CNW Daybook for Friday, May 22, 2009



    TORONTO, May 22 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>NATIONAL</B>

    TIME:      May 22
    EVENT:     THE SALVATION ARMY OPENS ITS DOORS NATIONWIDE FOR THE RED
               SHIELD CAMPAIGN
    CITY:      VARIOUS, SEE URL FOR DETAILS
    LOCATION:  Various, see URL for details
    CONTACT:   NATIONAL CONTACT: Andrew Burditt, Territorial Public
               Relations Director, The Salvation Army, (416) 845-8231; See
               release for local contacts
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/20/c5760.html
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    <B>NOVA SCOTIA</B>

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     MORE THAN 20 BUSINESS LEADERS EXILED TO LOUISBOURG - EXILE
               ISLAND - CAPE BRETON RAISES FUNDS FOR CHILDREN'S WISH
    CITY:      LOUISBOURG
    LOCATION:  Fortress of Louisburg
    CONTACT:   Cheryl Matthews, Chapter Director - Nova Scotia, The
               Children's Wish Foundation of Canada, o: (902) 492-0025, c:
               (902) 229-9474
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/11/c2524.html

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     GOVERNMENT OF CANADA CELEBRATES HISTORICAL SIGNIFICANCE OF
               CONSTRUCTION OF CANSO CAUSEWAY
    CITY:      PORT HASTINGS
    LOCATION:  Canso Canal, Highway #4
    CONTACT:   Sharon Morrow, Marketing and Information, Alexander Graham
               Bell National Historic Site of Canada, (902) 295-2069
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/21/c6128.html
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    <B>PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND</B>

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     SIGNATURE OF AN OFFICIAL AGREEMENT AND ANNOUNCEMENT OF
               IMPORTANT INVESTMENTS IN HOUSING FOR PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND
    CITY:      CHARLOTTETOWN
    LOCATION:  Park Royal Court, 7 Park Royal Court
    CONTACT:   Michelle Bakos, Press Secretary, Office of Minister Finley,
               (819) 994-2482; Stefanie Arduini, Communications Officer,
               Social Services and Seniors, (902) 314-1370; Patricia
               Montreuil, Consultant, Communications and Marketing, CMHC -
               Atlantic Business Centre, (506) 866-8047
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/May2009/21/c6120.html
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    <B>NEW BRUNSWICK</B>

    TIME:      07:30 - 09:30
    EVENT:     ECONOMIST PETER HALL TO PRESENT GLOBAL EXPORT FORECAST AND
               NEW BRUNSWICK OUTLOOK IN MONCTON
    CITY:      MONCTON
    LOCATION:  Le Chateau Moncton, 100 Main Street
    CONTACT:   Phil Taylor, Export Development Canada, (613) 598-2904
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/May2009/20/c5441.html

    TIME:      11:30 - 13:00
    EVENT:     EXPORT DEVELOPMENT CANADA - ECONOMIST PETER HALL PRESENTS
               GLOBAL EXPORT FORECAST AND NEW BRUNSWICK OUTLOOK
    CITY:      FREDERICTON
    LOCATION:  Delta Fredericton Hotel, 225 Woodstock Road
    CONTACT:   Media: Phil Taylor, Export Development Canada, (613) 598-2904
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/May2009/21/c6025.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      May 22
    EVENT:     HON. EDWARD GOFF PENNY MEMORIAL PRIZES FOR YOUNG CANADIAN
               JOURNALISTS PRESENTED DURING THE CNA/CCNA ANNUAL LUNCHEON
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Le Centre Sheraton Hotel Montreal
    CONTACT:   Susan Down, Managing Director Dailies, CNA, (416) 923-3567,
               ext. 231
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/16/c2403.html

