CNW Daybook for Thursday, April 2, 2009



    TORONTO, April 2 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    TIME:      07:55
    EVENT:     BREAKFAST MEETING ON THE ISSUE OF A LEGISLATIVE BILL TO
               AMEND THE PAY EQUITY ACT
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Hilton Bonaventure, 900 de La Gauchetière West,

    CONTACT:   and accreditation: Caroline Soulas, Communications
               Coordinator, (514) 879-1636, ext. 224, Cellular: (514)
               941-1989 (April 2nd only)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2009/31/c5944.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     THE COLLEGE DES MEDECINS DU QUEBEC AND THE COLLEGE OF
               PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS OF ONTARIO - CONFERENCE FOCUSED ON
               THE MOBILITY OF MEDICAL PERSONNEL BETWEEN THE TWO PROVINCES
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Club St-Denis, 257 Sherbrooke Street East
    CONTACT:   Leslie Labranche, Agente senior aux communications, Collège
               des médecins du Québec, (514) 915-2170; Jill Hefley,
               Directrice des communications, Collège des médecins et
               chirurgiens de l'Ontario, (416) 948-2779, (416) 967-2600
               poste 445
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2009/31/c5957.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      April 2 - April 3
    EVENT:     SPOTLIGHT ORGANIZATION SYMPOSIUM
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Delta Chelsea Hotel, 33 Gerrard Street West, Churchill
               Ballroom
    CONTACT:   Jill-Marie Burke, Media Relations Coordinator, Registered
               Nurses' Association of Ontario, Work phone: (416) 408-5606,
               Cell: (647) 504-4008, Toll-free: 1-800-268-7199 ext.250
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/01/c6558.html

    TIME:      07:30
    EVENT:     CNW GROUP INVITES MEMBERS OF THE MEDIA TO A BREAKFAST
               PRESENTATION  - NAVIGATING THE CHANGING MEDIA LANDSCAPE: BEST
               PRACTICES IN SOCIAL MEDIA
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Sheraton Ottawa Hotel, Rideau Room, 150 Albert Street
    CONTACT:   Jessica Sine, Communications Coordinator, CNW Group, (416)
               274-1481
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2009/25/c2221.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     BLUE JAYS MEDIA CONFERENCE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Summit Suite, Rogers Centre
    CONTACT:   Blue Jays Communications Department, Toronto Blue Jays,
               (416) 341-1303
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/01/c6515.html

    TIME:      11:00 - 12:00
    EVENT:     GRAND OPENING OF A NEW ALLSTATE INSURANCE AGENCY IN
               CAMBRIDGE
    CITY:      CAMBRIDGE
    LOCATION:  Cambridge Allstate Insurance Agency, 55 Pinebush Road, Unit
               400, Cambridge, Ontario, N1R 8R5
    CONTACT:   Darcy Bonner, Corporate Relations, (905) 513-4016
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/01/c6657.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 20:00
    EVENT:     PASSPORT CANADA MOBILE PASSPORT UNIT IN BARRIE
    CITY:      BARRIE
    LOCATION:  Days Inn Barrie, 60 Bryne Drive
    CONTACT:   (819) 934-3837
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/March2009/26/c4392.html

    TIME:      13:30 - 15:00
    EVENT:     BMO WELCOMES TORONTO FC SUPERSTAR DWAYNE DE ROSARIO BACK HOME
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  BMO Bank of Montreal branch at First Canadian Place, Corner
               of King and Bay (Northwest Corner, Outside)
    CONTACT:   BMO Financial Group, Peter Scott, (416) 867-3996; Toronto
               FC, Michelle Lissel,
               (416) 815-5400 x 5399
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2009/31/c5978.html

    TIME:      14:00 - 15:30
    EVENT:     INDIA LECTURES - "THE SLUMDOG RENAISSANCE" WITH ANAND
               GIRIDHARADAS
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  150 Kent (corner of Albert), 8th Floor
    NOTES:     French and English simultaneous interpretation is available.
               Spaces are limited: to register, call Isabelle
               Bourgeault-Tassé at 613-696-2343
    CONTACT:   Isabelle Bourgeault-Tassé, (613) 696-2343,
               ibourgeault-tasse@idrc.ca
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/March2009/31/c5876.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     WORLD AUTISM AWARENESS DAY: NEW HAVEN LEARNING CENTRE FOR
               CHILDREN WITH AUTISM - MEDIA OPEN HOUSE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  New Haven Learning Centre for Children, 301 Lanor Avenue
    CONTACT:   To book an interview or visit the Centre, contact: Marni
               Brinder Byk, Director of Development, office (416) 259-4445
               x 11, mobile (647) 588-4445
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/01/c6319.html

