CNW Daybook for Friday, September 12, 2008



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

    
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      September 3 - September 28
    EVENT:     CANADIAN CANCER SOCIETY - PHOTOSENSITIVE - TRAVELLING PHOTO
               EXHIBITION SHOWCASING THE BROAD RANGE OF HOW CANCER AFFECTS
               PEOPLE'S LIVES
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Place des Arts' Esplanade
    CONTACT:   and interviews: PhotoSensitive Cancer Connections: Valerie
               Gonzalo, (514) 626-6976; Johanne Carrier, (514) 591-0502,
               (514) 751 9983 (pager); Jennifer Lynn, (416) 759-9863;
               Canadian Cancer Society, Quebec Division: André Beaulieu,
               Senior Consultant, Public Relations, (514) 393-3444
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/03/c8083.html

    DATE:      September 12 - September 13
    EVENT:     LANCE ARMSTRONG RIDES INTO TOWN FOR CEDARS CANCER INSTITUTE
               OF THE MUHC
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Please see URL for details
    CONTACT:   Jonathan Goldbloom, (514) 750-0887; Rebecca Burns, McGill
               University Health Centre, (514) 843-1560
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/07/c2264.html

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     IMPORTANT DEMONSTRATION BEING HELD BY THE FIRST NATIONS OF
               QUEBEC
    CITY:      GATINEAU
    LOCATION:  Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, Terrasses de la Chaudière,
               10 Wellington Street, North Tower
    CONTACT:   Raymond Sioui, Assistant Director, FNEC, Cell phone: (418)
               932-4328
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/10/c3335.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      September 2 - September 17
    EVENT:     CANADIAN JUDICIAL COUNCIL - INQUIRY HEARING ABOUT MR JUSTICE
               PAUL COSGROVE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Courtroom 7-B at the Federal Court, 180 Queen Street West
    CONTACT:   Norman Sabourin, Executive Director and Senior General
               Counsel, (613)-288-1566, extension 301
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/May2008/29/c5981.html

    DATE:      September 10 - September 12
    EVENT:     CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS OF CANADA HOSTING TWO MAJOR FINANCIAL
               REPORTING CONFERENCES
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building, 222 Bremner
               Blvd.
    CONTACT:   Tobin Lambie, Manager, Media, with the CICA at (416) 204-3228
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/27/c7400.html

    DATE:      September 11 - September 12
    EVENT:     WIND AND ABORIGINAL COMMUNITIES SEMINAR TO EXPLORE
               OPPORTUNITIES IN GROWING WIND ENERGY INDUSTRY
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Crowne Plaza Hotel, 101 Lyon Street
    CONTACT:   To register, please contact: Ulrike Kucera, Media Relations
               Officer, (613) 234-8716 ext. 228, Mobile: (613) 867 4433
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/20/c5050.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     THE ONTARIO PROFESSIONAL PLANNERS INSTITUTE (OPPI) RELEASES
               THE NAMES OF THE 2008 WINNERS OF THE EXCELLENCE IN PLANNING
               AWARDS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Media Studio, Main Legislative Building, Queen's Park
    CONTACT:   Loretta Ryan, MCIP, RPP, CAE, Manager, Policy &
               Communications, (416) 668-8469
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/11/c3736.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     DR. MICHAEL BAKER VISITS LONDON HEALTH SCIENCES CENTRE TO
               DISCUSS PATIENT SAFETY INITIATIVE
    CITY:      LONDON
    LOCATION:  London Health Sciences Centre, University Hospital,
               339 Windermere Road, Third floor conference room, Room number
               C3-170
    CONTACT:   Mark Nesbitt, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, (416)
               314-6197
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/11/c3724.html

    TIME:      11:00 - 14:00
    EVENT:     KITT ROARS INTO TORONTO! SUPER-CHARGED STUNT PERFORMANCES BY
               THE STAR OF ONE OF TV'S HOTTEST NEW SHOWS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Union Station - 65 Front Street West
    CONTACT:   Nicole Starker, E!, (403) 235-7743
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/05/c9673.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 14:00
    EVENT:     KINGSTON LIBRARY WORKERS HOLD INFO-PICKETS
    CITY:      KINGSTON
    LOCATION:  Isabel Turner Branch, 935 Gardiners Road
    CONTACT:   Sherry Van Luven, Vice-President, CUPE 2202, (613) 372-2799;
               David Robbins, CUPE Communications, (613) 878-1431 )
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/09/c2906.html