    TIME:      07:00 - 12:30
    EVENT:     THE BOARD OF TRADE OF METROPOLITAN MONTREAL PRESENTS A
               SEMINAR ON MONTREAL'S MAJOR PROJECTS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Delta Centre-Ville (Régence room), 777 University Street
    NOTES:     The activity will be held in French.
    CONTACT:   Sylvie Paquette, Coordinator, Media relations, (514)
               871-4000, ext. 4015
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/21/c6114.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     THE QUEBEC COMMUNITY GROUPS NETWORK HOSTS A FORUM ENTITLED
               "UNDERSTANDING DIVERSITY IN ENGLISH-SPEAKING MONTREAL"
    CITY:      WESTMOUNT
    LOCATION:  Atwater Library Auditorium, 1200 Atwater Avenue
    CONTACT:   Rita Legault, Director of Communications, (514) 868-9044
               Ext. 223
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/19/c5353.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     SEAFOOD SUSTAINABILITY - GREENPEACE RELEASES REPORT RANKING
               CANADIAN SUPERMARKETS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Hôtel Delta Centre-Ville, 777 University, Verrière B Meeting
               Room, Ground Floor
    CONTACT:   Catherine Vézina, Media and Public Relations Officer,
               (514) 212-5749
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/21/c5999.html

    TIME:      15:45
    EVENT:     CONVOCATION CEREMONY OF THE ROYAL MILITARY COLLEGE SAINT-JEAN
    CITY:      SAINT-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU
    LOCATION:  Building C-16, Royal Military College Saint-Jean, 15,
               Jacques-Cartier North
    CONTACT:   Captain Catherine Larose, (450) 358-6777, extension 5736
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/21/c6378.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      May 22 - 24
    EVENT:     SESAME STREET LIVE "WHEN ELMO GROWS UP"
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Rogers Centre
    CONTACT:   www.sesamestreetlive.com, (416) 341-3000
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/08/c8323.html

    DATE:      May 22
    EVENT:     ECONOMIC CONFIDENCE BEING REBUILT AT THE SPRING 2009
               CO-INVESTMENT SUMMIT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University, 575 Bay
               Street (entrance at 55 Dundas Street West)
    CONTACT:   Media Contacts, W. Daniel Mothersill, President, NACO, T:
               (416) 581-0009; Bryan Watson, Executive Director, NACO, T:
               (416) 581-0009; Sarah Hayward, Public Relations Coordinator,
               Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University, T:
               (416) 979-5000 ext. 7709
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/19/c4742.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     THE SALVATION ARMY IN TORONTO CELEBRATES THE OPENING OF THE
               NEW $35 MILLION HARBOUR LIGHT MINISTRIES BUILDING
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  160 Jarvis Street
    CONTACT:   Captain John P. Murray, APR, Divisional Secretary for Public
               Relations and Development, c) (416) 998-0117
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/21/c6413.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     JOINT FEDERAL PROVINCIAL INVESTMENT IN ST. CATHARINES
    CITY:      ST. CATHARINES
    LOCATION:  Lower Level Parking Lot, 55 McGuire Street
    CONTACT:   Karen Moncur, Executive Assistant, Office of Rick Dykstra,
               M.P., St. Catharines, (905) 934-6767; Eric Pelletier,
               Ontario Media Relations Coordinator, (416) 325-1810; David
               Oakes, City of St. Catharines, (905) 933-2568;
               Infrastructure Canada, (613) 948-1148
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/21/c6450.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     OFFICIAL OPENING OF ANGELA'S HOUSE
    CITY:      HAMILTON
    LOCATION:  320 Tragina Avenue
    CONTACT:   Michelle Bakos, Press Secretary, Office of Minister Finley,
               Tel.: (819) 994-2482; Nicole Burgers, Consultant,
               Communications and Marketing, CMHC, (416) 250-2760; Alan
               Whittle, Director of Planning and Community Relations, Good
               Shepherd Centre, (905) 528-5877, ext. 3322
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/May2009/21/c6240.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     VERIDIAN LAUNCHES NEW TV ENERGY USE AWARENESS CAMPAIGN
    CITY:      AJAX
    LOCATION:  Best Buy Store, Harwood Centre
    CONTACT:   Valerie Dugale, Brooks Creative, at (647) 225-3685
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/20/c5834.html

