CNW Daybook for Monday, February 18, 2008



    TORONTO, Feb. 18 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      February 5 - February 18
    EVENT:     L'EMBARQUEMENT POUR L'AMOUR FOU: A COLLECTIVE WORK OF ART
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  main entrance hall of Place des Arts
    CONTACT:   Flavie Boucher, Les Impatients, (514) 842-1043
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/29/c5198.html

    DATE:      February 18
    EVENT:     THE HONOURABLE LAWRENCE CANNON, MINISTER OF TRANSPORT,
               INFRASTRUCTURE AND COMMUNITIES, ACTING ON BEHALF OF THE
               HONOURABLE JEAN-PIERRE BLACKBURN, MINISTER OF LABOUR AND
               MINISTER OF CANADA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, WILL ANNOUNCE THE
               AWARDING OF FUNDING TO A FIRM IN THE PONTIAC RIDING
    CITY:      BRISTOL
    LOCATION:  Coronation Cider Mills, 206 River Rd.
    CONTACT:   François Bélisle, Communications, Canada Economic
               Development, (819) 825-5260, ext. 235; 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/February2008/14/c2061.html

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     THE HONOURABLE LAWRENCE CANNON WILL ANNOUNCE THE AWARDING OF
               FUNDING TO THE FIRM CREATIONS PRO-CEDRE
    CITY:      WALTHAM
    LOCATION:  Creations Pro-Cedre, 100 Nadeau St.
    CONTACT:   Francois Belisle, Communications, Canada Economic
               Development, (819) 825-5260, ext. 235; 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/February2008/14/c2064.html

    TIME:      10:30 - 11:30
    EVENT:     MEET DA VINCI - THE FIRST SURGICAL ROBOT OF ITS KIND IN
               QUEBEC
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Jewish General Hospital, Légaré entrance, 5757 Légaré,
               Pavilion E, 4th Floor
    NOTES:     Parking available in lot adjacent to Légaré Street., The JGH
               will refund the cost of parking upon presentation of ticket
    CONTACT:   Sylvie Robitaille, (514) 843-2354, (514) 220-4979 (cell)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/14/c2244.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     CANADA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - INVITATION TO THE MEDIA -
               AWARDING OF FUNDING TO THE FIRM INDUSTRIES A. P. INC.
    CITY:      LAURIER-STATION
    LOCATION:  Les Industries A. P. Inc., 364 Saint-Joseph Blvd.
    CONTACT:   Guylaine Beaudoin, Communications, Canada Economic
               Development, (418) 648-4679, Cell.: (418) 580-8215;
               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/February2008/11/c8831.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     MR. JACQUES GOURDE, MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT FOR
               LOTBINIERE-CHUTES-DE-LA-CHAUDIERE, WILL CELEBRATE THE
               SUPPORT PROVIDED TO THE L'ADOBERGE
    CITY:      SAINT-JEAN-CHRYSOSTOME
    LOCATION:  L'ADOberge Chaudière-Appalaches, 881, Commerciale Street
    CONTACT:   Pascal Doucet, Media Relations Coordinator, Service Canada
               Communications, (514) 982-2384, ext. 2209; Media Relations
               Office, Service Canada, (819) 994-5559
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/15/c3047.html

