CNW Daybook for Thursday, April 30, 2009



    TORONTO, April 30 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>NOVA SCOTIA</B>

    TIME:      12:30 - 14:30
    EVENT:     AUTHOR AND LIFE TRANSITION EXPERT, DR. AMY D'APRIX GIVES
               BMO'S TAKE CHARGE OF YOUR RETIREMENT WORKSHOP IN HALIFAX
    CITY:      HALIFAX
    LOCATION:  Marriott, 1919 Upper Water Street
    CONTACT:   Lucie Gosselin, Montreal, (514) 877-8224; Martha McInnis,
               Toronto, (416) 867-3996
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/29/c6185.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:      05:30 - 19:00
    EVENT:     MONTREAL CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL FOUNDATION - CARING FOR KIDS
               RADIOTHON
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  The Montreal Children's Hospital, 2300 Tupper Street, 3rd
               floor Cafeteria
    NOTES:     Interviews with families, radio personalities and hospital
               representatives are available
    CONTACT:   Danielle Gabrielle Roy, Director of Communications, The
               Montreal Children's Hospital Foundation, (514) 934-1934,
               Ext. 45056
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/29/c6583.html

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     TSO3 HOLD ANNUAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  McCord Museum, Théâtre J. Armand-Bombardier, 690 Sherbrooke
               Street West
    CONTACT:   Marc Boisjoli, Chief Financial Officer, (418) 651-0003, ext.
               228; Frédéric Tremblay, (514) 658-8033
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/27/c5353.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     MEDIA EVENT TO LAUNCH TESTING AND CERTIFICATION PROGRAM FOR
               Z263.1, RECREATIONAL ALPINE SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING HELMETS
               STANDARD, DEMONSTRATION OF HELMET TESTING PROCEDURES AND
               FACILITY TOUR.
    CITY:      POINTE CLAIRE
    LOCATION:  CSA Pointe Claire, 865 rue Ellingham
    CONTACT:   Simon Falardeau, Capital Image, (514) 739-1188, sfalardeau@
               capital-image.com; Amy Clark, Environics Communications, (416)
               969-2758, aclark@environicspr.com; Anthony Toderian, CSA
               Group, (416) 747-2620, anthony.toderian@csagroup.org
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/27/c4641.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     THREE NEW DEALS TO IMPROVE WORKERS' SKILLS AND INCREASE THE
               EMPLOYABILITY OF UNEMPLOYED PEOPLE IN QUEBEC
    CITY:      QUEBEC
    LOCATION:  Hôtel Château Laurier, 1220 Place George-V Ouest
    CONTACT:   (media only): Michelle Bakos, Press Secretary, Office of
               Minister Finley, (819) 994-2482; Alexandre Boucher, Press
               Secretary, Office of Hamad, (418) 643-4810; Media Relations
               Office, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, (819)
               994-5559
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/April2009/29/c6569.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 20:00
    EVENT:     PASSPORT CANADA MOBILE PASSPORT UNIT
    CITY:      SHERBROOKE
    LOCATION:  Delta Sherbrooke Hotel and Conference Centre, Sherbrooke A
               Room, 2685 King Street West
    CONTACT:   Media enquiries: (819) 934-3837
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/April2009/23/c4436.html

    TIME:      18:00 - 21:00
    EVENT:     BIRKS & MAYORS - SPECIAL TRIBUTE TO CHAN HON GOH
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Yorkdale Shopping Centre, 3401 Dufferin Street East, Unit 220
    CONTACT:   Daisy Chin-Lor, Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice
               President, (954) 590-9355
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/29/c6750.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      April 22 - May 2
    EVENT:     NATIONAL SELF-ESTEEM EXPERT LISA NAYLOR AVAILABLE TO SHARE
               TIPS FOR SELF-ESTEEM FRIENDLY SLEEPOVERS
    CITY:      SEE URL BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION.
    LOCATION:  See URL below for more information.
    CONTACT:   Jennifer Pyne, Harbinger Communications, 1-877-960-5100,
               (416) 960-5100 ext. 264
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/22/c3954.html

    DATE:      April 30
    EVENT:     13TH ANNUAL CANADIAN GAMING SUMMIT
    CITY:      WINDSOR
    LOCATION:  Caesars Windsor
    NOTES:     Media can register onsite. To enter the Augustus Hotel
               Lobby, all media must use the McDougall Street or Valet
               entrance. Access through the main casino building is not
               permitted.
    CONTACT:   Media Contact: Paul Burns, Vice President, Canadian Gamig
               Association, B: (416) 304-6870, M: (416) 579-3922; Holly
               Ward, Director of Communications and Community Affairs,
               Caesars Windsor, Direct: (519) 985-2869
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/29/c6688.html

