CNW Daybook for Friday, September 19, 2008



    TORONTO, Sept. 19 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>NOVA SCOTIA</B>

    TIME:      13:00 - 18:00
    EVENT:     THIRD ANNUAL EXILE ISLAND TO RAISE FUNDS FOR CHILDREN'S WISH
    CITY:      HALIFAX
    LOCATION:  George's Island
    CONTACT:   Cheryl Matthews, Chapter Director - Nova Scotia, The
               Children's Wish Foundation of Canada, o: (902) 492-0025, c:
               (902) 229-9474; George James, Communications Director, The
               Children's Wish Foundation of Canada, o: (905) 839-4566,
               ext. 240, c: (416) 402-3783
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/18/c5695.html
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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 16 - September 20
    EVENT:     MONTREAL TO BE THE EPICENTER OF RESEARCH & TREATMENT NEWS IN
               MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS AT EVENTS SCHEDULED SEPTEMBER 16 - 20,
               2008
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Palais des Congrès de Montréal, 1001 Place
               Jean-Paul-Riopelle or 201 Viger Ave. West
    CONTACT:   Arney Rosenblat, Associate, vp public affairs, National MS
               Society, Mobile: (917) 613-5711 (from 9/15 - 9/26)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/16/c5051.html

    DATE:      September 18 - September 19
    EVENT:     CONFERENCE ON "GOVERNANCE AND FINANCIAL MARKETS IN NORTH
               AMERICA"
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Centre Mont-Royal
    CONTACT:   Sylvia Morin, Media relations for the 2008 Conference,
               (514) 240-3841
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/11/c3868.html

    DATE:      September 18 - September 20
    EVENT:     FIRST INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE IN CANADA ABOUT TRAUMA AND
               THE ARTS TO BE HELD IN MONTREAL
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Le Nouvel Hôtel, 1740 René-Lévesque Blvd. West
    CONTACT:   Tanya Churchmuch, Senior Media Relations Advisor, Concordia
               University, (514) 848-2424 ext. 2518, Cell: (514) 518-3336
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/15/c4327.html

    DATE:      September 18 - September 19
    EVENT:     CANADA'S PARALYMPIANS RETURNING
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Domestic Arrivals Terminal Pierre Elliot Trudeau Airport
    CONTACT:   (English) Rachal Fleury, At-home Media Attaché, Canadian
               Paralympic Committee, (613) 296-4237; (French) Elise
               Bariteau, Public Relations  Coordinator, Canadian Paralympic
               Committee, Office: (613) 569-4333 x225, Cell phone:
               (514) 573-1546
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/16/c5138.html

    DATE:      September 19 - September 21
    EVENT:     48-HOUR BIKE MARATHON ON BEHALF OF MAKE-A-WISH/FAIS-UN-VOEU
               QUEBEC
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve of Parc Jean-Drapeau
    CONTACT:   Jocelyne Vautour, General manager, (514) 488-9474
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/18/c5898.html

    DATE:      September 19 - September 29
    EVENT:     MONTREAL SCIENCE CENTRE - THE SOLARTAXI WILL BE PASSING
               THROUGH QUEBEC
    CITY:      MONTREAL AND TROIS-RIVIERES
    LOCATION:  See the link below for the complete list of activities.
    CONTACT:   Louis Palmer, Cell: ++41 79 343 88 01; Lorraine Hébert,
               President, CEO, Association des Véhicules Electriques et
               Ecologiques du Québec, (450) 657-4760
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/18/c5607.html

    TIME:      00:00
    EVENT:     WEST-ISLAND OF MONTREAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE - 2008 WEST
               ISLAND BUSINESS AND JOB FAIR
    CITY:      POINTE-CLAIRE
    LOCATION:  Holiday Inn
    CONTACT:   Andrée Bélanger, Executive Director, West Island of Montreal
               Chamber of Commerce, (514) 697-4228
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/15/c4704.html

