge at Bloomfield Centre, 2786 Agricola
               St.
    CONTACT:   Karen Brodeur, Program Manager, Co-operative Services,
               (902) 423-7119, ext. 1, (902) 221 3687 (cell); Christopher
               Wilson, Senior Advisor, (902) 482-9584; Nicholas Gazzard,
               Executive Director, (613) 230-2201 ext. 230, (613) 293-8913
               (cell); Merrilee Robson, Program Manager, Communications,
               1-877-533-2667, ext. 122, (778) 227-3864 (cell)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/30/c7343.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 WILL
               PRODUCE 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

    TIME:      May 1
    EVENT:     AN INTIMATE EVENING WITH CHEF MICHAEL SMITH AT THE HISTORIC
               LORD ELGIN HOTEL
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Historic Lord Elgin Hotel
    CONTACT:   Event details and tickets for this intimate evening
               featuring a four-course gourmet dinner and wine pairing are
               available by calling (613) 569-2126; Press 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
    NOTES:     For a detailed agenda, please visit:
               http://www.raredisorders.ca/newsEvents.html
    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
    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

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     CELEBRATION MARKS COMPLETION OF RENOVATIONS AT YWCA, ST
               THOMAS
    CITY:      ST. THOMAS
    LOCATION:  16 Mary Street West, N5P 2S3
    CONTACT:   Beth Bailey, Communications
               Consultant, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation,
               (416) 218-3355; Marla Champion, Executive Director of the YWCA
               St. Thomas-Elgin, (519) 631-9800 ext. 22
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/April2009/30/c7221.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
    NOTES:     Mr. Day and Mr. Morris will speak to the media
    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,
               kim.butler@bridgewatersystems.com, (613) 591-9104
               extension 6023; Vanessa Beresford, The Equicom Group Inc.,
               vberesford@equicomgroup.com, (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, (416) 815-0700 ext. 261
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/24/c5034.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     DOMTAR CORPORATION FIRST QUARTER 2009 FINANCIAL RESULTS
    PHONE NO.: 1-866-321-8231 or (416) 642-5213
               (International)
    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

    TIME:      10:00 - 11:00 Pacific
    EVENT:     VANOC MEDIA BRIEFING
    PHONE NO.: 416-340-8018 or 1-866-225-9256
    CONTACT:   Media Contacts: Jason Macnaughton, VANOC Communications,
               (604) 403-2734; Chris Brumwell, VANOC Communications,
               (604) 403-1869
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/30/c7291.html

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