CNW Daybook for Friday, November 16, 2007



    TORONTO, Nov. 16 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      November 16
    EVENT:     CREATION OF AN ALLIANCE BETWEEN SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES
               AND CANADIAN PROVINCES
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Hôtel Intercontinental, 360 rue Saint-Antoine Ouest
    NOTES:     See press release for schedule and details
    CONTACT:   Isabelle Hurtevent, Advisor, Direction des communications,
               Ministère des Relations internationales, (418) 649-2400,
               ext. 4028
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/12/c7085.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE TRANSFER OF THE FEDERAL GAS TAX TO
               QUEBEC CITY
    CITY:      QUEBEC CITY
    LOCATION:  City Hall, Executive Committee Room,, 2 des Jardins Street
    CONTACT:   Karine White, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of
               Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, (613) 991-0700;
               Alexandre Boucher, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister
               of Employment  and Social Solidarity, (418) 643-4810;
               Jacques Perron, Communications Services, Quebec City,
               (418) 641-6210; Infrastructure Canada, (613) 948-1148
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/15/c8738.html

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA MAKES AN ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING THE
               OPERATIONAL STRESS INJURY CLINIC
    CITY:      QUEBEC
    LOCATION:  Le Piolet, 103 Racine
    CONTACT:   Janice Summerby, Media Relations Advisor, Veterans Affairs
               Canada, (613) 992-7468; Marie-Eve Roy, Communications
               Officer, Veterans Affairs Canada, (514) 283-7522; Pascale
               St-Pierre, Communications Advisor, Centre hospitalier
               universitaire de Québec (CHUQ), (418) 525-4387
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/15/c9118.html

    TIME:      18:00 - 19:30
    EVENT:     NEW STUDY SHOWS REDUCTION IN ANTI-DEPRESSANT WITHDRAWAL
               SYMPTOMS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Canadian Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting Fairmont
               Queen Elizabeth Hotel (Hochelaga Room 1) 900 Rene Levesque
               Blvd. West
    CONTACT:   Kevin Putnam, (416) 537-1128 or (416) 417-1893
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/12/c6958.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      November 13 - November 16
    EVENT:     CREDIT CANADA AND CAPITAL ONE CANADA PROUDLY PRESENT THE
               FIRST NATIONAL CREDIT EDUCATION WEEK
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Great Hall, Hart House, 7 Hart House Circle, University
               of Toronto
    CONTACT:   Laurie Campbell, Credit Canada, (416) 228-2526
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/09/c6397.html
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/09/c6399.html

    DATE:      November 14 - November 18
    EVENT:     ACSUS WILL HOST A 5 DAY INTERNATIONAL EVENT ON CANADA'S
               RELATIONSHIP WITH THE US AND THE WORLD
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Westin Harbour Castle
    CONTACT:   David Archibald, Executive Director, (202) 223-9005
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/12/c7210.html

    DATE:      November 15 - November 18
    EVENT:     THE HEART&STROKE PUT YOUR HEART INTO IT! TOUR VISITS PACIFIC
               MALL!
    CITY:      MARKHAM
    LOCATION:  Pacific Mall
    CONTACT:   Sharon Edwards, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario,
               (416) 937-5307
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/08/c5883.html

    DATE:      November 16 - November 17
    EVENT:     NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE OF CANADA 60TH ANNIVERSARY
               CONFERENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Intercontinental Toronto Centre Hotel
               225 Front Street West
    CONTACT:   Diana Robinson, Diana Robinson & Associates, Phone:
               (416) 871-5420
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/16/c9137.html

    TIME:      November 16
    EVENT:     SCHOOL LEADERS HOST 10TH ANNUAL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
               CONFERENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, 123 Queen St. W.,
    CONTACT:   Peggy Sweeney, OPC Senior Communications Consultant,
               (416) 322-6600 (OPC office), (416) 573-2261 (cellular)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/12/c7041.html