    TIME:      09:00 - 15:30
    EVENT:     INSTITUTE OF CORPORATE DIRECTORS ("ICD") - 2008 CONFERENCE
               ON GOVERNANCE AND FINANCIAL MARKETS IN NORTH AMERICA
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Centre Mont Royal, 2200, Mansfield Street
    CONTACT:   Media information: Sylvia Morin, Media relations for the
               2008 Conference, (514) 240-3841; Roch Landriault,
               (514) 843-2345
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/17/c5517.html

    TIME:      09:45
    EVENT:     GRAND OPENING OF THE 1ST ANNUAL WEST ISLAND BUSINESS AND JOB
               FAIR
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Lobby at the Holiday Inn Point-Claire, 6700 TransCanada
               Highway, Autoroute 40, exit 52
    CONTACT:   Andrée Bélanger, Executive Director, The West Island of
               Montreal Chamber of Commerce, (514) 697-4228
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/17/c5657.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     THE FRASER INSTITUTE - REPORT CARD ON QUEBEC'S SECONDARY
               SCHOOLS: 2008 EDITION
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Omni Hotel, 1050 Sherbrooke St. West
    NOTES:
    http://www.fraserinstitute.org/Commerce.Web/product_files/
    70QCFSC08COMP.pdf
    CONTACT:   Julie Lajoye, Communications officer for Quebec and la
               Francophonie, Fraser Institute, (514)-281-9550 x. 302, Cell:
               (514)-660-3727; Dean Pelkey, Director of Communications, The
               Fraser Institute, (604) 714-4582
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/19/c6223.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/19/c6283.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/19/c6239.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     FRASER INSTITUTE TO RELEASE REPORT CARD ON QUEBEC SECONDARY
               SCHOOLS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Hôtel Omni Mont-Royal - Salon Eté, 1050, Sherbrooke St. W.
    CONTACT:   Julie Lajoye, Communications Officer, The Fraser Institute,
               (514) 281-9550 ext. 302, Cell: (514) 660-3727; Dean Pelkey,
               Director of Communications, The Fraser Institute,
               (604) 714-4582
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/18/c4525.html

    TIME:      10:15
    EVENT:     DIANE ROY, WHO WON A TOTAL OF THREE MEDALS ON THE BEIJING
               TRACK ARRIVES IN MONTREAL
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Pierre Elliot Trudeau Airport
    CONTACT:   (Vancouver) Mary Beth Walker, At-home Media Attaché,
               Canadian Paralympic Committee, (613) 795-5169;
               (Montreal/English) Rachal Fleury, At-home Media Attaché,
               Canadian Paralympic Committee, (613) 296-4237;
               (Montreal/French) Elise Bariteau, Public Relations
               Coordinator, Canadian Paralympic Committee, Office:
               (613) 569-4333, x225, Cell phone: (514) 573-1546
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/September2008/17/c5585.html

    TIME:      10:30 - 12:00
    EVENT:     BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS TREATMENT AND
               CARE - AN INTERNATIONAL PRESS CONFERENCE FOCUSING ON
               TREATMENT FOR PEOPLE WITH MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS (MS) AND THE
               IMPORTANCE OF PATIENT SUPPORT SERVICES
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  World Congress on Treatment and Research in Multiple
               Sclerosis, Palais des congrès de Montréal, 201 Viger Avenue
               West
    CONTACT:   Elpi Klapas, Manning Selvage & Lee (MS&L), Tel: (514) 842-1077
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/17/c5419.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     PRESS CONFERENCE WITH UNION REPRESENTATIVES AND SECURITY
               EXPERTS AT THE CASINO DE MONTREAL
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Parking lot P-3 ext. of the Casino de Montréal on Ile
               Notre-Dame
    CONTACT:   Lyle Stewart, CSN Communications Service, (514) 796-2066
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/18/c5781.html

    TIME:      11:00 - 15:00
    EVENT:     SONY STYLE WONDER WALKERS EVENTS ACROSS CANADA
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Complex Desjardins
    CONTACT:   Candice Hayman, Sony Canada Public Relations, Tel.:
               (416) 718-5048
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/18/c5891.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/15/c4453.html

