CNW Daybook for Monday, May 4, 2009



    TORONTO, May 4 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    M O N D A Y,   M A Y   4
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    <B>NATIONAL</B>

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     MUSIC MONDAY '09 - MORE THAN 700,000 STUDENTS FROM EVERY
               PROVINCE AND TERRITORY IN CANADA UNITE IN SONG
    CITY:      VARIOUS
    LOCATION:  VARIOUS
    NOTES:     Visit www.musicmonday.ca for events in your local area
    CONTACT:   Laurie Weir, Jason Squire, Trillium Corporate Communications
               Inc., Cell: (416) 277-2453, (416) 322-3030
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/29/c6290.html
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    <B>NOVA SCOTIA</B>

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     NATIONAL MENTAL HEALTH WEEK LAUNCHES WITH STRESS CARDS FOR
               HALIGONIANS - THE LEAST STRESSFUL CARD IN YOUR WALLET
    CITY:      HALIFAX
    LOCATION:  Scotia Square, Barrington Street
    CONTACT:   Rachel Sa, PR POST, (416) 777-0368
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/01/c7384.html
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    <B>NEW BRUNSWICK</B>

    TIME:      08:30
    EVENT:     VIA RAIL CANADA INC. - IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING
               SIGNIFICANT INVESTMENTS IN CANADA'S PASSENGER RAIL SERVICE
    CITY:      MONCTON
    LOCATION:  Industrial Rail Services, Inc., 299 Humpyard Road
    NOTES:     Kindly confirm your attendance.
    CONTACT:   Sheri Somerville, MT&L Public Relations, (506) 672-1538,
               Cell: (506) 645-0455
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/01/c7394.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      April 23 - May 7
    EVENT:     THE CIRQUE DU SOLEIL PRESENTS THE PREVIEW PERFORMANCES FOR
               OVO
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Under the blue-and-yellow Grand Chapiteau on the Quays of
               the Old Port
    CONTACT:   Isabelle Longtin, Roy & Turner Communications, (514) 844-9678
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/07/c7961.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     FRENCH- AND ENGLISH-LANGUAGE SCHOOL BOARDS OF THE ISLANDS OF
               MONTREAL AND LAVAL - REGIONAL ROUNDTABLES ON STUDENT
               PERSISTENCE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Rosemount High School, Resource Room - 32 A, 3737 Beaubien
               Street East
    CONTACT:   Audrey Filion, CASACOM, (514) 286-2145, extension 223, (514)
               726-7520
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/30/c7023.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     FUR COUNCIL OF CANADA - MONTREAL NAFFEM
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Place Bonaventure, Exposition Hall (Kopenhagen Lounge)
    NOTES:     Press accreditation and ID are obligatory.
    CONTACT:   Pre-registration (required to enter exhibition hall): Teresa
               Eloy, Fur Council of Canada, (514) 844-1945
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/30/c7049.html

    TIME:      11:00 - 14:30
    EVENT:     NATIONAL MENTAL HEALTH WEEK LAUNCHES WITH STRESS CARDS FOR
               TORONTONIANS - THE LEAST STRESSFUL CARD IN YOUR WALLET
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  GO Concourse at Union Station (by the elevators)
    CONTACT:   Rachel Sa, PR POST, (416) 777-0368
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/01/c7385.html

    TIME:      11:45
    EVENT:     PRESS CONFERENCE - L'AUTRE JARDIN - FIRST 100% FAIRTRADE
               HOTEL IN CANADA!
    CITY:      QUEBEC
    LOCATION:  Auberge l'autre Jardin, 365, boulevard Charest Est
    CONTACT:   Marc-Henri Faure, fibrEthik.org, (514) 563-1195; Sandrine
               Viel, Auberge l'Autre Jardin, (418) 523-1790
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/27/c5590.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     LAURENTIAN BANK PRESIDENT AND CEO REJEAN ROBITAILLE'S "SEIZE
               EVERY OPPORTUNITY IN A PERIOD OF CRISIS" PRESENTATION AT THE
               CANADIAN CLUB OF MONTREAL
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  900 René-Lévesque Boulevard West
    CONTACT:   Gladys Caron, Vice-President Public Affairs, Communications
               and Investor Relations, (514) 284-4500, extension 7511
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/30/c6595.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 14:00
    EVENT:     REJEAN ROBITAILLE, PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF
               THE LAURENTIAN BANK, AT THE CANADIAN CLUB OF MONTREAL'S
               PODIUM
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth Hotel, 900, René-Lévesque West
               Blvd
    CONTACT:   Ginette Bergogne, Executive Director, Canadian Club of
               Montreal, (514) 398-0457
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/01/c7555.html

