CNW Daybook for Monday, December 17, 2007



    TORONTO, Dec. 17 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>NATIONAL</B>

    DATE:      December 17
    EVENT:     CPR 2007 HOLIDAY TRAIN
    CITY:      NATIONALLY
    LOCATION:  Please see URL for more information.
    CONTACT:   Breanne Feigel, (403) 319-3932, (403) 589-6949 (cell)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2007/26/c8670.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/04/c6552.html
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    <B>NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR</B>

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     INFRASTRUCTURE CANADA IMPORTANT INFRASTRUCTURE ANNOUNCEMENT
    CITY:      ST. JOHN'S
    LOCATION:  Fairmont Newfoundland, Fort William Ballroom Salon C,
               115 Cavendish Square
    CONTACT:   Karine White, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of
               Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, (613) 991-0700;
               Infrastructure Canada, (613) 948-1148; David Salter,
               Director of Communications, Department of Transportation &
               Works, (709) 729-3015
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/14/c2943.html
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    <B>PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND</B>

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     INFRASTRUCTURE CANADA - OFFICIAL OPENING OF THE NEW MONTAGUE
               BRIDGE
    CITY:      MONTAGUE
    LOCATION:  The Montague Bridge, Main Street
    NOTES:     Inclement weather will result in the Official Opening taking
               place at Montague Regional High School; there will be media
               availability and an outdoor photo op following the press
               conference
    CONTACT:   Karine White, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of
               Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, (613) 991-0700;
               Infrastructure Canada, (613) 948-1148; Lynn MacDonald,
               Atlantic Canada, Opportunities Agency, (902) 566-7491;
               Andrew Sprague, Communications Officer, PEI Department of
               Transportation and Public Works, (902) 368-5112; Andy
               Daggett, Administrator, Town of Montague, (902) 838-2528
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/December2007/14/c3075.html
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    <B>NEW BRUNSWICK</B>

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     INFRASTRUCTURE CANADA IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT ON TRANSIT
               INFRASTRUCTURE
    CITY:      SAINT JOHN
    LOCATION:  City Hall, Eighth Floor, 15 Market Square
    CONTACT:   Karine White, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of
               Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, (613) 991-0700;
               Infrastructure Canada, (613) 948-1148; Bruce Macfarlane,
               Regional Development Corporation, N.B., (506) 444-4606
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/December2007/14/c3168.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      December 1 - December 23
    EVENT:     MUSEE MARGUERITE-BOURGEOYS - LES CHORALIES OF NOTRE-DAME-DE-
               BON-SECOURS CHAPEL
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel, 400 Saint Paul Street
               East, Old Montreal (Champs-de-Mars Métro)
    CONTACT:   Diane Gadoua, Assistant to the director, Marguerite-Bourgeoys
               Museum - Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel, (514) 282-8670
               extension 234
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/November2007/26/c4291.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     AN INTERNATIONAL FIRST AT THE CHUM - FIRST PATIENT TO
               UNDERGO A NEW PROCEDURE IN THE SCOPE OF A STUDY ON HEART
               ATTACK TREATMENT
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Salle Marie-Morin (2-109), Pavillon Olier, Hôtel-Dieu du
               CHUM, 3840, rue Saint-Urbain (Pavillon de Bullion entrance)
    CONTACT:   Nathalie Forgue, Communications Advisor, Communications
               Department, Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal
               (CHUM), (514) 890-8000, extension 15380
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/14/c3315.html

    TIME:      15:30
    EVENT:     MUNICIPAL RURAL INFRASTRUCTURE FUND (MRIF) - FUNDING
               ANNOUNCEMENT FOR THE MUNICIPALITY OF SAINT-LEON-DE-STANDON
    CITY:      SAINT-LEON-DE-STANDON
    LOCATION:  Municipal Building, Municipal Hall, 100 B Saint-Pierre St.
    CONTACT:   Gérald Patry, General Manager, Municipality of Saint-Léon-de-
               Standon, (418) 642-5034
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/14/c3173.html