    TIME:      11:12
    EVENT:     CHANTAL PETITCLERC WILL HOLD A PRESS CONFERENCE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Pierre Elliot Trudeau International Airport
    CONTACT:   (Vancouver) Mary Beth Walker, At-home Media Attaché,
               Canadian Paralympic Committee, (613) 795-5169;
               (Montreal/English) Rachal Fleury, At-home Media Attaché,
               Canadian Paralympic Committee, (613) 296-4237;
               (Montreal/French) Elise Bariteau, Public Relations
               Coordinator, Canadian Paralympic Committee, Office:
               (613) 569-4333, x225, Cell phone: (514) 573-1546
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/September2008/17/c5585.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 13:00
    EVENT:     RIO TINTO ALCAN - PRESS CONFERENCE CELEBRATING THE RETURN OF
               ATHLETE AND PARALYMPIAN CHANTAL PETITCLERC
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Montreal-Trudeau airport
    NOTES:     This session is reserved exclusively for media
    CONTACT:   Carole Roberts, Rio Tinto Alcan, (514) 848-8151; Media
               contact for Chantal Petitclerc: Guy Ménard, Olympe,
               (514) 966-5930
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/17/c5498.html

    TIME:      21:13
    EVENT:     CANADIAN PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE (CPC) TO WELCOME HOME CANADA'S
               ATHLETES
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Pierre Elliot Trudeau International Airport, Domestic
               Arrival Zone (at Monumental Staircase)
    CONTACT:   (Vancouver) Mary Beth Walker, At-home Media Attaché,
               Canadian Paralympic Committee, (613) 795-5169;
               (Montreal/English) Rachal Fleury, At-home Media Attaché,
               Canadian Paralympic Committee, (613) 296-4237;
               (Montreal/French) Elise Bariteau, Public Relations
               Coordinator, Canadian Paralympic Committee, Office:
               (613) 569-4333, x225, Cell phone: (514) 573-1546
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/September2008/17/c5585.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      September 17 - September 19
    EVENT:     SCOTIABANK SMALL BUSINESS RV ROLLS INTO TORONTO FOR THE "GET
               GROWING TO A MILLION" CROSS-COUNTRY TOUR
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Scotiabank Theatre
               259 Richmond Street West
    CONTACT:   Deborah Clark, Scotiabank Public Affairs, (416) 866-3631
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/15/c4485.html

    DATE:      September 17 - September 20
    EVENT:     5TH INTERNATIONAL NURSE PRACTITIONER/ADVANCED PRACTICE
               NURSING NETWORK CONFERENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Westin Harbour Castle Conference Centre
    CONTACT:   Tina Grznar-Ozga, Canadian Nurses Association, (613) 237-2159
               ext. 283, Cell: (613) 266-0306
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/11/c3496.html

    DATE:      September 17 - September 21
    EVENT:     MANIFESTO - FESTIVAL OF MUSIC & ART
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Nathan Phillips Square, Royal Ontario Museum, Scarborough
               Town Centre, and others
    CONTACT:   Cat Fawcett, CatPR, (647) 895-4310; Che Kothari, Manifesto
               Community Projects, Executive Director, (647) 436-8404
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/04/c9425.html

    DATE:      September 18 - September 21
    EVENT:     THE FALL HOME SHOW PRESENTED BY RE/MAX
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Better Living Centre, Exhibition Place, 151 Princes
               Boulevard
    CONTACT:   Gabrielle Totesau, GCI Group, (416) 486-2563/(416) 662-1256
               (cell); Christina Herancourt, GCI Group, (416)
               489-7219/(416) 816-4826 (cell)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/17/c5485.html