    DATE:      April 30 - May 1
    EVENT:     CONFERENCE BOARD OF CANADA - PRESIDENT AND CEO OF WAL-MART
               CANADA CORP. WILL BE AMONG THE SENIOR BUSINESS LEADERS AND
               EXPERTS DISCUSSING THE KEY ELEMENTS OF A SUSTAINABLE CSR
               STRATEGY AT 2009 CSR
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Metropolitan Hotel, 108 Chestnut Street
    CONTACT:   Yvonne Squires, Media Relations, (613) 526-3090, ext. 221
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/29/c6384.html

    TIME:      07:45
    EVENT:     NEWSMAKER BREAKFAST: RARE DISORDERS IN CANADA: "A PROMISE
               NOT KEPT"
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Sheraton Hotel, O'Connor Room, 150 Albert Street
    NOTES:     RSVP: A reply is appreciated at rsvp@raredisorders.ca or
               (416) 969-7431
    CONTACT:   Angela Covato, (416) 969-7431
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/29/c6303.html

    TIME:      08:30
    EVENT:     STEELWORKERS' ECONOMIST IS AVAILABLE FOR COMMENT ON STATSCAN
               GDP ANNOUNCEMENT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  TORONTO
    CONTACT:   Erin Weir, Research Department, (416) 544-6005; Bob
               Gallaher, Communications Department, (416) 434-2221, (416)
               544-5966
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/29/c6589.html

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     ONTARIO HELPS ATHLETES REACH FULL POTENTIAL
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  U of T's Athletic Centre, 55 Harbord Street
    CONTACT:   Dipika Damerla, Minister's Office, (416) 326-8497; Julie
               Rosenberg, Communications, (416) 326-4833
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/29/c6464.html

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     PAUL CHERRY, CHAIR OF THE ACCOUNTING STANDARDS BOARD WILL
               COMMENT ON AND ANSWER QUESTIONS ABOUT THE ACSB'S DECISION
               REGARDING IMPAIRMENT OF DEBT SECURITIES IN CANADA
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  CICA, 277 Wellington Street West, (Western Room)
    CONTACT:   Lisa Pretty, (416) 204-3482
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/29/c6329.html

    TIME:      11:00 - 12:30
    EVENT:     OFFICIAL OPENING OF THE OPP MUSEUM OPP 100TH ANNIVERSARY
               EXHIBIT
    CITY:      ORILLIA
    LOCATION:  The OPP Museum, Ontario Provincial Police General
               Headquarters, 777 Memorial Avenue
    CONTACT:   Terri McCormack, Media Projects Officer, Corporate
               Communications Bureau, Phone: (705) 329-6871
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/28/c5988.html

    TIME:      11:30 - 13:30
    EVENT:     SEARS STARS ON ICE HEADLINERS COOK IN SUPPORT OF THE SEARS
               NATIONAL KIDS CANCER RIDE
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Sears, Toronto Eaton Centre, Main Floor, northeast corner
               (Yonge/Dundas entrance)
    CONTACT:   Vincent Power, Sears, Corporate Communications, (416) 941-4422
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/29/c6593.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     PHOTO OP - SUPPORTLINK MARKS 10 YEARS OF HELPING TO PREVENT
               VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Metro Toronto Police Headquarters
               40 College Street (Lobby)
    CONTACT:   Chris Conrath, Environics Communications, (416) 969-2716;
               Patricia MacLean, Director, Communications, Ericsson Canada,
               (906) 206-7928; Andrea Sardinha, Rogers Wireless,
               (647) 297-9779; Jessica Bishop, Ministry of the Attorney
               General, Minister's Office, (416) 326-3266; Brendan Crawley,
               Ministry of the Attorney General, Communications Branch,
               (416) 326-2210
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/27/c5309.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 20:00
    EVENT:     PASSPORT CANADA MOBILE PASSPORT UNIT IN SAULT STE. MARIE
    CITY:      SAULT STE. MARIE
    LOCATION:  Essar Centre, (Break-Out Room-Lower Event Level-North End),
               269 Queens Street East
    CONTACT:   Media enquiries: (819) 934-3837
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/April2009/23/c4458.html

    TIME:      13:00
    EVENT:     FOURTH ANNUAL WOMEN IN PUBLIC LIFE LUNCHEON
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Concert Hall
    CONTACT:   Lynn Chou: (416) 364-5591
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/29/c6456.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     TORONTO LAUNCH OF COPS FOR CANCER FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Toronto Police Headquarters (Front Lobby), 40 College Street
    CONTACT:   Canadian Cancer Society, Camille Beaubien, Senior Coordinator,
               Communications, (416) 323-7023; Toronto Police Services, Mark
               Pugash, Director, Public Information, (416) 808-7088
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/29/c6497.html