    TIME:      14:00 - 15:00
    EVENT:     GRAND OPENING OF A NEW ALLSTATE INSURANCE AGENCY IN GUELPH.
    CITY:      GUELPH
    LOCATION:  Hartsland Market Square, Allstate Insurance Agency, 160
               Kortright Road West, Unit 6, NIG 4W2
    CONTACT:   Darcy Bonner, Corporate Relations, (905) 513-4016
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/01/c6661.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     MINISTER OF ENERGY AND INFRASTRUCTURE GEORGE SMITHERMAN
               VISITS KITCHENER
    CITY:      KITCHENER
    LOCATION:  Waterloo Regional Children's Museum, 10 King Street West
    CONTACT:   Amy Tang, Minister's Office, (416) 327-6747; Anne Smith,
               Media Relations Co-ordinator, (416) 325-1810
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/01/c6536.html

    TIME:      16:00
    EVENT:     GRAND OPENING OF THE RELOCATED JANE/SHEPPARD BRANCH, TORONTO
               PUBLIC LIBRARY'S NEWEST BUILDING
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Jane/Sheppard Branch, 1906 Sheppard Avenue West (east of
               Jane Street)
    CONTACT:   Edward Karek, Communications Officer, (416) 397-5925
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2009/31/c6021.html

    TIME:      16:00 - 18:00
               18:00 - 20:00
               20:00 - 22:00
    EVENT:     THE SOCIAL, AN EXCLUSIVE INDUSTRY EVENT, PRESENTED BY
               MYSPACE CANADA AND NEXOPIA
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  The Great Hall - 1087 Queen Street West
    NOTES:     Please note: This event is invitation only.
    CONTACT:   Ashley Audrain, NATIONAL Public Relations, (416) 586-0180
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2009/30/c5294.html

    TIME:      18:00
    EVENT:     THE PUBLIC POLICY FORUM WILL BE HOLDING ITS 22ND ANNUAL
               TESTIMONIAL DINNER
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building,
               Constitution Hall, 255 Front Street West
    CONTACT:   Linda Kristal, VP, Public Affairs, Public Policy Forum,
               (613) 238-7858, x-229, (613) 447-4532 (cell)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2009/31/c5754.html

    TIME:      18:00
    EVENT:     PHOTO OPPORTUNITY - JACKIE MASON TO HEADLINE MACCABIAH GAMES
               FUNDRAISER
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Liberty Grand Entertainment Complex, Exhibition Place
    CONTACT:   To request accreditation for the event, please contact Myra
               Reisler, (416) 365-5370
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/01/c6381.html

    TIME:      18:00 - 20:00
    EVENT:     A TASTE OF VEGAS UNCORK'D - PRIVATE MEDIA EVENT
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  LCBO RIDEAU, 275 Rideau St., Rideau & King Edward
    NOTES:     Space is extremely limited - RSVP required, bilingual
               interview opportunities are available
    CONTACT:   Naomi Strasser or Sherri-Lyn Brown, Aerial Communications
               Group, (416) 787-6577
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/01/c6523.html

    TIME:      19:00 - 20:30
    EVENT:     FORUM ON LEADERSHIP & GOVERNANCE IN CHALLENGING TIMES
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University, 575 Bay
               Street (Entrance at 55 Dundas Street West) 7th Floor Lecture
               Hall - TRS 1-067
    CONTACT:   Sarah Hayward, Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson
               University, Office: (416) 979-5000 ext. 7709
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2009/31/c5924.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    TIME:      12:00 - 20:00
    EVENT:     PASSPORT CANADA MOBILE PASSPORT UNIT IN LETHBRIDGE
    CITY:      LETHBRIDGE
    LOCATION:  Lethbridge Senior Centre, 500 11th Street South
    CONTACT:   Media enquiries: (819) 934-3837
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/March2009/26/c4397.html

