CNW Daybook for Monday, January 28, 2008



    TORONTO, Jan. 28 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>NOVA SCOTIA</B>

    DATE:      January 28
    EVENT:     VANOC MAKES IMPORTANT OLYMPIC GAMES ANNOUNCEMENT IN ATLANTIC
               CANADA
    CITY:      HALIFAX
    LOCATION:  Kenneth C. Rowe Heritage Hall
               Pier 21
               Canada's Immigration Museum
               1055 Marginal Road
    CONTACT:   Media Contacts: Halifax: Neal Alderson, Bristol Group, Tel:
               (902) 491-2533; Vancouver: Suzanne Walters, VANOC
               Communications, Tel: (778) 328-6386; Mary Fraser, VANOC
               Communications, Tel: (778) 328-3667
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/24/c3736.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     SERVICE CANADA - ANNOUNCEMENT OF FUNDING FOR A PROJECT THAT
               WILL HELP YOUTH IN SAINT-AGAPIT
    CITY:      SAINT-AGAPIT
    LOCATION:  Carrefour jeunesse-emploi de Lotbinière
               1159 Principale Street
               Suite 101
    CONTACT:   Pascal Doucet, Media Relations Coordinator, Service Canada
               Communications, (514) 982-2384, ext. 2209
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/25/c4316.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 12:00
    EVENT:     GATHERING THAT WILL UNDERLINE THE DEPLOYMENT OF ABOUT A
               HUNDRED SOLDIERS OF 12E REGIMENT BLINDE DU CANADA
    CITY:      QUEBEC
    LOCATION:  Valcartier Garrison
    CONTACT:   5 CMBG Public Affairs Office, (418) 844-5000 extension 4224,
               Pager: (418) 260-3082
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/January2008/25/c4293.html

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     THE HONOURABLE MICHAEL FORTIER, MINISTER OF PUBLIC WORKS AND
               GOVERNMENT SERVICES, WILL MAKE AN IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR
               SENIORS
    CITY:      VAUDREUIL-DORION
    LOCATION:  Musée régional de Vaudreuil-Soulanges
               431 Saint-Charles Avenue
    CONTACT:   Frédéric Baril, Press secretary, Office of Minister Fortier,
               (613) 868-1128; Media Relations Office, Human Resources and
               Social Development Canada, (819) 994-5559
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/27/c4485.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     LUNCHEON - JEAN-FRANCOIS BLAIS, PRESIDENT AND CHIEF
               EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF AXA CANADA INC., AT THE CANADIAN CLUB
               OF MONTREAL'S PODIUM
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Hilton Bonaventure Hotel
               Salon Mont-Royal
               900, de La Gauchetière West
    CONTACT:   Ginette Bergogne, Executive Director, Canadian, Club of
               Montreal, (514) 398-0457
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/24/c4005.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    TIME:      08:15
    EVENT:     THE HOLLOWING OUT AND TRANSFORMATION OF CORPORATE CANADA:
               MYTH OR REALITY?
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Sutton Place Hotel
               955 Bay Street
    CONTACT:   or media accreditation, contact: Yvonne Squires, Marketing
               and Communications Coordinator, (613) 526-3090, ext. 221
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/24/c3962.html

    TIME:      09:00 - 09:30
    EVENT:     INTRODUCTION OF THE CITY OF TORONTO'S 2008 OPERATING BUDGET
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Members' Lounge
               Toronto City Hall
               100 Queen Street West
    CONTACT:   Media contacts: Stuart Green, Deputy Director,
               Communications, Office of the Mayor, (416) 338-7119; Ryan
               Merkley, Executive Assistant to Councillor Carroll,
               (416) 392-4037; Kevin Sack, Director, Strategic Communications
               City of Toronto, (416) 397-5277
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/27/c4482.html

    TIME:      09:15 - 10:30
    EVENT:     A FORUM WILL TAKE PLACE IN TORONTO TO MOBILIZE ACTION ON
               TARGETS, CONSULTATIONS AND POLICIES THAT CAN LEAD TO
               SUBSTANTIAL PROGRESS AGAINST POVERTY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Metro Central YMCA
               2nd floor auditorium
               20 Grosvenor Street
    CONTACT:   Alissa Von Bargen, Communications Officer, Community Social
               Planning Council of Toronto, office: (416) 351-0095 x 214,
               cell: (647) 230-9164
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/24/c3833.html

