CNW Daybook for Friday, September 11, 2009



    TORONTO, Sept. 11 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>NOVA SCOTIA</B>

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     EMPIRE COMPANY LIMITED HOSTS ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF
               SHAREHOLDERS
    CITY:      NEW GLASGOW
    LOCATION:  Empire Theatres (Studio 7), Aberdeen Mall, 610 East River
               Road
    NOTES:     Please note that cameras will only be allowed in the main
               meeting room for the first five minutes. Paul Sobey,
               President & Chief Executive Officer, Empire Company Limited
               will be available to the media immediately following the
               meeting (approximately 12:00 p.m.)
    CONTACT:   Paul V. Beesley, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial
               Officer, (902) 755-4440
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2009/28/c8407.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      September 11
    EVENT:     THE REGROUPEMENT QUEBECOIS DES CALACS IS LAUNCHING A POSTER
               AND POST CARD CAMPAIGN
    CITY:      ACROSS QUEBEC
    LOCATION:  For the list of activities in your region, contact your
               CALACS (sexual assault prevention centre). Contact
               information for all the CALACS is available on our website
               at: www.rqcalacs.qc.ca
    CONTACT:   Karine Tremblay, Regroupement québécois des CALACS, (514)
               529-5252; Axelle Beniey, Concertation des luttes contre
               l'exploitation sexuelle, (514) 750-4535
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2009/09/c3450.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     LANCE ARMSTRONG WILL HIT TREMBLANT, QUEBEC FOR THE TOUR DE
               LANCE CYCLING EVENT AND THE START-STUDDED CEDARS CANCER
               HEROES NIGHT WITH LANCE ARMSTRONG AND FRIENDS, FEATURING
               RUFUS AND MARTHA WAINWRIGHT!
    CITY:      MONT TREMBLANT
    LOCATION:  See release for more details
    CONTACT:   Megan Ainscow, (514) 750-0887 ext. 100, C: (514) 458-8588
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2009/08/c3082.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     LIBERAL PARTY OF CANADA (QUEBEC) - CANDIDACY IN THE RIDING
               OF AHUNTSIC
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Ahuntsic Park, Saint-Hubert entrance (arena parking lot)
    CONTACT:   Jean-Bernard Villemaire, (514) 381-8888, (514) 234-7897
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2009/10/c4221.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     QCGN TO CHRISTEN NEW COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT WEBSITE - LAUNCH
               OF THE QCGN'S ANNUAL CONVENTION
    CITY:      GATINEAU
    LOCATION:  Sheraton Four Points
    CONTACT:   Rita Legault, Director of Communications, (514) 912-6555
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2009/11/c4276.html

    TIME:      11:00 - 18:00
    EVENT:     COMMEMORATION OF IRANIAN POLITICAL PRISONERS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  UQAM, Pavillon J.-A.-De Sève, DSR-525 at 320 rue
               Ste-Catherine
    CONTACT:   Bijan J, (514) 258-8186
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2009/10/c3921.html

    TIME:      15:30 - 17:00
    EVENT:     BIOSYNTECH, INC. PRESENTS POSTER NO. 32 ENTITLED "CHALLENGES
               IN DESIGNING RANDOMIZED CLINICAL TRIALS FOR CARTILAGE
               REPAIR: THE BST-CARGEL® EXPERIENCE" AT THE 2009 WORLD
               CONGRESS ON OSTEOARTHRITIS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Hilton Montreal Bonaventure
    CONTACT:   Casey Gurfinkel, The Equicom Group, (416) 815-0700 x283
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2009/09/c3328.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     COMMEMORATION OF IRANIAN POLITICAL PRISONERS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Location: UQAM, Salle Marie Gerin-Lajoie at 405 rue
               Ste-Catherine
    CONTACT:   Bijan J, (514) 258-8186
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2009/10/c3921.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      September 9 - September 12
    EVENT:     FEDERATION OF CANADIAN MUNICIPALITIES (FCM) MEETING OF THE
               NATIONAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS
    CITY:      COLLINGWOOD
    LOCATION:  Blue Mountain Inn Conference Centre, 110 Jozo Weider Blvd
    CONTACT:   Maurice Gingues, (613) 907-6395
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2009/08/c3189.html

    DATE:      September 10 - September 13
    EVENT:     DESJARDINS PRESENTS AN ALL-NEW PHOTO EXHIBIT CELEBRATING THE
               25TH ANNIVERSARY OF CIRQUE DU SOLEIL
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Eaton Centre
    CONTACT:   Nathalie Genest, Advisor, Information and Media Relations,
               Desjardins Group, (514) 281-7275, 1-866-866-7000, ext. 7275
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/04/c3032.html