    TIME:      19:00
    EVENT:     PUBLIC CONSULTATION BEGINS ON DEVELOPMENT PROJECT FOR OLD
               PHILOSOPHY COLLEGE SITE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Offices of the OCPM, 1550 Metcalfe Street, 14th Floor (Peel
               Metro)
    NOTES:     First evening: representatives of both the City and
               developer will present the project and legislative
               amendments required to carry it out. Its impact on the
               surrounding area will also be examined.
    CONTACT:   Luc Doray, (514) 872-3568, Cell: (514) 977-8365
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/22/c3773.html
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May/2009/03/c7571.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      May 3 - May 5
    EVENT:     THE BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION TRADES DEPARTMENT, AFL-CIO,
               CANADIAN OFFICE - ANNUAL LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Crowne Plaza Hotel (International Ballroom), 101 Lyon St
    NOTES:     Media Accreditation required
    CONTACT:   Christopher Smillie, Legislative and Regulatory
               Affairs,(613) 236-0653, Cell: (613) 219-1867
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/01/c7339.html

    DATE:      00:00
    EVENT:     CONFERENCE BOARD OF CANADA - PUBLIC SECTOR FINANCIAL
               LEADERSHIP: SUCCESSFUL STRATEGIES FOR MAJOR CHANGE
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Fairmont Château Laurier, 1 Rideau St
    NOTES:     Kevin Page, Parliamentary Budget Officer, Office of the
               Parliamentary Budget Officer, will deliver the keynote
               presentation, at 1:30 p.m., Monday
    CONTACT:   or media accreditation, contact: Yvonne Squires, Media
               Relations, (613) 526-3090, ext. 221
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/01/c7484.html

    DATE:      May 4 - May 6
    EVENT:     ONTARIO WATER WORKS ASSOCIATION (OWWA)/ONTARIO MUNICIPAL
               WATER ASSOCIATION (OMWA) JOINT ANNUAL CONFERENCE AND TRADE
               SHOW
    CITY:      ETOBICOKE
    LOCATION:  Toronto Congress Centre, 650 Dixon Road
    CONTACT:   Glenn Powell, Director of Communications, OWWA, (905)
               827-4508, cell (905) 464-6200
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/30/c2566.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     PRESS CONFERENCE: CAW PRESIDENT CALLS FOR PENSION SECURITY FOR
               AIR CANADA WORKERS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Sheraton Centre Hotel, Essex Ballroom (Mezzanine Level),
               123 Queen Street West
    CONTACT:   CAW Communications, Shannon Devine, (cell) (416) 302-1699
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/04/c7912.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 12:00
    EVENT:     41ST ANNUAL PURINA ANIMAL HALL OF FAME INDUCTION CEREMONY
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  PawsWay, Pet Discovery Centre, 245 Queens Quay West
    CONTACT:   Frances Manlucu, (416) 969-2715; Jennifer Lui, (416) 969-2774
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/30/c6718.html

    TIME:      12:45
    EVENT:     EDUCATION MINISTER KATHLEEN WYNNE WILL BE SPEAKING AT THE
               20TH ONTARIO TECHNOLOGICAL SKILLS COMPETITION
    CITY:      WATERLOO
    LOCATION:  RIM Park, 2001 University Avenue East
    CONTACT:   Michelle Despault, Minister's Office, (416) 212-3747;
               Patricia MacNeil, Communications Branch, (416) 325-2676;
               Public Inquiries, (416) 325-2929 or 1-800-387-5514; TTY
               1-800-263-2892
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/01/c7679.html

    TIME:      13:15
    EVENT:     HEALTH MINISTER TO SPEAK TO AJAX-PICKERING BOARD OF TRADE
    CITY:      OSHAWA
    LOCATION:  Hilton Garden Inn, 500 Beck Crescent, Canadian Hall
    CONTACT:   Steven Erwin, Minister's Office, (416) 326-3986; Andrew
               Morrison, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, (416)
               314-6197
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/01/c7598.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    TIME:      10:30 - 12:00
    EVENT:     WESTJET'S NEW $100 MILLION CAMPUS BUILDING OPENS ITS DOORS
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  WestJet Campus, 22 Aerial Place NE
    CONTACT:   Robert Palmer, Media Relations, telephone: 1-888-WJ 4 NEWS
               (1-888-954-6397)
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/01/c7795.html

