CNW Daybook for Friday, May 15, 2009



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    <B>NOVA SCOTIA</B>

    DATE:      May 14 - May 16
    EVENT:     55TH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING AND CONFERENCE OF THE NOVA SCOTIA
               SCHOOL BOARDS ASSOCIATION (NSSBA)
    CITY:      ANTIGONISH
    LOCATION:  the Charles V. Keating Millennium Centre, St. Francis Xavier
               University
    CONTACT:   Ron Marks, president, NSSBA, (902) 752-1323 (H), (902)
               396-7519 ©; Sharon Findlay-MacPhee, communications
               manager, NSSBA, (902) 491-2856 (O), (902) 221-6881 ©
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/08/c2141.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/12/c3165.html

    DATE:      May 15 - May 17
    EVENT:     88TH ANNUAL COUNCIL OF THE NOVA SCOTIA TEACHERS UNION
    CITY:      HALIFAX
    LOCATION:  Halifax Marriott Harbourfront
    CONTACT:   Paul McCormick, (902) 430-2347; Angela Murray,
               (902) 497-0194
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/14/c3961.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     JAZZ AIR INCOME FUND - ANNUAL AND SPECIAL MEETING OF
               UNITHOLDERS
    CITY:      HALIFAX
    LOCATION:  Compass Room, Casino Nova Scotia, 1983 Upper Water Street
    CONTACT:   Manon Stuart, (902) 873-5054 Halifax; Debra Williams, (519)
               457-8071 London; Analyst Contact: Nathalie Megann, (902)
               873-5094
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/05/c8515.html
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    <B>NEW BRUNSWICK</B>

    DATE:      May 13 - May 15
    EVENT:     COUNCIL FOR EARLY CHILD DEVELOPMENT - CHILD DEVELOPMENT
               CONFERENCE
    CITY:      SACKVILLE
    LOCATION:  Mount Allison University
    CONTACT:   Kerry McCuaig, (647) 295-2808
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/07/c9683.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      May 15
    EVENT:     QUEBEC TOURISM AWARDS (GRANDS PRIX DU TOURISME QUEBECOIS)
               PROVINCIAL GALA
    CITY:      QUEBEC CITY
    LOCATION:  Centre des congrès de Québec
    CONTACT:   Pierre Bellerose, Vice President, Public Relations, Product
               Research and Development, Tourisme Montréal, (514) 844-2404
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2009/24/c3634.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     ASSEMBLY OF FIRST NATIONS OF QUEBEC AND LABRADOR -
               PRESENTATION OF AN OPEN LETTER ON THE UNITED NATIONS
               DECLARATION ON THE RIGHTS OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Office of the CSN, Room B (lower ground floor), 1601, de
               Lorimier
    CONTACT:   Alain Garon, Information and Communication Officer, AFNQL,
               (418) 842-5020, Cell.: (418) 956-5720
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/14/c4124.html

    TIME:      12:30
    EVENT:     COMMUNICATIONS, ENERGY AND PAPERWORKERS UNION OF CANADA -
               FOREST WORKERS RALLY AT ABITIBIBOWATER
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  1155 Metcalfe St.
    CONTACT:   Michelle Walsh, (613) 230-5800 ext. 222, (613) 858-9144
               (cell)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/13/c3629.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      May 13 - May 15
    EVENT:     ALBERTA MUNICIPALITIES TAKE CONCERNS TO OTTAWA
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Please see URL for details
    CONTACT:   R. Lloyd Bertschi, AUMA President, (780) 433-4431; Loreen
               Lennon, Sr. Director Corporate Services, Direct line: (780)
               989-7410, Mobile: (780) 288-4874
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/11/c2677.html

    DATE:      May 15
    EVENT:     ONTARIO NURSES PRESIDENT VISITS RNS IN OTTAWA
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  The Ottawa Hospital
    CONTACT:   Ontario Nurses' Association, Sheree Bond, (416) 964-8833,
               ext. 2430, cellular: (416) 986-8240; Melanie Levenson, (416)
               964-8833, ext. 2369
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/14/c4116.html

