CNW Daybook for Monday, February 9, 2009



    TORONTO, Feb. 9 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      February 8 - February 11
    EVENT:     16TH CONFERENCE ON RETROVIRUSES AND OPPORTUNISTIC INFECTIONS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Palais des congrès
    CONTACT:   Pierre Bellerose, Vice President, Public Relations, Product
               Research and Development, Tourisme Montréal, (514) 844-2404
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/06/c6480.html

    DATE:      February 8 - February 10
    EVENT:     HOTEL AND RESTAURANT SUPPLIERS ASSOCIATION INC. -
               INTERNATIONAL HOSPITALITY TRADE SHOW
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Place Bonaventure
    CONTACT:   Serge Privé, (514) 466-7292
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/30/c4171.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 14:00
    EVENT:     BILL MORRIS, MANAGING DIRECTOR FOR ACCENTURE CANADA, AT THE
               CANADIAN CLUB OF MONTREAL'S PODIUM
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Salon Jolliet, 900,
               René-Lévesque Blvd West
    CONTACT:   Media: Ginette Bergogne, Executive Director, Canadian Club
               of Montreal, (514) 398-0457
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/06/c6270.html

    TIME:      17:00 - 21:00
    EVENT:     CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF PROFESSIONAL SOMMELIERS HOLDS ANNUAL
               AUCTION AT SALON RENDEZ-VOUS HRI
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Hotel of Tomorrow, Place Bonaventure
    CONTACT:   Stéphane Leroux, (514) 774-8886; Eloi de Bellefeuille,
               (514) 451-6196; André J. Côté, (514) 942-2677
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/03/c4990.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      February 2 - February 14
    EVENT:     THE HEART AND STROKE FOUNDATION TAKES OVER THE TORONTO EATON
               CENTRE DURING FEBRUARY, HEART MONTH
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Toronto Eaton Centre - at Trinity Way (upper level, North
               end), Albert's Way (middle Level, middle of the mall), and
               Gap Court (lower level, North end)
    CONTACT:   Stacy O'Rourke, Heart and Stroke Foundation, (416) 937-5307
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/29/c3777.html

    DATE:      February 7 - February 15
    EVENT:     CANADA'S WONDERLAND AUDITION TOUR
    CITY:      VAUGHAN
    LOCATION:  Please see URL for further details
    CONTACT:   Dineen Beaven, (905) 832-7482; Russ Montague, (905) 832-7486
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/04/c5193.html

    DATE:      February 8 - February 9
    EVENT:     TVO BRINGS ITS FLAGSHIP CURRENT AFFAIRS PROGRAM, THE AGENDA
               WITH STEVE PAIKIN: ON THE ROAD, PRESENTED BY VALE INCO, TO
               THUNDER BAY
    CITY:      THUNDER BAY
    LOCATION:  TVO brings its flagship current affairs program, The Agenda
               with Steve Paikin: On the Road, presented by Vale Inco, to
               Thunder Bay
    CONTACT:   Paul Ginis, (416) 484-2600 x2445; Anne Rubenstein,
               (416) 484-2881
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/02/c4736.html

    TIME:      February 9
    EVENT:     THE CHARLES TAYLOR PRIZE FOR LITERARY NON-FICTION - AUTHOR
               LUNCHEON AND WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Le Meridien King Edward Hotel
    CONTACT:   Media are requested to confirm attendance, special
               requirements or interview requests with: Stephen Weir &
               Associates: Stephen Weir, (416) 489-5868,  cell:
               (416) 801-3101; Linda Crane: (905) 257-6033, cell:
               (416) 727-0112
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/03/c4922.html

    TIME:      February 9
    EVENT:     TOM CLOSSON, PRESIDENT AND CEO OF THE ONTARIO HOSPITAL
               ASSOCIATION (OHA) IS IN KINGSTON AND OTTAWA TO MEET WITH
               HOSPITAL CEOS AND BOARD CHAIRS FROM EASTERN ONTARIO
    CITY:      KINGSTON, OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Eastern Ontario
    CONTACT:   To arrange an interview time, contact Amy Ouellette, OHA
               Public Affairs at (416) 205-1433
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/06/c6430.html

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     SICK AND TIRED: THE COMPROMISED HEALTH OF SOCIAL ASSISTANCE
               RECIPIENTS AND THE WORKING POOR IN ONTARIO STUDY RELEASE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  YMCA at 20 Grosvenor St.
    CONTACT:   Christopher Wulff at (647) 654-3160
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/09/c6613.html