    DATE:      September 19 - September 21
    EVENT:     SECOND ANNUAL ORILLIA BEATLES CELEBRATION
    CITY:      ORILLIA
    LOCATION:  various
    CONTACT:   David Goyette, Artistic Director, (705) 652-0163
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2008/10/c9770.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     ANNOUNCEMENT ON IMPROVING ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE FOR
               ONTARIO'S YOUNGEST PATIENTS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  University of Toronto Surgical Skills Centre, Mount Sinai
               Hospital Wet Lab,
               Room 250 - 2nd floor (one level below the main floor), 600
               University Avenue
    CONTACT:   Steve Erwin, Minister's Office, (416) 326-3986; Mark
               Nesbitt, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, (416)
               314-6197
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/18/c6004.html

    TIME:      11:00 - 15:00
    EVENT:     SONY STYLE WONDER WALKERS EVENTS ACROSS CANADA
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Dundas Square, at corner of Yonge & Dundas Streets
    CONTACT:   Candice Hayman, Sony Canada Public Relations, Tel.:
               (416) 718-5048
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/18/c5891.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/15/c4453.html

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     BROADCASTING CONSORTIUM TO HOLD ELECTION DEBATE DRAWS AT
               NATIONAL PRESS THEATRE IN OTTAWA
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  National Press Theatre (150 Wellington Street)
    CONTACT:   Jason MacDonald, Broadcast Consortium, (416) 482-1357
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/19/c6196.html
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    <B>MANITOBA</B>

    DATE:      September 19 - September 21
    EVENT:     PSAC ABORIGINAL PEOPLES' CONFERENCE
    CITY:      WINNIPEG
    LOCATION:  Fairmont Hotel, 2 Lombard Place
    CONTACT:   Or to book interviews: Ariel Troster, PSAC Communications,
               (613) 292-8363 (cell)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/16/c4976.html

    TIME:      12:05
    EVENT:     PUBLIC SERVICE ALLIANCE OF CANADA - PUBLIC RALLY IN SUPPORT
               OF PUBLIC SERVICES IN ABORIGINAL COMMUNITIES
    CITY:      WINNIPEG
    LOCATION:  Convening at the Fairmont Hotel, then marching to 240 Graham
               Ave.
    CONTACT:   Ariel Troster, PSAC Communications Officer, (613) 292-8363
               (cell)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/18/c6099.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    DATE:      September 18 - September 21
    EVENT:     FUTURE SHOP PRESENTS GET WIRED WITH CONNECTPRO
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Booth # 1022, Hall D, Calgary Home + Interior Design Show
    CONTACT:   Susan Kirk, Future Shop, (604) 412-1226
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/17/c5206.html

    TIME:      11:00 - 15:00
    EVENT:     SONY STYLE WONDER WALKERS EVENTS ACROSS CANADA
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Stephen Avenue Walk
    CONTACT:   Candice Hayman, Sony Canada Public Relations, Tel.:
               (416) 718-5048
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/18/c5891.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/15/c4453.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      11:00 - 15:00
    EVENT:     SONY STYLE WONDER WALKERS EVENTS ACROSS CANADA
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  200 Granville Square
    CONTACT:   Candice Hayman, Sony Canada Public Relations, Tel.:
               (416) 718-5048
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/18/c5891.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/15/c4453.html

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     AIR CANADA FLIGHT ATTENDANTS SPEAK TO MEDIA FOLLOWING A
               UNION MEETING
    CITY:      RICHMOND
    LOCATION:  International Airline Machinists Union Hall, 7980 River Road
    CONTACT:   Faye Douglas, acting president CUPE 4094: (604) 551-0298;
               Rob Limongelli, CUPE representative: (778) 773-1273; Janet
               Szliske, CUPE Communications: (604) 454-7293
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/18/c6191.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     GLUSKIN SHEFF + ASSOCIATES INC. FOURTH QUARTER FISCAL 2008
               RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: (416) 849-2698 or (866) 400-2270
    CONTACT:   Valerie Barker, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary, (416)
               681-6002
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/11/c3309.html

    TIME:      11:00 Pacific
    EVENT:     TAMERLANE VENTURES INC. CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-779-1304 or (212) 287-1820 followed by passcode 6323402
    CONTACT:   Brent Jones, Manager of Investor Relations, Phone: (360)
               332-4653
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/10/c3356.html

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