    TIME:      20:00
    EVENT:     YORK UNIVERSITY BLACK STUDENTS' ALLIANCE FILM SCREENING
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  York University Vari Hall, 1152A
    CONTACT:   Heba Habib, BVC Conference Committee: (416) 893-8247; Nana
               Serwah, BVC Conference Committee: (647) 998-3802
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/16/c2448.html

    TIME:      21:30
    EVENT:     ICO THERAPEUTICS PRESENT AT BIOFINANCE 2009
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Trinity III Room of the Toronto Marriott at Eaton Centre
    CONTACT:   Business Development: Dr. John Clement, CBO, (778) 688-0644;
               Finance Contact: Mr. John Meekison, CFO, (604) 602-9414 x
               224; Investor/Media Contact: Frederica Bell, Corp. Devt.,
               (604) 602-9414 x 228; B&D Capital, Joanne Calverley, (604)
               685-6465
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/29/c6267.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    DATE:      April 28 - April 30
    EVENT:     RITCHIE BROS. UNRESERVED PUBLIC EQUIPMENT AND REAL ESTATE
               AUCTION
    CITY:      EDMONTON
    LOCATION:  Ritchie Bros. auction site, 1500 Sparrow Drive
    CONTACT:   Jake Lawson, Regional Manager, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers,
               Phone (780) 955-2486; Kim Schulz, Corporate Communications
               Manager, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, Phone (604) 788-5379
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/15/c9667.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/24/c4976.html
         http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/27/c5658.html

    DATE:      April 29 - April 30
    EVENT:     THE NEW ECONOMICS OF WORKPLACE HEALTH AND WELL-BEING, HOSTED
               BY THE CONFERENCE BOARD OF CANADA
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Hyatt Regency Calgary, 700 Centre Street SE.
    CONTACT:   or media accreditation: Yvonne Squires, Media Relations,
               (613) 526-3090, ext. 221
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/28/c5997.html

    TIME:      08:00
    EVENT:     RITCHIE BROS. THREE-DAY UNRESERVED AUCTION
    CITY:      NISKU
    LOCATION:  Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers' Edmonton permanent auction site,
               1500 Sparrow Drive (Site Tel: 780.955.2486)
    CONTACT:   Kim Schulz, Corporate Communications Manager, Ritchie Bros.
               Auctioneers, Phone (604) 788-5379, 1-800-663-8457 or Jake
               Lawson, Regional Manager, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers,
               Edmonton site , tel: (780) 955-2486
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/24/c4976.html