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     PRE-BUDGET SUBMISSION PRESENTATION TO THE STANDING COMMITTEE
               ON FINANCE AND ECONOMIC AFFAIRS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Main Legislative Building
               Queen's Park
               Room 151
    CONTACT:   Marion Zych, Director of Communications, Registered Nurses'
               Association of Ontario, (647) 406-5605 (cellular phone)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/25/c4267.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     THE HEART AND STROKE FOUNDATION WILL UNVEIL ITS ANNUAL
               REPORT ON CANADIANS' HEALTH
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Polson Pier (formerly known as "The Docks")
               11 Polson Street
    NOTES:     Journalists may join the Toronto press conference by dialing
               1-800-733-7571 and asking for the Heart and Stroke
               Foundation press conference
    CONTACT:   Sharon Edwards, Heart and Stroke Foundation, (416) 489-7111
               ext. 482, (416) 937-5307; Jane-Diane Fraser, Heart and
               Stroke Foundation, (613) 569-4361 ext. 273
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/23/c3527.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     SID RYAN DEPUTATION TO STANDING COMMITTEE ON FINANCE &
               ECONOMIC AFFAIRS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Committee Room 151
               Queen's Park
    CONTACT:   Valerie Dugale, CUPE Communications, (647) 225-3685; Sid
               Ryan, CUPE Ontario President, (416) 209-0066
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/28/c4508.html

    TIME:      14:15
    EVENT:     OHA PRE-BUDGET SUBMISSION AND COMMENT TO STANDING COMMITTEE
               ON FINANCE AND ECONOMIC
               AFFAIRS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Ontario Legislature (Room 151)
    CONTACT:   OHA Public Affairs, (416) 205-1305
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/25/c4301.html

    TIME:      15:45
    EVENT:     WORKFORCE SHORTAGE COALITION TO SPEAK AT PRE-BUDGET HEARINGS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Committee room 151
               Main legislative building
               Queen's Park
    CONTACT:   Rob Savage, Director of Communications, Colleges Ontario,
               (416) 596-0744, ext. 239
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/25/c4318.html

    TIME:      18:45 - 21:15
    EVENT:     120TH ANNUAL DINNER - THE TORONTO BOARD OF TRADE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Metro Toronto Convention Centre
               Constitution Hall
               255 Front Street West
    CONTACT:   Mansfield Communications Inc, Sarah Thompson, P:
               (416) 599-0024 x244; Laura Hyde, P: (416) 599-0024 x 229
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/24/c3805.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    DATE:      January 28
    EVENT:     CUPE BC "INVESTING IN OUR COMMUNITIES" PUBLIC PRESENTATION
               AND DISCUSSION
    CITY:      PLEASE SEE URL FOR VARIOUS CITIES
    LOCATION:  Please see URL for various locations
    CONTACT:   Dan Gawthrop, CUPE Communications, (604) 999-6132
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/22/c3198.html

    TIME:      08:00
    EVENT:     COUNCIL OF THE FEDERATION - FORUM ON CLIMATE CHANGE
               ADAPTATION
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Pan Pacific Hotel Vancouver
               300 - 999 Canada Place
    CONTACT:   Nicole Picot, Office of Premier Shawn Graham, (506) 453-2144;
               Jamie Edwardson, British Columbia Intergovermental, Relations
               Secretariat, (250) 356-7373; Loretta O'Connor, Council of the
               Federation Secretariat, (613) 563-4066, (613) 863-8448 (cell)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/21/c2594.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 17:00
    EVENT:     BC FOODSERVICE EXPO
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  BC Place Stadium
               777 Pacific Blvd.
    CONTACT:   Samantha Scholefield, BC Foodservice Expo Show Manager,
               (604) 328-2517 (cell); Jeni Armstrong, Communications
               Specialist, 1-800-387-5649, ext. 4254
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/25/c4154.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/10/c8035.html
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    <B>SATELLITE FEED/B-ROLL</B>

    TIME:      11:30 - 12:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     HEART AND STROKE FOUNDATION 2008 REPORT ON CANADIANS' HEALTH
    CO-ORDS:   Anik F2 C
               Transponder 1B
               Audio subcarrier 6.2 and 6.8
               Downlink frequency 3740 vertical
    TOC        CFA TX 1
    CONTACT:   CNW BROADCAST, TORONTO, (416) 863-9350
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2008/25/c4287.html

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