CNW Daybook for Monday, February 4, 2008



    TORONTO, Feb. 4 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      February 4
    EVENT:     CRTC HOLDS A PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER THE RECOMMENDATIONS
               MADE BY THE CRTC TASK FORCE ON THE CANADIAN TELEVISION FUND
    CITY:      GATINEAU
    LOCATION:  Conference Centre, Portage IV, Outaouais Room, 140 Promenade
               du Portage
    CONTACT:   Media Relations: MediaRelations, (819) 997-9403; General
               Inquiries: (819) 997-0313, TDD: (819) 994-0423; Toll-free:
               1-877-249-CRTC (2782); TDD - Toll-free: 1-877-909-CRTC (2782)
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/February2008/01/c6046.html

    DATE:      February 4
    EVENT:     IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR SENIORS
    CITY:      VAUDREUIL-DORION
    LOCATION:  Centre d'histoire La Presqu'île, 431 Saint-Charles Avenue
    CONTACT:   Frédéric Baril, Press Secretary, Office of Minister Fortier,
               613-868-1128; Pascal Doucet, Media Relations Coordinator,
               Service Canada Communications, 514-982-2384, ext. 2209
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/February2008/01/c6516.html

    TIME:      09:00 - 10:00
    EVENT:     CRTC HEARING: CANADIAN TELEVISION FUND OPENING PRESENTATION
    CITY:      GATINEAU
    LOCATION:  Conference Centre, Phase IV, Place du Portage, 140 Promenade
               du Portage
    CONTACT:   Susan Smith, Bluesky Strategy Group, c: (613) 371-0624; Lisa
               Crawford, Bluesky Strategy Group, c: (613) 218-2481; Betsy
               Chaly, Director of Communications, Canadian Television Fund,
               c: (416) 554-2768
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/01/c6344.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     THE QUEBEC FOOD ALLERGY ASSOCIATION INTRODUCES: THE "FOOD
               ALLERGY MANAGEMENT MANUAL FOR RESTAURANTS AND FOOD SERVICES"!
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Room 8 (exhibition area), Place Bonaventure
    NOTES:     Media registration at 10:45 a.m.
    CONTACT:   Chantale Baar, Communications Chantale Baar, (514) 992-6463
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/01/c6009.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     CANADIAN ACTORS, PRODUCERS, WRITERS, DIRECTORS JOIN TOGETHER
               IN SUPPORT OF CANADIAN TELEVISION
    CITY:      GATINEAU
    LOCATION:  Conference Centre, Pontiac Room, Phase IV, Place du Portage,
               140 Promenade du Portage
    CONTACT:   Jeff Brinton, Director of Communications and Media, CFTPA,
               (613) 233-1444 ex 227; Lisa Mahal, Communications Manager,
               Directors Guild of Canada, (416) 482-6640 x 251; Susan
               Ponting, ACTRA National Public Relations, (416) 644-1519,
               Cell: (416) 897-7028, sponting@actra.ca; David Kinahan,
               Director of Communications, Writers Guild of Canada,
               (416) 979-7907
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/31/c5969.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      February 4
    EVENT:     RIDEAU INSTITUTE EVENTS DISCUSS CANADA'S INTERNATIONAL
               STANDING, AFGHANISTAN
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Click on the link below for details
    CONTACT:   Steven Staples, Rideau Institute, (613) 565-9449, c.
               (613) 290-2695; Anthony Salloum, Rideau Institute, c.
               (613) 724-1070; Jason Gratl, B.C. Civil Liberties Association,
               c. (604) 317-1919
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/04/c6634.html

    DATE:      February 4
    EVENT:     WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT AT BROCK UNIVERSITY
    CITY:      ST. CATHARINES
    LOCATION:  Brock University
    CONTACT:   Jeff Dunbrack, Canadian team high performance
               coordinator, (613) 260-1296, ext. 202; Norma Reveler, Canadian
               Paralympic Committee media relations, (613) 569-4333, ext. 227
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/31/c5897.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     THE CANADIAN URBAN TRANSIT ASSOCIATION (CUTA) PRESENTS THE
               RESULTS OF THE NATIONAL REPORT ON TRANSIT'S INFRASTRUCTURE
               NEEDS
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Charles Lynch Press Room, Centre Block, Parliament Hill
    CONTACT:   Maureen Shuell, Director of Communications, (416) 365-9800
               ext. 105 (office), (416) 898-5600 cell (in Ottawa on
               February 4, 2008)
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/01/c6375.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     CUPE AND CANADIAN FEDERATION OF NURSES UNIONS - WEBSITE
               AIMED AT PUBLIC, DESIGNED TO REPORT INCIDENCES OF EXTRA-
               BILLING AND OTHER VIOLATIONS OF THE CANADA HEALTH ACT
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  National Press Theatre, 150 Wellington Street
    CONTACT:   Christopher Schulz, Communication Assistant, CFNU,
               (613) 816-9062 cell.; Catherine Louli, CUPE Communication,
               (613) 851-0547 cell.
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/03/c5859.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     LAUNCH OF THE NIKE ROCK + RUN TREADMILL CLASS - AN INNOVATIVE
               GROUP EXERCISE RUNNING EXPERIENCE INCORPORATING NIKE +
               TECHNOLOGY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Extreme Fitness, 267 Richmond Street West
    NOTES:     Perdita Felicien, Olympic hurdler
    CONTACT:   Melanie Dulos, Heather Hopkins, APEX Public Relations, T:
               (416) 924-4442, ext. 254, 251, C: (647) 201-8994,
               (647) 271-5975
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/30/c5291.html