    TIME:      15:00
    EVENT:     CANADA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE AWARDING
               OF FUNDING TO THE FIRM CREATIONS PRO-CEDRE
    CITY:      WALTHAM
    LOCATION:  Créations Pro-Cèdre, 100, rue Nadeau
    CONTACT:   François Bélisle, Communications, Canada Economic
               Development, (819) 825-5260, ext. 235; 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/February2008/15/c2857.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    TIME:      10:00 - 13:00
    EVENT:     FAMILY DAY FREE-SKATE FROM 10 A.M. - 1 P.M. AT HERSHEY
               CENTRE, MISSISSAUGA
    CITY:      MISSISSAUGA
    LOCATION:  Hershey Centre
    NOTES:     Free-Skate with professional women's hockey players
    CONTACT:   Livy Feldgajer, (416) 866-6203
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/15/c2580.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 13:00
    EVENT:     SCOTIABANK CELEBRATES TEAMING UP WITH CANADIAN WOMEN'S
               HOCKEY LEAGUE WITH A "FAMILY DAY" PUBLIC SKATE
    CITY:      MISSISSAUGA
    LOCATION:  Hershey Centre
    CONTACT:   Livy Feldgajer, Scotiabank Public Affairs, (416) 866-6203
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/13/c9786.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     DEVONSHIRE MALL FAMILY DAY EVENT
    CITY:      WINDSOR
    LOCATION:  Devonshire Mall, 3100 Howard Ave. Windsor, Ontario
    CONTACT:   Anna Ng, (416) 504-3977 ext. 29
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/18/c2336.html

    TIME:      11:00 - 14:00
    EVENT:     LOCAL CELEBRITIES, RADIO SHOW HOSTS, POLITICIANS AND THE
               PUBLIC MAKE SNOW ANGELS ON PARLIAMENT HILL TO CELEBRATE
               FAMILY DAY
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Parliament Hill
    CONTACT:   Ontario Association of Children's Aid Societies, Marcelo
               Gomez-Wiuckstern, (416) 987-9648; Eastern Zone Children's
               Aid Societies, France Clost, communications, The Children's
               Aid Society of Ottawa, (613) 747-7800 ex. 2033; Grant
               Lavallée, Renfrew County Family and Children's Services,
               (613) 432-4821 ext. 3038
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/14/c2448.html

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     SICKKIDS TO CELEBRATE FAMILY DAY - FARLEY FLEX AND FAMILY TO
               HELP SICKKIDS FOUNDATION LAUNCH BELIEVE IN CHANGE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Toronto Eaton Centre (Albert's Way - second floor, mid
               mall), 220 Yonge Street (Yonge St./Dundas St.)
    CONTACT:   Lori Abbott, Public Affairs, SickKids Foundation, P: (416)
               813-8292, E-mail: lori.abbott@sickkidsfoundation.com;
               Danja Jakovljevic, Public Affairs, SickKids Foundation, P:
               (416) 813-6166, Ext. 2325; E-mail:
               danja.jakovljevic@sickkidsfoundation.com
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/14/c2279.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    DATE:      February 18 - February 19
    EVENT:     INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITY WITH ROSALIND PROBER OF BEYOND BORDERS
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  please contact Rosalind for more information
    CONTACT:   Rosalind Prober, (204) 793-7080
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/15/c2548.html

    TIME:      11:30 - 13:00
    EVENT:     RACHAEL LEIGH COOK WILL BE VISITING THE YORK HOUSE SCHOOL
               TO HOST A SELF-ESTEEM WORKSHOP
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  The McTavish Room, The York House School, 4176 Alexandra
               Street, Vancouver (enter off Alexandra, parking on north
               side of King Edward St. due to construction zone)
    CONTACT:   Megan Matthews, (416) 960-5100 x232; Erin Stewart, (416)
               960-5100 x265
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/13/c9642.html

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     AFN NATIONAL CHIEF TO DONATE FIRST NATION DRUMS TO BC-CANADA
               HOUSE FOR THE 2008 SUMMER GAMES
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Vancouver Sutton Place Hotel, Salon Pommard, lobby level,
               845 Burrard Street
    NOTES:     Media Photo Opportunity
    CONTACT:   Karyn Pugliese, on site, cel (613) 292-1877; Joan McEwen,
               AFN Director of Communications, (613) 241-6789, ext. 242;
               Tewanee Joseph, Four Host First Nations, (778) 327-5775
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/17/c3027.html

    TIME:      16:15
    EVENT:     SPEECH BY MARK CARNEY, GOVERNOR OF THE BANK OF CANADA
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Four Seasons Hotel - Park Ballroom, 791 West Georgia Street
    CONTACT:   Jeremy Harrison, (613) 782-8782
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/February2008/13/c9849.html

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