    TIME:      11:30 - 13:30
    EVENT:     EXPORT DEVELOPMENT CANADA - ECONOMIST PETER HALL TO PRESENT
               GLOBAL EXPORT FORECAST AND ALBERTA OUTLOOK
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Hyatt Regency, "Stephen Room", 700 Centre Street, SE
    CONTACT:   Phil Taylor, Export Development Canada, (613) 598-2904
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/April2009/30/c6857.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     CMHA - NATIONAL MENTAL HEALTH WEEK LAUNCHES WITH STRESS
               CARDS FOR CALGARIANS
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Stephen Avenue Mall
    CONTACT:   Rachel Sa, PR POST, (416) 777-0368
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/01/c7371.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    DATE:      May 4
    EVENT:     CANADIAN OLYMPIC TEAM HOLDS 2010 "MEDIA SUMMIT"
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Renaissance Vancouver Hotel Harbourside, 1133 West Hastings
               Street
    CONTACT:   Isabelle Hodge, Manager, Media Relations, Canadian Olympic
               Committee, Phone: (416) 324-4122, Cell: (416) 806-4342
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/03/c7426.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 17:30
    EVENT:     CANADIAN OLYMPIC TEAM HOLDS 2010 "MEDIA SUMMIT"
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Renaissance Vancouver Hotel Harbourside 1133 West Hastings
               Street
    CONTACT:   Isabelle Hodge, Manager, Media Relations, Canadian Olympic
               Committee, Phone: (416) 324-4122, Cell: (416) 806-4342
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/27/c5681.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 14:00
    EVENT:     NATIONAL MENTAL HEALTH WEEK LAUNCHES WITH STRESS CARDS FOR
               VANCOUVERITES
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Pacific Centre Skytrain station
    CONTACT:   Rachel Sa, PR POST, (416) 777-0368
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/May2009/01/c7368.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      08:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     OPTI CANADA PRESENTS AT THE RAYMOND JAMES OIL SANDS OF
               CANADA CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  http://www.wsw.com/webcast/rj44/opc.to/
    CONTACT:   Alison Trollope, Manager, Investor Relations, (403) 218-4705
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/30/c6417.html

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     BORALEX POWER INCOME FUND - RELEASE OF THE 2009 FIRST
               QUARTER RESULTS
    PHONE NO.: 514-807-8791 or 1 800-733-7560
    CONTACT:   Ms. Sophie Paquet, Communications advisor, Boralex Power
               Inc., (514) 985-1353
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/20/c3202.html

    TIME:      13:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     IVANHOE ENERGY INC. PRESENTS AN OVERVIEW OF IVANHOE ENERGY'S
               TWO HEAVY-OIL PROJECTS AS WELL AS TECHNOLOGY UPDATES
    INTERNET:  www.wsw.com/webcast/rj44/ie.to/
    CONTACT:   Investors Contact: Ian Barnett, (647) 203-6588; Bill
               Trenaman, (604) 688-8323; Media Contact: Bob Williamson,
               (604) 688-8323
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/30/c6716.html

    TIME:      13:20 Eastern
    EVENT:     NORTH PEACE PRESENTS AT THE RAYMOND JAMES OIL SANDS OF
               CANADA CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  http://www.wsw.com/webcast/rj44/npe/
    NOTES:     The presentation itself can be viewed on North Peace's
               website at:
    http://www.northpec.com/investor/event_presentations.html
    CONTACT:   Louis Dufresne, President and CEO, James Glessing,
               Vice President, Finance & CFO, North Peace, Telephone (403)
               262-6024, Facsimile: (403) 262-6072, Or: Stephanie Mesher,
               Bryan Mills Iradesso, (403) 503-0144 ext. 216
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/29/c6646.html

    TIME:      16:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     IMRIS FIRST QUARTER 2009 RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    PHONE NO.: 416-644-3423 or 1-800-731-5774
    CONTACT:   Brad Woods, Investor Relations, IMRIS Inc., Tel: (204)
               480-7094
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/27/c5466.html
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    <B>INTERNATIONAL</B>

    TIME:      04:05 Eastern
    EVENT:     BIOMS MEDICAL TO PRESENT AT ALBERTA ECONOMIC FORUM IN GENEVA
    CITY:      GENEVA
    LOCATION:  Grand Hotel Kempinski, Geneva, Switzerland
    CONTACT:   Tony Hesby, Ryan Giese, Amanda Stadel, BioMS Medical
               Corp., (780) 413-7152, (780) 408-3040 Fax,; James Smith,
               Investor Relations, (416) 815-0700 ext. 229, (416) 815-0080
               Fax,
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/29/c6030.html

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