    TIME:      11:45
    EVENT:     SCOTIA SECURITIES INC. ANNOUNCES GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE FUND
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Scotia Plaza, 40 King St. W. 63rd floor, Ratcliff Room
    NOTES:     Those unable to attend in person can listen in and ask
               questions via conference call at 1-866-542-4262
    CONTACT:   Please RSVP to Paula Cufre, Scotiabank Public Affairs,
               (416) 933-1093
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/01/c5735.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     WORLD VISION HAMILTON-HALTON-NIAGARA 2600 CAMPAIGN LAUNCH
               EVENT
    CITY:      HAMILTON
    LOCATION:  Sir Allan MacNab Secondary School, 145 Magnolia Drive
    CONTACT:   Tiffany Baggetta, (905) 565-6200 ext. 2485, (416) 677-4450
               (cell)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/31/c6083.html

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     GRAND OPENING OF THE RENOVATED JANE/DUNDAS BRANCH
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Jane/Dundas Branch, 620 Jane Street
    CONTACT:   Edward Karek, Communications Officer, (416) 397-5925
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/31/c5998.html

    TIME:      13:00 - 15:00
    EVENT:     PHARMACARE HEARINGS PANEL DISCUSSIONS
    CITY:      SARNIA
    LOCATION:  Lochiel Kiwanis Community Centre, 180 College Ave. North
    CONTACT:   Ontario Health Coalition, (416) 441-2502
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/01/c6556.html

    TIME:      18:00 - 20:00
    EVENT:     TV STARS ON PARLIAMENT HILL
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Room 200, West Block, Parliament Hill
    CONTACT:   Susan Smith, Bluesky Strategy Group, c: (613) 371-0624; Lisa
               Crawford, Bluesky Strategy Group, c: (613) 218-2481; Betsy
               Chaly, Director of Communications, Canadian Television Fund,
               c: (416) 554-2768
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/01/c6344.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     DR. ROB TREMBLAY WILL BE PRESENTING VERY CURRENT AND
               APPLICABLE INFORMATION ON BVD
    CITY:      AIRDRIE
    LOCATION:  Woodside Golf Course
    CONTACT:   Milt LeBaron, 1-800-263-5103 EXT 4421
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/18/c2234.html

    TIME:      18:00
    EVENT:     DR. ROB TREMBLAY WILL BE PRESENTING VERY CURRENT AND
               APPLICABLE INFORMATION ON BVD
    CITY:      LETHBRIDGE
    LOCATION:  Lethbridge Lodge
    CONTACT:   Milt LeBaron, 1-800-263-5103 EXT 4421
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/18/c2234.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    DATE:      February 4
    EVENT:     12TH ANNUAL BURN AWARENESS WEEK
    CITY:      PLEASE SEE URL FOR MORE INFORMATION
    LOCATION:  Please see URL for more information
    CONTACT:   Tammy Charles, Margo Bates Publicity Inc., Direct Tel:
               (604) 538-6757, Office Tel: (604) 536-9501
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/31/c5977.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    DATE:      February 4
    EVENT:     SOFTCHOICE TO PRESENT AT THOMAS WEISEL PARTNERS 2008
               TECHNOLOGY INVESTOR CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  http://www.veracast.com/webcasts/twp/tech08/83114557.cfm
    CONTACT:   Media Contact: Eric Gardiner, (416) 588-9002 Ext. 2358; Anne
               Brace, Chief Financial Officer, Softchoice Corporation,
               (416) 588-9986
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/30/c5228.html

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     GENNUM 2007 FOURTH QUARTER AND YEAR-END RESULTS CONFERENCE
               CALL
    INTERNET:  www.gennum.com or www.newswire.ca/en/webcast
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-733-7560
    CONTACT:   Gennum Media Contact: Robin Vaitonis, Director of Corporate
               Communications, Gennum Corporation, Tel: (905) 632-2999 ext.
               2110; Gennum Investor Relations Contact: Gordon Currie,
               Senior Vice-President, Finance & Administration and Chief
               Financial Officer, Gennum Corporation, Tel: (905) 632-2999
               ext. 3060
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/01/c6591.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CCL INDUSTRIES INC. CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-926-4951 or (212) 231-2902
    CONTACT:   Steve Lancaster, (416) 756-8517
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2008/01/c6029.html

    TIME:      13:30 Pacific
    EVENT:     2008 THOMAS WEISEL PARTNERS TECHNOLOGY, TELECOM & INTERNET
               CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  http://www.veracast.com/webcasts/twp/tech08/94110371.cfm
    CONTACT:   Dave Mason, CFA, The Equicom Group, (416) 815-0700 x237
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/28/c4657.html

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