    TIME:      09:30 - 10:30
    EVENT:     IMPROVING ACCESS TO FAMILY HEALTH CARE AND EMERGENCY ROOM
               PERFORMANCE - TECHNICAL BRIEFING
    CITY:      MARKHAM
    LOCATION:  Central LHIN Office, Large Boardroom, 140 Allstate Parkway
    CONTACT:   Media Contact: Andrew Morrison, Ministry of Health and
               Long-Term Care, (416) 314-6197
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/04/c5517.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     THE HEART AND STROKE FOUNDATION UNVEILS ITS ANNUAL REPORT ON
               CANADIANS' HEALTH
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Courtyard Marriott, Wood Room, 475 Yonge Street
    CONTACT:   Stacy O'Rourke, Heart and Stroke Foundation, Cell:
               (416) 937-5307; Jane-Diane Fraser, Heart and Stroke
               Foundation, (613) 569-4361 ext. 273
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/05/c5699.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     PEN CANADA - JIANG WEIPING DISCUSSES PRESS FREEDOM IN CHINA
               TODAY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Upper Library, Massey College, 4 Devonshire Place
    CONTACT:   Brendan de Caires, T: (416) 703-8448 ext 21
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/06/c6340.html

    TIME:      11:30 - 14:00
    EVENT:     THE CHARLES TAYLOR PRIZE FOR LITERARY NON-FICTION 2009
               AUTHOR LUNCHEON & WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Le Meridien King Edward Hotel, Sovereign Ballroom, Main
               Level, 37 King St. East
    CONTACT:   Please confirm attendance & arrange interview requests in
               advance with: Stephen Weir & Associates: Stephen Weir,
               (416) 489-5868, cell: (416) 801-3101; Linda Crane:
               (905) 257-6033, cell: (416) 727-0112
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/05/c5968.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     TORONTO MAYOR DAVID MILLER MAKES IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT
               ABOUT CITY PROGRAMS AND SERVICES TO HELP RESIDENTS AND
               BUSINESSES
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Toronto Public Library, Parkdale Branch, 1303 Queen St.
               W.,(between Elmgove and Cowan Avenues)
    CONTACT:   Don Wanagas, Director of Communications, Office of the
               Mayor, (416) 338-7134; Kevin Sack, Director of Strategic
               Communications, (416) 919-6500 (cell); Ana-Maria Critchley,
               Manager, Corporate Communications, Toronto Public Library,
               (416) 393-7212
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/06/c6436.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     CENTRAL EAST LOCAL HEALTH INTEGRATION NETWORK
               WILL BE HOSTING A TECHNICAL BRIEFING ON THE ONTARIO
               GOVERNMENT'S PLAN TO IMPROVE ACCESS TO FAMILY HEALTH CARE
               AND EMERGENCY ROOM PERFORMANCE AND NEW INITIATIVES
    CITY:      AJAX
    LOCATION:  Central East LHIN Office, Boardroom, Harwood Plaza, 314
               Harwood Avenue South, Suite 204A
    NOTES:     Teleconference: Local dial-in: (416) 406-3640, Toll-free:
               1-866-832-4445, Passcode: 8129433 followed by the number sign
    CONTACT:   Media Contact: Andrew Morrison, Ministry of Health and
               Long-Term Care, (416) 314-6197
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/05/c5947.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    DATE:      February 8 - February 10
    EVENT:     BIOPARTNERING NORTH AMERICA (BPN) CONFERENCE
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  The Westin Bayshore, 1601 Bayshore Drive
    CONTACT:   Stephanie Leung, Communications, Coordinator, British
               Columbia Innovation Council, (604) 602-5249
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/06/c6450.html

    TIME:      16:30
    EVENT:     ONCOLYTICS BIOTECH® INC. PRESENTS AT BIOPARTNERING NORTH
               AMERICA
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Westin Bayshore Resort
    CONTACT:   For Canada: Oncolytics Biotech Inc., Cathy Ward, Tel:
               (403) 670-7377; For Canada: The Equicom Group, Nick Hurst,
               Tel: (403) 538-4845; For United States: The Investor Relations
               Group, Erika Moran, Tel: (212) 825-3210
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/05/c5927.html

    TIME:      16:30
    EVENT:     BIOMS MEDICAL PARTICIPATES IN BIOINDUSTRY SESSION AT
               BIOPARTNERING NORTH AMERICA
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Westin Bayshore Resort
    CONTACT:   Tony Hesby, Ryan Giese, Amanda Stadel, BioMS Medical Corp.,
               (780) 413-7152; James Smith, Investor Relations,
               (416) 815-0700 ext. 229
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/06/c6072.html
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    <B>SATELLITE FEED/B-ROLL</B>