    TIME:      17:00
    EVENT:     EXCLUSIVE MEDIA DEBUT OF MASTERPIECE INGLEWOOD, RETIREMENT
               RESIDENCE
    CITY:      RED DEER
    LOCATION:  Masterpiece Inglewood, 10 Inglewood Drive
    CONTACT:   Melissa Johnson, Vice President Marketing & Design, (403)
               685-6690 ex 225
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2009/30/c5483.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     LAUNCH OF NEW CAMPAIGN FROM ICBA'S VOTE SMART BC
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Pacific Room (through Moxie's), Sandman Hotel, 180 W Georgia
               Street
    CONTACT:   Media contact: Carla Shore, Director of Communications,
               ICBA, P: (604) 298-7795, C: (604) 329-0975
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/01/c6540.html

    TIME:      13:00 - 15:00
    EVENT:     VANCOUVER AQUARIUM SUSTAINABLE SEAFOOD PROGRAM NATIONAL
               LAUNCH EVENT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Upper Canada Room, 100 Front
               Street West
    CONTACT:   Kent Hurl, (604) 659-3752
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2009/26/c4800.html
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    <B>NORTHWEST TERRITORIES</B>

    TIME:      15:30 - 17:30
    EVENT:     2010 OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC WINTER GAMES ANNOUNCEMENT FROM
               THE GOVERNMENT OF THE NORTHWEST TERRITORIES
    CITY:      INUVIK
    LOCATION:  Midnight Sun Recreation Complex & Conference Centre
    CONTACT:   Media Contacts: Drew Williams, Cabinet Communications,
               Government of the Northwest Territories, (867) 669-2302;
               Katie Green, VANOC Media Relations, Vancouver, (778) 227-6074
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2009/31/c6013.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      08:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     TD BANK FINANCIAL GROUP HOLDS ANNUAL MEETING OF COMMON
               SHAREHOLDERS
    INTERNET:  www.td.com/investor
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-732-9303
    CONTACT:   David Gollom, TD Bank Financial Group, (416) 983-7195
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2009/18/c8005.html

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CATCH THE WIND LTD. FOURTH QUARTER AND YEAR END 2008 RESULTS
               CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.catchthewindinc.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3415 or 1-800-733-7560
    CONTACT:   Catch the Wind Ltd., Claudia Jaques, Vice President and
               General Counsel, (703) 393-0754; The Equicom Group, Joe
               Racanelli, Investor Relations, (416) 815-0700 ext. 243
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2009/24/c3394.html

    TIME:      16:15 Eastern
    EVENT:     PACIFIC RUBIALES 2008 YEAR END FINANCIAL RESULTS CONFERENCE
               CALL
    PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3420 or 1-800-591-7539
    CONTACT:   Mr. Ronald Pantin, Chief Executive Officer and Director, Mr.
               Jose Francisco Arata, President and Director, (416) 362-7735;
               Belinda Labatte, (647) 436-2152
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/01/c6663.html
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    <B>USA</B>

    DATE:      April 1 - April 3
    EVENT:     BRIDGEWATER SYSTEMS AT INTERNATIONAL CTIA WIRELESS 2009
    CITY:      LAS VEGAS
    LOCATION:  Various locations at the Las Vegas Convention Center
    CONTACT:   Joanne Steinberg, Bridgewater Systems,  (613) 591-9104
               extension 2032, (613) 884-8831; James Cook, MS&L North
               America, (416) 967-3702
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2009/23/c2913.html

    TIME:      13:30 - 14:55 Eastern
    EVENT:     BIOCENTURY / THOMSON FINANCIAL "FUTURE LEADERS IN THE
               BIOTECH INDUSTRY"
    CITY:      NEW YORK CITY
    LOCATION:  Millennium Broadway Hotel, Room 502/303, 145 West 44th
               Street, New York, NY, 10036
    CONTACT:   Media contacts: Hans Herklots, Head of Corporate
               Communications, 20-462-1557 Office, 620-083-509 Cell;
               Valerie Delva, Ricochet Public Relations, (212) 679-3300 x131
               Office, (917) 975-3191 Cell
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2009/24/c3572.html

    TIME:      15:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     CYTOCHROMA TO PRESENT AT BIOCENTURY'S 2009 FUTURE LEADERS IN
               THE BIOTECH INDUSTRY CONFERENCE
    CITY:      NEW YORK CITY
    LOCATION:  the Millennium Broadway Hotel & Conference Center
    CONTACT:   Investors: Gordon Ngan, Executive Director, Corporate
               Development, Tel: (905) 479-5306; Media: Robert Stanislaro,
               FD, Tel: (212) 850-5657
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2009/26/c4273.html

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