    DATE:      May 15
    EVENT:     MINISTER OF ENVIRONMENT JOHN GERRETSEN VISITS KINGSTON GENERAL
               HOSPITAL
    CITY:      KINGSTON
    LOCATION:  Kingston General Hospital
    CONTACT:   Jill Scarrow, Communications Officer, Writer, Ph: (416)
               599-1925, 1-800-268-7199 ext. 210; Jill-Marie Burke, Media
               Relations Coordinator, RNAO, Ph: (416) 599-1925,
               1-800-268-7199 ext. 250
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/13/c9817.html

    DATE:      May 15
    EVENT:     LABOUR MINISTER PETER FONSECA VISITS LAMP MISSISSAUGA, A
               COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTRE
    CITY:      MISSISSAUGA
    LOCATION:  LAMP Mississauga
    CONTACT:   Jill Scarrow, Communications Officer, Writer, Ph: (416)
               599-1925, 1-800-268-7199 ext. 210; Jill-Marie Burke, Media
               Relations Coordinator, RNAO, Ph: (416) 599-1925,
               1-800-268-7199 ext. 250
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/13/c9817.html

    DATE:      May 15
    EVENT:     NDP CRITIC FOR: AUTISM; FRANCOPHONE AFFAIRS; HEALTH AND
               LONG-TERM CARE AND HEALTH PROMOTION, FRANCE GELINAS, VISITS
               SUDBURY REGIONAL HOSPITAL
    CITY:      SUDBURY
    LOCATION:  Sudbury Regional Hospital
    CONTACT:   Jill Scarrow, Communications Officer, Writer, Ph: (416)
               599-1925, 1-800-268-7199 ext. 210; Jill-Marie Burke, Media
               Relations Coordinator, RNAO, Ph: (416) 599-1925,
               1-800-268-7199 ext. 250
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/13/c9817.html

    DATE:      May 15
    EVENT:     ASTRONAUT HARRISON SCHMITT SPEAKS TO EARTH SCIENCE STUDENT
               WORKSHOP FINALE
    CITY:      SUDBURY
    LOCATION:  SUDBURY
    CONTACT:   Dr. Scott Jobin-Bevans, Tel: (416) 599-4133, ext. 2551
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/13/c3669.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     MEDICAL FACILITIES CORPORATION HOSTS 2009 ANNUAL MEETING OF
               SHAREHOLDERS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Design Exchange, Patty Watt Room, 234 Bay Street
    CONTACT:   Michael Salter, Chief Financial Officer, Medical Facilities
               Corp., (416) 848-7380 or 1-877-402-7162; Bruce Wigle or
               Adriana Braczek, Investor Relations, The Equicom Group Inc.,
               (416) 815-0700 or 1-800-385-5451 ext. 228 or 240
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/08/c9961.html

    TIME:      11:30 - 12:45
    EVENT:     MOSPORT'S SPEEDFEST OFFERS THE MEDIA A CHANCE TO BE A
               PASSENGER ON THE MOSPORT CIRCUIT.
    CITY:      BOWMANVILLE
    LOCATION:  Mosport International Raceway, Media Centre/Castrol Tower
               (directions will be provided when you RSVP)
    NOTES:     This invitation is extended to recognized media only
    CONTACT:   Lee Bailie, (905) 995-8313 (cell); Jerry Priddle,
               1-800-866-1072 (xt 305)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/13/c3583.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     CN AND THE SAULT STE. MARIE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORP.
               (SSMEDC) ANNOUNCE AN IMPORTANT TOURISM DEVELOPMENT FOR THE
               SAULT STE MARIE AREA
    CITY:      SAULT STE MARIE
    LOCATION:  second floor lobby concourse of Roberta Bondar Place, 70
               Foster Drive, in downtown Sault Ste. Marie
    CONTACT:   CN: Mark Hallman, Director, Communications, Media, (905)
               669-3384; SSMED: Ian McMillan, Executive Director, Tourism
               Sault Ste. Marie, (705) 759-5465
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/13/c3510.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     JACK PURCELL COMMUNITY CENTRE, 320 JACK PURCELL LANE
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Jack Purcell Community Centre, 320 Jack Purcell Lane
    CONTACT:   The Children's Aid Society of Ottawa: France Clost,
               Communications, (613) 747-7800 ext. 2033, (613) 851-1584
               (mobile)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/11/c2409.html

    TIME:      12:30
    EVENT:     SEARS AND LYNN SPENCE PREVIEW LIZ&CO. 2009 SPRING/SUMMER
               COLLECTION
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Sears Rideau Centre
               50 Rideau Street
               (Eaton Court in front of Sears store)
    CONTACT:   Mark Malinowski, Sears Canada Inc., (416) 941-3587
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/14/c3911.html