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     OFFICIAL OPENING OF THE SPADINA WAVEDECK
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Spadina WaveDeck, Foot of Spadina Avenue at Queens Quay Blvd.W
    CONTACT:   Tanya Bevington, (416) 214-1344 ext. 239 or (647) 267-5511;
               Chris Day, Office of the Minister, Environment Canada, (819)
               997-1441; Amy Tang, Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure,
               Minister's Office, (416) 327-6747; Don Wanagas, City of
               Toronto, Mayor's Office, (416) 338-7134
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/11/c3631.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     DR. MICHAEL BAKER VISITS GRAND RIVER HOSPITAL TO DISCUSS
               PATIENT SAFETY INITIATIVE
    CITY:      KITCHENER
    LOCATION:  Grand River Regional Cancer Centre, 835 King Street West,
               Room J595
    CONTACT:   Mark Nesbitt, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, (416)
               314-6197
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/11/c3708.html

    TIME:      17:00
    EVENT:     GOVERNOR GENERAL PARTICIPATES IN CEREMONIAL COIN STRIKE TO
               MARK CENTENNIAL OF THE ROYAL CANADIAN MINT
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Royal Canadian Mint, 320 Sussex Drive
    NOTES:     Media are encouraged to register in advance and to arrive no
               later than 4:30 pm. The Mint's production facility is a high
               security environment. As such, please arrive as metal-free
               as possible.
    CONTACT:   or to register: Marie-Eve Létourneau, Rideau Hall Press
               Office, (613) 998-0287; Christine Aquino, Director,
               Communications, Royal Canadian Mint, (613) 993-9999
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/September2008/10/c3408.html

    TIME:      22:00
    EVENT:     SMASH: MTV'S THE HILLS NEWEST STAR, DOUG REINHARDT AT CHEVAL
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Cheval, 606 King Street West
    CONTACT:   For media accreditation: Esther Garnick at (647) 221-7874 (m)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/02/c8829.html
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    <B>YUKON</B>

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     PREMIER ANNOUNCES AGREEMENT BETWEEN YUKON AND THE VANCOUVER
               2010 ORGANIZING COMMITTEE
    CITY:      WHITEHORSE
    LOCATION:  The Old Fire Hall, First Avenue and Main Street
    CONTACT:   Matthew Grant, Cabinet Communications, (867) 633-7961; Ron
               Billingham, Communications, Community Services, (867)
               667-8065; Karen Keeley, Communications, Tourism and Culture,
               (867) 667-8304; Greg Alexis, VANOC/COVAN Communications, (778)
               328-3227
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/11/c3773.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      03:40 Eastern
    EVENT:     SCOTIABANK VICE-CHAIRMAN AND CAO PRESENTS AT UBS' BEST OF
               AMERICAS CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.scotiabank.com
    CONTACT:   Jane Shannon, Scotiabank Public Affairs, (416) 933-3056
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/10/c3089.html

    TIME:      07:30 Central
    EVENT:     KEYNOTE SPEECH BY JACK ABLIN, U.S. PORTFOLIO STRATEGIST,
               HARRIS BANK/BMO CAPITAL MARKETS
    INTERNET:  http://www.bmocm.com/conferences/NARealEstate2008/default.aspx
    CONTACT:   Orli Namian, Toronto, (416) 867-3996; Holly Holt, New York,
               (212) 885-4153
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/08/c2548.html

    TIME:      10:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     VIRTEK FISCAL 2009 SECOND-QUARTER RESULTS RELEASE
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3414; 1-800-733-7571
    CONTACT:   Peter Monsberger, VP Finance and CFO, Virtek Vision
               International Inc., Tel: (519) 746-7190; Jo Mira Clodman,
               Clodman Hecht Communications Inc., Tel. (416) 787-3773;
               Stephen Sorocky, President and CEO, Tel. (519) 746-7190
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/08/c2687.html
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    <B>USA</B>

    DATE:      September 10 - September 12
    EVENT:     BMO CAPITAL MARKETS ANNUAL NORTH AMERICAN REAL ESTATE
               INVESTMENT TRUST CONFERENCE
    CITY:      CHICAGO
    LOCATION:  James Hotel
    CONTACT:   Orli Namian, Toronto, (416) 867-3996; Holly Holt, New York,
               (212) 885-4153
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/08/c2548.html

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