CNW Daybook for Thursday, April 9, 2009



    TORONTO, April 9 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    T H U R S D A Y,   A P R I L   9
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    <B>NATIONAL</B>

    DATE:      April 6 - April 10
    EVENT:     BELFAST MAYOR TOM HARTLEY OF SINN FEIN VISITS CANADA
    CITY:      HALIFAX, MONTREAL, LONDON, TORONTO AND HAMILTON
    LOCATION:  Various
    CONTACT:   FOR INTERVIEWS WITH MAYOR HARTLEY PLEASE CONTACT:
               (416) 402-3729
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2009/31/c5751.html
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    TIME:      08:30
    EVENT:     SEARS UNVEILS NEW EXPANSION AT CARREFOUR LAVAL
    CITY:      LAVAL
    LOCATION:  Sears Laval Department Store, 3005, Boul. Le Corbusier
    CONTACT:   Ron Dumas, Store Manager Laval, (450) 682-1200; Eliana
               Cugini, Sears Canada, (416) 662-2245
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/07/c8086.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    TIME:      08:30 - 10:30
    EVENT:     SPRING TREE PLANTING KICK-OFF AND MAJOR EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Main gates, Tommy Thompson Park (corner of Leslie St and
               Unwin Ave)
    CONTACT:   Paul Tyler, GoldFenix Communications, tel: (905) 235-7285;
               Victoria Ollers, GoldFenix Communications, tel: (416) 822-2288
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/01/c6370.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     CAW MEDIA CONFERENCE THURSDAY: UNION RESPONDS TO ONTARIO
               GOVERNMENT'S PENSION GUARANTEE FUND ANNOUNCEMENT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Sheraton Centre Hotel, Dominion Ballroom South (2nd Floor),
               123 Queen Street West
    CONTACT:   contact CAW Communications: Shannon Devine, (416) 302-1699;
               John McClyment, (416) 315-3202 or Angelo DiCaro,
               (416) 606-6311
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/08/c8633.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 14:00
    EVENT:     FIFTH ANNUAL CANADIAN HELEN KELLER CENTRE LUNCHEON TO RAISE
               FUNDS AND AWARENESS FOR DEAF-BLIND CANADIANS AND HONOUR THE
               LONG-STANDING SUPPORT OF ICICI BANK CANADA
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Fairmont Royal York Hotel, 100 Front Street West at Union
               subway
    CONTACT:   Jennifer Robbins, Canadian Helen Keller Centre, Tel:
               (416) 225-8989
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/08/c8606.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 20:00
    EVENT:     PASSPORT CANADA MOBILE PASSPORT UNIT IN SUDBURY
    CITY:      SUDBURY
    LOCATION:  Days Inn, 117 Elm Street
    CONTACT:   (819) 934-3837
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/April2009/02/c7091.html

    TIME:      14:00 - 15:30
    EVENT:     CANADA'S INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH CENTRE'S INDIA
               LECTURES - "RISING INDIA'S PAKISTAN PROBLEM" BY DR. STEPHEN
               P. COHEN
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  150 Kent (corner of Albert), 8th Floor
    CONTACT:   Angela Pereira, (613) 696-2171
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/April2009/06/c7827.html
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    <B>SASKATCHEWAN</B>

    TIME:      09:00
    EVENT:     RITCHIE BROS. UNRESERVED EQUIPMENT AUCTION
    CITY:      SASKATOON
    LOCATION:  Hwy #12 North & 87th Street E
    CONTACT:   Jordan Clarke, Area Manager, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers -
               Saskatchewan/Manitoba, Saskatchewan Auction Site, Tel:
               (306) 933-9333; Or Kim Schulz, Corporate Communications
               Manager, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, Phone (604) 788-5379
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/03/c7405.html
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    <B>BRITISH COLUMBIA</B>

    TIME:      10:30
    EVENT:     TRANSPORT CANADA - BRITISH COLUMBIA TRANSIT ANNOUNCEMENT
    CITY:      VANCOUVER
    LOCATION:  Vancouver Centre Station (Canada Line) - Entrance on the
               Corner of Granville and Georgia Streets (in front of the
               Entrance to Sears)
    CONTACT:   Media Relations, Transport Canada, Ottawa, (613) 993-0055;
               Bridgitte Anderson, Press Secretary, Office of the Premier,
               (604) 307-7177
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/fgov/en/releases/archive/April2009/08/c8649.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      09:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     CARDIOME PHARMA CORP. 2008 FINANCIAL RESULTS CONFERENCE CALL
    INTERNET:  www.cardiome.com
    PHONE NO.: (416) 695-7806 or (888) 789-9572, reference conference
               3221183
    CONTACT:   Peter K. Hofman, Senior Director, Investor Relations,
               (604) 676-6993 or Toll Free: 1-800-330-9928
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2009/08/c8604.html

    TIME:      10:30 Eastern
    EVENT:     ASTRAL MEDIA INC.'S SECOND-QUARTER FINANCIAL RESULTS
               CONFERENCE CALL FOR FISCAL 2009
    INTERNET:  astralmedia.com
    PHONE NO.: 1-800-732-0232
    CONTACT:   Rachel Yates, Director, Corporate and Institutional
               Communications, (514) 939-5000, extension: 3077
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/March2009/19/c2587.html

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