    TIME:      11:45
    EVENT:     HEALTH MINISTER MAKES ER ANNOUNCEMENT
    CITY:      WINDSOR
    LOCATION:  Windsor Regional Hospital, ER Entrance, 1995 Lens Avenue
    CONTACT:   Steven Erwin, Minister's Office, (416) 326-3986; Andrew
               Morrison, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care,
               (416) 314-6197
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/21/c6134.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     PEACEFUL PROTEST AGAINST THE CREATION OF A LANDFILL AT SITE
               41
    CITY:      GEORGIAN BAY
    LOCATION:  Site 41, located between the communities of Elmvale,
               Wyevale, Wyebridge and Waverly on prime farm land that is
               just one block away from Tiny Marsh Bird Sanctuary.
               Concession #2 E of Tiny Township, County of Simcoe; West
               Half of Lot 10, Southeast Quarter of Lot 11, just west of
               Baseline Rd S.
    CONTACT:   Marci Becking, Communications Officer, Union of Ontario
               Indians, (705) 497-9127 (Ext. 2290)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/21/c6242.html

    TIME:      12:30
    EVENT:     SPEAKERS FORUM™ TORONTO PRESENTS KEYNOTE SPEAKER THE
               HONOURABLE JAMES M. FLAHERTY, MINISTER OF FINANCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The National Club, 303 Bay Street (at Adelaide)
    CONTACT:   Jim Keating, President, Speakers Forum™, Tel.
               (416) 921-4240
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/20/c5234.html

    TIME:      13:30
    EVENT:     FASHION SHOW FEATURING LIZ&CO. 2009 SPRING/SUMMER COLLECTION
    CITY:      NEWMARKET
    LOCATION:  Sears Upper Canada Mall, 17600 Yonge Street
    CONTACT:   Eliana Cugini, Sears Canada Inc., (416) 662-2245
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/21/c6082.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     LECTURE BY RENOWNED INDIAN ECONOMIST SUMAN K. BERY AS PART
               OF THE INDIA LECTURES ORGANIZED BY CANADA'S INTERNATIONAL
               DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH CENTRE (IDRC)
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  150 Kent (corner of Albert), 8th Floor
    CONTACT:   Angela Pereira, (613) 696-2171
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/21/c6064.html

    TIME:      16:00
    EVENT:     PARKS CANADA - GOVERNMENT OF CANADA CELEBRATES THE HISTORY
               OF FRONTIER COLLEGE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Frontier College, 35 Jackes Avenue
    CONTACT:   Marie-Christine Huard, A/Communications Manager,
               Southwestern Ontario Field Unit, Parks Canada, (519) 585-3019
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/May2009/21/c6167.html

    TIME:      18:45 - 20:30
    EVENT:     MEDIA CALL - SESAME STREET LIVE "WHEN ELMO GROWS UP" AN
               INSPIRATIONAL PERFORMANCE ABOUT FUTURE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Rogers Centre - Gate 9 (media must RSVP for accreditation
               which will be supplied upon arrival)
    CONTACT:   Rogers Centre Communications, (416) 341-1302
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/20/c5601.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     INDIGO'S CHIEF BOOKLOVER HEATHER REISMAN INTERVIEWS CNN'S
               LARRY KING.
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  John Bassett Theatre (Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 250
               Front Street West)
    CONTACT:   Janet Eger, Director, Public Relations, Indigo Books & Music
               Inc., (416) 342-8561
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/28/c5775.html