    TIME:      11:00 - 11:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     THE HEART AND STROKE FOUNDATION UNVEILS ITS ANNUAL REPORT ON
               CANADIANS' HEALTH
    CO-ORDS:   Anik F2 C, Transponder 3B, Audio subcarrier 6.2 and 6.8,
               Downlink frequency 3820 vertical
    CONTACT:   Stacy O'Rourke, Heart and Stroke Foundation, Cell: (416)
               937-5307; Jane-Diane Fraser, Heart and Stroke Foundation,
               (613) 569-4361 ext. 273
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/04/c5699.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     ANNUAL BIO CEO & INVESTOR CONFERENCE - HAEMACURE
               PRESENTATION
    INTERNET:
   
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    CONTACT:   Haemacure Corporation: Joseph Galli, Chairman and CEO,
               (514) 990-7074, Gilles Lemieux, Secretary, (514) 282-3350 ext.
               22;  Jason Tuthill, Investor Relations, (914) 980-4776
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/03/c4854.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     THE HEART AND STROKE FOUNDATION UNVEILS ITS ANNUAL REPORT ON
               CANADIANS' HEALTH
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-732-9307
    CONTACT:   Stacy O'Rourke, Heart and Stroke Foundation, Cell:
               (416) 937-5307; Jane-Diane Fraser, Heart and Stroke
               Foundation, (613) 569-4361 ext. 273
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/04/c5699.html

    TIME:      10:20 - 10:50 Pacific
    EVENT:     VECIMA PRESENTS AT THOMAS WEISEL PARTNERS TECHNOLOGY &
               TELECOM CONFERENCE 2009
    INTERNET:  http://www.veracast.com/webcasts/twp/tech09/16105476.cfm
    CONTACT:   Vecima Networks, Alan Brick, Investor Relations Officer,
               (250) 881-1982
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/02/c4905.html

    TIME:      10:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     ONCOTHYREON PRESENTS AT BIO CEO & INVESTOR CONFERENCE 2009
    INTERNET:  www.oncothyreon.com
    CONTACT:   Julie Rathbun, Rathbun Communications, (206) 769-9219
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/03/c5009.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     ENDEAVOUR FINANCIAL HOSTS CONFERENCE CALL TO DISCUSS ITS
               FINANCIAL RESULTS
    INTERNET:  www.endeavourfinancial.com
    PHONE NO.: (201) 689-8031 or 1-877-407-8031
    CONTACT:   Dr. Sally Eyre, Director Marketing & Business Development,
               (604) 609-6129 or Vanguard Shareholder Solutions,
               1-866-341-4111 or (604) 608-0824
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/05/c5916.html

    TIME:      11:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CONFERENCE CALL/WEBCAST - FIRST CAPITAL REALTY DISCUSSES
               AGREEMENTS TO ACQUIRE UNITS OF ALLIED PROPERTIES REIT
    INTERNET:  www.firstcapitalrealty.ca
    PHONE NO.: 866-299-6657 or (416) 641-6135
    CONTACT:   Dori J. Segal, President & CEO, or Karen H. Weaver,
               Executive Vice President and CFO, (416) 504-4114
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/09/c6612.html

    TIME:      17:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     TUCOWS HOLDS FOURTH QUARTER INVESTMENT COMMUNITY CONFERENCE
               CALL
    INTERNET:  http://tucowsinc.com/investors
    CONTACT:   Lawrence Chamberlain, The Equicom Group for Tucows Inc.,
               (416) 815-0700 ext. 257
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2009/28/c3217.html
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    <B>USA</B>

    DATE:      February 9 - February 10
    EVENT:     BIO CEO & INVESTOR CONFERENCE
    CITY:      NEW YORK CITY
    LOCATION:  Waldorf-Astoria
    CONTACT:   Haemacure Corporation: Joseph Galli, Chairman and CEO,
               (514) 990-7074; Gilles Lemieux, Secretary, (514) 282-3350 ext.
               22; Jason Tuthill, Investor Relations, (914) 980-4776
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/03/c4854.html

    TIME:      14:45 Eastern
    EVENT:     BIOMS MEDICAL PRESENTS AT THE 11TH ANNUAL BIO CEO & INVESTOR
               CONFERENCE
    CITY:      NEW YORK
    LOCATION:  Waldorf-Astoria
    CONTACT:   Tony Hesby, Ryan Giese, Amanda Stadel, BioMS Medical Corp.,
               (780) 413-7152; Smith, Investor Relations, (416) 815-0700
               ext. 229
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/05/c5665.html

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