    TIME:      13:30
    EVENT:     H&R REIT ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Gallery room of the TSX Broadcast Centre, The Exchange Tower,
               130 King St. West
    CONTACT:   Larry Froom, Chief Financial Officer, H&R REIT, (416) 635-7520
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/14/c3978.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     ST. CATHARINES MPP JIM BRADLEY AND NIAGARA REGIONAL CHAIR
               PETER PARTINGTON MAKE AN IMPORTANT HIGHWAY ANNOUNCEMENT
    CITY:      WELLAND
    LOCATION:  Walmart parking lot (southeast corner), Highway 406 &
               Woodlawn Road
    CONTACT:   Nicole Lippa-Gasparro, Minister's Office, (416) 327-1815;
               Bob Nichols, Communications Branch, (416) 327-1158
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/14/c4318.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      12:00 - 20:00
    EVENT:     PASSPORT CANADA MOBILE PASSPORT UNIT IN CASTLEGAR
    CITY:      CASTLEGAR
    LOCATION:  Fireside Inn Castlegar, 1810 - 8th Avenue
    CONTACT:   (819) 934-3837
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/May2009/05/c8629.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      08:00 Pacific
    EVENT:     CAPSTONE CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2649020
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-731-6941 or (416) 644-3433
    CONTACT:   Darren Pylot, Vice Chairman & CEO, Stephen Quin, President &
               COO, or Investor Relations' Mark Patchett at (604) 684-8894
               or (866) 684-8894
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/14/c4087.html

    TIME:      08:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     ANVIL MINING: FIRST QUARTER RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2656060
    PHONE NO.: (416) 915-5761
    CONTACT:   Craig Munro, Senior Vice President Corporate & CFO, +61 (8)
               9481 4700; Robert La Vallière, Vice President Corporate
               Affairs, (Office) (514) 448-6664, (Cell) (514) 944-9036
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/11/c2370.html

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     ALLEN-VANGUARD HOSTS CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST - SECOND
               QUARTER FINANCIAL RESULTS AND GENERAL UPDATE
    INTERNET:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2666840
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-590-1817 or (416) 644-3422
    CONTACT:   Allen-Vanguard Corporation: Robin Sundstrom, (647) 822-8111
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/12/c3220.html

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     PROTECTIVE PRODUCTS OF AMERICA, INC. ANNOUNCES FIRST QUARTER
               2009 RESULTS
    PHONE NO.: Canada or International Dial In Number: (480) 629-9712; USA
               Toll Free Dial In Number: (877) 941-2068
    CONTACT:   Ms. Brandi Piacente, The Piacente Group, Inc.,Investor
               Relations, (212) 481-2050
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/14/c4156.html

    TIME:      09:00 Mountain
    EVENT:     FLINT ENERGY SERVICES LTD. DISCUSSES ITS FIRST QUARTER INTERIM
               RESULT.
    INTERNET:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2513940
    PHONE NO.: Live Participant Numbers: (416) 644-3419 or (800) 732-6179
               or (403) 398-9531
    CONTACT:   Guy Cocquyt, Director of Investor Relations, Flint Energy
               Services Ltd., Telephone: (403) 218-7195
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/06/c9275.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     KEYSTONE NORTH AMERICA INC. DISCUSSES ITS FINANCIAL RESULTS
               FOR THE FIRST QUARTER OF THE 2009 FISCAL YEAR.
    INTERNET:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=21305521
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3423 or (800) 731-5319
    CONTACT:   Steven Tidwell, Chief Executive Officer, (813) 225-4653;
               Stephen Shaffer, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial
               Officer, (813) 225-4654
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/04/c8280.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     NOTICE OF SIR ROYALTY INCOME FUND'S 2009 FIRST QUARTER RESULTS
               CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.sircorp.com
    CONTACT:   Peter Fowler, CEO, SIR Corp., Tel: (905) 681-2997; Bruce Wigle
               or Alice Dunning, Investor Relations, Tel: (416) 815-0700 ext.
               228 or ext. 255
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/11/c2594.html