    TIME:      19:30
    EVENT:     BOARDROOM SUPERSTAR "FUN RAISER" CHARITY EVENT.
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Opera House, 735 Queen Street East
    CONTACT:   Paul Barter, Executive Director, Future Focus Foundation,
               (416) 462-4211, paul.barter@t4g.com; Bob Brehl, abc2
               communications, (416) 994-1470, bob@abc2.ca
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/06/c8921.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    TIME:      08:30 - 16:30
    EVENT:     BEST-SELLING AUTHOR AND URBAN THEORIST RICHARD FLORIDA
               FEATURED AT THE 11TH ANNUAL CMA ALBERTA ACCOUNTABILITY SUMMIT
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  TELUS Convention Centre, 120-9 Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta
    CONTACT:   Shannon Pestun, Director, Marketing and Communications,
               Certified Management Accountants of Alberta, (403) 269-5341,
               (403) 560-4885 (cell)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/21/c5831.html

    TIME:      09:30 - 10:30
    EVENT:     CANADIAN TIRE PLANTS TREES THROUGHOUT THE SCHOOLYARD OF ST.
               PHILIP FINE ARTS SCHOOL, WINNER OF THE 'GREEN SCHOOL
               CHALLENGE AWARD'
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  St. Philip Fine Arts School
               13825 Parkside Dr. E
    CONTACT:   Joanne Elson, Canadian Tire Corporation
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/21/c6163.html

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     GRAND OPENING OF A 40-UNIT HOUSING DEVELOPMENT THAT PROVIDES
               AFFORDABLE HOUSING AND SUPPORT SERVICES TO PERSONS LIVING
               WITH
               ADDICTION OR MENTAL ILLNESS
    CITY:      RED DEER
    LOCATION:  5031 50th Street
    CONTACT:   Michelle Bakos, Press Secretary, Office of Minister Finley,
               Tel.: (819) 994-2482; Kimberlee Jones, Senior Communications
               Consultant, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp., (403) 515-3048
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/May2009/21/c6205.html
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    <B>NORTHWEST TERRITORIES</B>

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     CANADA MORTGAGE AND HOUSING CORPORATION - ANNOUNCEMENT OF
               IMPORTANT
               INVESTMENTS IN HOUSING FOR THE THREE TERRITORIES
    CITY:      YELLOWKNIFE
    LOCATION:  Great Hall, Legislative Assembly
    CONTACT:   Michelle Bakos, Press Secretary, Office of Minister Finley,
               (819) 994-2482; Kimberlee Jones, Consultant, Communications
               and Marketing, CMHC - Prairie and Territories Business
               Centre, (403) 515-3048
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/May2009/20/c5931.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      08:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     ONTARIO POWER GENERATION FIRST QUARTER FINANCIAL RESULTS
               TELECONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  http://www.opg.com
    PHONE NO.: 416-340-8061
    CONTACT:   Ontario Power Generation, Media Relations, 1-877-592-4008 or
               (416) 592-4008
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/21/c6376.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     MELCO CHINA RESORTS HOSTS A CONFERENCE CALL TO DISCUSS ITS
               YEAR END OPERATIONAL AND FINANCIAL RESULTS
    INTERNET:
    http://events.onlinebroadcasting.com/melcochina/052209/index.php
    PHONE NO.: (416) 340-8018 or 1-866-223-7781
    CONTACT:   Melco China Resorts, Investor Relations, Kevin O'Connor,
               Tel: (416) 962-3300, Fax: (416) 962-3301
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/22/c6527.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS OF ROCKWELL DIAMONDS INC. TO HOST
               CONFERENCE CALL FOR ROCKWELL SHAREHOLDERS
    INTERNET:  www.executivedirectorsrockwell.com
    PHONE NO.: 1-888-471-3843, 0 800 404 7656, 080 09 82089 or (719) 325-2143
    CONTACT:   Laurel Hill Advisory Group: Toll free: North America:
               1-888-882-6737; Europe: 00-800-8655-1111; South Africa:
               0-800-982-179; Collect: 1-416-637-4661
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/21/c5992.html

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