CNW Daybook for Monday, September 24, 2007



    TORONTO, Sept. 24 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>NATIONAL</B>

    TIME:      September 24
    EVENT:     LEARN (AT) WORK WEEK HOSTED BY CSTD
    CITY:      CANADA-WIDE
    LOCATION:  Canada-wide
    CONTACT:   Lynn Johnston, CAE, President, CSTD, 1-866-257-4275, ext. 25
               or (416) 367-5900, ext. 25
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/21/c3689.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      September 24
    EVENT:     CHU STE-JUSTINE - CONFERENCE "LES ENFANTS AU COEUR DE LA
               SANTE INTERNATIONALE"
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  CHU Ste-Justine's Justine-Lacoste-Beaubien Amphitheatre
    CONTACT:   Rosalie Bergeron, Edelman, (514) 844-6665, ext. 242; Emilie
               Verret, Edelman, (514) 844-6665, ext. 228
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/19/c2812.html

    DATE:      September 24
    EVENT:     MONTREAL EXCHANGE HOSTS FLAGSHIP DERIVATIVES CONFERENCE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Hotel Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth
    CONTACT:   Jean Charles Robillard, (514) 871-3551
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/21/c3594.html

    TIME:      09:00 - 16:00
    EVENT:     MONTREAL INVIVO LIFE SCIENCES CAREER FAIR
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Holiday Inn Midtown
    CONTACT:   Andrew Gregory, Account Manager, Pharmahorizons, (905)
               631-0770, 1-877-751-9415; Marie-France Martel,
               Communications and Events, BIOQuebec, (514) 733-8411, ext.
               204; François Lessard, Senior Director, Communications and
               Public Affairs, Rx&D, (613) 236-0455, ext. 831; Marie-Claude
               Savard, Communications and Events Manager, AITS,
               (514) 871-8096; Francine Gendron, Chief Executive Officer,
               Pharmabio Développement, (450) 629-8885
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/September2007/12/c8074.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     MCGILL UNIVERSITY HEALTH CENTRE FOUNDATION - SHOP A LITTLE,
               GIVE A LOT PRESS CONFERENCE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Complexe Les Ailes
               677 Sainte-Catherine O
               1 level above the ground floor
    CONTACT:   Nadia Paquet, (514) 843-2351, Cell.: (514) 713-1350
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/24/c3914.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 14:00
    EVENT:     PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF DOMTAR AT THE
               CANADIAN CLUB OF MONTREAL'S PODIUM
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Ritz-Carlton Montreal Hotel
               Oval Room
               1228 Sherbrooke Street West
    CONTACT:   Ginette Bergogne, Executive Director, Canadian Club of
               Montreal, (514) 398-0457
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/20/c3282.html

    TIME:      15:00
    EVENT:     PREVIEW OF THE NEW SIEMENS COMBINO PLUS LIGHT RAIL VEHICLE
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Olympic Stadium
               Parking level B1
    CONTACT:   DL Leslie, Siemens Canada, Tel.: (905) 819-5926
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/24/c3864.html

    TIME:      15:00
    EVENT:     SIEMENS CANADA INTRODUCES THE NEW COMBINO PLUS LIGHT RAIL
               VEHICLE TO THE MONTREAL REGION
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Olympic Stadium
               Parking level B1
    CONTACT:   To RSVP or for additional media information, please contact
               DL Leslie, Siemens Canada, Tel: (905) 819-5926
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/21/c3712.html

    TIME:      18:00
    EVENT:     GRAND OPENING OF TD BANK FINANCIAL GROUP'S BUSINESS CENTRE
    CITY:      LAVAL
    LOCATION:  TD Canada Trust Branch
               Centropolis
               2105 Daniel Johnson Boulevard
    CONTACT:   Edith Ducharme, TD Bank Financial Group: (514) 289-8978;
               Lyne Gagnon, TD Insurance Home and Auto: (514) 850-3705
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/20/c3218.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      September 24
    EVENT:     USW INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S CONFERENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Sheraton Centre Hotel
    CONTACT:   Lynne Baker, (615) 828-6169
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/21/c3686.html

    TIME:      08:45 - 20:50
    EVENT:     JOHN TORY CAMPAIGN 2007 - ITINERARY FOR MONDAY
    CITY:      OAKVILLE, GUELPH, SARNIA
    LOCATION:  various - see url
    CONTACT:   Andrew C. Miller, (647) 722-1759
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/23/c4008.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     HOWARD HAMPTON HOLDS PRESS CONFERENCE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF
               WATERLOO
    CITY:      WATERLOO
    LOCATION:  Main Lobby
               Student Life Centre
               University of Waterloo Campus
               (Building is located on the Ring Road)
    CONTACT:   Jon Weir, (416) 591-5455 x 290
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/23/c4011.html