    TIME:      15:30
    EVENT:     THE HONOURABLE JEAN-PIERRE BLACKBURN, MINISTER OF LABOUR AND
               MINISTER OF CANADA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, WILL BE IN THE
               REGION TO MEET WITH MEMBERS OF THE SAGUENAY-LAC-SAINT-JEAN
               ADVISORY COMMITTEE.
    CITY:      SAGUENAY (JONQUIERE BOROUGH)
    LOCATION:  Holiday Inn Saguenay, Salle Les Tremblay, 2675 du Royaume
               Blvd.
    CONTACT:   Nadia Marceau, Communications, Canada Economic, Development,
               (418) 668-4602, 1-800-463-9808; Jean-Philippe Payment, Press
               Secretary, Office of the Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn,
               Canada Economic Development, (819) 953-5646, Cell.:
               (613) 808-8309
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/14/c3371.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     TRANSPORTATION MINISTER JIM BRADLEY WILL MAKE AN IMPORTANT
               ANNOUNCEMENT
    CITY:      ST. CATHARINES
    LOCATION:  2012 First Street Louth
    CONTACT:   Media Contacts: David Oved, Minister's Office, (416) 327-1855;
               Bob Nichols, Communications Branch, (416) 327-1158
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/14/c3343.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     HEALTH PROMOTION MINISTER MARGARETT BEST WILL JOIN RENOWNED
               CHEF JAMES SMITH, OF THE GEORGE BROWN CHEF SCHOOL, TO
               PROMOTE HEALTHY RECIPE ALTERNATIVES FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASON.
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Room 219 - Culinary Studio/Compliments Culinary Centre, 2nd
               Floor, George Brown Chef School, 300 Adelaide St. E.
    CONTACT:   Rick Byun, Minister's Office, (416) 326-8497;  Julie
               Rosenberg, Communications Branch, (416) 326-4833
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/14/c3198.html

    TIME:      13:30
    EVENT:     PRESS CONFERENCE WITH CANADIAN GOLFER AND 2003 MASTERS
               CHAMPION, MIKE WEIR
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  TSX Broadcast Centre, Gallery Room
               The Exchange Tower
               130 King Street West
               Or by conference call - Dial-In: 1-800-732-1073
    CONTACT:   Andrew Findlater, NATIONAL Public Relations, (416) 848-1717;
               Charlie Robson, NATIONAL Public Relations, (416) 848-1456
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/14/c3159.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     SPECIAL MEETING OF ASPREVA SHAREHOLDERS AND OPTIONHOLDERS TO
               CONSIDER PROPOSED PLAN OF ARRANGEMENT WITH GALENICA
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Four Seasons Hotel, 791 West Georgia Street
    CONTACT:   Sage J. Baker, Vice President, IR & Corporate
               Communications, Aspreva Pharmaceuticals, (250) 708-4270
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2007/23/c3635.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     DIAGNOCURE ANNOUNCES FOURTH QUARTER AND FULL YEAR 2007
               EARNINGS CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.diagnocure.com
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-733-7571
    CONTACT:   Jean-Pierre Trudel, Jean-Pierre Trudel & Associates,
               (514) 347-6111; DiagnoCure Inc., (418) 527-6100
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/06/c8565.html

    TIME:      13:10 Eastern
    EVENT:     TEAM CANADA'S FIRST EXHIBITION GAME VS. RED BULL SALZBURG
               U-20 TEAM AVAILABLE AS LIVE WEBSTREAM
    INTERNET:  www.redbulls.com/icehockey
    CONTACT:   Evelyn Stefanidis, Edelman, (416) 979-1120; Lubor Keliar or
               Keith Degrace, Red Bull Canada, (416) 357-0964, (416) 348-0389
               x 227
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/16/c3525.html

    TIME:      16:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     CRYOCATH TECHNOLOGIES INC. CONFERENCE CALL TO DISCUSS ITS
               FOURTH QUARTER AND YEAR END 2007 FINANCIAL RESULTS.
    INTERNET:  www.cryocath.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 640-1917 or 1-877-289-8525
    CONTACT:   Michael Moore, Investor Relations, Phone: (416) 815-0700
               ext. 241
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/14/c3034.html
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    <B>INTERNATIONAL</B>

    DATE:      December 17
    EVENT:     CANADA'S 2008 NATIONAL JUNIOR (UNDER-20) TEAM ON- AND
               OFF-ICE PRE-WORLD JUNIOR TRAINING IN SALZBURG, AUSTRIA
    CITY:      SALZBURG
    NOTES:     Canada's practice times and media availability times are
               subject to change. Please contact Team Canada's Andre Brin
               at abrin@hockeycanada.ca to schedule interviews and
               re-confirm times.
    CONTACT:   Melissa Graham, Edelman, (416) 979-1120 x 350; Lubor Keliar,
               Keith Degrace, Red Bull Canada, (416) 348-0389 x 225,
               (416) 348-0389 x 227
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/10/c9148.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2007/16/c3525.html

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