    DATE:      September 10 - September 19
    EVENT:     TELEFILM CANADA CELEBRATES CANADIAN CINEMA AT THE 34TH
               EDITION OF THE TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL®
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Toronto International Film Festival®
    CONTACT:   Alejandra Sosa, Communications Officer and Press Attaché,
               Telefilm Canada, (416) 973-6436, ext. 2505 or 1-800-463-4607
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2009/10/c3603.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY CELEBRATING THE START OF
               CONSTRUCTION ON AN AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROJECT
    CITY:      ORANGEVILLE
    LOCATION:  40 Lawrence Avenue
    CONTACT:   Media Inquiries: Michelle Bakos, Office of Minister Finley,
               (819) 994-2482; Adam Grachnik, Minister Jim Watson's Office,
               (416) 585-6492; Pam Hillock, Dufferin County, (519) 641-2816
               x2503; Leslie Pawlowski, Canada Housing and Mortgage
               Corporation, (416) 250-3297
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/September2009/10/c3952.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     CELEBRATION OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING IN KAWARTHA LAKES
    CITY:      FENELON FALLS
    LOCATION:  105 Lindsay St
    CONTACT:   Michelle Bakos, Office of Minister Finley, (819) 994-2482;
               Adam Grachnik, Minister Jim Watson's Office, (416) 585-6492;
               Hope Lee, City of Kawartha Lakes, (705) 324-6401; Jill
               Noble, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, (416)
               250-2761
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/September2009/10/c3965.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     INMET MINING PRESENTATION AT BANK OF AMERICA MERRILL LYNCH
               15TH ANNUAL CANADA MINING CONFERENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel
    CONTACT:   Lynda Beesley, Assistant Corporate Secretary, (416) 860-3968
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2009/04/c2494.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     LAUNCH OF THE GLOBAL POVERTY PROJECT WITH CHRIS ADAMS,
               EXECUTIVE PRODUCER OF AL GORE'S AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Danforth Music Hall, 147 Danforth Avenue
    CONTACT:   Media Contact: Paul Koidis, Manager, Communications,
               Marketing and Development, (416) 289-5000 ext. 8609
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2009/26/c7761.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     '1.4 BILLION REASONS' SHEDS LIGHT ON GLOBAL POVERTY THIS
               FRIDAY AT THE
               DANFORTH MUSIC HALL
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Danforth Music Hall, 147 Danforth Avenue
    CONTACT:   Paul Koidis, Manager, Communications, Marketing and
               Development, (416) 289-5000 ext. 8609
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2009/09/c3270.html

    TIME:      11:30
    EVENT:     AIR CANADA CENTRE MEDIA TOUR
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Air Canada Centre Gate 2 (just off of 40 Bay Street)
    CONTACT:   Media Contacts: Rajani Kamath, MLSE, (416) 815-5790; Jamie
               Deans, MLSE, (416) 815-5445
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2009/10/c3842.html

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     THE HONOURABLE HELENA GUERGIS COMMEMORATES SIR FREDERICK
               BANTING AT HIS PLACE OF BIRTH
    CITY:      NEW TECUMSETH
    LOCATION:  Banting Homestead, 5116 Sir Frederick Banting Road
    CONTACT:   Colin Old, Communications Officer, Central Ontario Field
               Unit, Parks Canada, (705) 687-4261 extension 24
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/September2009/10/c4130.html

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     CELEBRATION OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING IN BRANTFORD
    CITY:      BRANTFORD
    LOCATION:  Uptown Downtown Suites, 251 Colborne St.
    CONTACT:   Michelle Bakos, Office of Minister Finley, (819) 994-2482;
               Adam Grachnik, Minister Jim Watson's Office, (416) 585-6492;
               City of Brantford, Rick Farrell, (519) 759-3330, Ext. 6241;
               Jill Noble, Canada Housing and Mortgage Corporation, (416)
               250-2761
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/September2009/10/c4030.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     TORONTO HYDRO ART PREVIEW
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Crema Coffee, 3079 Dundas Street West
    CONTACT:   Tanya Bruckmueller, Toronto Hydro, W: (416) 542-2621, C:
               (416) 903-0440
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2009/10/c4094.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     IVAN & JASON REITMAN ATTEND FESTIVAL TOWER RED CARPET EVENT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  TORONTO BOARD OF TRADE, First Canadian Place, 77 Adelaide
               St. W., 4th Fl.,
    CONTACT:   Rhoda Eisenstadt, David Eisenstadt, Beth Merrick, (416)
               696-9900 ext. 33, 36, 40
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2009/09/c3565.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     UNIONS TAKE QUESTIONS FROM THE MEDIA ABOUT THE DECISION TO
               OVERTURN CAPITAL POWER DECISION
    CITY:      EDMONTON
    LOCATION:  Edmonton Law Courts, 1A Sir Winston Churchill Square
    CONTACT:   Gil McGowan, AFL President @ (780) 218-9888; Dave Loken,
               Coalition of Edmonton Civic Unions @ (780) 448-8981
               (office), (780) 237-8656 (cell)/
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2009/10/c4062.html