    TIME:      08:30 - 10:00
    EVENT:     FUTURE SHOP TO OPEN ITS YONGE AND DUNDAS LOCATION
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Yonge & Dundas, North/East corner, 2nd floor, Toronto Life
               Square
    CONTACT:   Sylvia Kavanagh, Optimum Public Relations, Tel:
               (416) 934-8035 or Mobile: (416) 432-9432; Susan Kirk,
               Communications Manager, Future Shop, Tel: (604) 412-1226 or
               Mobile: (604) 418-7457
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/13/c7338.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     METIS NATION CELEBRATES 15TH ANNIVERSARY OF LOUIS RIEL DAY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Northwest Monument at Queens Park
    CONTACT:   Chelsey Quirk, Communications Assistant, Work: (613) 798-1488
               Ext. 104, Cell: (613) 299-6085
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/15/c8705.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     EDUCATION MINISTER JOINS ROBERT BATEMAN TO LAUNCH NEW
               RE

SOURCE ABOUT THE ENVIRONMENT CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Forest Hill Jr. and Sr. Public School 78 Dunloe Road CONTACT: Michelle Despault, Minister's Office, (416) 212-3747; Patricia MacNeil, Communications Branch, (416) 325-2676 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/15/c8880.html TIME: 10:30 EVENT: HUMAN RIGHTS CONFERENCE TO FOCUS ON POVERTY, RACIAL PROFILING, NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL RESPONSES TO HIV/AIDS CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Ryerson University, Student Campus Centre, 55 Gould Street CONTACT: Valerie Dugale, CUPE Communications, (647) 225-3685; Yolanda McClean, Chair, CUPE Ontario's Human Rights Committee, (416) 885-6395 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/15/c8893.html TIME: 11:00 - 12:30 EVENT: GINGERBREAD HOUSE COMPETITION TO SUPPORT HABITAT FOR HUMANITY NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION CITY: OTTAWA LOCATION: Rideau Centre, West Bay Bridge, 3rd level, (near Grand & Toy), 50 Rideau Street CONTACT: Kristen Scheel, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, (613) 748-4632, (613) 513-6546; Kimberlie Montagner, Habitat for Humanity NCR, (613) 749-9950, x225, C: (613) 2-5032 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/November2007/15/c9070.html TIME: 11:00 EVENT: NEW SHELTER FOR WOMEN AND CHILDREN OFFICIALLY OPENS CITY: ST. CATHARINES LOCATION: 15 Gibson Street CONTACT: Media - please contact: Carlene Siopis, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, (416) 250-3297; Wendy Murray, Women's Place St. Catharines and North Niagara, (905) 684-4000 ext. 231 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/November2007/15/c8904.html TIME: 12:00 - 14:00 EVENT: WORLD PETROLEUM COUNCIL MILLENNIUM SCHOLARSHIPS CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: The Faculty Club, The University of Toronto, W.D. Foulds Room, 41 Willcocks Street CONTACT: Janet Sandor, The Impact Group, (416) 481-7070 ext. 25, (416) 802-5526 (mobile) URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/15/c8506.html TIME: 13:00 EVENT: HON. MONTE SOLBERG, PC, MP MINISTER OF HUMAN RE