    TIME:      10:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     TSO3: CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST - FINANCIAL RESULTS FOR Q1
               2009
    INTERNET:  www.tso3.com
    PHONE NO.: (514) 807-8791 (Montréal area), (416) 644-3424 (Toronto area)
               toll-free number 1-800-594-3790
    CONTACT:   Marc Boisjoli, Chief Financial Officer, (418) 651-0003, ext.
               228; Frédéric Tremblay, (514) 658-8033
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/06/c8823.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     FLINT ENERGY SERVICES CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  information on how to participate in the call is available
               at www.flintenergy.com
    CONTACT:   Guy Cocquyt, Director of Investor Relations, Telephone:
               (403) 218-7100
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/14/c4242.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CAPSTONE FIRST QUARTER 2009 FINANCIAL RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2649020
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-731-6941, (416) 644-3433
    CONTACT:   Darren Pylot, Vice Chairman & CEO, Stephen Quin, President &
               COO, Or Investor Relations' Mark Patchett at (604) 684-8894
               or (866) 684-8894
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/30/c6763.html

    TIME:      12:00 Atlantic
    EVENT:     HOMBURG INVEST INC. ANNOUNCES 1ST QUARTER 2009 RESULTS
    INTERNET:  https://e-meetings.verizonbusiness.com
    PHONE NO.: Canada or the United States: Toll Free - 1-866-803-2143/Toll
               Charge (210) 795-1098
               The Netherlands: Toll Free - 0800-020-0428/Toll Charge
               31-20-718-8506
               Switzerland: Toll Free - 0800-001-296/Toll Charge
               41-44-580-6292
    CONTACT:   Mr. Richard Homburg, Chairman and CEO, Homburg Invest Inc.,
               (902) 468-3395; Richard Stolle, President and COO, Homburg
               Invest Inc., 011 31 20 573 3855
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/12/c3186.html

    TIME:      12:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     JAZZ AIR INCOME FUND PRESENTS Q1 2009 FINANCIAL RESULTS
    INTERNET:  http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2620420
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-595-8550 or (416) 644-3416
    CONTACT:   Manon Stuart, (902) 873-5054, Halifax, Nova Scotia; Debra
               Williams, (519) 457-8071, London, Ontario; Analyst Contact:
               Nathalie Megann, (902) 873-5094, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/22/c4024.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/14/c4199.html

    TIME:      13:00 Atlantic
    EVENT:     JAZZ AIR INCOME FUND - ANNUAL AND SPECIAL MEETING OF
               UNITHOLDERS
    INTERNET:
    http://w.on24.com/r.htm?e=142451&s=1&k=100690F9B9BD6085DCCC63E7BAFDB732
    CONTACT:   Manon Stuart, (902) 873-5054 Halifax; Debra Williams, (519)
               457-8071 London; Analyst Contact: Nathalie Megann, (902)
               873-5094
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/05/c8515.html

    TIME:      14:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     EXCHANGE INDUSTRIAL INCOME FUND HOLDS A CONFERENCE CALL TO
               REVIEW THE FINANCIAL RESULTS.
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-594-3615
    CONTACT:   Mike Pyle, Chief Executive Officer, Exchange Industrial
               Income Fund, Phone: (204) 982-1850; Alice Dunning, Investor
               Relations, The Equicom Group Inc., Phone: (416) 815-0700
               Ext. 255
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/11/c2743.html

    TIME:      14:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     TRIMAC INCOME FUND NOTICE OF CONFERENCE CALL, FIRST QUARTER
               FINANCIAL RESULTS AND ANNUAL MEETING
    PHONE NO.: 1-888-300-0053 or (647) 427-3420
    CONTACT:   Jeffrey J. McCaig, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, or
               Edward V. Malysa, Executive Vice President and Chief
               Operating Officer, Trimac Transportation Services Inc.,
               Telephone: (403) 298-5100
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/06/c8998.html
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    <B>USA</B>

    TIME:      09:30 Central
    EVENT:     POINTS INTERNATIONAL LTD. PRESENTS AT RENN CAPITAL ANNUAL
               MEETING AND INVESTOR CONFERENCE
    CITY:      DALLAS
    LOCATION:  The Hilton Anatole Hotel
    CONTACT:   Anthony Lam, CA, CFO, Points International Ltd., (416)
               596-6382; Alex Wellins or Brinlea Johnson, The Blueshirt
               Group, (415) 217-7722
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/05/c8252.html

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