    TIME:      12:45
    EVENT:     CHILDREN'S WISH FOUNDATION - EXILE ISLAND FUNDRAISER
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  NW corner of Riley Park, 800 12 Street NW
    CONTACT:   Jason Evanson, Chapter Director, The Children's Wish
               Foundation of Canada - Alberta and NWT Chapter, Cell: (403)
               669-8174
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2009/10/c4105.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    DATE:      September 9 - September 11
    EVENT:     BMO CAPITAL MARKETS 4TH ANNUAL NORTH AMERICAN REAL ESTATE
               CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.bmocm.com/conferences/NARealestate2009
    CONTACT:   Media Contacts: Kim Hanson, Toronto, (416) 867-3996; Holly
               Holt, New York, (212) 885-4153; Kevin Windorf, Chicago & New
               York, (908) 391-2723
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2009/03/c2290.html

    TIME:      03:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     SCOTIABANK GROUP HEAD, RISK & TREASURY, PRESENTS AT UBS'
               BEST OF AMERICAS
               CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.scotiabank.com
    CONTACT:   Robyn Harper, Scotiabank Public Affairs, (416) 933-1093
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2009/04/c2457.html

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     HARRY WINSTON DIAMOND CORPORATION FISCAL 2010 SECOND QUARTER
               RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  http://investor.harrywinston.com
    PHONE NO.: 800-706-7741 within North America or 617-614-3471 from
               international locations,
               passcode 18664077
    CONTACT:   Investor Relations on (416) 362-2237 ext 290
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2009/27/c7552.html

    TIME:      11:00 Atlantic
    EVENT:     EMPIRE COMPANY LIMITED HOSTS ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF
               SHAREHOLDERS
    INTERNET:  www.empireco.ca
    PHONE NO.: (647) 427-7450, (888) 231-8191
    CONTACT:   Paul V. Beesley, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial
               Officer, (902) 755-4440
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2009/28/c8407.html

    TIME:      15:00 Atlantic
    EVENT:     EMPIRE COMPANY LIMITED CONFERENCE CALL TO DISCUSS FINANCIAL
               RESULTS FOR THE FIRST QUARTER OF FISCAL 2010
    INTERNET:  www.empireco.ca
    PHONE NO.: (647) 427-7450
               (888) 231-8191
    NOTES:     Replay will be available until midnight, September 18, 2009,
               or on the Company's website for 90 days following the
               conference call.
    CONTACT:   Paul V. Beesley, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial
               Officer, (902) 755-4440
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2009/28/c8407.html
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    <B>USA</B>

    TIME:      09:10 Eastern
    EVENT:     BELLUS HEALTH INC. - PRESENTATION OF AN UPDATE AND REVIEW OF
               ONGOING PHARMACEUTICAL AND NUTRACEUTICAL ACTIVITIES AT THE
               RODMAN AND RENSHAW 11TH ANNUAL HEALTHCARE CONFERENCE
    CITY:      NEW YORK
    LOCATION:  New York Palace Hotel, Henry Salon, 5th floor
    CONTACT:   Michelle Stein, Specialist, Corporate Communications, (450)
               680-4573
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2009/08/c3245.html

    TIME:      10:20 Eastern
    EVENT:     CHARLES W. BISHOP, PHD, PRESIDENT AND CEO OF CYTOCHROMA
               PRESENTS AT THOMAS WEISEL PARTNERS' 2009 HEALTHCARE
               CONFERENCE
    CITY:      BOSTON
    LOCATION:  Four Seasons Hotel
    CONTACT:   Cytochroma Investors: Gordon Ngan, Executive Director,
               Corporate Development, Tel: (905) 479-5306 ext. 333;
               Cytochroma Media: Robert Stanislaro (FD), Tel: (212)
               850-5657
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2009/01/c9429.html

    TIME:      14:25 Eastern
    EVENT:     AZURE DYNAMICS PRESENTS AT THE RODMAN & RENSHAW ANNUAL
               GLOBAL INVESTMENT
               CONFERENCE
    CITY:      NEW YORK
    LOCATION:  New York Palace Hotel, Kennedy II Salon (4th Floor)
    CONTACT:   Ryan Carr, Chief Financial Officer, (248) 298-2403 ext 1206;
               Patrick Liebler, Liebler Group, (248) 229-4418
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2009/01/c9438.html

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