    TIME:      09:00 - 17:00
    EVENT:     INTERNATIONAL PRIVACY AND DATA PROTECTION EXPERTS JOIN
               ONTARIO PRIVACY COMMISSIONER ANN CAVOUKIAN FOR KEY HEALTH
               PRIVACY CONFERENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  MaRS Centre
               101 College Street,
               (southeast corner of College and University)
    CONTACT:   Bob Spence, Communications Co-ordinator, Direct line:
               (416) 326-3939, Cell phone: (416) 873-9746, Toll free:
               1-800-387-0073
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/20/c2947.html

    TIME:      09:00 - 12:00
    EVENT:     MAJOR CANADIAN CORPORATE LEADERS TEAM UP WITH VOLUNTEER
               CANADA AT THE BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB OF OTTAWA
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Boys and Girls Club of Ottawa
               Britannia Clubhouse
               2825 DuMaurier Avenue
    CONTACT:   Elizabeth Gray-Smith, Manager of Communications, Volunteer
               Canada, (613) 231-4371, ext. 226, (613) 266-9427
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/21/c3499.html

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     CORONER'S INQUEST INTO THE DEATHS OF LORI DUPONT, RN AND DR.
               MARC DANIEL
    CITY:      OLDCASTLE
    LOCATION:  Ciociaro Club of Windsor
               3745 North Talbot Road
    CONTACT:   Ontario Nurses' Association, Sheree Bond, (416) 964-8833,
               ext. 2430, cellular: (416) 986-8240
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/21/c3744.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 11:15
    EVENT:     UNVEILING OF THE PUROLATOR QUICKSIDER URBAN DELIVERY VEHICLE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Purolator Metro West facility
               800 Kipling Avenue
               (North of Queensway, South of Bloor)
    CONTACT:   Cathy Kurzbock, Hill & Knowlton, (416) 413-4755; Melita
               Vega, Hill & Knowlton, (416) 413-4743
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/20/c2861.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     CANADIAN MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION - INFORMATION PICKET TO
               PRESS FOR A FAIR CONTRACT
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Outside Ottawa branch of CMHA
               1355 Bank Street
    CONTACT:   Jean-Marc Bézaire, CUPE National
               Representative, (613) 237-0115, (613) 293-8163 (cell);
               Robert Lamoureux, CUPE Communications, (416) 292-3999
    URL:
    http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/21/c3617.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     HOWARD HAMPTON HOSTS DISCUSSION ON POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION
               WITH UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO STUDENTS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Students' Administration Building
               Lawn
               7 Hart House Circle
    CONTACT:   Jon Weir, (416) 591-5455 x 290
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/23/c4011.html

    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/23/c4014.html

    TIME:      13:15 - 15:00
    EVENT:     RIPLEY WIND POWER PROJECT OPENING CEREMONY
    CITY:      RIPLEY
    LOCATION:  Ripley Huron Community Centre
               Queen Street
    CONTACT:   Lena Stinsa, Acciona Energy North America Corporation, Tel:
               (312) 673-3021; Coral Hulse, Suncor Energy Inc., Tel:
               (403) 205-6828
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/20/c3265.html

    TIME:      16:00
    EVENT:     NIGHTINGALE'S ANNUAL AND SPECIAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Design Exchange
               234 Bay street
    CONTACT:   Dave Mason, Investor Relations, The Equicom Group, Tel:
               (416) 815-0700 x237; John Elias, Media Relations, The
               Equicom Group, Tel: (416) 815-0700 x 239
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/17/c9093.html

    TIME:      19:30
    EVENT:     INDIGO BOOKS & MUSIC INC. HOSTS EXCLUSIVE ENTREPRENEUR
               SERIES
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Indigo Manulife
               55 Bloor Street (Bay/Bloor)
    CONTACT:   Suzanne Rappaport, or Sandra D'Ambrosio, Edelman Public
               Relations, (416) 979-1120
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/11/c7276.html

    TIME:      19:30
    EVENT:     HOWARD HAMPTON MEETS WITH FRIENDS AND SUPPORTERS IN SAULT
               STE MARIE
    CITY:      SAULT STE MARIE
    LOCATION:  The Steamy Bean Coffee Company,
               357 Great Northern Road
    CONTACT:   Jon Weir, (416) 591-5455 x 290
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/23/c4011.html
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    <B>MANITOBA</B>