    TIME:      15:30
    EVENT:     PROGRESS ENERGY RE

SOURCES CORP. ANNUAL AND SPECIAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS CITY: CALGARY LOCATION: Calgary Petroleum Club, 319-5th Avenue S.W. CONTACT: Greg Kist, Vice President, Investor Relations and Marketing, Progress Energy Resources Corp., at (403) 539-1809 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/29/c6552.html http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2009/24/c3403.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B> TIME: 12:00 - 20:00 EVENT: PASSPORT CANADA MOBILE PASSPORT UNIT IN KELOWNA CITY: KELOWNA LOCATION: Delta Grand Okanagan Resort and Conference Centre, (Skaha Room), 1310 Water Street CONTACT: Media enquiries: (819) 934-3837 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/April2009/23/c4498.html TIME: 17:15 EVENT: RECIPIENTS OF THE 2009 COURAGE TO COME BACK AWARDS TO BE HONOURED AT 11TH ANNUAL GALA DINNER CITY: VANCOUVER LOCATION: The Hyatt Regency Hotel, 655 Burrard Street CONTACT: MEDIA CONTACT: Julia Zado, Coast Director of Communications, (604) 675-2342, (604) 506-3095 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/29/c5537.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------- <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B> TIME: 08:00 Eastern EVENT: DR. ANTHONY FIELDS PRESENTS "CANCER DRUGS IN CANADA: COSTS AND CHALLENGES" INTERNET: http://events.onlinebroadcasting.com/cos/043009/index.php CONTACT: Daniele Saintonge, CAMO, (613) 730-6284; Charles Pitts, COS, 877 990-9044 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/29/c6315.html TIME: 08:00 Pacific EVENT: HARDWOODS DISTRIBUTION INCOME FUND CONFERENCE CALL PHONE NO.: 1-800-733-7571 or 416-644-3417 CONTACT: Rob Brown, Chief Financial Officer, Phone: (604) 881-1990 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/29/c5608.html TIME: 08:30 Eastern EVENT: KANGAROO MEDIA INC. ANNOUNCE RESULTS FOR ITS 4TH QUARTER AND FISCAL 2008. INTERNET: Ansliysts: dial 1 800 590 1817 10 minutes prior CONTACT: Rick Clements, Chief Financial Officer, (450) 595-2004 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/30/c6813.html http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/27/c5636.html TIME: 08:30 Eastern EVENT: ARISE TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 2009 FIRST-QUARTER FINANCIAL RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL INTERNET: www.newswire.ca and www.arisetech.com PHONE NO.: (416) 644 3415 or 1-800 594 3790 CONTACT: Dave Chornaby, Chief Financial Officer, (519) 772-5732 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/21/c3708.html TIME: 09:30 Eastern EVENT: TSO3 ANNUAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS INTERNET: www.tso3.com CONTACT: Marc Boisjoli, Chief Financial Officer, (418) 651-0003, ext. 228; Frédéric Tremblay, (514) 658-8033 URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/27/c5353.html TIME: 09:30 Mountain EVENT: IMPERIAL OIL ANNUAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS INTERNET: www.imperialoil.ca CONTACT: Gordon Wong, Public Affairs, Imperial Oil Limited, (403) 237-2710; Linda Zavarella, Investor Relations, Imperial Oil Limited, (403) 237-4538 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/27/c5427.html TIME: 10:00 Eastern EVENT: MARSULEX FIRST QUARTER 2009 CONFERENCE CALL INTERNET: www.marsulex.com CONTACT: Laurie Tugman, President and CEO, Tel: (416) 496-4157, or William Martin, Chief Financial Officer, Tel: (416) 496-4164 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/29/c6505.html TIME: 11:00 Eastern EVENT: AGNICO-EAGLE TO HOST ITS ANNUAL AND SPECIAL GENERAL MEETING ON THURSDAY, APRIL 30, 2009 AT 11:00AM (EST) INTERNET: A live audio webcast of the meeting will be available on the Company's website homepage at www.agnico-eagle.com PHONE NO.: For those preferring to listen by telephone, please dial 416-644-3418 or Toll-free 800-731-6941. CONTACT: David Smith, VP, Investor Relations, (416) 947-1212 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2009/18/c2017.html TIME: 11:00 Eastern EVENT: ANGIOTECH PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. ANNOUNCES CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST INTERNET: www.angiotech.com in the Investor Relations section PHONE NO.: (800) 901-5247; (617) 786-4501; Enter Passcode: 72734002 CONTACT: DeDe Sheel, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications, Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (415) 293-4412 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/16/c2027.html TIME: 11:00 Eastern EVENT: CATALYST PAPER CORPORATION - Q1 EARNINGS ANNOUNCEMENT WEBCAST AND CONFERENCE CALL INTERNET: http://w.on24.com/r.htm?e=142138&s=1&k=DFABF0A6714F2974303D086DF40E464A PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3423 or 800-732-1073 CONTACT: Lyn Brown, Vice-President, Corporate Relations, (604) 247-4713 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/15/c9949.html TIME: 11:00 Eastern EVENT: CASH STORE FINANCIAL HOLDS THIRD QUARTER CONFERENCE CALL INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2616900 PHONE NO.: 416-644-3414 or toll-free 1-800-731-5319 CONTACT: Gordon J. Reykdal, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, (780) 408-5118; or Michael J.L. Thompson, Senior Vice President & Corporate Secretary, (780) 408-5595, Cell: (780) 934-4729 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/23/c4005.html http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/20/c2920.html TIME: 11:00 Eastern EVENT: HARDWOODS DISTRIBUTION INCOME FUND CONFERENCE CALL PHONE NO.: 1-800-733-7571 or (416) 644-3417 CONTACT: Rob Brown, Chief Financial Officer, Hardwoods Distribution Income Fund, Telephone: (604) 881-1990 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/22/c4323.html TIME: 11:00 Eastern EVENT: EXCO TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED - CONFERENCE CALL TO DISCUSS THE SECOND QUARTER RESULTS INTERNET: www.excocorp.com or www.q1234.com PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3421 or toll free 1-800-731-5774 CONTACT: Paul Riganelli, Vice-President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, Telephone: (905) 477-3065 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/29/c6446.html TIME: 11:00 Eastern EVENT: AGNICO-EAGLE MINES LIMITED - ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING INTERNET: www.agnico-eagle.com PHONE NO.: (416) 644-3418 or Toll-free 1-800-731-6941 CONTACT: Investor Relations, (416) 947-1212 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/29/c6482.html http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/16/c2027.html TIME: 17:30 Eastern EVENT: SIERRA WIRELESS FIRST QUARTER 2009 FINANCIAL RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL INTERNET: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=2561240 PHONE NO.: 1-800-732-6179 or (416) 644-3416 CONTACT: Sharlene Myers, Sierra Wireless, Phone: (604) 232-1445 URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/27/c5416.html -------------------------------------------------------------------------

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