SOURCES AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT GOVERNMENT OF CANADA CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Le Royal Meridien King Edward Hotel, 37 King Street East, Sovereign Ballroom CONTACT: The Empire Club of Canada, (416) 364-2878 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/15/c8902.html TIME: 13:30 EVENT: OFFICAL LAUNCH OF THE 2007-2008 FLU CAMPAIGN CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: MacDonald Block, 2nf Floor, Thames Room, 900 Bay St. CONTACT: David Spencer, Minister's Office, (416) 327-4320; David Jensen, Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, (416) 314-6197 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/15/c8900.html TIME: 16:00 - 21:00 EVENT: WHOLE LIFE EXPO RETURNS TO METRO TORONTO CONVENTION CENTRE: HOSTS PUBLIC FORUM WITH LEADING FOOD SAFETY EXPERT CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 255 Front St. West NOTES: Friday 4 - 9pm, Saturday 11am - 8pm, Sunday 10 am - 6pm CONTACT: For complete program visit www.wholelifecanada.com; For interviews, photography, contact: Leean Bowman, Brinsco Communications, (416) 588-9545; Julia Woodford, Show Manager, (416) 964-0528, ext. 24 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/14/c8140.html TIME: 19:00 EVENT: YORKDALE SHOPPING CENTRE PRESENTS STARLIGHT SPECTACULAR CITY: TORONTO LOCATION: Yorkdale Shopping Centre, in front of Rainforest Cafe, Highway 401 and Dufferin Street CONTACT: Michelle Easton, (416) 979-1120 Ext. 347 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/15/c8489.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>MANITOBA</B> DATE: November 15 - November 17 EVENT: HINTERLAND METALS INC. SHOWCASE THE HEARNE PROPERTY AT THE MANITOBA MINING AND MINERALS CONVENTION CITY: WINNIPEG LOCATION: Manitoba Mining and Minerals Convention, Booth # B-14 CONTACT: Mark Fekete, President at Toll Free 1-877-874-8182 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/13/c7492.html TIME: 09:00 EVENT: INFRASTRUCTURE CANADA WILL MAKE AN IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT ON INFRASTRUCTURE CITY: WINNIPEG LOCATION: 2nd floor skywalk over Graham Avenue between City Place and MTS Centre CONTACT: Karine White, Press Secretary Office of the Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, (613) 948-1148; Infrastructure Canada, (613) 948-1148; Graham Gork, Communications Coordinator, Province of Manitoba, (204) 945-5795; Carmen Barnett, Press Secretary Office of the Mayor, The City of Winnipeg, (204) 986-5569 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/November2007/15/c8773.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>ALBERTA</B> TIME: 10:00 EVENT: CORK EXPLORATION INC. ANNUAL AND SPECIAL MEETING CITY: CALGARY LOCATION: Viking Room of the Calgary Petroleum Club, 319 - 5th Avenue SW CONTACT: Raymond G. Smith, Interim President and Chief Executive Officer and Chairman, or Geoffrey D. Krause, Vice-President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, Telephone: (403) 531-1695, Fax: (403) 531-1696 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/08/c5559.html TIME: 12:00 EVENT: HOCKEY ALBERTA 2008 TEAM PACIFIC ROSTER ANNOUNCEMENT CITY: CALGARY LOCATION: Hall of Champions, Father David Bauer Arena CONTACT: Christina Rogers, P: (403) 342-6777, C: (403) 358-1182 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/15/c8944.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B> DATE: November 16 EVENT: CUPE PRESIDENT PAUL MOIST AND NDP CHILD CARE CRITIC OLIVIA CHOW TO CALL FOR A SUPPORT OF A NATIONAL NOT-FOR-PROFIT CHILD CARE PROGRAM CITY: VANCOUVER LOCATION: Britannia Child Care Centre, 1661 Napier Street (Enter off Williams Street) CONTACT: Paul Moist, CUPE National President, (613) 558-2873; Nathan Rotman, Office of Olivia Chow, (613) 863-4002; Karin Jordan, CUPE Communications, (613) 222-4436 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/15/c8960.html TIME: 13:00 EVENT: KOOTENAY KNITTING COMPANY LTD TO UNVEIL NEW BUSINESS PARTNERSHIP WITH FIRST NATIONS COMPANY CITY: VANCOUVER LOCATION: 2010 Commerce Centre, Suite 1600 Lower Plaza, 800 Robson Street CONTACT: Carol Jeske, P. (250) 426-7951, F. (250) 426-7958, C. (250) 427-5791, 1-866-426-7040 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/14/c8558.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B> TIME: 08:00 Eastern EVENT: CGI TO HOLD INVESTOR DAY INTERNET: www.cgi.com/web/en/investors.htm CONTACT: Lorne Gorber, Vice-President, Global Communications and Investor Relations, (514) 841-3355 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/23/c7292.html TIME: 08:00 Eastern EVENT: CGI WILL BE HOSTING AN INVESTOR DAY FOR EQUITY ANALYSTS AND INSTITUTIONAL SHAREHOLDERS IN NEW YORK CITY INTERNET: www.cgi.com CONTACT: Lorne Gorber, Vice-President, Global Communications and Investor Relations, (514) 841-3355 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/14/c7924.html TIME: 11:00 Eastern EVENT: ONTARIO POWER GENERATION TELECONFERENCE TO DISCUSS ITS 2007 THIRD QUARTER FINANCIAL RESULTS PHONE NO.: Local call (416) 641-6126 OR 1-866-542-4238 CONTACT: Ontario Power Generation, Media Relations, 1-877-592-4008 or (416) 592-4008 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/15/c8834.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>USA</B> TIME: 08:00 Eastern EVENT: CGI TO HOLD INVESTOR DAY CITY: NEW YORK CITY LOCATION: The New York Palace Hotel NOTES: Attendance at the conference is by invitation only CONTACT: Lorne Gorber, Vice-President, Global Communications and Investor Relations, (514) 841-3355 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/23/c7292.html -------------------------------------------------------------------------

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