    TIME:      September 24
    EVENT:     WINNIPEG MEETING ADDRESSES RENEWABLE ENERGY, TOXICS IN
               INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES
    CITY:      WINNIPEG
    LOCATION:  Fort Garry Hotel
    CONTACT:   Jeff Stoub, (514) 350-4327
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/September2007/21/c3865.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    DATE:      September 24
    EVENT:     ALBERTA WATER COUNCIL SEEKS INPUT ON IMPROVING CONSERVATION
               OF ALBERTA'S WETLANDS
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Radisson Hotel (Airport)
    CONTACT:   Ian Rudland, Alberta Environment, (780) 427-9457; Jonathan
               Thompson, Alberta Water Council, (780) 489-2002
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/12/c7671.html

    TIME:      08:30
    EVENT:     PRESENTATION OF THE WATERCAN(AT)SCHOOLS GROUP OF THE YEAR
               AWARD
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Tom Baines Junior High School
               250 Edgepark Boulevard N.W.
    CONTACT:   Gary Pluim, Executive Director, (613) 222-9075
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/21/c3885.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      21:00 - 00:00
    EVENT:     MIDNIGHT LAUNCH EVENT FOR HALO 3
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Future Shop, 1740 West Broadway (at Broadway and Pine)
    CONTACT:   Marina Guy, High Road Communications, (604) 630-1039 ext.
               404; Cheryl Grant, Future Shop, (604) 412-1008
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/21/c3490.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    DATE:      September 24
    EVENT:     CONNACHER OIL AND GAS LIMITED PARTICIPATES IN ORION
               SECURITIES EMERGING OIL SANDS CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  www.connacheroil.com
    CONTACT:   Richard A. Gusella, President and Chief Executive Officer,
               Connacher Oil and Gas Limited, Phone: (403) 538-6201
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/20/c2274.html

    TIME:      08:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     TRANSITION THERAPEUTICS PRESENTS AT UBS 2007 GLOBAL LIFE
               SCIENCES CONFERENCE - LIVE AUDIO WEBCAST
    INTERNET:  www.transitiontherapeutics.com
    CONTACT:   Dr. Tony Cruz, Chief Executive Officer, Transition
               Therapeutics Inc., Phone: (416) 260-7770, x.223; Elie Farah,
               Chief; Financial Officer, Transition Therapeutics Inc., Phone:
               (416) 260-7770, x.203
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/20/c2898.html

    TIME:      08:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     ANGIOTECH PARTICIPATES IN UBS GLOBAL LIFE SCIENCES CONFERENCE
    INTERNET:  http://www.angiotech.com
    CONTACT:   Deirdre Neary, Manager, Investor Relations, Angiotech
               Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (604) 222-7056
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/19/c2870.html

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     YM BIOSCIENCES NOTICE OF CONFERENCE CALL TO ANNOUNCE FOURTH
               QUARTER AND YEAR-END FISCAL 2007 FINANCIAL RESULTS
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3414 or 1-800-733-7560
    CONTACT:   Thomas Fechtner, the Trout Group LLC, Tel. (212) 477-9007 x
               31; James Smith, the Equicom Group Inc., Tel. (416) 815-0700 x
               229; Nominated Adviser, Canaccord Adams Limited, Ryan Gaffney,
               Tel. +44 (0)20 7050 6500
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/20/c3345.html

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     YM BIOSCIENCES CONFERENCE CALL/WEBCAST
    INTERNET:  www.ymbiosciences.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3414 or toll-free at 1-800-733-7560
    CONTACT:   Thomas Fechtner, Tel. (212) 477-9007 x31; James Smith, Tel.
               (416) 815-0700 x 229
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/24/c4024.html
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    <B>USA</B>

    TIME:      13:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     DRAXIS PRESENTS AT THE 2007 UBS GLOBAL LIFE SCIENCES
               CONFERENCE
    CITY:      NEW YORK
    LOCATION:  The Grand Hyatt Hotel
    CONTACT:   DRAXIS Health Inc., Jerry Ormiston, Executive Director,
               Investor Relations, Phone: 1-877-441-1984
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/18/c9710.html
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    <B>INTERNATIONAL</B>

    DATE:      September 24
    EVENT:     100TH ANNIVERSARY WORLD CONGRESS OF PUBLIC SERVICES
               INTERNATIONAL (PSI)
    CITY:      VIENNA (AUSTRIA)
    LOCATION:  Please see URL for more information
    CONTACT:   Claude Généreux, CUPE National Secretary-Treasurer,
               (514) 884-5074 (cell.); Ron Verzuh, Senior Research Officer,
               International Solidarity/Global Justice, (613) 806-1240
               (cell.); Catherine Louli, CUPE Media Relations Officer,
               (613) 237-1590 (office), (613) 851-0547 (cell.)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2007/19/c2258.html

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